KUALA LUMPUR, 17 March 2014 – Customers of NS BlueScope Malaysia (BlueScope), one of the world’s leading steel manufacturers, were hosted an appreciation dinner held on 14th March, 2014 as a show of gratitude and thanks for their support to Asia’s largest rollformer.
Over 100 customer and friends form the distribution and networking channels, as well as manufacturers comprising of staff members from Ecoframe Marketing Sdn. Bhd., Asia Roofing Industries Sdn. Bhd., United Seasons Sdn. Bhd., DMI Building Products (M) Sdn. Bhd., Metex Steel Sdn. Bhd., Superspan Steel Sdn. Bhd. and Duro Metal Industrial (M) Sdn. Bhd. joined BlueScope employees for the dinner at (name of restaurant) where they had the opportunity to meet members of BlueScope’s senior management team.
During the dinner, BlueScope hosted a charity auction where attendees had an opportunity to win items purchased in order to raise money amounting to RM20,000 in aid of Pusat Penjagaan Kanak-Kanak Taman Megah; a non-profit organization for 138 children of all races. During the dinner guests were also treated to a video recapping event held by BlueScope, bingo and a LIVE band (name of band) featuring songs from the 1980’s.
During a short address, Mr. Pongsak Padungkarn, Country President-Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei of NS BlueScope, thanked staff members from BlueScope as well as longstanding customers for their support as well as their contribution.
“At BlueScope we pride ourselves on our role as a good corporate citizen. We actively participate in community initiatives and commit to making a positive contribution at all levels. We indeed hope that our efforts here today will assist the growing needs of the children at the home which will support the home to organize its educational activities, organize music classes, sports activities as well as coach the underprivileged in their school work,” he said.
He also then underlined the importance of customer engagements in BlueScope’s continued success in Malaysia. “BlueScope has been in Malaysia for 40 years and we are gearing up for even larger success. This cannot be achieved without our customers continued support. I am thrilled that so many of them came tonight in support of a good cause. We definitely look forward to exploring future opportunities to build on our healthy working relationship and scale greater heights together,” he added.
NS BlueScope Malaysia is one of the world’s leading suppliers of premium metallic coated and painted steel building products. While rarely observed, BlueScope’s ZINCALUME® steel, TRUECORE® zinc/ aluminium alloy-coated steel, and Clean COLORBOND® pre-painted steel are used in some of Malaysia’s most iconic buildings such as the Petronas Twin Towers; the Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association Malaysia (REHDA) headquarters in Kelana Jaya; Setia City Mall in Setia Alam; and the Pusat Tenaga Malaysia’s Green Energy Office (GEO) in Bangi, Selangor.