AAPICO Hitech Public Co., Ltd.

Company Profile

■URL

http://www.aapico.com

■Address

99 Moo 1, Hitech Industrial Estate, Tambol Ban Lane, Amphur Bangpa-in, Ayutthaya 13160, Thailand

Business Overview

-The Company is an automotive parts manufacturer based in Thailand. It manufactures pressed and stamped parts, forged and machined parts, plastic parts, dies and jigs for automotive manufacturers, and car navigation systems.

-As of December 31, 2016, the Company has 38 subsidiaries and affiliates, with 29 companies located in Thailand and nine located overseas.

-The Company is organized into the following six business units:

  • OEM Auto Parts Manufacturing
  • Car Dealership
  • Design & Manufacture of Assembly Jigs
  • Design & Manufacture of Stamping Dies
  • Car Navigation and Technology
  • Other

Shareholders

-Listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand. (As of Mar. 16, 2017)
Shareholding Organization Shareholding (%)
Mr. Yeap Swee Chuan Group 22.56
Sojitz Corporation Group 15.76
Ms. Yeap Xin Yi 9.34
Ms. Yeap Xin Rhu 7.95
Phatra Capital Public Co., Ltd. 4.90
Thai NVDR Company Limited 4.45
Mr. Pichai Wijakkapan 3.79
Mr. Sompong Paoenchoke 2.11
AAPICO Hitech Public Company Limited 1.86
Mr. Kiattisak Traitrungtassma 1.83
Total of top 10 shareholders 74.55

Products

Pressed parts
-Floor parts
-Cross members
-Pillars
-Brackets
-Clips
-Mountings
-Body panels

Fuel tanks
-Steel fuel tanks
-Plastic fuel tanks
-Fuel tank senders

Tubes and lines
-Brazed steel tubing
-Fuel lines
-Brake lines

Electronics

Chassis frames

Plastic components
-Interior trim parts
-Plastic washer tanks

Forged and machined parts
-Steering systems
-Suspension systems
-Wheel frames
-Hubs
-Ball joint axles
-Axles
-Engine parts
-Connecting rods
-Gears
-Shaft balances
-Clutches
-Companion flanges
-Wheel hubs
-Knuckles
-Pistons
-Tube shafts
-Yoke welds
-Tube yokes

Decorative and structural parts
-Door trims
-Door sashes
-Roof racks
-Roof ditch moldings
-Belt line moldings
-Spoilers
-Protectors
-Body side moldings
-Radiator covers
-Tail lamps
-Seat components

Mechanisms
-Hinges
-Door checks
-Parking brake levers
-Pedal boxes

Car navigation systems
-“POWERMAP” 3D car navigation and digital map solutions with voice activation software
-trackSynq - fleet tracking solution
-3D navigation software

History

1985 Registered Able Industries Co., Ltd.
1995 Signed technical agreement with Keylex Corporation of Japan to manufacture fuel tanks for Ford and Mazda pickups.
1997 Established a joint venture with Sanoh Industiral Co., Ltd. of Japan named Able Sanoh Industries (1996) Co., Ltd. in Ayuthaya, Thailand.
2002 Listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET).
2003 Acquired Parish Structural Products company from Dana Corporation, USA and changed its rename to AAPICO Amata Co., Ltd.
2004 Expanded to China by acquiring Kunshan Chaitai-Xincheng Precision Forging Co., Ltd.
Established a 30% joint venture with Fischer Tech, a plastic injection manufacturing company.
2005 Established strategic global partnership with Sojitz Corporation which invested 15% equity in the Company.
Established AAPICO Shanghai Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China.

2006

Acquired 60% of Able ITS Co., Ltd., a car navigation system company and renamed AAPICO ITS Co., Ltd.
Established a new strategic joint venture in Thailand with Mitsuike Co., Ltd. of Japan, changed its name to AAPICO Mitsuike Co., Ltd.
Invested in Jackspeed Co., Ltd., Singapore based listed company.
Established AAPICO Hitech Parts Co., Ltd. in Ayuthaya, Thailand.
2007 Acquired of KPN PLC. and renamed it AAPICO Forging PLC. and AAPICO Plastics PLC.
Signed technical agreement with Edscha of Germany for technical collaboration to manufacture door-checks, hinges and parking brakes.
Signed technical agreement with Kautex Textron GmbH & Co. KG of Germany to manufacture plastic fuel tanks.
2008 Established Minth AAPICO (Thailand) Co., Ltd., a joint venture with Minth Corporation of China to manufacture door sash.
2009 Established AAPICO Structural Products Co., Ltd. in Chonburi, Thailand.
2010 Commenced operation of AAPICO Hitech PLC's second factory at Rayong Province.
Established Thai Takagi Seiko Co., Ltd., a joint venture between AAPICO Hitech PLC., Takagi Seiko of Japan and Sojitz, to manufacture plastics parts
2011 Acquired 49% of AAPICO ITS (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. to expand car navigation business in Malaysia.
2013 Established four joint ventures with Edscha, Sodecia, Sumino Kogyo and Lemtech Holdings, respectively.
2014 The ground opening of Sumino AAPICO (Thailand) Co., Ltd. factory in Amata Nakorn Industrial Estate Chonburi.
Cooperated with Quantum Inventions Pte. Ltd. in Singapore to expand car navigation business toward the Smart City Technology.
Established AAPICO Training Center to support training activities with AAPICO Group.

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