About Pelikan International Corporation Berhad
Pelikan International Corporation Berhad (“Pelikan International”) is a public listed company on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. On 8 April 2005, Pelikan International acquired Pelikan Holding AG and Pelikan Japan K.K. through a reverse takeover and successfully transformed its business from logistics and related services into the manufacture and distribution of writing instruments, school stationery, art and hobby products, office supplies and printer consumables. Formerly, Pelikan International was known as Diperdana Holdings Berhad. Pelikan International owns the global business of Pelikan including the brand and distribution rights. Today, Pelikan International is helmed by Mr. Loo Hooi Keat as the Chief Executive Officer, with operations spanned across 5 continents supported by 8 manufacturing facilities and 25 owned sales & marketing offices, including the Malaysian operations.
Since its listing, Pelikan International has been consolidating the Pelikan business by reunifying the brand and companies whilst at the same time, expanding its business geographically and building brand awareness. The major consolidations include the reunification of the office supplies business in August 2005; the acquisition of Productos Pelikan SA de CV, Mexico resulting in majority ownership in our Mexican subsidiary which is an important sales and distribution base to the entire Latin America region; as well as the purchase of Pelikan Hardcopy Holding AG, the largest OEM manufacturer of printer consumables company in Europe, headquartered in Switzerland. Pelikan International also acquired German Hardcopy AG, a manufacturer and distributor of Hardcopy related products such as inkjet and toner cartridges under the Geha, Emtec, Boeder, I-change trademarks, making Pelikan Group the largest non-OEM manufacturer of branded printer consumables in Europe.
Our Pelikan mision is to be globally recognized as a market-leading brand offering a range of products that reflects the highest standards of quality, innovation and timeless German heritage. We aim to create products that inspire creativity and imagination, encouraging people to express themselves in diverse ways, be it through painting, writing or drawing. We hope through the continuous support, commitment and passion from our employees, investors, shareholders and business partners, we will be able to achieve the Pelikan vision of becoming the most recognised global brand offering the highest standards of German quality products.
“To generate value for its shareholders, Pelikan is dedicated to creating products of enduring quality. Products that go beyond mere function and genuinely enhance the user’s experience. Products designed in joy to be used for the joy of expression.”
Mr. HK Loo , Chief Executive Officer of Pelikan International