Kelington bags RM40m contract

PETALING JAYA: Integrated engineering solutions provider Kelington Group Bhd’s wholly owned subsidiary Kelington Technologies Sdn Bhd has received a RM40 million contract to provide turnkey construction and engineering services for one of the world’s major suppliers of specialty emulsion polymers.

Under the scope of the contract, Kelington will be involved in constructing a new manufacturing facility in Pasir Gudang, Johor and provide all mechanical, piping and equipment erection works. The company will also provide civil, building, structural, architectural and finishing works for the facility.

The project will be funded via internally generated funds.

Kelington CEO Raymond Gan said the contract adds credence to its track record of carrying out turnkey construction and engineering services for the building of new manufacturing facilities.

“We are confident that our growing reputation will strengthen our profile when bidding for new similar type jobs,” Gan said in a statement.

Kelington has expanded from being an engineering specialist in handling ultra-high purity gas and chemicals to a provider of turnkey engineering services covering civil, mechanical and electrical works.

Inclusive of this new contract, the group’s outstanding orderbook across its operations in Singapore, China, Taiwan and Malaysia currently stands at RM260 million.

The contract is expected to contribute positively to the earnings and net assets of Kelington for the financial year ending Dec 31, 2017.