Chong Fong was incorporated as partnership by founders, Mr Khoo Chia Teng and Mr Ng Kok sen with S$18,000 capital, one shaping and two lathe machines.
Business expanded from Pandan Road’s factory with 300 sam and relocated to Pioneer Lane’s factory with a factory floor area of 2,000 sqm. Invested more CNC machines and tools.
First subsidiary in Malaysia, C.F.Engineering Sdn Bhd was incorporated to capitalize on the rapid regional growth and to take an advantage of lower business cost.
Further manufacturing expansion led Chong Fong into a facility of 8,300 sq at Tua’s factory, fully equipped with three overhead cranes and new equipment. Total investment amounted to S$6 million. Factory was further extended in 1994 with a built-in-area of 1,550 sq to meet increasing demands from customers.
C.F. Engineering Sdn Bhd start her manufacturing operation in Shah Alam, Selangor, with a total investment of RM$15 million.
Second subsidiary in Thailand, CFT Engineering Co Ltd was incorporated to capitalize on the growing market.
The Company began to penetrate into the growing market for LCD and semi-con equipment.
Chong Fong was certified with ISO 9001 and the company was granted LETAS – National Cost Quality Program. To spearhead our Group’s expansion, we have established subsidiaries to include:
CFT Automation (M) Sdn Bhd, Johore of Malaysia
CFC Technologies (Suzhou) Co Ltd
Uniwide Engineering Pte Ltd
A.S. Technologies Pte Ltd
25th year Anniversary of Singapore. Word towards ISO 2001 for CFM
Set up PT CHONG FONG ENGINEERING INDONESIA in December.