About Us

Overview And History

ATS was incorporated in Malaysia on 8 March 2004 under Companies Act, 1965 as a public limited company under the name of AT Systematization Berhad. ATS was subsequently listed on the MESDAQ Market (now known as ACE Market) of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad on 23 February 2005.

 

The history of ATS Group can be traced back to 1991. Initially, the Group started as a designer of industrial automation systems and machinery. Subsequently, the Group expanded to the manufacturing of industrial automation systems and machinery, fabrication of industrial and engineering parts as well as the provision of industrial support services, serving customers from various sub-sectors including hard disk drive manufacturing, semiconductor, textile, medical and other manufacturing industries.

 

Accredited with ISO 9001 and ISO 13485, coupled with capability to provide integrated range of products and services, ATS and its subsidiaries are fully equipped to undertake projects from any international and multi-national companies and offers a one-stop automation solution. As part of the Group’s on-going effort to expand the scope of solutions to customers, the Group has expanded to include sheet metal fabrication in its business offerings.

 

Since year 2015, the Group tapped into renewable energy sources through successful bid for the renewable energy quota allocations from SEDA Malaysia. The Group is currently operating 2 Solar PV Plants with capacity of 425kW and 300kW respectively.

 

In year 2020, the Group diversified its business into the glove manufacturing business to manufacture medical grade nitrile examination gloves and has since allocated more resources to develop its glove manufacturing business.

 

The principal activities of ATS are investment holding and provision of management services to its subsidiaries. The principal activities of the subsidiary companies and the group of companies in which the Group has substantial interest are presented in the next table.

AT Engineering Solution Sdn. Bhd. (100%)

Design and manufacture of industrial automation systems and machinery.

 

Fabrication of sheet metal.

 

Renewable energy operator and producer.

AT Precision Tooling Sdn. Bhd. (100%)

Fabrication of industrial and engineering parts.

 

Renewable energy operator and producer.

AT Technology Solution Sdn. Bhd. (100%)

Manufacturing parts for the oil & gas, life science, electronics, aerospace and other industries operations.

AT Glove Engineering Sdn. Bhd. (100%)

Manufacture and sale of gloves including medical gloves.

Trive Property Group Berhad (25.68%)

Trive Property Group Berhad [TRIVE: 0118]  is listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia.

 

Trive Property Group Berhad together with its subsidiaries are engaged in the research and development, designing and marketing of battery management system for rechargeable energy storage solutions, construction and property development as well as property investment.

AE Multi Holdings Berhad (31.34%)

AE Multi Holdings Berhad [AEM: 7146] is listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia.

 

AE Multi Holdings Berhad together with its subsidiaries are principally involved in the manufacturing and sales of printed circuit board and provision of related services as well as construction, project management and related activities.

 

AE Multi Holdings Berhad Group has recently diversified into the Glove Turnkey Solutions Business involving the design and engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of glove-dipping lines for glove manufacturers and the Glove Supplementary Services Business involving the provision of supplementary services other than the Glove Turnkey Solutions Business.

D'nonce Technology Berhad (25.62%)

D’nonce Technology Berhad [DNONCE: 7114]  is listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia.

 

D’nonce Technology Berhad together with its subsidiaries offer a wide array of services to its customers, including the following:-

 

End-to-End Packaging and Design Solutions
D’nonce Group provides end-to-end packaging solutions to the industrial and commercial customers as well as end consumers. D’nonce Group’s end-to-end packaging solutions entail graphic designing, evaluating, quality printing and producing various types of packages. The group possess advanced machineries to undertake a variety of processes – from graphic design to printing and packaging converting. This is supported by the group’s highly capable and well-trained in-house talents. The group manufactures packaging boxes for key global glove manufacturers based in Thailand, and also provides industrial and carton boxes, and other packaging for the food and beverage (“F&B”) and other industries.

 

Precision Polymer Engineering Services
D’nonce Group’s polymer engineering capabilities are applied over a range of products, primarily in in-process automation trays and precision component tapes and reels. Leveraging on advanced technology, design and engineering capabilities coupled with advanced industry knowledge, the group mainly caters to prominent multinational companies in the E&E segment.

