Foong Kah Choong
● BSc in ME, MSc in BA
Low Swan Teck
● Loh is an entrepreneur and technical leader, having dedicated 40 years to the material handling industry.
Lim Hock Poh
● BSc in ME
Helmsion started as a small enterprise trading crane related spare parts
Due to overwhelming requests for complimentary services, the company started an engineering department servicing cranes and other material lifting equipments.
With excellence service track records and customers' support, the company ventured into selling new cranes and steel fabrication of lifting structure with expanded business, the company shifted to a new larger premise to meet the rising demand.
Helmsion was recognised and was invited to become a member of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry. This prestigious recognition propelled the management to a higher level of excellence.
The growth of the marine industry prompted the company to maximise the potential of its in-house engineering expertises and ventured into major fabrication of mammoth lifting structures. Hence a second move into a larger premise twice larger.
The company achieved a quality milestone and was awarded ISO 9001:2001 for quality management system of sales, design, fabrication and installation of hoists and cranes. In the same year, Building Control Authority also upped the company's tender value to $1,000,000.
Helmsion conformed with occupational health and safety management systems guidelines and was granted OHSAS 18001:2007. With this acknowledgement, the company set a higher level of environment protection and ensuring its projects comply with the guidelines.
The dynamic growth of the company was recognised by UMW's oil & gas which spurs them to acquire a stake to synergise towards the next phase of development. With its new strong partner, Helmsion plans to be an engineering company providing a complete global material handling solutions.
With good track records and achievements, Building Control Authority further increase the company's tender value to more tan $3,000,000 thus enabling them to take on larger responsibilities in the industry.
Relocated to UMW’s Oil & Gas premises at No. 4 Pandan Avenue which is 5 times the size of last location.