George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad was established in Penang in 1936 as the service branch of the then parent Company, George Kent Limited, United Kingdom. The Company was incorporated in 1951 as George Kent (Malaya) Ltd and on 11 July 1969, it was converted to a public company under the name of George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad. In 1974, the Company listed its shares on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLSE) through an offer for sale of 20% equity by George Kent Limited and a new issue of 20% shares to Malaysians.
George Kent is an established engineering company engaged in the water infrastructure, rail transportation, and hospital construction industry. The Company's Engineering and Construction Division specializes in the turnkey construction of water infrastructure and hospital projects, systems work for rail transportation and operation and maintenance services for water treatment facilities. Over the years, the Company has delivered over 28 major water infrastructure projects in Malaysia, giving it a strong track record and distinctive credentials in the engineering and construction sector. The Company is also invested in a water supply concession in Papua New Guinea, which it is contracted to operate and maintain over the concession period.
George Kent's Metering Division specializes in the manufacturing and sale of metering products and solutions for residential, industrial and commercial customers. The Division operates one of the largest hot brass forging plants in South East Asia for the production of internationally certified water meters for standard household and industrial applications. Its 17-acre integrated plant in Puchong, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia is accredited with ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System and OHSMS/OHSAS 18001:2007. The water meters produced are ISO Class 'C' rated, the preferred standard in Malaysia and many other countries worldwide.
The Company supplies its water meters to a large number of water authorities in the various states of Malaysia and also exports to Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Australia, Sri Lanka, Kenya, South Africa, South America and the United Kingdom. The Company also manufactures and supplies brass components, valves, waterworks fittings and flow control tools.
If you are seeking a long-standing career where you can make an impact, look no further. George Kent (Malaysia) Berhad is looking for dynamic, analytical and solutions-oriented undergraduates who are eager to contribute to our quest to find engineering solutions to real-world problems and to their own future. We provide Scholarship Programmes to third- and fourth-year students from local universities for them to achieve their academic pursuits. The diverse engineering know-how and technical skills as structured in the training programmes with our product engineering, manufacturing, LRT, MRT, water services and hospital construction project teams will o¬ffer you an enriching experience that will prepare you for a rewarding career in the exciting field of engineering.