through the years
Our journey began in 1965
Our company was founded on the principles of trust, transparency and technical capability. Today we are the leading distributor of world-renowned equipment through strategic partnerships.
UMW acquired distribution rights for Toyota industrial equipment in Malaysia and Singapore.
Toyota Forklift became No.1 in Malaysia and has since retained its position.
Acquired distribution rights for Aichi and solid tyres were introduced to the market for the first time.
Acquired distribution rights for Tennant industrial cleaning equipment.
Timber King model 3FDE60 was launched to wood-based sector. Malaysia was the largest 6-ton model market in the world. Traction batteries were added to product range.
UMW celebrated 25-year partnership with Toyota.
Achieved 10,000 accumulative unit sales of Toyota industrial equipment.
Acquired distribution rights for BT products. Achieved Toyota Outstanding Sales Award.
Achieved Distribution of the Year Award for BT products. Became 3rd largest distributor of Toyota industrial equipment in the world after Japan & USA (1994-1997).
Achieved Toyota Service Excellence Award for 8 consecutive years (1996-2003).
Achieved Outstanding Distributor of the Year for Tennant industrial cleaning equipment.
Achieved 20,000 accumulative unit sales of Toyota industrial equipment. Began 1st Forklift Operator’s Training Circuit in Malaysia. Added GS Yuasa batteries to product range.
Acquired distribution rights for Tokai solid tyres. UMW launched the Fleet Management / Rental programme the same year.
Achieved the Toyota Overall Excellence Award for 4 years (2002, 2003, 2005, 2006).
Acquired distribution rights for Raymond. Achieved Toyota President Award, for distributors who received the Overall Excellence Award for 3 consecutive years.
Achieved the Toyota Diamond Club Membership, with 50% market share and above 2,000 unit sales, and the Toyota Undisputed Performance Award.
UMW became OHSAS 18001 certified.
Achieved 40,000 accumulative unit sales of Toyota industrial equipment, the Toyota President Award (Gold) and Diamond Club Membership.
Achieved the Tennant SEAT Export Distributor of the Year Award (2011-2014), Toyota Customer Support Award and Platinum Club Membership.
Achieved the Toyota President Award (Gold) and Diamond Club Membership.
Achieved the Toyota President Award (Gold) and Platinum Club Membership.
Achieved 50,000 accumulative unit sales of Toyota industrial equipment, the Toyota President Award (Silver) and Diamond Club Membership.
Celebrated 50-year partnership with Toyota. Opened new office and MHE & Technical centre. Achieved the Toyota Platinum Club Membership, CS Award and Vision 2020 Award.
Achieved the Toyota President Award, President Award (Bronze) and Vision 2020 Award.
Achieved the Toyota President Award and President Award (Bronze).
Achieved 60,000 accumulative unit sales of Toyota industrial equipment, the Toyota President Award (Gold), Diamond Club Membership and Vision 2020 Award.
Achieved the Toyota Diamond Club Membership, Vision 2020 Award and ISO 45001 certification of 4 branches.
Launched Cara all-in-one e-service app. Appointed Preferred Distributor for Cobot by Universal Robots. Gained 150,000 trainees for forklift programme.
Every workspace, warehouse, workshop and other facilities were designed for optimal performance.
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