1938
Founding
Establishment of Kim Teck Cheong by founder, the late Datuk Lau Yeong Ching
1938
1946
Growth
Started a departmental store in Kota Kinabalu
1946
1975
Incorporation
Incorporated KTC Sdn Bhd to provide market access and coverage of CPG in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
1975
1983
Expansion to Tawau
- Incorporated KTC Tawau for distribution of CPG
- Established distribution centre in Tawau, Sabah
1983
2000
Expansion to Sandakan
Established distribution centre in Sandakan, Sabah
2000
2003
Secured P&G Distribution
Incorporated AMDA Marketing to provide market access and coverage of P&G products in Sabah & Labuan
2003
2006
Expansion to Labuan
Established distribution centre in Labuan
2006
2007
Diversification of Products
Extended product range to cover OTC drugs and health supplements
2007
2011
Established Home Brands
Started distribution of own brands of CPG namely “Bamble” and “Orie”
2011
2012
Creamos Malaysia
Incorporated Creamos Malaysia to manufacture bakery products
2012
2013
Expansion to Sibu
- Incorporated KTC Brands to distribute products under own brands
- Acquired 80% equity interest in I K H Enterprise Sdn Bhd based in Sibu, Sarawak (subsequently known as KTC Sarawak)
2013
2014
Expansion to Kuching & Miri
- Set up distribution centre in Kuching and Miri, Sarawak KTC
- Distribution commenced its distribution activity & took over consumer packaged F&B products from KTC Sdn Bhd - Commenced manufacturing business in bakery products
2014
2015
Public Listed
Listed on the ACE market of Bursa Malaysia
2015
2016
Growth in Distributorship
- Extended distribution rights for P&G products to Sarawak and Brunei
- Completed distribution centre in Bintulu, Sarawak
- Acquired 100% equity interest in Popular Trading (Borneo) Corporation Sdn Bhd
- Signed a Share Sale and Purchase Agreement (“SSA”) to acquire 100% equity interest in Trans Paint Sdn Bhd
2016
2017
Expansion to Brunei
Acquired 60% equity interest in Grandtop Marketing Sdn Bhd
2017
2018
Growth in Capacity
Construction of new warehousing facility in Kota Kinabalu and appointment of five new distributorships
2018
2019
Consolidation of Ownership
- Change of Grandtop Marketing to KTC Grandtop
- Acquire remaining 20% equity in KTC Sarawak
2019