Dato' Ng Chai Eng and Lau Chee Kheong incorporated UWC Holdings under the name of Unique Wire Cut Sdn Bhd in August 1990 as a trading company in Sungai Puyu, Penang, supplying wire cut machines to customers from various industries.
In 1992, the company ventured into the mould making business and started providing metal stamping services mostly to metal fabrication companies.
The company expanded and invested in CNC turret punching machine in 1994 to provide metal cutting services and producing metal piece-parts.
In 1997, we setup up our first manufacturing plant in Bukit Minyak, Penang and venture into provision of sub-assembly services.
Year 2000 see the change of name from Unique Wire Cut Sdn Bhd to UWC Holdings Sdn Bhd and also the incorporation of UWC Automation Sdn Bhd that's venture into the manufacturing of precision machined components.
In 2005, UWC Industrial Sdn Bhd was incorporated to focus on providing precision sheet metal fabrication and sub-assembly services.
In 2006, we expanded our customer base by venturing into the life science and medical technology industry.
In 2007, to accommodate our business growth, we set up our second manufacturing plant in Bukit Minyak.
In 2010, we secured our first order to provide full-assembly services to produce surface mount technology (SMT) reflow oven for an MNC in the semiconductor industry.
In 2014, we ventured into the heavy equipment industry when we secured our first order from an MNC industrial machinery manufacturer, namely Bromma (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd.
In 2018, we relocated our operations in our 2 plants in Bukit Minyak, Penang to our new manufacturing plant located in Batu Kawan, Penang