History

  • Established as a building construction business, Divine Builders Pte. Ltd., by Michael Wong and three other partners

  • Secured exclusive license for the manufacture and sale of Gliderol International Pty Ltd's door products in Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei

  • Started the development and manufacturing of our own range of doors and shutters products for use in commercial, industrial and institutional buildings for the Singapore market.

  • Secured exclusive distributorship from Butzbach GmbH Industrietore for its stacking and hangar door systems for the Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei markets

  • Relocated to a larger factory at current premises at 86 International Road.

  • Developed our first fire-rated shutter design and successfully passed the prescribed fire test carried out by UL LLC (Underwriters Laboratories)

    Continued to develop more models of fire shutters and successfully tested and listed the models as approved regulated products in Singapore

  • Appointed exclusive distributor of Won-Door Corporation in Singapore for its door products

  • Commenced the manufacture and sale of our first steel insulated fire shutters with an insulation value of 60 minutes developed by Michael Wong

    Granted a patent to this insulated fire shutter design in Singapore

  • Our fire shutters were successfully tested and accepted by FM Approval, a division of Factory Mutual Insurance Company, which provides third party certification of property loss prevention products and services

  • Acquired the rights and ownership of the patent to the steel insulated fire shutters with an insulation value of 60 minutes from Michael Wong

    Successfully developed the Model IFC insulated fire curtain which achieved almost 240 minutes of fire insulation

    Developed a cost-efficient design for small aircraft hangar doors for helicopter and light aircraft which used our large heavy-duty roller shutters incorporating fully-automated mullions

  • Established a formal presence in the United Arab Emirates through the acquisition and setting up of Gliderol International (ME) FZE

    Set up a subsidiary in Taiwan, Gliderol Doors Asia Limited, with Gliderol Taiwan Ltd

    Received the following awards in recognition of its commitment to quality:

    BizSafe Star Workplace Safety and Health Council, Ministry of Manpower
    OHSAS 18001:2007 SGS International Certification Services Singapore Pte Ltd
    ISO 9001:2009 SGS United Kingdom Ltd
    BizSafe Level 3 Workplace Safety and Health Council, Ministry of Manpower
  • Acquired the rights, title and interests in two inventions entitled "Louvred Shutter" and "Improvements to Roller Shutters" from Michael Wong

    Entered into a fresh license agreement with Gliderol Australia and also granted them an exclusive license to use our intellectual property rights in the manufacture, distribution and/or sale of their industrial and commercial door products in Australia and New Zealand

    Successfully listed on the SGX Catalist on 19 April 2013

    Carried out a fire test on an improved model of steel insulated fire shutter and achieved an insulated value of 120 minutes and fire integrity of 240 minutes

  • Developed a new insulated fire panel shutter that was successfully tested in Taiwan to have achieved 60 mins of fire insulation and 120 mins of fire integrity.

  • Acquired a subsidiary in Singapore, Grimm Industries Pte. Ltd.

    Carried out a fire test on an improved model of insulated fire panel shutter and achieved 4 hrs of fire insulation and 4 hrs of fire integrity.