About Us

Innovate to focus on agribusiness

Innovating to focus on agribusiness

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.

Our Vision

To be the most progressive, efficient, profitable and respectable agribusiness company in the region

Our Mission

Committed to generate sustainable growth and profits, and to consistently enhance our stakeholder value
To provide extensive professionalism and innovation to drive the business forward
To achieve operational excellence through continuous improvement and best practices
Produce trusted products and services of superior value
To strive towards high business ethics and governance
To be an exemplary corporate citizen that is responsible to society and the environment

Key Milestones

Future Proofing
Acquisition of 8,917 ha oil palm estates through the lease of four JCorp estates
Sustainable Growth
E.A. Technique (M) Berhad, an indirect subsidiary of Kulim held through Sindora, was admitted to the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia on 11 December.
Sustainable Growth
Kulim acquired 6 parcels of oil palm estates measuring approximately 13,687 ha and 2 palm oil mills from JCorp.Sindora became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kulim and was delisted from the official list of Bursa Malaysia effective on 30 November.
Sustainable Growth
Official RSPO certification accorded to Kulim-owned plantations in Malaysia in January.
Sustainable Growth
Sindora became a 77%-owned subsidiary of Kulim in May.
Diversifying & Realignment
Kulim purchased 52% equity in QSR Brands Bhd. This was later divested to JCorp in January 2013.
Diversifying & Growth
Kulim acquired 100% equity in EPA Management SB. Kulim acquired 92.99% equity in Kumpulan Bertam Plantations Berhad.
Diversifying & Growth
Kulim acquired 90% stake in New Britain Palm Oil Limited in Papua New Guinea. This was later divested to Sime Darby Plantation SB on 26 February 2015.
Diversifying & Growth
Kulim acquired 49% equity in Yule Catto Plantations SB, now known as Mahamurni Plantations SB.
Rebranding & Restructuring
The Johor State Economic Development Corporation (now known as Johor Corporation) became a shareholder of Kulim.
Rebranding & Restructuring
Incorporation of Kulim (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd on 3 July and was later made public as Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad on 18 August. On 14 November, Kulim was listed on the Main Board of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange.
Rebranding & Restructuring
On 16 July, KRPL changed its name to Kulim Group Limited and listed its shares in London Stock Exchange.
The Beginning
Incorporation of Kulim Rubber Plantations Ltd (“KRPL”) in the United Kingdom (“UK”) on 4 July.
Our Presence

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Our Work Culture is Part of OurCORE VALUES.
Sustainable Growth
Committed to generating sustainable growth and profits, and to consistently enhancing our stakeholders’ values.
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Extensive Professionalism
To provide extensive professionalism and innovation to drive the business forward.
Social Responsibility
To be an exemplary corporate citizen responsible to the society and environment.
Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad 
Level 11 Menara Komtar
Johor Bahru City Centre
80000 Johor Bahru
Johor Darul Takzim, Malaysia
For 90 years, we revolutionised the future of agribusiness, thus, strengthening our position as one of the key players in Malaysia's agricultural sector.
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