MSM Malaysia Holdings Berhad (MSM), incorporated on 10 March 2011, is Malaysia’s leading refined sugar producer. It was listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad on 28 June 2011 and is one of the top 50 prominent companies on Bursa Malaysia with a market capitalization of RM3.5 billion (as at 2015).
Principally, MSM operates the sugar business of Felda Global Ventures Holdings Berhad (FGV). It produces, markets and sells refined sugar products. The company conducts its business principally through two operating subsidiaries, MSM Prai Berhad and MSM Perlis Sdn. Bhd. which were established in 1959 and 1971 respectively. In addition, MSM also operates a logistics company - MSM Logistics Sdn. Bhd. and a trading company - MSM Trading International DMCC, based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
At present, MSM’s production capacity is up to 1.25 million tonnes of refined sugar per annum. In 2015, MSM produced its highest output at 1,033,519 tonnes of refined sugar, of which 17% are catered for the export market. Currently, MSM is supplying up to 65% of the domestic market share.
Today, MSM stands proud of its flagship product - “Gula Prai”. The half a century home-grown product which carries an approximate brand value of RM80 million, is a proof of the success and heritage values which it inherits from the older generation till current times.
MSM Sugar Refinery (Johor) Sdn. Bhd. (MSM Johor), a subsidiary of MSM Malaysia Holdings Berhad (MSM) operates MSM’s new sugar refinery based in Tanjung Langsat, Johor which is set to be the largest standalone sugar refinery in Malaysia. Erected on a 50.63 acre land plot, the integrated complex is under development for Phase 1 - to build and operate a 3,000 tonnes per day of refined sugar output (RSO) contributing of up to 1 million MT on the Group’s annual production capacity. This is set to be fully commissioned by mid year of 2018. Upon increase in demand, expansion of Phase 2 shall commence by 2025. The combined annual production capacity of Phase 1 and Phase 2 is capable for up to an astounding 2 million MT, strengthening MSM’s position as one of the leading refined sugar producer in the region. With an investment of approximately USD $259 million for the development of Phase 1, this magnifies the Group’s confidence to showcase its ability towards MSM’s 53 years of talented expertise and experience in sugar refining and skilled management. Upon completion and full commissioning of MSM Johor, the total group production capacity will increase of up to 3.25 million MT per annum. One of MSM Johor’s salient point enables capacity building which translates to competitive pricing on end products. This allows MSM to foray into neighbouring countries, further strengthen the Group’s domestic market share and transform Malaysia into a regional hub for high quality refined sugar. Significantly, MSM Johor is seen to be a key growth driver for MSM Group to realize its mission in becoming one of the top 10 global sugar player by 2020.