Manufacturing &

Hong Leong Yamaha Motor Sdn Bhd ("HLYM") commenced in 1978, with the signing of the franchise agreement between HLI and Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. of Japan to venture into the manufacture, assembly and marketing of Yamaha motorcycles in Malaysia. The company operates from its factory located in Sungai Buloh, Selangor, Malaysia and currently distributes its motorcycles through a well-established nationwide network of dealers, including exclusive dealers of HLYM products. Over the years, HLYM has established itself as a significant domestic player in Malaysia.

Guocera Holdings Sdn Bhd is the holding company for the tiles business of the Hong Leong Group and is a wholly owned subsidiary of HLI. The company manufactures and distributes a full range of ceramic and porcelain tiles. In 1993, Guocera started promoting and marketing its tiles under the common brand name "Ceramiche Guocera".

Guocera, through its two manufacturing facilities located in Kluang, Johor and Meru, Selangor is Malaysia's largest ceramic manufacturer and exporter. It exports its tiles worldwide to customers in North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, and through its export presence over the past 40 years, Guocera is a globally recognised brand in the industry. Guocera has been transforming the living and work spaces of its customers over the years with innovative products and inspiring designs. Inspired by quality Italian craftsmanship and its artisan ethos, Guocera is a recognised household brand in Malaysia.

Hume Cemboard Industries Sdn Bhd ("HCI") was first incorporated as Cemboard (M) Sdn Bhd and started commercial production in 1982. HCI manufactures and distributes the PRIMABOARDTM family of products, comprising cellulose fibre cement boards in various dimensions that provide internal lining and external architectural cladding solutions for buildings and their surrounds. Fibre cement board products are made from high grade cellulose fibre, quality cement, sand and water and it can be used in myriad applications in the residential, industrial and commercial markets.

The fibre cement board products are manufactured at its Petaling Jaya and Ipoh plants. HCI is the leading domestic player in the fibre cement board industry and distributes its products both locally and internationally. Its export markets include Australia, Taiwan, South Korea, Middle East, Vietnam and the Philippines.

Founded in 2002, Hume Roofing Products Sdn Bhd ("HRP") is a wholly owned subsidiary of HLI and its factories are located at Bandar Tenggara, Johor and Kanthan, Perak. HRP manufactures and markets premium concrete roofing tiles. The concrete roofing tiles produced by HRP are designed with bold, aesthetically pleasing profiles and a wide range of attractive and vibrant colours. These are complemented with a range of roofing accessories.

HLI is involved in the trading and distribution of building materials through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Hume Marketing Co Sdn Bhd ("HMKT") (formerly known as Hong Leong Marketing Co Berhad) and Hume Marketing (EM) Sdn Bhd ("HMEM") (formerly known as Hume Marketing Sdn Bhd). Established in 1963, HMKT is one of the major Building Material Products trading and distribution companies in Malaysia. Its products include cement, ceramic tiles, steel bars, pipes, wire rods and mesh, sanitary wares and fittings, fibre cement products and roofing materials. Both HMKT and HMEM sell their products through an extensive network of dealers, contractors and developers. HMKT operates principally in Peninsular Malaysia whereas HMEM, in East Malaysia. Its Head Office is located in Petaling Jaya, Selangor and they have branches strategically located in Northern region, Klang Valley, East Coast region, Southern region and East Malaysia.

HLI invested into a greenfield newsprint mill in 1996 with a 33.65% stake in Malaysia Newsprint Industries Sdn Bhd ("MNI"). MNI's other investors are Norske Skog, a world leading producer in newsprint, News Straits Times Group and Rimbunan Hijau Group. MNI is the only producer of newsprint in Malaysia.

MNI's plant is located at the Temerloh Industrial Park in Mentakab, Pahang, with an installed capacity of 250,000 tonnes of newsprint per annum. MNI's operations involve the recycling of old newspapers and old magazines into premium newsprint quality for today's modern presses with reliable runability and consistent printability. MNI's products are approved and listed in the Green Directory since 28 January 2011 and officially certified as SIRIM Eco-label products on 26 June 2011 in line with the government's policy to promote environmentally friendly products.