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Kohler expands in Malaysia with showroom in Sabah
Focus Malaysia 26 Oct 2018 16:03
KOHLER®, a global manufacturer leader in kitchen and bath products has reached another milestone, after its recent global partnership with Manchester United football club, with the opening of its first ever showroom in Kota Kinabalu in partnership with local distributor, YHY Engineering Sdn Bhd. The showroom is a key initiative to expand Kohler’s presence and distribution network in Malaysia.

KOHLER’s expansion to Sabah
The newest KOHLER showroom sits on a 1099 sqft built-up area with the concept of “innovating the way people interact with their kitchen and bathroom.” It is the latest addition to the 6 existing showrooms in Malaysia. The showroom showcases Kohler’s extensive range of kitchen and bath products including its latest innovative products in Intelligent Toilets, Bidet Seats, Mirrored Cabinets, Showering and PVD Vibrant Finishing faucets.

“We see Malaysia as one of the key markets in a fast-growing region with great opportunities. It has always been an impressive market as people are looking for something different to cater their needs. Kohler is committed to expand its distribution to Sabah to present inspiration and innovation for designers, investors and consumers alike. This showroom is just the beginning of Kohler’s expansion. Our aim is to target different parts of East Malaysia to meet the market demand” added Mr. Adam Quek, General Manager and Commercial Director of SEA, Kohler Asia Pacific Limited.

YHY Engineering Sdn Bhd, the sole distributor of Kohler in East Malaysia was selected to be the partner for the Kota Kinabalu showroom to drive the market demand.

“As the sole distributor of Kohler in East Malaysia, we are pleased to partner with such a global brand to offer quality and innovative kitchen and bath products to the local people in Sabah. It has been almost 10 years since we started as Kohler’s distributor and we are excited with this showroom in Kota Kinabalu. The opening of this showroom would also provide job opportunities to locals”, said Mr. Marcus Yek, Director of YHY Engineering.

Innovating the kitchen and bathroom industry in Malaysia
This year, KOHLER is celebrating its 145 years of heritage as a global leader in the Kitchen and Bath industry since in 1987 founded by John Michael Kohler, an Austrian immigrant, a businessman and a visionary. Kohler entered Malaysia in 1972 and has continued to innovate the local kitchen and bath industry for over 45 years through leading edge design and technology.

The newest Kohler showroom is located at E-29-1, G-Floor at Kepayan Perdana Commercial Centre and the operating hours starts from 08:30AM - 05:30PM. For more information regarding the showroom, kindly visit www.kohler.my or contact 016-886 0890 / 016-860 8220

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