Milestones & Awards

Milestones & Awards

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1985

Registered Able Autoparts Industries Company Limited and started as Ford assembler and distributor.

1997

Completed the first AAPICO factory at Hitech Industrial Estate, Ayutthaya, and established the first Joint Venture with Sanoh Japan named Able Sanoh Industries (1996) Co., Ltd.

2002

Listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand.

2003

Purchased a company from Dana Corporation USA and renamed it AAPICO Amata Co., Ltd.

2004

Expanded to China by acquiring Kunshan Chaitai-Xincheng Precision Forging Co., Ltd.

2005

Established strategic partnership with Sojitz Corporation Japan.

2006

Established AAPICO Hitech Parts Company Limited, invested in AAPICOITS Co., Ltd., a car navigation company with 60% equity holding, and engaged a strategic joint venture with Mitsuike Corporation Japan with 51% equity holding locating at Hitech Industrial Estate, Ayutthaya.

2007

Acquired KPN PLC and renamed it AAPICO Forging PLC and AAPICO Plastics PLC. Entered technical agreement with Edscha Germany for manufacture of door check, hinge, and parking brake

2008

Established a joint venture with Minth Corporation China.

2009

Established AAPICO Structural Products Co., Ltd. in Amata Nakorn Industrial Estate for chassis frames.

Awards & Achievements

AAPICO Hitech PLC

ASEAN Automotive Award 2008: Most Promising Car Navigation Software

AAPICO Hitech PLC

ASEAN Automotive Award 2008 :Automotive Component Manufacturer

AAPICO Hitech PLC

Mould & Die Award

AAPICO Hitech PLC

TPS Leader: Champion

AAPICO Hitech PLC

TPS Award: Champion

AAPICO Hitech PLC

Cost Reduction Award

AAPICO Hitech PLC

Safety Award

AAPICO Hitech PLC

TPS Award: Champion

AAPICO Hitech PLC

Toyota Performace Supplier: Champion Cost Reduction

AAPICO Hitech PLC

QA Activity Award: Champion

AAPICO Hitech PLC

TPS Award: Champion

2010

  • Celebrated the 25th Anniversary and commenced operations of AAPICO 2nd factory in Rayong.
  • Established JV with Takagi Seiko (Japan)

2011

Completed the construction of 3S showroom for Honda dealers in Petaling Jaya and Kajang, Malaysia.

2012

Started operations at the new 20,000 square meters factory in China.

2013

Established 4 joint venture companies with Lemtech Holding (Taiwan), Edscha Holding (Germany), Sumino Kogyo (Japan), and Sodecia SGPS (Portugal)

2014

  • Expanded into car navigation business via cooperation with Quantum Inventions (Singapore)
  • Established AAPICO Training Center Co., Ltd. to manage overall trainings for AAPICO Group.

2015

  • Initiate the “TURBO” policy with target of double sales and 10% net profit margin.
  • Reorganized non-core business operations in Papago (Thaialnd), Katsuya, and A Maction.
  • Be the first AUTO company to achieve TRIS rating and issue corporate debenture with BBB+ rating.

2016

  • Established AAPICO Venture Co., Ltd. to explore opportunities in the start-up businesses and invested in 11.9% holding of Smoothlane Co., Ltd.
  • Announced the Stock Repurchase Program.
  • Achieved a 4-star CG level.

2017

  • Acquired 25.1% of Sakthi Global Auto Holding Limited (SGAH) (UK) and form a strategic partnership with Sakthi Group to expand the automotive part business globally.
  • Disposed 14.95% equity holding in Jackspeed Corp.
  • Sojitz signed MOU to transfer all of its shares to major shareholders.
  • Announced the resale of Share Repurchase on SET.
  • Divested 25% equity holding in Quantum Inventions Pte. Ltd. (QI) in Singapore and its 60% equity holding in AAPICO QI SDN. BHD. to Continental Automotive Holding Netherlands BV due to the reason that QI’s founders and major shareholders – who were not related parties to the Company – were all in favor of disposing QI to Continental.

2018

  • Acquired 20.36% equity in Nuro Technology Inc. (Taiwan).
  • Established JV with VINFAST to set up press shop and assembly plant to produce body-in-white parts for VINFAST vehicles in Vietnam.
  • Acquired 24.89% additional equity of Sakthi Global Auto Holdings Limited (SGAH) to support and strengthen the partnerships to growing business in the global market.

