2020s

2022

Claytan®FC is proudly selected as official ceramic sponsor for three major international coffee competitions which include:

  • MALAYSIA BARISTA TEAM CHALLENGE 2022 (MBTC) during Malaysia Coffee Week 2022
  • MALAYSIA NATIONAL COFFEE CHAMPIONSHIP 2022 (MNCC) during International Cafe and Beverage Show 2022 (ICBS)
  • ASEAN BARISTA TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP 2022 (ABTC) during Food & Hotel Asia 2022 in Singapore.

2021

Claytan®FC launched the Volca CSR Campaign during the time of Covid-19 worsening to raise funds for Non-Government Organizations by selling healthy ceramic health combs – Volca Razer.

2020

The year is gearing up to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Claytan®, but the world is facing the ravages of Covid-19, yet the Claytan® remains steadfast and continues to promote the concept of lead-safe products.

Claytan®FC collaborated with 100 small and medium F&B cafés and restaurants to promote the importance of Lead Safe to the public through the “Eat Well, Eat Safe” campaign.

2010s

Claytan® is now one of the largest Ceramic Manufacturing Group in ASEAN, exporting to 35 countries around worldwide.

6th Manufacturing plant built & 96 years of Anniversary.

New Office and showroom launched in Philippines.

Claytan® acquired Silverdale UK Bathroom, preserving one of the iconic brand & manufacturing facility in United Kingdom and adding a luxury product portfolio / offering to our market.

Successfully specified sanitaryware in Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA 2).

5th factory is built, production capacity sanitaryware reached 1.5 million pieces pa.

2000s

Claytan® took over distribution of Canoma in international market. Claytan® becomes the pioneer in ASEAN to produce fine fireclay sinks & wash basin.

A dedicated R&D Centre was built to upgrade research, development and designs of sanitary ware, tableware and vitrified clay pipes.

1990s

Participated in the International Tableware Exhibition Frankfurt, Germany and exporting to Europe.

Claytan® Fine China (Tableware) Sdn. Bhd. (Claytan®FC) was incorporated specializing in the production of stoneware tableware and artware.

Claytan® partnership with Caroma to enter the Australia and New Zealand markets with quality sanitaryware.

1980s

JPC-Intan Sdn. Bhd. (JPCI) was incorporated to produce an advanced range of vitrified clay pipes.

Claytan® started to manufacture sanitary ware under OEM arrangement for the Japan and UK market.

1970s

First company in Malaysia to export tableware to The United States of America.

Oriental Ceramics Sdn. Bhd. (OCSB) was incorporated to set up the first tableware factory in Malaysia to produce English Fine Earthenware to USA.

1960s

Claytan® brought in foreign technology by installing the first British designed tunnel kiln in Malaysia to fire sanitary ware.

Clay Industries Sdn. Bhd. (CISB) was incorporated to strengthen Claytan®’s lead in the vitreous china sanitary ware business.

1950s

Our Late MD, Mr. Tan Chong Cheng took over the helm from his late father and has since been the Managing Director of the Claytan Group until 2016.

Development and production of sanitaryware for the Singapore Improvement Trust and Housing Trust of Malaya.

The first to produce and supply vitrified clay pipes meeting British Standards 65.

1940s

Marks the beginning of the tableware industry in our country as were encouraged by the Army to go into the production of tableware and various types of earthen containers after ceasing operation.

The Japanese Imperial Army invades Malaya, This marking the beginning of the Second World War in this part of the world.

1930s

Extends production base to Ayer Hitam, Johore. Johore Pipe Company (JPC) was established offering vitrified clay pipes for supply to the Public Works Department, and latex cups for the rubber estates in Johor.

1920s

Relocated to Malacca.

Established by the late Mr. Tan Soon Heng in Segambut, Kuala Lumpur.

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