Corporate Profile

Profile

Started in 1979, TAKO's ESD products have gained wide market acceptance and popularity among the local semiconductors and related industries. Today, the new TAKO has grown to be one of the largest and most experienced ESD product manufacturers, with offices in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, India and China and a very broad customer base overseas.

Brand Story

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When Dr Kow started his business career in the ESD Products industry in 1979, there was no accurate information in the market on the proper practice of ESD control know-how and technology. Most information provided were from ESD products vendors or suppliers and often tainted with bias opinion with commercial motive.

Many vendors at that time went around championing their performance of the effectiveness of their ESD products in the combat against ESD. Numerous beliefs and myths often surround the mystery of ESD-sensitive devices failure or damage. The process of acquiring the real ESD control know-how was painful and tedious. Learning the correct technologies was full of trial & errors. Accurate information on ESD subject was lacking & limited in the industry. During such ESD control infancy period, commercial ESD Education was non-existence in S.E. Asia. There exists a vacuum on the need of creditable ESD education in this region.

With only a modest amount of ESD control knowhow and technology, ESD Consultancy Sdn Bhd was incorporated at that time to provide the needed proper ESD education service for the electronics industry. Subsequently ESD Management & Consultancy Pte Ltd and ESD Management & Consultancy Ptv Ltd were incorporated in Singapore & India to meet the expanding market needs.

Today, TAKO ESD Management & Consultancy Group not only provide quality ESD education to the electronics industry, it also provide novel and state-of-the-art real-life ESD solutions to the production floor in today's highly critical ESD sensitive microchips manufacturing environment.

With the ESD association (USA) estimation of more than US 80 billions loses each year due to ESD damage, TAKO ESD Consultancy Group continued to be in the forefront to provide unrival ESD education and ESD novel and innovative solutions to the electronics industry for many years to come.

Vision

To be a globally-recognised and trusted ESD control specialist dedicated to providing effective and practical ESD control solutions through innovative and quality products and value-added services.

Mission

  • Invest in research and development to provide solution to existing and new ESD control problems faced by different industries.
  • Ensure sales personnel are equipped with comprehensive and up-to-date product and industry knowledge so that they can recommend the most suitable products for customers.
  • Offer value-add to customers through sharing knowledge and tips on ESD control, technical support and customised solutions.

Milestones

1979
Establishment of Tako Astatic Technology Sdn Bhd
Establishment of Tako Corporation Sdn Bhd
1990
Establishment of Tako Clean Products (S) Pte Ltd
Establishment of Tako Advanced tech. Sdn Bhd (Melaka)
1992
Establishment of Tako Thailand Co. Ltd
1996
A-Static Cleanroom Tech Ltd (Hong Kong)
2003
Awarded ISO 9001:2000 certification
Awarded Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding Performance and Lasting Contribution by Sony Technology Malaysia Sdn Bhd
2004
Awarded Business Award of the Year (Potential Company category) (Malaysia)
Establishment of Tako Astatic Tech. of Shanghai (China)
2005
Awarded Human Resource Development 2005 Award
2006
Awarded Certification for meeting requirements regarding Chemical Substance Management System by Seiko Epson Corporation
2007
Establishment of TL Medi-Pak Sdn Bhd
Became authorized distributor for Simco Japan and USA
2008
Establishment of Tako ESD & Cleanroom Products Mfg, Inc (Philippines)
2009
MD awarded ITEX silver medal for the invention of ESD garment and tailless ESD shoe cover at 20th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition ITEX 2009

Facilities

Tako owns a sales office, a R&D facility and a testing & training center in Singapore, and has a factory located in Malaysia.

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