AECO TECHNOLOGIES (M) SDN. BHD.
43A, Jalan Jejaka 2, Taman Maluri, Cheras, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tel: +603 9282 9850 Fax: +603 9285 0162
AECO TECHNOLOGIES (M) SDN. BHD. (formerly known as Advanced Equipment Co.) is part of a group of companies that comprises the following:
- AE Innovative Technologies (M) Sdn. Bhd. (AEIT)
- OTOBOSS Sdn. Bhd. (OTO)
- CFL Technology (M) Sdn. Bhd. (CFLT)
The business of the group is focussed on the following:
- Consumer electronic products
- General and marine electronic equipment
- Specialised military equipment
- Security and surveillance systems
- Automatic vehicle/vessel locating and Fleet management systems
- Scientific research equipment
- Telemetry and SCADA systems
AECO TECHNOLOGIES SDN. (M) BHD. (AECOT)
formerly known as Advanced Equipment Co., a sole proprietor company established in Malaysia since 1985 to service the marine electronics sector in Southeast Asia. AECOT supplies, installs and services various types of communications and navigational equipment for use on board maritime vessels.
The company is involved with the distribution of Garmin consumer electronic products in Malaysia. AECOT is the authorised Garmin distributor for Malaysia since 1991. With its long standing association with Garmin and extensive exposure in the field of consumer electronic, the company has acquired very extensive experience and technical expertise in the servicing and maintenance of Garmin related products.
It was the first company in Malaysia to introduce and market receivers for the Global Positioning System (GPS) in 1989 when the infant GPS was first made available to the commercial market by the United States Department of Defense.
In collaboration with its associate company AE Innovative Technologies (M) Sdn. Bhd. the company has made tremendous progress in its Research & Technology programs towards GPS related products that emphasized on designs for local manufacturability and performance. AECOT has successfully implemented in-house nurtured technology for hardware design, PCB design as well as firmware, software and Geographical Information System (GIS) development.
AECOT’s technical staff have a very strong knowledge and experience in telecommunication, encryption, GPS-based applications, database management, GIS and system integration. The company’s strength is also reflected in its very strong industrial experiences in product and technology development, manufacturing and support services for the local market.
The company has expanded rapidly over the years since its establishment and today, the company is staffed and managed by an efficient team of qualified professionals that provides strong marketing and technical support for the wide range of consumer electronic products, and its locally developed and manufactured mobile asset tracking and fleet management products.
The company has a strong distribution network with more than 200 active dealers in Malaysia to promote and market the products under its representation.
Various makes of GPS receivers and GPS related products for the above sectors are distributed by the company. These include:
- GARMIN GPS receivers and car/personal navigation devices of which AECOT has been its authorized distributor for Malaysia since 1991. GARMIN is the world’s largest manufacturer of GPS receivers and GPS related products.
- JMC GPS receivers and fishfinders that has been introduced to the local fishermen by the company since it was first manufactured by the principal in Japan.
- OEM GPS receivers and fishfinders under the company’s own make of MMEC and OSCA GPS receiver-plotters and echosounders
- GPS printers designed and manufactured by the company
- Automatic vehicle/vessel locating system designed and manufactured by the company under the brand name of SecureTrac
- Cartography and GIS products and maps
- Customised telemetry systems
The company has established a number of retail outlets in prominent location to provide service to customers.
With its wide experience and in-depth knowledge of the GPS receiver and GPS related products industry, the company is totally committed to provide responsive and efficient customer service. Together with the group’s strong marketing team, AECOT’s range of products is backed by experienced factory-trained engineers with excellent knowledge of current leading-edge technology developments and advancements. As the local authorised distributor for Garmin, AECO has established a fully-equipped service workshop for the comprehensive servicing and repair of Garmin GPS related products, and a team of experienced and fully trained outlet personnel to service its Garmin product customers.
AECOT has also the full support of Garmin in providing the necessary factory back-up services for its Garmin products. The company’s technical teams also provide round-the-clock service to its customers’ urgent needs.
The company has supplied several localised Garmin nuvi PND models as well as GPS receiver models to companies in the Malaysian corporate sector and the government sector including the following:
- Honda Malaysia Sdn Bhd
- UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd
- Mazda – Prima Media Sdn Bhd
- Volvo Car Malaysia Sdn Bhd
- Volkswagen Group Malaysia Sdn Bhd
- Naza Motor
- Standard Chartered Bank
- ING Insurance Bhd
- Panasonic Industrial Company (M) Sdn Bhd
- Kenwood Electronics (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
- TC Auto Tooling Sdn Bhd
- Buildcon (M) Sdn Bhd
- Great Eastern Life Assurance Bhd
- CIMB Bank Bhd
- Citibank Bank Bhd
- Lion Air
- Berjaya Air
- MHS Bhd
- MAS Bhd
- Ministry of Home Affairs
- Ministry of Defence
- Ministry of Agriculture – Department of Fisheries
- Department of Wildlife
- Department of Forestry
- Institutions of Higher Learning – All universities in Malaysia
The specific business foci of the other companies in the group are as follows:
AE Innovative Technologies Sdn. Bhd. (AEIT), established in 2001, together with AECOT undertakes research and development, and manufacture of software and hardware for automatic vehicle/vessel locating systems (AVLS/VTMS), wireless text messaging systems between mobiles and base stations, and telemetry systems for the local and Far East market, as well as eventually, the European market. The AVLS can be operated on various
communications platforms including GSM, Inmarsat C and D+ networks.
AEIT has positioned itself as an ICT research and development company, since its incorporation in 2001, to innovate and provide mobile asset tracking and management solutions to customers in the public and commercial sectors. These solutions not only reflect the skills and experience of our team, but also our commitment to create benchmark for the various mobile asset tracking and management products that are now manufactured locally by AEIT.
These products cater to the various needs of the company’s customers in different commercial sectors such as transportation and security. The company also undertakes integration and customisation of AVLS and VTMS for more specialised requirements of clients on request.
Otoboss Sdn. Bhd. (OTO) formerly known as Marine Automation Sdn. Bhd. (MASB), was established in 1989 and registered with the Ministry of Finance, Government of Malaysia to service the government/public sector. MASB supplies, installs and services various types of radio and satellite communications as well as navigational equipment for use on board government and military vessels.
In addition, MASB also supplies military and surveillance equipment and provide repair and maintenance services to Malaysian government agencies
CFL Technologies (M) Sdn. Bhd. (CFLT) focuses mainly on the marketing and sale of automatic vehicle locating systems (AVLS) and vessel tracking and monitoring systems (VTMS) developed and manufactured by AEIT.
CFLT is also an authorized Malaysian distributor for SecTrack NV’s Inmarsat D+ service for mobile asset tracking and management.