Incorporated as Alcan Malayan Aluminium Company Limited on 18 July 1960, with equity participation by Alcan and Diethlem & Co Ltd of Switzerland.
Listed on the then Stock Exchange of Malaysia and Singapore (now known as Bursa Securities) on 23 December 1969 where it remains.
Invested MYR120.0m ini Bukit Raja, Klang plant with a capacity of 16,000 tonnes per annum.
ALCOM Nikkei Specialty Coatings Sdn. Bhd. (ANSC), a 50:50 Joint venture between ALCOM and Nippon Light, commenced operations to become the first plant outside of Japan to manufacture pre-coated fin stock.
In January 2005, Novelis Inc. was incorporated in Canada (spun off from Alcan) to carry out the businesses formerly operated by Alcan. Thereafter, Novelis Inc. remained the immediate holding company of ALCOM.
ALCOM acquired the remaining stake in ANSC, making it a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALCOM.
ALCOM became a majority owned Malaysian company as Novelis Inc.’s shares were purchased by Towerpack Sdn. Bhd.
Listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia as ALCOM GROUP BERHAD.
PRIME MINISTER AWARDS
FOR INDUSTRY AND PRODUCT EXCELLENCE
ALCOM received the prestigious Prime Minister’s Award for Industry Excellence and Product Excellence in 2008. The Prime Minister Awards, organized by the Ministry of International Trade & Industry (MITI), recognizes and rewards organizations for organizational excellence including competitiveness, innovativeness, market presence and export performance. Winning the Prime Minister’s Industry Excellence and Product Excellence Awards is a significant milestone and an honour for ALCOM as a leader in the industry. The award truly reflects our commitment and focus on quality, innovation, customer service and workforce development.
ALCOM GROUP BERHAD