 

Cleanroom and Contract Manufacturing Services
D’nonce Group provides international class cleanroom services such as ultrasonic cleaning, rinsing and drying for precision tray and component washing lines, and contract manufacturing services for the assembly and component parts used by the E&E sector, especially the memory drive industry.

 

Supply Chain Management and Sales and Distribution of Products
D’nonce Group offers complete box-build assembly services to our customers where we pre-assemble or assemble parts and components before being sent to our customers for export in the healthcare and E&E industries. The Group also supports its customers through provision of goods and services in the supply chain process.

Board of Directors

Dato’ Nik Ismail bin Dato’ Nik Yusoff was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman on 24 April 2015. He has ceased as a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee, Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee w.e.f. 31 May 2023.

 

Dato’ Nik Ismail joined the Police Force in 1965 and served the Police Force until his retirement on 2 September 2001 as Deputy Commissioner of Police. During his 36 years in service, he had served the Police Force well, with full commitment and professionalism. He had served in various positions in the Police Force, including Chief Police Officer in the states of Terengganu (1997), Kedah (1997 – 1999), and Selangor (1999 – 2001). He was also the Deputy
Director Special Branch in Bukit Aman in 1995 to 1997.

 

After his retirement, Dato’ Nik Ismail was appointed as director of several public listed companies and private limited companies. He currently sits on the Board as Independent and Non-Executive Chairman of Green Ocean Corporation Berhad and PNE PCB Berhad. He is also an Independent and Non-Executive Director of Pasukhas Group Berhad.

 

Dato’ Nik Ismail does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of ATS, or any conflict of interest in any business arrangement involving the Company.

Mr. Choong Lee Aun, was appointed to the Board on 4 December 2017. He is also a member of Risk Management Group, Investment Committee and Employees’ Share Option Scheme Committee.

 

Mr. Choong has more than 25 years of experience ranging from various general management and sales leadership roles. He is well versed with the
corporate operations and processes, as well as the familiarity of complex business environment globally.

 

He was previously a Head of Marketing and Global Brand ambassador of RS Components, the world’s leading high service level distributor of electrical, electronic and industrial supplies based in Shanghai. Prior to that, he was the Vice President of Arrow China, a worldwide leading distributor of products, services and solutions to the electronics component market across Asia Pacific region.

 

Mr. Choong currently sits on the Board of D’nonce Technology Berhad as Executive Director.

 

Mr. Choong does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of ATS, or any conflict of interest in any business arrangement involving the Company.

Mr. Mak Siew Wei was appointed to the Board on 1 March 2013. He is also the Chairman of the Risk Management Group, Investment Committee and Employees’ Share Option Scheme Committee.

 

Mr. Mak pursued his education in the United States and graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Management Information System and subsequently worked for Marvic International (NY) Ltd in New York as a Business Development Manager for 3 years.

 

Mr. Mak currently sits on the Board of Pasukhas Group Berhad, Advance Information Marketing Berhad, AE Multi Holdings Berhad and Trive Property Group Berhad as an Executive Director.

 

Mr. Mak does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of ATS, or any conflict of interest in any business arrangement involving the Company.

Dr. Ch’ng Huck Khoon was appointed to the Board on 28 June 2012. He has been re-designate to member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee, Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee w.e.f. 31 May 2023.

 

Dr. Ch’ng pursued his PhD studies in Finance at the Universiti Sains Malaysia and also holds a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from University of Stirling, United Kingdom. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and a Certified Financial Planner.

 

Dr. Ch’ng was an Assistant Professor at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman and Wawasan Open University.

 

Dr. Ch’ng does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of ATS, or any conflict of interest in any business arrangement involving the Company.

Mr. Tan Lay Chee was appointed to the Board on 31 March 2020. He has been re-designate to Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management
Committee, Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee.

