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June 1983 Kayaba (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd was incorporated.
Oct 1983 Start production in a temporary factory at Sungai Rasah, Klang.
Nov 1983 1st delivery of shock absorbers to customer (4-wheelers).
Apr 1984 1st delivery of oil cushion unit to customer (2-wheelers).
Oct 1984 1st delivery of front fork unit to customer (2-wheelers).
Apr 1985 Start production at permanent factory at Telok Panglima Garang, Kuala Langat (East Plant).
Apr 1987 1,000,000 pieces shock absorbers were sold to customer.
Jan 1992 1st export of shock absorbers.
Sept 1992 ISO 9002 certification for KMSB.
Apr 1996 Commencement of Kayaba Hydraulics (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (KHMSB) and start production for power steering pumps.
Jan 1998 ISO 9002 certification for KHMSB.
Apr 2001 QS 9000 certification for KHMSB.
Apr 2001 QS 9000 certification for KMSB.
Jan 2003 1st delivery of power steering system to customer.
Dec 2003 1st export of shock absorber (Replacement Market)
May 2005 ISO 14001 certification for KMSB / KHMSB.
Dec 2005 New KYB Logo Launched.
Mar 2006 Changed to New Company Name. KYB-UMW Malaysia Sdn Bhd (KMSB) & KYB-UMW Steering Malaysia Sdn Bhd (KSMSB).
June 2006 New packaging implementation
Sept 2006 TS16949 certification for KMSB & KSMSB.
Dec 2009 OHSAS certification for KMSB & KSMSB.
Dec 2010 Replacement Market export to 18 countries with quantity of 400,000pc
April 2011 Introduction of “Jikotei Kanketsu” (Built in Quality) in manufacturing
Oct 2011 Introduction of 1E1S (One Employee One Suggestion)
June 2013 Power steering pump export to China Motor, Taiwan
Dec 2013 Replacement Market export to 35 countries with quantity of 800,000pc
End Dec 2013 Plant Transformation Plan IF17 kick off
Sept 2014 ED Coating plant completed