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We are a leading integrated manufacturer of marine deck machinery, fluid regulating and metering stations, transit concrete mixers, foundation and geotechnical equipment, precision engineered and automation equipment and providers of production integration solutions and hydraulic system services.

Zicom’s core expertise is in mechanical, hydraulic, precision and automation engineering harnessing various disciplines in the continuous development of our products.
 
 
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Level 15, 324 Queen Street, Brisbane QLD 4000

Tel : + 61 02 8280 7454

Fax : + 61 02 9287 0303
 
29 Tuas Ave 3 Singapore 639420

Tel : +65 68611388

Fax : +65 68614572

 
Vision

Our vision is to be a socially responsible world class enterprise offering innovative, quality products and services to the industries, a choice caring company that embraces continuous human resource development and enhancement of shareholders’ value.  
 
 
Corporate Developments

Zicom Group Ltd is a result of a merger between Australian public listed Zicom Australia Ltd and privately owned Singapore based Zicom Holdings Pte Ltd on 1 July 2006. ZAL was first listed with the Australian Stock Exchange in 1970. ZHPL first commenced business in 1978. The Group has a direct presence in Singapore, Australia, Thailand, China, and Indonesia and is continuously looking into new opportunities. The corporate developments of the group are enumerated below.
 
 
Developments of ZGL
Period Milestones
1970 to 1989 First listed on ASX.
1990 to 1999 1994 - ZHPL acquired substantial interest in Zicom Australia Ltd (ZAL) now known as Zicom Group Ltd (ZGL).

1996 - ZGL’s wholly-owned subsidiary Cesco Australia Ltd (CAL) acquired the “Vulcan” concrete mixer business from Rheem Australia Ltd, a subsidiary of Southcorp Holdings.
2000 onwards CAL merged its business with Forbes Engineering Holdings Australia Pty Ltd and operated as CAL.
ZAL merged with ZHPL to form ZGL.
 

 
 Developments of ZHPL
Period Milestones
1978 to 1989 Zicom Private Ltd (ZPL) and Zicom Equipment Pte Ltd (ZEP) were set up in 1978. ZPL focused on manufacture of deck machinery. ZEP focused on the supply of offshore exploration and production hardware.

1994 - Zicom Thai Hydraulics Co Ltd was set up in Thailand to market and service the “Vulcan” transit concrete mixers.

1996 - Set up wholly-owned subsidiary in China initially in Beijing. Now it is based in Hangzhou under the name of Hangzhou Cesco Machinery is located in Hangzhou, with main activity in concrete mixers.
1990 to 1999 Achieved breakthrough in the manufacture of deck machinery exceeding 100 tons pull.

Zicom Cesco Thai Co Ltd was formed to manufacture transit concrete mixers and bought a factory.

Acquired controlling stake in Hydraquip Pte Ltd which has been renamed Foundation Associates Engineering Pte Ltd (FAE), now a wholly owned subsidiary.
2000 onwards 2004 - Formed JV with Singapore Polytechnic under SP Zicom Pte Ltd to own rights on concrete reclaimer.

2005 - Merged the business of Hydraquip and Foundation & Associate Pte Ltd (FA). FAE focused on engineering and manufacturing of foundation equipment. FA focused on rental of equipment.

2006 – Acquired 51% of Sys-Mac Automation Engineering Pte Ltd (SMAE) a precision and automation engineering company.
 


 Developments of Enlarged Group
Period Milestones
2006 ZAL and ZHPL merged on a reverse take over by ZHPL shareholders. ZAL renamed as ZGL and resumed trading on the Australian Stock Exchange on 6 September 2006.

ZHPL was ranked and awarded as one of the top E50 most enterprising private companies in Singapore.
2007 SMAE formed a joint venture with Missouri Tooling and Automation Inc (“MTA”) under the name MTA Sys-Mac Automation Pte Ltd for undertaking turnkey automation projects.

FAE formed a joint venture company, FAV Equipment FZC in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates to lease and sell foundation equipment in the United Arab Emirates.

Awarded Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) incentives to set up Zicom Cesco Engineering Co Ltd (ZCE) to operate as a manufacturing hub for concrete mixers in Thailand.
2008 Assumed direct distribution and servicing of our concrete mixers in New South Wales through a reactivated wholly owned subsidiary, Cesco Davcron Engineering Pty Ltd (CDE).

ZCE commenced factory construction on a 20,000m2 site in the Chonburi Amata Nakorn Industrial Estate.

ZPL completed new factory at 9 Tuas Avenue 9 for heavy duty deck machinery.

SMAE relocated to new factory at Spectrum I, Woodlands, doubling its production floor area.