Type : Company job
Role : Senior Executive
Industry : Manufacturing/Production
Salary : MYR 5,000 - 6,000
We were established in 1997. We have subsidiaries in Singapore, Holland, United Kingdom and Australia Over 1,000 well trained and experienced employees. DKLS is a Top 10 winner of the Enterprise 50 Award in 2002. DKLS has been certified ISO 9001 and QS9000and has been recommended for IATF16949 certification.
1997 - Business began with Proton for the Perdana V6 model i.e. single customer, single product
1998 - Business was hit by Asian Crisis. Targeted Singapore to diversify business.
2000 - Acquired KLS Group to further diversify business in Malaysia. The acquisition opened doors for DK Leather to supply to both the 2 major automobile seat makers in Malaysia i.e. Johnson Controls & APM.
2001 - Creation of brand name : DK-Schweizer. - ISO 9001:2000 emphasis on quality for product differentiation and also support for more export. - Incorporation of DK USA and DK Australia. - Significant increase in sales in USA over the years.
2002 - Acquisition of TOMO Singapore. - Competition expected to heighten. - Thus, both layers of profits required: ~ From manufacturing ~ From installation - Submitted for listing on KLSE 2nd Board
2003 - Approval obtained for KLSE 2nd Board - Resubmitted for KLSE Main Board - Set up of DK Netherlands
2004 - Listed on Main Board of KLSE on 21 May 2004 - Set up of DK UK - Achieved TS 16949 certification - Disposal of DKUSA to Katzkin - Appointment of Katzkin as our North America distributor, sales to double - Set up of PT DKDWA (Indonesia) - Set up of DK Thailand
The Growth of the DK Group is resulted from the Group is believe of the following :-
The need to setup our own distribution channels for export (Australia and United States in 2001, Europe in 2003);
To promote our products under our own DK-Schweizer brand name;
To established our product as a premier product in terms of quality leather and workmanship. The above would prove to be invaluable to the DK Group in future.