Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) was founded in 1954 by a
group of Malaysian pioneer master builders and contractors led by the
late Founder President Tan Sri' Dato Low Yat.
Since then MBAM
has grown into an organized and cohesive umbrella organization,
representing the construction industry and services sector in Malaysia
dedicated towards promoting and developing the construction industry. It
has earned international recognition and prominence through its
affiliation with the International Federation of Asian and Western
Pacific Contractor's Associations (IFAWPCA), Confederation of
International Contractors' Association (CICA) and ASEAN Constructors
1988 marked an important milestone in the
MBAM history in that the government approved its New Constitution and
By-laws, which provided greater scope of participation in membership,
with the creation of Associate Members. This category of membership is
open to the 140 direct and indirect linkages to the construction
industry such as specialist sub-contractors, building materials
suppliers, manufacturers, trading companies and insurance brokers.
With the 140 linkages under MBAM's wings, the Association is in much
stronger position to present a single unifying voice to the relevant
Government authorities and professional bodies for effective
Members of MBAM also successfully and continue
to supply global construction demand in more than 30 countries. In fact,
Malaysia has made its mark in the Indian construction market. Other
countries where our members have made their presence felt are China,
Pakistan, Indonesia. Thailand, Brunei, Vietnam, Cambodia, Philippines,
Singapore, Myanmar, Bahrain, Sri Lanka, Qatar, United Arab Emirates,
Sudan and South Africa.
It is the vision of MBAM to be The Prime Mover and The Recognized Voice of the Malaysian Construction Industry.
The scope of the Master Builders Association Malaysia Quality System shall be defined as follows:-
For the provision of Trade Association Services for the Harmonisation,
Development and Improvement of the Malaysian Construction Industry.