Our story began in 1917, when a young visionary named Chia Yee Soh opened a humble automotive repair shop called “United Motor Works”, lighting a spark that would ignite into the leading, multi-million dollar industrial conglomerate that is the UMW Group.
The UMW Group today has diverse and global interest in the Automotive, Equipment, and Manufacturing & Engineering sectors. We stand tall as one of the Malaysia’s foremost public-listed companies, while continuously building on the strengths of our core businesses to tap opportunities in the international arena. The UMW Group’s reach now extends to Singapore, Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, China, and India.
Our more than 11,000 employees worldwide are united under a common goal of going Beyond Boundaries®. Together, we push past the boundaries of our minds to play a leading role in shaping the futures of our industries. We inspire vibrant ideas, nurture potential, pioneer partnerships and deliver excellence in everything we do, the rewards of which contribute to the progress and well-being of all our stakeholders.
Strategic alliances with leading global organizations have helped position the UMW Group as a leader in its core businesses.
The UMW Group focuses on three Strategic Business Units:
Together, we play a leading role in shaping the future of our industries across the globe. We do this by inspiring vibrant ideas, nurturing potential, pioneering partnerships and delivering excellence in everything we do, the rewards of which contribute to the progress and well-being of all our stakeholders.
Our core Values drive the way we work and perform our daily activities.