Press Metal Bintulu wins overall Chief Minister’s Industry Awards 2019

Choa (second right) receiving his award from Abang Johari (centre). With them are Abdul Karim, ( second left) organising chairlady Angie Kueh (first right) and SBF deputy president Datuk Dr Philip Ting (first left).

By Wilfred Pilo

KUCHING, Oct 26:  Malaysian-based aluminium company Press Metal Bintulu Sdn Bhd wins the overall state prestigious Chief Minister’s Industry Awards 2019 (CMIEA).

Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg who graced the event presented the award to the company group general manager Choa Wei Keong during Sarawak Business Federation Third Gala Nite and Chief Minister’s Industry Excellence Awards (CMIEA) held at a local hotel here on Friday night.

The CMIEA which is the highest corporate award for companies here was organised by Sarawak Business Federation (SBF) and is supported by Sarawak government to recognise and honour outstanding businesses in Sarawak.

A total of 22 companies participated in CMIEA 2019.


The winners in large domestic companies with a sales turnover exceeding RM20 million were Asteel Sdn. Bhd, Persafe Engineering Sdn. Bhd, Press Metal Bintulu Sdn Bhd and Senari Synergy Sdn Bhd.

The winners in the medium domestic companies with a sales turnover of RM3 million to RM20 million were Gasing Gemilang Sdn. Bhd, Imetal (M) Sdn. Bhd, Independent Oil Terminal Management Sdn. Bhd, Independent Oil Terminal Management Sdn. Bhd, Konsortium Bumi Consultants And Services Sdn. Bhd, Ropetech Sdn. Bhd, Senari Synergy Port Sdn Bhd and Tanjung Oil Terminal Management Sdn Bhd.

The winners in small domestic companies with a sales turnover of RM300,000 to RM3 million were Amogha Tours And Travels Sdn. Bhd, Banana Tree Sdn. Bhd, Iana Corporation Sdn. Bhd, Joy Bakery Sdn. Bhd, Rosfaniaga Services Sdn. Bhd, and Sophia Taha Holdings Sdn. Bhd.

The recipients for SBF recognition awards were Business Events Sarawak (Sarawak Convention Bureau), Old Kuching Smart Heritage (OKSHE), Pembangunan Kemahiran Sarawak (PPKS) and Tabung Baitulmal Sarawak (TBS). — DayakDaily