 

He had received his early education at Systematic College. He became a member to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA, UK) since year 2005 and a member to the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) in year 2009. He has been admitted as fellowship member in ACCA in year 2010.

 

Mr. Tan had started his career by attaching himself to a Chartered Accountant firm, BDO Binder for approximately 5 years. He then spent another 4 years with Goodway Integrated Industries Bhd, a retreading tyres company listed on the Main Board of Bursa Securities. In 2009, he joined Hap Seng Consolidated Berhad, a company listed on the Bursa Securities as Finance Manager, in charge in the Quarry, Building and Trading Materials division. Thereafter, he joined SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad (now known as Sapura Energy Berhad) in year 2013, an oil and gas company listed on the Bursa Securities as Finance Manager. Presently, he is working in a professional firm specialising in accounting, audit, tax and company secretary services.

 

He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of ATS, or any conflict of interest in any business arrangement involving the Company.

Madam Ong Poh Lin Abdullah was appointed to the Board on 31 May 2023. She is also a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee, Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee. Madam Ong Poh Lin Abdullah graduated from Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman in 2011 with a Bachelor Degree of Engineering (Hons) Biomedical.

 

She started her career working in Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman as research assistant in 2011. Subsequently, she joined IBG Manufacturing Sdn Bhd as Laboratory Consultant in 2014 and left in 2016. Currently, she is a Senior Admin Manager in Seakyin Holdings (M) Sdn Bhd, who responsible in managing and administrating the processing of invoices, organising and updating internal records accurately and timely as well as training and monitoring new teammates.

 

Madam Ong currently sits on the Board of Advance Information Marketing Berhad, AE Multi Holdings Berhad, Saudee Group Berhad and D’nonce Technology Bhd as an Independent and Non-Executive Director.

 

Madam Ong does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of ATS, or any conflict of interest in any business arrangement involving the Company.

Corporate Information

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Datoʼ Nik Ismail bin Datoʼ Nik Yusoff
Independent Non-Executive Chairman

 

Choong Lee Aun
Managing Director

 

Mak Siew Wei
Executive Director

 

Dr. Ch’ng Huck Khoon
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
(Re-designate w.e.f. 31 May 2023)

 

Tan Lay Chee
Independent Non-Executive Director

 

Ong Poh Lin Abdullah
Independent Non-Executive Director
(Appointed w.e.f. 31 May 2023)

 

AUDIT AND RISK MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

 

Tan Lay Chee (Chairman)
Ong Poh Lin Abdullah (Member)
Dr. Ch’ng Huck Khoon (Member)

 

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

 

Tan Lay Chee (Chairman)
Ong Poh Lin Abdullah (Member)
Dr. Ch’ng Huck Khoon (Member)

REMUNERATION COMMITTEE

 

Tan Lay Chee (Chairman)
Ong Poh Lin Abdullah (Member)
Dr. Ch’ng Huck Khoon (Member)

 

COMPANY SECRETARIES

 

Wong Yuet Chyn (MAICSA 7047163)
(SSM Practising Certificate No. 202008002451)
Adeline Tang Koon Ling (LS 0009611)
(SSM Practising Certificate No. 202008002271)

 

REGISTERED OFFICE

 

1-10, Medan Perniagaan Pauh Jaya,
Jalan Baru, 13700 Perai,
Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
Tel : (604)-390 8009
Fax : (604)-390 8009
Email: infosec@wscs.com.my

 

CORPORATE OFFICE

 

DF2-07-03, Level 7, Persoft Tower,
6B, Persiaran Tropicana,
Tropicana Golf & Country Resort,
47410 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.
Tel: (603)-7887 8330
Fax: (603)-7887 8331
Email: info@atsys.com.my
Website: www.atsys.com.my

SHARE REGISTRAR

 

Workshire Share Registration Sdn Bhd
A3-3-8, Solaris Dutamas,
No. 1, Jalan Dutamas 1,
50480 Kuala Lumpur,
Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia.
Tel : (603)-6413 3271
Fax : (603)-6413 3270
Email: infosr@wscs.com.my

 

AUDITORS

 

