Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad (KULIM) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Johor Corporation (JCorp) involved primarily in Plantations and Agrofood. It owns a total of 60,399 hectares of oil palm plantations across 23 estates mainly in Johor; and is cultivating various cash crops in 20 acres of agro farms in Johor. In addition, KULIM is involved in livestock rearing and trading. It has a total workforce of 7,756 employees who are dedicated to KULIM’s corporate goals and vision.
The Group is today undergoing a comprehensive transformation programme as part of a longer-term strategy to become a leading agribusiness player creating added value as it supports the circular economy and strengthens its ESG agenda.
KULIM’s history dates to 1933 when Kulim Rubber Plantations Ltd was incorporated in the United Kingdom. KULIM was later incorporated as a public listed company, and in 1975 was listed on the Main Board of the then Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (now Bursa Malaysia Berhad). In 1976, JCorp became the major shareholder of KULIM.