Key milestone

  • February 1997

    Orientus Industry Sdn. Bhd. was acquired by Mr Ong Yoke En,
    our Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer. We subsequently started private label manufacturing for a full range
    of household detergent products and started exporting to Singapore.

  • January 1998

    We  started private label manufacturing for a significant private labelling product,  namely Elephant Glue, and was one of the leading contract packer of industrial grade superglue in Malaysia.

  • March 2001

    We began exporting blister packs of superglue  to United States of America, the Czech Republic and the United Kingdom.

  • January 2005

    We started to reduce our private label  manufacturing activities and began a  directional change by refocusing our efforts towards proprietary  manufacturing including  the  development of our  own spray paints products and established our  first proprietary brand, “Samurai”.

  • September 2006

    We started selling in  Sabah and Sarawak and, in line with this, we started representative sales offices in these regions. Our sales branches in Sabah and Sarawak                                     began operations. 

  • September 2008

    We incorporated Creative Paint Marketing Sdn. Bhd. in Malaysia  to  support   the branding, marketing, sales and distribution of our  proprietary brand, “Samurai” in Malaysia  and neighbouring regions.

  • December 2009

    We acquired paint-mixing and manufacturing know-how and formulations from Asia Paint  (Singapore) Pte Ltd.

  • June 2010

    We started selling in Indonesia after setting  up an office in Jakarta, Indonesia, with the  incorporation of PT Samurai Paint.

  • March 2011

    We incorporated Samurai Paint (UK) Limited  with a third party in order to penetrate the  UK market.

  • August 2011

    We expanded our supplier network from Malaysia to include  The People’s Republic of China,  and Supreme Wish Holdings Limited was  incorporated in Hong Kong in August to act  as the procurement office liaising with  PRC suppliers.

  • February 2012

    We exported products under our “Canbrush”  brand to the United Kingdom and began  establishing our businesses there.

  • January 2015

    We developed our 2K system which allowed  us to pack hardener and resin separately in  the same aerosol can. This original version is equipped  with two heads.

  • February 2015

    We were awarded the ISO 9001:2008 certification, an  internationally recognised quality standard by The Governing Board of Q.A. International  Certification Limited for meeting ISO  standards  in the manufacture of our aerosol paints.

  • March 2016

    We initiated a soft launch for a second version of the 2K system which is  designed with a single head.

  • March 2016

    Our Company was incorporated in Singapore.

  • January 2017

    Our Company was listed in Catalist of the  Singapore Exchange Securities Trading  Limited (the “SGX-ST”).