UMS-Neiken was incorporated as a private limited company in Malaysia under the Act on 26 April 2004 under the name UMS-Neiken Group Berhad. The Company was subsequently converted into a public company by April 2006.
The Company is principally an investment holding company with subsidiaries, which are principally involved in the designing, manufacturing and trading of electrical wiring accessories & related electrical products.
The operations of the UMSN Group commenced with the incorporation of UMSE in Malaysia on 23 December 1980 as a private limited company. UMSE began its operations in 1981 from a small premises in Batu Caves, Selangor as a manufacturer of electrical wiring accessories with around 20 employees.
UMSE is both an OEM and OBM manufacturer. UMSE’s OBM products carry the UMS® and neiken® labels and caters for the industrial, residential and commercial sectors. The UMS® product range are sold in Malaysia and in 26 other countries worldwide including countries in the Middle East and Africa, Brunei and Singapore whereas the neiken® product range are sold mainly in the overseas markets. UMSE also carries out OEM services.
As a testimony of UMSE’s achievements and contribution to the electrical and electronics industry, UMSE was a recipient of several awards such as the ‘Certificate of Achievement Enterprise 50’ awarded by Andersen Consulting and the Small and Medium Industries Development Corporation (SMIDEC) in 1999, ‘SIRIM’ Customer of the Year 2002′ in 2002 as well as the ‘Golden Bull Award 2003’ and ‘Golden Bull Award 2004’ by Nanyang Siang Pau and ‘Certificate of Achievement, Small and Medium Industries (SMI) – Best Product Award’ in 2004 by Small Medium Industries (SMI) Association of Malaysia and Best Brand Award in 2010 by Brandiaureate awarded by Tun Dr. Mahathir.