UHY Chartered Accountants (AF1411)
Suite 11.05, Level 11,
The Gardens South Tower,
Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra,
59200 Kuala Lumpur.
Tel : (603)-2279 3088
Fax : (603)-2279 3099

 

PRINCIPAL BANKERS

 

CIMB Bank Berhad
Malayan Banking Berhad

 

STOCK EXCHANGE LISTING

 

Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad
ACE Market
Stock Name : AT
Stock Code : 0072

Corporate Structure

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Vision

 

  • To be a leading integrated designer & manufacturer of industrial automation systems and engineering solutions to customers worldwide.
Mission

 

  • Continuous improvement of products’ quality and reliability to exceed customer expectations.
  • Produce highly skilled and committed workforce to achieve manufacturing excellent.
  • Promote responsibility and respect for our job and each other.
  • Educating one another to progress as a big family.

Whistle Blowing

1. Policy Statement

 

AT Group (“ATS”) is committed to achieving and maintaining the high standards of transparency, accountability and integrity. In order to achieve the standards, the Board of ATS has introduced this “Whistleblowing Policy” (the “Policy”) to encourage employees and stakeholders (ie. shareholders / suppliers / customers) of ATS to raise genuine concerns about unethical behavior, malpractices, illegal acts or failure to comply with regulatory requirements without fear of reprisal should they act in good faith when reporting such concerns. ATS views any harassments or retaliations in any form or manner against genuine whistle blower seriously and will treat such action as gross misconduct, which if proven, may lead to dismissal. This policy is applicable to ATS and its subsidiaries.

 

2. Scope of the Policy

 

The Policy is designed to enable stakeholders and employees to raise concerns internally at the highest level and to disclose information which the employees believe the possible presence of malfeasance or wrongdoing within ATS, including but not limited to the following:-

 

  • Financial malfeasance, wrongdoing or fraud;
  • Misuse and/or misappropriation of the ATS’s fund or assets;
  • Failure to comply with legal or regulatory obligations;
  • Endangerment of an individual’s health & safety or the environment;
  • Criminal offence;
  • Breaches of Group Policies;
  • Improper conduct or unethical behaviour or misuse of confidential information; and/or
  • Concealment of any of the above or a combination.

 

The Policy is not designed to question financial or business decisions taken by the Board or management nor should it be used to reconsider any matters which have already been addressed under harassment, complaint, disciplinary or other procedures.

 

3. Safeguards

 

ATS recognises that the decision to report a concern can be difficult. The employees should raise genuine concerns without fear of reprisals because he/she is doing his/her duty towards ATS.

 

4. Confidentiality

 

ATS will treat all concerns raised within the context of the Policy in a confidential and sensitive manner. The identity of the employee making a disclosure shall be kept confidential as long as it does not frustrate any investigation. However, the Policy encourages employees to put their name to their concern whenever possible in order for the Company to accord the necessary protection to her/him. Any anonymous whistleblower will not be entertained. However, the Company reserves its right to investigate into any anonymous disclosure. Any report should also based on good faith with a reasonable belief that the information and any allegations are sustainably true and not acting for personal gain. Please note that:

 

  • Employees must disclose the information in good faith;
  • Employees must believe it to be substantially true;
  • Employees must not act maliciously or make false allegations; and
  • Employees must not seek any personal gain.

 

If, however, an employee makes malicious allegations, and to the extent he persists in making them whilst in-depth investigation shows no substantiation of the alleged facts, disciplinary action or dismissal may be taken.

 

5. Whistleblowing Channel

 

The Channel should be directed to the Chairman of Audit Committee.

 

Name : Dr. Ch’ng Huck Khoon
E-mail : whistleblowing@atsys.com.my
Mail : Mark Strictly Confidential AT Systematization Berhad
Lot 11.2, 11th Floor, Menara Lien Hoe,
No. 8, Persiaran Tropicana,
Tropicana Golf and Country Resort,
47410 Petaling Jaya, Selangor,
Malaysia.
Attention : Chairman – Audit Committee.

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