2019

  • Acquired 100% equity of Sakthi Global Holding Limited (SGAH) following appropriation of the security over the remaining of 50.01% shares of SGAH owned by ABT Auto Investment Limited.
  • Acquired 100.00% shares of AAPICO Maia, S.A. (Portugal) and two subsidiaries, namely AAPICO Águeda, S.A. (Portugal) and Sakthi Portugal GmbH (Germany).
  • Established Vroom Company Limited with registered capital of Baht 1 million and a shareholding of 100%. In December 2019, Vroom increased its registered capital to Baht 100 million. As a result, the Company’s shareholding decreased from 100% to a 40% joint venture of the Company.
  • Opened Proton showroom and service center in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.

Awards & Achievements

AAPICO Structural Products Company Limited

Silver Level for 1st year

Zero Accident Campaign 2019

AAPICO Amata Company Limited

Bronze Level 1st Year

Zero Accident Campaign 2019

New Era Sales (M) SDN. BHD.

2018 Elite Dealer Award

CEO Awards from Honda Malaysia for 5 consecutive years

Tenaga Setia Resources SDN. BHD.,

Top 3 Body & Paint Award

CEO Awards from Honda Malaysia for 5 consecutive years

Tenaga Setia Resources SDN. BHD.,

Top 4 Sales Award

CEO Awards from Honda Malaysia for 5 consecutive years

AAPICO Precision Co., Ltd.

Q1 Award

From Auto Alliances (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

AAPICO Hitech PLC

The 1st Runner up

2018 TCC TPS Activity from Toyota

AAPICO Structural Products Co., Ltd.

The Best in Quality-Cost-Delivery (QCD) and The Winner of LRP Project Group A

From Isuzu Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

AAPICO Structural Products Company Limited

The Winner of 2016FY and the Best in Delivery

ISUZU Award

AAPICO Hitech Public Company Limited

Ford Best Supplier Award 2017

AAPICO Hitech Public Company Limited

Supplier Quality Excellence Award

From General Motors

AAPICO Hitech Public Company Limited

Q Award

Excellent Status Recognition from Auto Alliances

AAPICO Hitech Public Company Limited

Certificate of Appreciation

From Toyota Co-operation Club

New Era Sales (Malaysia) SDN. BHD.

Elite Dealer 2017 Award

For excellence performance from Honda Malaysia

New Era Sales (Malaysia) SDN. BHD.

2017 Top Accessories Sales Award

From Honda Malaysia

Tenaga Setia Resources SDN. BHD.

2017 Top Sales Award

From Honda Malaysia

AAPICO Structural Products Company Limited

Zero Accident Award – Bronze Level

From Department of Labor Protection and Welfare, Ministry of Labor.

AAPICO Precision Public Company Limited

The Amata Best Waste Management Award 2017

Silver Level

AAPICO Hitech Public Company Limited

Green Industry Certificate

For environmental management and continuous improvement

AAPICO Plastics Public Company Limited

Good Canteen Food Sanitation Standard of Health Department

AAPICO Structural Products Co., Ltd.

ISUZU Certificate of Achievement for Quality and Delivery

AAPICO Precision Company Limited

ISUZU Certificate of Achievement for Quality and Delivery

AAPICO Plastic Public Company Limited

ISUZU Certificate of Achievement for Quality and Delivery

AAPICO Hitech Public Company Limited

GM ASEAN Supplier Quality Excellence Award

APICO Plastic PLC Bangpli

Siam Calsonic 20th Anniversary Exclusive Thank You Award

for the best supplier of Siam Calsonic for over 20 years

AAPICO Hitech Public Company Limited

Toyota Co-Operation Club: TPS In-House Improvement Activity 2016

Tenaga Setia Resources SDN. BHD.

Top 5 Sales Award

Honda CEO Award

New Era Sales (M) SDN. BHD.

2016 Elite Dealer

Honda CEO Award

Tenaga Setia Resources SDN. BHD.

2016 Elite Dealer

Honda CEO Award

AAPICO Plastic PLC Bangpli

Zero Accident (Silver shield)

no accident at work for 8 million working hours from 2013 to 2016.

