Our History

 

 

1978, The Beginning.

The company was founded under the name of Syarikat Perniagaan Hayamim. We initially started out as a retailer, supplying low cost Audio-Visual-Aids (AVA) to the education market mainly public schools & colleges. There were very few companies dealing with AVA during this time. We were one of the few pioneering companies offering AVA and peripherals. The AV products we offered then were mainly projection apparatus such as overhead projectors, 16mm projectors and etc. AV peripherals such as transparency films and related accessories. Teaching resources for various subjects in 16mm films, filmstrips and 35 slides from encyclopedia Brittanica, U.S.A. 

The 1980’s:

 

During the mid 1980’s, the Ministry of Education (MOE) started to emphasize and encourage the public schools to use AVA to improve teaching practices. This initiative by MOE started the interest among teachers, educators, PTA officials to get to know and learn more about the use of AVA and how it can be utilized to help students in their daily learning process in classrooms.

Our company assisted by holding mini exhibitions and workshops in the Federal Territory and the state of Selangor. Our initiative was focused to help teachers to learn and create low-cost Audio-Visual Aids that can be used to enhance creativity in teaching contents. As our experience and reputation grew, our sales expanded to cover Government Agencies, Training Centers and the corporate market. Through our pioneering effort, we experienced a soaring growth rate and received due recognition. In 1989, to meet the demand of the growth, we acquired our own three storey office building in Taman Seri Gombak.

The 1990’s:

 

In 1991, the founding member Anwar Vijaya Bin Abdullah decided to buy over his partners shares and incorporated the company into a private limited company under the a new name of HAYAMIM AVA SDN. BHD. It was during this period that we expanded our product line to include Audio products such as conference microphone system, Public Address system and etc. The nineties brought about a higher demand for AV systems as AV technology awareness increase substantially into other segments of the market. Many organizations realized the benefit derived from using AV systems to enhance presentation, teaching and training activities in the enterprise and government sector. This demand brought about a double-digit growth throughout the nineties. To accommodate the increase in sales volume and the fast turnover of the stock, we acquired a new one and a half storey warehouse in 1994 at Taman Industri Bolton, Batu Caves.

2000, The Millennium

 

With the surge in demand for Audio-Visual system and solutions, it also brought about the emergence of many SME companies offering AV System in the market. Our company decided to elevate ourselves from being a direct-selling retailer to a distribution company to cater to these many emerging AV System companies. This strategy is to avoid making them into a competitor and rather support and accommodate their needs to carter to the B2C market segment.

In Dec 2000, the company acquired a brand-new facility, 20,000 sq. ft. in size at Sri Batu Caves Industrial Park. The building housed all the operations under one roof; the sales and management office, warehouse, showroom, service centre and training facility. With the integrated services, we were able to provide a comprehensive and efficient service to meet customer satisfaction.

CORPORATE OFFICE BUILDING

 

IN-HOUSE warehousing facility

 

A FLEET OF MODERN DELIVERY VANS

We secured the distributorship for a number of world-renowned brands of AV equipment’s during this period. We also had the distinction of being Sole Distributor for some of these products. Among the internationally well-known brands we distribute are:-

 

We capitalise on our strong branding and reputation to introduce  a number of in-house brands for AV systems over the years as below;

 

The continuous success of our business was driven by our dedicated and experienced human resource, the excellent products we represent that were updated based on technological advances and reasonable prices offered. A good after sales-service support helped to build-up customer loyalty. Needless to say, we had a good sales and marketing plan to top it all.

 
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