Principal Activities

Hong Leong Manufacturing Group Sdn Bhd ("HLMG") was incorporated in Malaysia to consolidate the Malaysian manufacturing activities of Hong Leong Group. Consequently, HLMG became the investment holding company of the following four Malaysian public listed companies ("PLCs"):

     1. Hong Leong Industries Berhad ("HLI");
     2. Malaysian Pacific Industries Berhad ("MPI");
     3. Southern Steel Berhad ("SSB"); and
     4. Hume Industries Berhad ("HIB").


1) Hong Leong Industries Berhad ("HLI")

HLI and its subsidiaries are engaged in the following business segments:

i) Consumer products
    - manufacture, assembly and distribution of motorcycles, scooters and related parts and products in Malaysia. HLI also participates in the Vietnam motorcycle industry as a partner with Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. and Vietnam Forest Corporation
    - manufacture and sale of ceramic tiles
    - trading and provision of services in marine related products

ii) Industrial products
    - manufacture and sale of fibre cement products
    - manufacture and sale of concrete roofing tiles
    - distribution of building materials

2) Malaysian Pacific Industries Berhad ("MPI")

MPI and its subsidiaries are engaged in the manufacture, assembly, testing, sale and marketing of integrated circuits, semiconductor devices, electronic components and leadframes.


3) Southern Steel Berhad ("SSB")

SSB and its subsidiaries are engaged in the manufacturing of, sales and trading in billets, steel bars, wire rods, wire mesh, prestressed concrete wire products and steel pipes.


4) Hume Industries Berhad ("HIB")

HIB and its subsidiaries are engaged in the manufacture and sale of cement and cement related products, concrete products and concrete related products.