October 9, 2018
FMM Icon 2018 - An Achievement of Honour
March 13, 2018
Kossan announced that its subsidiary, Premium Medical Products Sdn Bhd (PMP) has entered into a Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Perak (PKNP) for the purchase of 2 pcs land in Mukim Bidor, Daerah Batang Padang, Perak, measuring in total 824.1 acres for a total cash consideration of RM82.4m. The Group plans to use the land for its integrated glove manufacturing expansion.
With this acquisition, its current land bank of 154 acres (Bestari Jaya land: 56 acres, Kuala Langat land: 98 acres) will be further enlarged to 978 acres and this is in line with the Group’s policy in long-term sustainable growth.
The above acquisition has been completed on 26 March 2018.
December 4, 2017
KOSSAN Garners 2 Awards in Innovation and Technology Commercialization
Asia's Best Employer Brand Awards 2017
The BrandLaureate Industry Champion Brand Icon Leadership Awards 2017
ASEAN Business Awards 2017
Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (APEA) 2017 - Entrepreneur of the Year 2017
The Brand Laureate Most Valuable Brand Awards 2016 - 2017 - Brand Excellence In Manufacturing Gloves
Sin Chew Business Excellence Awards 2016 - Business Excellence Person of the Year - Product and Service Excellence Award
Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Award 2016 - Growth Excellence Leadership in Medical Glove
Employer Branding Awards: 7th Asia Best Employer Brand Awards
The BrandLaureate Most Sustainable Brand Award 2015-2016 - Innovation: Gloves
Employer Branding Awards: Best Employer 2015-2016 - Malaysia Best Employer Brand Awards 2016
Low Derma® Technology Launch & Press Conference
Formation of New Subsidiary, KISB Limited Shanghai
Joint Venture between KOSSAN and Aseptapak Limited (Co. No. 9734879) and Aseptapak UK Limited (Co. No. 9760796).
Yayasan Kossan was established.
SME Recognition Award 2015 - Platinum Entrepreneur 2015 Award
ASEAN Business Awards: Priority Integration Sectors, Rubber-based - Excellence Awards
Malaysian Rubber Products Industry Awards - Top 5 Exporters of Rubber Gloves Award
Malaysian Rubber Products Industry Awards - Top 5 Exporters of Non-Glove Rubber Products Award
The BrandLaureate Billion Dollar Brand Awards for 2014-2015 - Entrepreneur of the Year
The BrandLaureate Billion Dollar Brand Award for 2014-2015 - Billion Dollar Brand Awards 2014-2015
Malaysia Footwear Design Competition 2015 - Silver
KOSSAN is undertaking an internal reorganization involving the consolidation of its gloves businesses under Kossan Gloves Sdn. Bhd. and transferring its technical rubber business to its wholly owned subsidiary, Kossan Industries Sdn. Bhd.
Formation of New Subsidiary, KISB HK LIMITED.
KOSSAN incorporated a wholly-owned subsidiary under the name of Kossan Industries Sdn. Bhd.
KOSSAN’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Envi-Care Sdn Bhd., has changed its name to KOSSAN Gloves Sdn Bhd.
KOSSAN purchased a land at Kapar for the expansion of Ideal Quality Sdn. Bhd. (404964-P)
Tan Sri Datuk Amar Stephen KT Yong Award.
Formation of New Subsidiary, P.T. Kossan Setia Jaya.
KOSSAN challenges conventional boundaries by enhancing tactile sensitivity for nitrile medical examination gloves while increasing performance with PPE Category III certification.
Formation of New Subsidiary, KPH Logistics, Inc.
Formation of New Subsidiary, Kossan Labuan Bhd.
Formation of New Subsidiary, KPH (San Francisco), LLC.
R&D breakthrough in developing synthetic polyisoprene latex surgeon gloves.
Best Company for Investor Relations Award for Small-Cap Companies.
Further investment in surgeon glove facility in Meru, Selangor to increase supply by 300% for worldwide demand. KOSSAN introduces new innovation; Polymer Nitrile Gloves with enhanced Wet Donning.
The Edge Billion Ringgit Club Award
9th Asia Pacific International Honesty Enterprise Keris Award
SME Achievers Award
KOSSAN develops new surgeon glove hand design to continuously enhance comfort and durability.
KOSSAN builds new manufacturing plant in Kapar, Selangor to increase monthly supply close to 1 billion pieces per month.
R&D breakthrough in glove technology by developing the 1st FDA USA approved Low Dermatitis (low allergy) nitrile gloves.
New plant in Meru, Selangor for innovative damp donning surgeon gloves surgeon gloves and under-gloves. The 1st iNtouch surgeon glove product line is launched worldwide.
New innovation in developing thin and stretchy nitrile gloves.
New Factory in Meru, Selangor to increase exam glove capacity.
Venture into surgeon glove manufacturing in Port Klang, Selangor.
Promoted Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd to Main Board of Bursa Malaysia.
KOSSAN expands factory in Jeram, Selangor by adding 12 more glove dipping lines.
R&D breakthrough in developing improved material softness for nitrile gloves.
R&D breakthrough by pioneering powder free online / coagulant dipping technology.
Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd. is listed on 2nd Board of Bursa Malaysia.
Further factory expansion increase supply by 50%.
KOSSAN ventures into glove manufacturing & established first factory in Klang, Selangor to supply 60 million pieces of gloves per month.
Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd. is founded by Tan Sri Dato' KS Lim (current CEO) specializing in cutlass bearing for the fishing industry.
Today KOSSAN is recognized as the world's specialist in glove production, design, and development due to its extensive experience in glove manufacturing and share of the worldwide market.
This is the story of how it all began.