Kelington Group, leading Ultra High Purity Gas provider in Malaysia

January 18, 2024


UKM (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia) would be proud of producing this engineer entrepreneur, IR Raymond Gan Hung Heng (59) who founded Kelington Group Berhad in 2000. Gan is a professional engineer with the Board of Engineers Malaysia and has prior to setting up Kelington Group, worked with Malaysian Oxygen Berhad, Eastern Oxygen Berhad and M+W Zander Pte Ltd (Singapore). He holds a Bachelor in Chemical and Process Engineering degree from UKM. Gan is beneficially interested in 21.06% of the shares of Kelington. Gan is Chairman and Chief Executive of the Kelington Group. 

Kelington had a record year in FYE 31 December 2022 when its revenue exceeded RM1.2 billion (milestone) and it secured new contracts valued at RM1.85 billion. Pre-tax profit was RM74 million. Kelington engineers solutions that ensure the safe handling of the delivery and distribution of ultra-high purity gases and chemicals all the way from source to equipment to waste disposal. (ie. wafer fabrication). it also manufactures Liquid Carbon Dioxide (LCO2) and dry ice besides Trading in Specialty Gases. Its key markets are Singapore, China and Malaysia. 

Kelington first set up offices in Shanghai in 2002 and Singapore in 2006. The company was listed in 2009 on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia and transferred to the Main Board in 2012. In 2016 Kelington started the new business of trading in industrial gases and manufacturing LCO2. The Group's clients are mainly in the electronics and semiconductor industry. Due to the cyclical nature of these sectors, Gan says the Group actively pursues the expansion of its Process Engineering and Contracting division. 

Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, Ong Weng Leong (55) who is also a substantial shareholder of Kelington, holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He also has a Master in Business Administration from the University of Bath, U.K. Ong has been with Kelington Group for more than 18 years.  He is also a fellow member of Malaysian Institute of Management and was elected as a General Council member of the Institution from 2015 – 2016. He began taking up managerial roles in 1996 while at MOX as the Production Manager after which he became the Operations Manager from 1998 to 2000. He was promoted to National Engineering Manager at MOX in 2000 and in 2004 was promoted to the National Sales Manager (Electronics) at MOX. Then he joined Kelington Group.

Director, Cham Teck Kuang (66) a substantial shareholder, is ED of Kelington Engineering (S) Pte Ltd. He graduated with a B.Sc (Hons) Mechanical Engineering from University of Portsmouth, Britain. He started his career in building services and thereafter spent the next 22 years in the semiconductor field particularly in wafer fabs in a leading industrial gas manufacturer in Singapore. He rose from the rank of a Project Engineer, Project Manager, Senior Manager, Departmental Head, General Manager and the last position being the Director of Project Engineering and Services and Director of E&I, South and Southeast Asia. He is instrumental for the completion of many of the wafer fab gas system projects in Singapore and the region. He joined Kelington Engineering (S) Pte Ltd in 2012.


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