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Driving Innovation – FAMAX Technology (M) Sdn. Bhd.

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Driving Innovation - FAMAX Technology (M) Sdn. Bhd.

Headquartered in Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia, FAMAX Technology (M) Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as FMEFAMAX Engineering (M) Sdn. Bhd.) is on a mission to be globally recognised as a world-class One Stop Total System and Engineering solutions provider, committed to delivering quality, on time delivery, and maintaining cost-effectiveness.


Founded in 1997 and formerly incorporated in 2006, FAMAX Technology (FAMAX) offers an extensive range of solutions in the machinery and equipment (M&E) sector supported by cutting-edge facilities including CNC machines, sheet metal fabrication, and stamping facilities. The company is equipped with in-house facilities that include a diverse array of CNC machines (3-5 axis CNC Machining Centre, 7 Axis CNC Sliding Headstock and Fixed Headstock type Automatic Lathe and CNC Multi-Tasking Machine), sheet metal fabrication, stamping facilities (10-200 ton), and abroad spectrum of secondary process facilities.


These facilities allow FAMAX to cater to a wide array of industries, including power tools and hand tools; electrical and electronics; medical and life sciences; oil and gas; hydraulics and heavy duty machinery; automotive and control; and intelligent devices. FAMAX offers services such CNC high precision machining, press and sheet metal services, product design and manufacturing and assembly services. Additionally, FAMAX provides unique system and engineering solutions for the design and development of industrial machinery, automation and equipment.


To exceed client’s expectation, FAMAX consistently invests in the latest technologies such as robotics, automation and advance machinery and equipment. The company has successfully implemented a state-of-the-art Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) System to streamline its business operation. Moreover, FAMAX utilises a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) named “VIGOR-Nexa”, developed by the Malaysia tech-company, Vigor Digital Solution Sdn. Bhd. This system enhances process visibility and interprets real-time data on manufacturing operations, including machine performance, downtime, and quality metrics.


Accredited with ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management System) and ISO14001:2015 Certification (Environmental Management System), FAMAX sets industry benchmarks for customer satisfaction and environmental stewardship, embodying its dedication to quality and sustainability.


With over 80% of FAMAX’s products extending to the global market, the company has a significant presence in regions such as Germany, Japan, France, Italy, Czech Republic, Mexico, USA, India, Singapore and New Zealand.

Undergoing a transformative rebranding initiative, FAMAX Technology (M) Sdn. Bhd. officially adopted its new name and logo on 12 December 2023, transitioning from FMEFAMAX Engineering (M) Sdn. Bhd. This strategic move is a reflection of the company’s expanded scope, vision, values and commitment.


The global journey of FAMAX commenced in 2008 when the company secured projects in the power tools and hand tools industries. It expanded into sub-assembly modules and assembly services for European and American clients. Venturing into the medical and life science sectors, FAMAX supplied parts and sub-assemblies for hospital equipment, surgical tools and radiation therapy machines for cancer treatment. The company further diversified into the oil and gas and hydraulics and heavy-duty machinery industries, providing machineries equipment component, sub-modules and assemblies for client for clients in Europe, the USA, and New Zealand market. FAMAX also ventured into the technology sector, supporting electrical and electronics as well as control and intelligent devices.

To enhance customer service, FAMAX has diversified its offerings into Rapid prototyping and High-Mix Low volume business. This expansion led to the creation and the launch of Rapid Prototyping platform, www.proto2U.com, in response to overseas customer requests and with the support by the Malaysian Government agencies, including SMECorp.

Government agencies, especially MIDA, assumed a pivotal role in supporting FAMAX’s growth. MIDA organised a business matching session that helped forge valuable partnerships, while other agencies like MPC, SMECorp, MIMOS, SIRIM, MATRADE, and HRD Corp provided essential assistance in areas such as quality improvement, productivity enhancement, financial aid, and human resources development.

FAMAX’s journey serves as a compelling case study, showcasing how local business can thrive amidst the rapid technological advancements of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). The company’s milestone emphasises the significance of adaptation and innovation to remain competitive in the ever-evolving business landscape.