Sin Ghee Huat in the 80s

WHAT HAVE STAYED CONSTANT SINCE 1939

  • Our commitment to quality, excellence and exceptional solutions
  • Our heritage as one of Singapore’s oldest stainless steel partners
  • Our pioneering philosophy
  • Our DNA and values

Sin Ghee Huat presently

WHAT HAVE CHANGED

  • Our brand outlook – based on our new brand blueprint
  • Our brand design – conceptualised around ‘A World Stronger’
  • Our approach – the way we engage and interact with our stakeholders

Milestone

1939 Started business operation at 223 Arab Street by founder Mr Kua Kah Chay as a sole proprietorship, trading in second-hand metal products
1958-1960 Formed a partnership, Chop Sin Gee Huat, by founder and his two younger brothers Mr Kua Goh Seong and Mr Kua Geok Lay;
Acquired 34 Penhas Road for use as store
1977 Converted into a private limited company, Sin Ghee Huat Metals (Pte) Ltd;
Concentrated on the supply of general hardware products
1980s Focused on the distribution and supply of stainless steel products in anticipation of the growth prospects in the stainless steel industry
1981 Acquired 6 Gul Street 3 for warehousing
1988 Acquired 32 Gul Crescent for additional warehousing to cope with business growth
1992-1993 Acquired 21 Playfair Road for use as office and additional storage
1998 Redeveloped 34 Penhas Road (now known as 32 Penhas Road) into our office and residential apartments
2000 Relocated main office to 32 Penhas Road from 21 Playfair Road
2003 Acquired 62 Tuas Basin Link, a larger warehouse to cope with expansion;
Sold 6 Gul Street 3
2007 Became a public company listed on the mainboard of Singapore Exchange
2010 Incorporated first subsidiary, SG Metals Pte Ltd, to focus on Chinese products;
Incorporated first overseas subsidiary, SG Metals (Suzhou) Ltd, to expand into Chinese market
2014 Incorporated a third subsidiary, SG Specialty Metals Pte Ltd, to tap into the growing oil and gas industry
2015 Established a joint venture in New Zealand to expand into the New Zealand market.