Cement Industries of Malaysia Berhad (CIMA) Group of Companies (CIMA Group or the Group) has been involved in the manufacturing and distribution of cement and related activities since 1975. CIMA is 100% owned by UEM Group Berhad, a wholly owned subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional Berhad, an investment arm of the government of Malaysia. The Group effectively combines people skills and technological capabilities to become one of the largest cement manufacturers in Malaysia. The Group also ventures into international market namely Singapore and its total asset as at 31 December 2013 stands at approximately RM2.3 billion while the paid up capital stands are RM141.9 million.
THE GROUP'S OPERATIONS
CIMA Group is divided into three main divisions, which comprises of Cement, Ready-Mixed Division and Aggregates & Premix Division. The Negeri Sembilan Cement Industries Sdn Bhd (NSCI) leads the Cement Division with cement plants in Bukit Ketri, Perlis and Bahau Negeri Sembilan. The two plants combined, make up a total clinker production of 4.6 million tonnes per annum and a total production cement capacity of 7.24 million tonnes per annum comprising Ordinary Portland Cement/CEM1 (OPC), ASTM Type II Portland Cement, Low Heat Cement, Masonry Cement and Portland Composite Cement (PCC). The Marketing arm of NSCI coordinates customer-oriented services such as the marketing, selling and distribution of the Group's cement under the brand name of 'Blue Lion', 'NS Cement', 'NS EcoCrete' and 'NS EcoCrete LH'. CIMA also produces various types of bricks under the trade mark 'NS Brick'.
Unipati Concrete Sdn Bhd leads the Ready-mixed Division, where it manufactures the well-known ready-mixed concrete in Peninsular Malaysia. The Company operates more than 26 batching plants supported by a fleet of 247 mixer trucks.
The Aggregates and Premix Division are steered by both Kuari Pati Sdn Bhd and KUAD Sdn Bhd, where both companies offer products namely premix and quarry materials and other services.
PLANTS & DISTRIBUTION NETWORK
CIMA Group commands a strong market presence with two strategically located plants up north and centre of Peninsular Malaysia. Its extensively developed distribution network of marketing offices, depot and warehouses nationwide further entrenches the group's market leadership by reaching out to its Customers.
ON A NEW GROWTH CHAPTER WITH BAHAU 2ND PRODUCTION LINE
24 November 2014
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