Established in 1953 and listed on the Catalist Board of the Singapore Stock Exchange since 8 August 2011, Far East Group Limited ("Far East" or "the Group") is one of the pioneers in the refrigeration and air-conditioning businesses in Singapore. Today, it has built up a strong network to become a comprehensive provider of refrigeration and air-conditioning systems and products for the Heating, Ventilation, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC&R) industry.
Far East provides end-to-end solutions in cooling and refrigeration ranging from consulting to after-sales support, and is principally engaged in the sourcing and distribution of a wide range of agency products as well as the manufacturing and distribution of heat exchangers and condensing units under its proprietary brand, "Eden".
Far East has a strong customer base comprising distributors, dealers as well as refrigeration and air-conditioning contractors. Its products are used in a diverse range of industries such as hypermarkets, cold store distribution centres, food processing and catering facilities, hotels, hospitals, food and beverage establishments, convenient stores, petrol stations, marine vessels, oil rigs and barges.
Headquartered in Singapore, with over 200 employees, the Group has subsidiaries in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Vietnam and China, a representative office in Indonesia as well as approximately 20 distributors in the Southeast Asia (SEA) region covering countries like Thailand and the Philippines, and also in other countries like Mauritius, Australia and Sri Lanka. Far East is a leading distributor of commercial and light industrial refrigeration systems and products in the SEA region, with manufacturing facilities in Malaysia and China.
In 2013, Far East acquired a controlling stake in Eden Refrigeration Manufacturing (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd. (ERM), which manufactures its patented line of Eden energy-efficient products, and has established itself as one of China's leading providers of quality heat-exchangers.
Far East prides itself in being a one-stop refrigeration systems provider and continues to move up the value chain through the strengthening of its research and development capabilities and engineering consultancy services. The Group continues to chart expansion into China and SEA.