Sime Darby is a key player in the Malaysian economy as well as a diversified multinational
involved in key growth sectors, namely, plantations, industrial equipment, motors, property and energy & utilities with operations in more than 20 countries.
* As of March 2015
Sime Darby Plantation
is the world's largest producer of sustainable palm oil, with 93% of its production
certified sustainable, and is one of the world’s largest listed palm
oil companies, producing about 2.3 million tonnes or 4% of the world’s crude
palm oil (CPO) output annually.
Sime Darby Plantation is a fully integrated player in the oil palm value chain.
The Division grows oil palms in its estates, harvests and processes fresh fruit
bunches (FFB) in its own mills and refineries, and crude palm oil (CPO) obtained
is further refined into cooking oil and various other oils and fats products. As
a fully integrated player, Sime Darby Plantation controls quality of the final product
by implementing the industry’s best practices throughout the oil’s production
and manufacturing process.
Sime Darby Plantation's total landbank currently stands at around 849,486 hectares
in Malaysia, Indonesia, and Liberia, of which 523,897 hectares is planted with oil
palm and 9,151 with rubber.
Upstream - Sime Darby Plantation’s upstream operations include the development of oil
palm plantations, cultivation of oil palm, management of estates, and milling of
fresh fruit bunches (FFB) for CPO and crude palm kernel oil (CPKO). Being an efficient
planter, the highest yielding estates produce 32.1MT of FFB per mature hectare.
As an experienced player in the plantation industry, Sime Darby Plantation employs
the industry’s best agricultural practices in its estates and is a pioneer
for sustainable practices such as the Zero Burning Replanting Technique. Over and
above our RSPO certification program, the Division has also planted 329,225 rare
and endangered trees in our estates since 2008, as part of our commitment to a sustainable
Downstream – Sime Darby Plantation’s downstream business
is present in 16 countries, encompassing the manufacture and distribution of oils
and fats products to biodiesels, oleochemicals, and nutraceuticals.
It is divided into two segments – food-based and non-food based - with eight
- Malaysia (Sime Darby Jomalina Sdn Bhd, Sime Darby Kempas Sdn Bhd and Sime Darby
Austral Sdn Bhd)
- Singapore (Sime Darby Edible Products Ltd)
- Thailand (Morakot Industries Public Company Ltd)
- Vietnam (Golden Hope – Nha Be Edible Oils Co Ltd)
- The Netherlands (Sime Darby Unimills B.V.)
- South Africa (Sime Darby Hudson & Knight (Pty) Ltd)
Food & Beverages – Sime Darby Plantation also produces
and markets a range of fast moving consumer goods products such as cooking oil,
juices, margarine and cooking sauces to the Malaysian market.
Research & Development – Sime Darby Plantation is a leader
in research & development (R&D), and is the first company in the world to
fully sequence, assemble and annotate the oil palm genome using new technology.
This breakthrough in unlocking the building blocks of the plant will enable Sime
Darby Plantation to identify markers for valuable traits such as yield, disease
resistance and drought tolerance, and use these markers to breed a new generation
of oil palms.
The Division currently employs over 200 scientists and researchers who conduct
research on yield efficiency, agricultural best practices, quality management,
and product development.
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Sime Darby Industrial
offers a comprehensive list of heavy equipment and services, ranging from the
sales of new machines, engines or used equipment for rental through its chain of
Cat Rental Stores.
Sime Darby is the world's third largest Caterpillar dealer operating in 10 countries
across Asia and Australasia, with more than 140 branches to service customers’
Sime Darby Industrial carries other brands of associated heavy equipment including
Bucyrus, Case New Holland, Kubota, Terberg, Jacobson, Perkins and Omega.
For the Malaysian market, Sime Darby Industrial Sdn Bhd offers a comprehensive list
of heavy equipment and services, ranging from the sales of new machines, engines
or used equipment to rental through its chain of Cat Rental Stores nationwide. It
is also involved in equipment manufacture under license and after sales support.
Equipment leasing is provided through Cat Finance.
Other brands represented include:
- Premium Terberg Terminal Tractors
- Kubota Transplanters and Agriculture Tractors
- New Holland Haulage Tractors
- Perkins Engines
- GE Pipeline Inspection
- Atlas Copco (in Vietnam)
- Jacobsen Turf Care Equipment
- Omega Container Handlers
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Sime Darby Motors
is one of the major automotive industry and luxury marquees players in Malaysia,
Singapore, China, Australia and New Zealand, with business activities that vary
from country to country, and includes importation, assembly, distribution and retail
The Division represents various brands and luxury marquees ranging from BMW, Mini,
Rolls-Royce, Porsche, Jaguar and Lamborghini, to Hyundai, Land Rover,
Ford, Peugeot, Mitsubishi and Ssang Yong.