AAPICO Hitech Public Company Limited

NIA Total Innovation Management Award 2016

For being an innovative organization

AAPICO HITECH PCL

MATRADE Special Award

For the recognition of their International Partnership.

AAPICO HITECH PCL

the 1st Runner Up

For QA improvement from Toyota Co-operation Club for their commitment to quality improvement

AAPICO Plastics PCL

Q1 Award

For the recognition in excellent quality, 100% on-time delivery, and continually improvement

AAPICO Plastics PCL

The Winner of Grand Prix A-ABC Convention

From Mazda and Auto Alliances (Thailand), and was invited to present their performance in Japan

AAPICO HITECH PCL

The Winner of Advance Group

at TCC-TPS Activity 2015

Kunshan Chaitai-Xincheng Precision Forging Co., Ltd

Outstanding Contribution Supplier

Tenaga Setia Resources SDN. BHD

Honda CEO – Elite Dealer 2015 Award

For their excellent performance

Tenaga Setia Resources SDN. BHD.

Honda CEO – Top Sales 2015 Award

The top 5 dealers with the highest sales in 2015

New Era Sales (Malaysia) SDN. BHD.

Honda CEO – Elite Dealer 2015 Award

For their excellent performance

AAPICO Plastics PCL

Zero Accident Award

Department of Labor Protection and Welfare, Ministry of Labor

AAPICO Hitech PLC and AAPICO Forging PLC

Q1 Award

For the recognition in zero “0” PPM quality, 100% on-time delivery and continually improvement

AAPICO Hitech PLC

GM Excellent Culture and Strategic Award and GM Supplier Quality Excellence

AAPICO Hitech PLC

The Winner” in advance group at TCC-TPS Activity 2014

Tenaga Setia Resources SDN. BHD.

Honda CEO Award

For the Best Sales Growth and the Top Sales Award

AAPICO Plastics PLC

Zero Accident Award

The 14th anniversary of zero accident campaign

AAPICO Amata Co., Ltd.

Best Cost Reduction Initiative Award

AAPICO Amata Co., Ltd.

The Best in Spare Parts Award

AAPICO Amata Co., Ltd.

The Best in Quality Award

AAPICO Hitech PLC

The 2nd Runner-up in Advance Group Award

AAPICO Hitech PLC

The Outstanding Practice Certificate Winner of HRD

AAPICO Plastics PLC

The GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award

AAPICO ITS Co., Ltd.

The Most Improved Navigation Aid within ASEAN Award

New Era Sales (M) SDN. BHD

The Honda CEO Award

AAPICO Plastics PLC

The “Zero Accident” (Silver Level) Award

AAPICO Plastics PLC

The “SHE Excellence” Award (Silver Level) Award

AAPICO Amata Co., Ltd.

The “ASO-T Thailand” (Silver Level) Award

AAPICO Hitech PLC

Prestigious Award in TPS Presentation Activity 2012

“The 1st Runner Up in TPS Final Presentation Activity 2012” from TOYOTA CO-OPERATION CLUB

AAPICO Plastics PLC

The 2nd Runner Up Zero Accident in The Workplace Award

“The 2nd Runner Up Zero Accident in The Workplace Award”

AAPICO Amata Co., Ltd.

Prestigious Award in Spare Parts Delivery for 2012

“The 1st Runner Up In Spare Parts Delivery” from Isuzu Motors

AAPICO Hitech PLC

Appreciation for Flood Recovery Effects

AAPICO Hitech PLC

Thailand Automotive Manufacturer of the Year

AAPICO Plastics PLC

White Flag Hand Over Ceremony for Drug-Free Industrial Estate Campaign

One of the Drug Free Factories and fight against drug usage in the work place.

AAPICO Plastics PLC

2nd Runner-Up for Zero Accident in the Workplace Award

The Runner-Up for Zero Accident in the Workplace

AAPICO Amata Co., Ltd.

Prestigious Award in Cost and the Best in Quality and Delivery Improvement Award for 2010

AAPICO Amata Co., Ltd.

Network of Engineering Service : NES Award for the year 2010

AAPICO Forging PLC and AAPICO Plastics PLC.

Quality Target Successful Award for the year 2010