The strength of an institution lays at its foundation. Our story began 30 March 1960 with a single objective – to promote the development of the manufacturing industry in Malaysia via the provision of medium and long-term loans. Our first loan was approved on 17 November 1960, to a producer of matches – Sincere Match and Tobacco Factory Sendirian Berhad which till today, still produces the ‘Flying Man’ matches. We continued to approve loans to assist several small enterprises who are today giants in their own field and industry.
Today, we play a vital role in the transformation of this country mainly for the purpose of ensuring access to financing for manufacturing-based small-and-medium enterprises as part of Malaysia’s strategy to accelerate the industrial sector development.