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WKK Distribution Honored as Best Asian Distributor

Nov 15, 2017

Hamed El-Abd, Non-Executive Director, WKK .

Hamed El-Abd, Non-Executive Director, WKK .

Senta Wong, Founder & Chairman.

Senta Wong, Founder & Chairman.

WKK Distribution Ltd., the leading supplier of industrial machinery and materials in Asia, announces that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Best Distributor – Asia. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany.

Hamed El-Abd, Non-Executive Director at WKK stated, “We are very proud to receive this most distinguished award. WKK will continue to strive for excellence in everything that we do and to continue to be the pioneer in leading the way for the electronics industry.”

The company was a natural extension of the business founded by Mr. Wong Wha San, who in 1962, set up a PCB factory. When the business of the factory grew rapidly in 1975, WKK was created as the trading and distribution arm. In 1983, the company became a public company listed in HK stock market and renamed as Wong's Industrial (Holdings) Ltd. WKK became one of its wholly owned subsidiaries.

In 1989, WKK spun off from Wong's Industrial (Holdings) Ltd. and itself became a public listed company. To ensure easy communication and good relationships with its internationally-based business partners and customers, today WKK has offices in The United States, The People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam. Having evolved from a distributor into a broad-based global company, WKK is poised to continue its growth worldwide.

Premiering in 2005, the Global Technology Awards program is an annual celebration of product excellence in electronics surface mount assembly. Premier products based on the finest examples of creative advancement in technology are chosen by a distinguished panel of industry experts. For more information, visit www.globalsmt.net/awards.


WKK was established in 1975 as a trading and distribution company supplying capital equipment, materials and services to the printed circuit board (PCB) industry throughout Asia. The company was a natural extension of the business founded by Mr. Wong Wha San, who in 1962, set up a PCB factory. When the business of the factory grew rapidly in 1975, WKK was created as the trading and distribution arm.

As the Group’s activities continued to grow, so did its involvement and expertise in dealing with all parts of the world. WKK has been one of the foremost pioneers in supplying capital equipment, materials and services for the electronics industry in China for over 30 years.

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