YKGI Holdings Berhad (“YKGI” or “Company”) has firmly established itself as a leader in the manufacturing, trading and servicing of steel materials. The Company was incorporated in 1977 in Kuching, Sarawak under the name of Yung Kong Galvanising Industries Bhd. It was listed on the Second Board of Bursa Malaysia in 1997 and subsequently transferred to the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia in 2003. The Company changed its name to YKGI Holdings Berhad with effect from 17 May 2013.

In 1983, YKGI signed a joint venture agreement with Marubeni Corporation for the manufacture of galvanised sheets and later in 2010 established a partnership with Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp for the supply of Hot Rolled Coils. In 2004, YKGI was awarded SMI Recognition Award Series 2004 in Category of SMI-AIA Achievers’ Award, and the following year, it won Business of the Year 2004 in Category of Excellent Company.

In the new millennium, YKGI continued to expand its horizons, by setting up manufacturing plants in Klang in West Malaysia and has since became a leading integrated flat steel sheet manufacturer in the country producing various types of steel materials including Hot Rolled Pickled and Oiled Coils, Cold Rolled Coils, Galvanized Coils and Colour Coated Coils.

The Company has its operations in Kuching, Sarawak and Klang, Selangor with the total capital investment cost of RM 480 million and a workforce of close to 500 employees. Due to the expansion, in the first quarter of 2013, YKGI commenced a new “Continuous Colour Coating Line” costing RM30 million at its Klang factory.

The business of YKGI is organised in the following manners:-



Principal Activity

Steel Sector


Klang, Selangor

Processing of Hot Rolled Coils into P&O, CR, GI and PPGI.


Starshine Group of Companies
(100% owned by YKGI)

Klang, Selangor

Marketing arm of YKGI on the selling and distribution of P&O, CR, premium coated steel products and steel related building materials.

Flat steel products

ASTEEL Group of Companies
(100% owned by YKGI)

Kuching, Sarawak

Manufacturing and selling of GI, PPGI/PPAZ, roll-formed products and trading in hardware and building materials in East Malaysia.


With a strong and reliable track record, the YKGI Group is well positioned to continue to deliver excellent solutions to its customers and stay in the forefront of this fast-evolving industry.

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