PRB is principally an
investment holding company with subsidiary and associate companies mainly
engaged in the steel-processing and steel-products
manufacturing activities with factories in Selangor and Penang, Malaysia.
PRB started its manufacturing activities in 1984 involved in
the manufacturing of Wheelbarrows, Hand Trucks, Castors &
Platform Truck and etc.
After its successful Public Listing in 1995, PRB had
gradually diversified and expanded by moving upstream into
reprocessing of steel mother coils into slitted coils /
sheets (Coil Center) for the supply to Automotive,
Electrical & Electronic industries. This Coil Center is a
joint-venture between PRB and POSCO, the world third largest
steel mill from Korea.
Meanwhile, PRB had also expanded into the manufacturing of
Carbon and Stainless Steel Pipes / Hollow Sections, Steel
Highway Guardrails, Steel Flat-bars, Steel Purlins, Steel
Shelving and Racking for storage usage.
Today, PRB has transformed into a leading steel-processing /
manufacturing Group focusing on the following main
Slitting & shearing of Carbon & Stainless Steel
mother coils into
slitted coils / sheets for Automotive, Electrical &
Equipment, Metal Stamping industries
Roll-forming of Carbon Steel Pipes & Hollow Sections
Roll-forming of Stainless Steel Pipes & Hollow
Manufacturing of Steel Flat Bars, Steel Purlins
Manufacturing of Wheelbarrows & Platform Hand Trucks
Manufacturing of Steel Shelving & Pallet Racking and
Manufacturing of Highway Guardrails
The manufacturing activities of Prestar Group are mainly
carried out on two manufacturing plants with a total
built-up area of 755,000 sq. ft. on a 950,000 sq. ft. industrial land in Rawang
Industrial Estate which houses its subsidiary companies
Prestar Manufacturing Sdn Bhd, Prestar Precision Tube Sdn
Bhd, Prestar Steel Pipes Sdn Bhd, Prestar Storage System
Sdn Bhd, Prestar Engineering Sdn Bhd, and Prestar Galvanising Sdn Bhd and its
associated company POSCO-MKPC Sdn Bhd (a joint-venture
company between Prestar & Posco, Korea).
Another associate company of the Group,
Tashin Holdings Berhad, listed on the ACE market of
Bursa Malaysia is situated at Penang, northern part
of Peninsular Malaysia with its steel processing and
manufacturing facility on a built-up area of 260,000
sq. ft. on a 416,000 sq. ft. industrial land.
manufacturing, PRB's subsidiaries are also involved in the
sales and distributions of Hardware, Material Handling
Equipment, Steel Coils & Sheets with offices and warehouses in
Penang, Kuala Lumpur and
PRB is constantly looking for new business opportunities and
strategic alliances with local and overseas partners to
further enhance its earning base as well as gaining
synergistic effects to the Group's existing activities.