The Journey Thus Far

While the company has undergone some changes since we opened our doors in 1975, our values have remained constant. We will continue to place importance on our stakeholders and customers as well as the people we work with, and strive for excellence in all our endeavours.

1975
• Established PRIMABUMI Sdn Bhd.
• Tan Sri Dato’ Hj M Ariffin Yusuf and three employees, built and developed PRIMABUMI from ground up
1976
• Set up PRIMABUMI’s first office at SS2/24 Petaling Jaya
1979
• Alam Medik Sdn Bhd was set up to accommodate expansion into supply of medical devices
1980
• Diversified into property development and real estate investments
• Prima Point Sdn Bhd and other subsidiary companies were formed to undertake commercial, residential and industrial projects, mostly in the Klang Valley
• Shifted to SS2/66 Petaling Jaya - the first shop office owned by the Company
1985
• Developed PRIMABUMI’s own 13-storey office building in Jalan Dungun, Damansara Heights, KL
• The building was sold and renamed Wisma MBSB
1991
• Ariffin was conferred the Darjah Paduka Tuanku Ja’afar by the Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan, Tuanku Ja’afar Ibni Al-Marhum Tuanku Abdul Rahman which carried the title Dato’
1995
• PRIMABUMI established Pioneer Corp and developed its own factory to diversify into manufacturing diapers, the first in Malaysia to produce baby and adult diapers. We have since sold the business to Drypers USA although we continue to be the landlord






1997

• Another subsidiary went into a joint venture to produce baby care products such as bottles, teats, pacifiers and a comprehensive range of baby accessories 1998
• Developed and built the present Wisma Prima in Sri Semantan Satu, Damansara Heights, KL
2002
• Set up the ICT Division
• Supplied educational teaching aid and accessories for the Ministry of Education’s “Teaching of Mathematics and Science in English” project
2003
• Aznan Arif Ariffin joined the Group as a pharmacist
2004
• Increased the number of pharmacists to three, with more professionals and staff members joining the company
2006
• Azad Arif Ariffin joined the team as the Marketing Manager of Alam Medik
2007
• Ariffin was conferred the Panglima Setia Mahkota (P.S.M.) by His Majesty the 13th Yang di Pertuan Agong, Al-Wathiqu Billah Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Billah Shah which carries the title Tan Sri
2008
• PRIMABUMI celebrates its 33rd Anniversary
• Operating with more than 60 employees in various fields
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