Company Milestones

1942
  • Established by the late Mr Ang Thong Guan from a small family oriented tea merchant with a mere RM 50.00 capital.
  • Thong Guan is one of the pioneer tea producer in Malaysia and the products were being packed under its own brand “888”
 
1945
  • The sons of Mr Ang Thong Guan, Mr Ang Toon Cheng @ Ang Tong Sooi and Mr Ang Toon Piah @ Ang Toon Huat, joined him to further expand the tea business to the Northern of Peninsular of Malaysia
 
1948
  • Establishing a fleet of vans to distribute tea and other consumer products and getting positive responses from outskirt areas
  • Direct and comprehensive involvement in Coffee Powder processing
 
1955
  • Joined non-governmental organization and participate in various charitable activities for social responsibilities contribution
 
1960
  • Expanding business throughout Peninsular Malaysia
 
1967
  • Explore more business opportunity and diversified into plastic industry and made a major change in the packaging under leading of Dato Ang Poon Chuan
  • Ventured into the manufacturing of plastic products with raffia strings and drinking straws.
 
1970
  • The company went on diversification by extending its product range to plastic ropes, plastic bags and sheets, paper serviettes and cologne paper towels
 
1974
  • Company restructure into Syarikat Thong Guan Trading Sdn Bhd (STGT)
 
1975
  • Entered to Sabah and Sarawak market to joint venture with local companies
 
1997
  • Thong Guan Industries Berhad listed in the second board of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLSE)
 
2002
  • Obtained Halal Certification by JAKIM, Malaysia
  • Thong Guan’s listing was transferred to the main board of KLSE
 
2006
  • Granted the HACCP certification and GMP Certification by the Ministry of Health Malaysia
  • Develop convenience pack product such as the introduction of 888 Tea Pot Bag series
 
2007
  • Developed the 888 2 In 1 Teh O
 
2009
  • Launched several new convenience pack products such as 888 Kopi O (without sugar), 888 3 In 1 Instant White Coffee and 888 3 In 1 Instant Milk Tea
 
2010
  • D’Co Chocolate Malt Drink was introduced
 
2011
  • Introduced 888 3 In 1 Instant White Coffee and 888 3 In 1 Instant Milk Tea in value pack and also 888 3 In 1 Instant Cereal
  • Set up organic facilities and granted Organic Food Chain (OFC) certification through Organic Food Chain PTY. Australia LTD
  • Won the SME Achievers Award
 
2012
  • Won the Golden Bull Award 2012
 
2013
  • Certified ISO9001:2008 by SGS
  • Product extension to Organic Products with the brand of "OC2U"
 
Today
  • One of the largest manufacturers and distributors of tea, coffee and other related products in Malaysia.
  • We are heading for HEALTHY, HYGIENE, and CONVINIENCE product with recognition from various certificates and awards.
 

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Headquarter & Factory
57, Main Road, Sungai Lalang,
08100 Bedong, Kedah, Malaysia.

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