Sime Darby Motors is the third biggest BMW dealer in the world, and its Rolls Royce
dealership in East China is one of the world’s largest in 2011. The Division
has just been appointed the McLaren distributor for Hong Kong, a highly-sought after
It also has distributorships of Huanghai Bus, Mitsubishi Fuso trucks and buses in
Hong Kong and Macau, as well as Smith Electric vehicle, as well as operates the
Sime Darby Fleet Services, the leading Australian 4WD, 2WD, bus rental and mechanical
services specialist for the industry, government and regional tourist market in
Western Australia, Queensland and New South Wales.
In terms of assembly operations, Sime Darby Motors assembles various Hyundai passenger
and commercial vehicles as well as Land Rover and BMW passenger vehicles through
its subsidiary, Inokom Corporation in Kulim, Kedah. It also represents the Hertz
car rental business in Malaysia and Singapore.
With a good distribution network in the Asia-Pacific region, Sime Darby Motors is
poised for a bright future with the next generation of leaders already in place.
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Sime Darby Property
is an established integrated property group and one of the leading property
developers in Malaysia, focused on becoming the leading developer of sustainable
It is also the country's largest developer in term of landbank. Sime Darby Property
currently has 19,000 acres of landbanks and has identified another 18,800 acres
for future development.
The core businesses of the Division are property development, property investment
and hospitality & leisure. Apart from Malaysia, it has successful projects in
four countries, namely, Singapore, Vietnam, Australia and United Kingdom.
Over the years, Sime Darby Property has built 10 townships with communities of about
80,000 families and 400, 000 residents across its major townships in the Klang Valley
and Negeri Sembilan, namely Ara Damansara, Subang Jaya, USJ Heights, Putra Heights,
Bukit Jelutong, Bandar Bukit Raja, Denai Alam, Melawati, Nilai Impian and Planters’
Sime Darby Property has also announced an iconic regional development called Vision
Valley Malaysia (VVM) that stretches from Ampar Tenang in Selangor to Port Dickson
in Negeri Sembilan.
Covering a total area of 38,200 acres around KLIA, it is planned as a sustainable
development comprising several main clusters – sports, education, healthcare
and wellness, aviation and maintenance repair overhaul (MRO) entertainment and leisure
and a green experimental park (GXC).
The Division is the first property developer in Malaysia to receive all four ISO
management systems certifications – ISO 9001 (Quality Management System);
ISO14001 (Environmental Management System); OHSAS 18001; and MS1722 (Safety and
Health Management System).
Among numerous local and international accolades in various categories won by Sime
Darby Property over the years are:
- Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards 2010 – Green Builder of the Year
- Gold Award in the Property & Infrastructure Category at the Putra Brand Awards
- Ranked No. 1 Property Developer in The Edge Malaysia’s Top Property Developer
- Ranked No. 1 in the Property category in Malaysia’s Most Valuable Brand for
three consecutive years in 2007, 2008 and 2009 – Property & Infrastructure
Sime Darby Idea House – The Sime Darby Idea House was conceived
as a test bed for new ideas which showcases Sime Darby Property’s position
as a leader in sustainable innovation. Having the latest design and ideas in sustainable
architecture, it is set to become the first carbon neutral residence in Southeast
Asia; defined by its ability to offset the energy consumed with the energy that
it generates from renewable sources. The Idea House also strives to responsibly
manage other resources such as water by being capable of sustaining 100% of its
water demand from rain water harvesting and recycling greywater.
In May 2010, The Sime Darby Idea House was awarded the Best Developer award in the
Green Development (Future) Category of the Cityscape Asia Awards 2010. It has also
received the BCA Green Mark Platinum rating from Singapore BCA, making it the first
landed residential property to receive such a rating in the world.
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Sime Darby Energy
& Utilities is involved in Trading, Engineering & Technical Services, Ports & Logistics and Water Management. Supported by its strong and dedicated workforce of over 1,800 personnel across Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and China, Sime Darby Energy & Utilities is committed to engineering sustainable solutions.
Its Trading and Engineering & Technical Services business units are based in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand while its Ports & Logistics and Water Management operations are based in the province of Shandong, in the East China region.
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