General Managing Director of Kim Hin Industry Berhad, John Chua, made his first appearance on NTV7. In the interview with show host Vanessa Chong on the ‘Bella Weekend’ show, John begin with the company’s history where in 1981, his late father started off the business making bricks, which later on progressed to ceramic manufacturing. Hard work and strong passion were the driving forces which made Kimgres one of the top three tile manufacturers in Malaysia today. Furthermore, Kimgres also has a factory in Shanghai, China and its products are internationally known around the world, especially in Australia.
John also explained on topics regarding tile-suitability on either floors or walls, price variation based on type and design of tile and how different firing temperatures determine the strength of each tile.
When it comes to tile trends, John observed that tile sizes are becoming larger as consumers in general associate bigger tiles to high-end living. Thus tiles with sizes of 600x600mm and 300x600mm are very popular and can be seen gracing the homes of Malaysians now.