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Feb 2017 SMT Announces Renewal of ISO Certification
SMT is pleased to announce its Tangxia, Dongguan facility has successfully achieved the ISO certification renewal in 2016. The certifications were awarded by DNV GL after extensive audits for International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification requirements.   For Details
   
May 2010 SMT Tangxia Plant Recognized with the 2009 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence (HKAEE)
SMT is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Dongguan Superior Manufacturing Technology Co., Ltd., has been awarded the Certificate of Merit in the Manufacturing sector of the 2009 HKAEE by the Environmental Campaign Committee, Environmental Protection Department and other organizations on May 12 for an outstanding environmental performance.   For Details
   
Nov 2009 Professor Chan Kei Biu, MH Appointed as Adjunct Professor of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Professor Chan Kei Biu MH, Chairman and Senior Managing Director, was recently appointed Adjunct Professor in the Institute for Enterprise of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Professor Chan is deeply honored by having this title. He will provide outreach support and expert advice to the Committees in the strategy and development of the University. SMT believes very strongly that education is the key to our future. Being a good corporate citizen, the company strives to contribute to our society by continually supporting in both tertiary education and innovation technology.   For Details
   
Sep 2009 Prof. Chan Kei Biu, MH named Honorary Fellow of City University of Hong Kong
The title of “Honorary Fellow” is bestowed by the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) upon Professor Chan Kei Biu, MH, Chairman & Senior Managing Director, on 23 September 2009, in recognition of the generosity of time and devotion to establishing the reputation of the University in the community and through donations to support many activities.   For Details
   
Sep 2009 SMT Tangxia Plant Obtains Satellite Television Reception Equipment Manufacturing License
SMT is proud to announce that our Tangxia production plant, Dongguan Superior Manufacturing Technology Co. Ltd, has been granted a license to manufacture satellite television reception equipment by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, the Ministry of Industry and Information of the People’s Republic of China and the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China on August 13, 2009.   For Details
   
Jul 2009 Professor Chan Kei Biu, MH Enters His 4th Term as Chairman of HKEIA
On 23 July 2009, Prof. KB Chan, MH, Chairman and Senior Managing Director, was elected to a fourth term as Chairman of the Hong Kong Electronic Industries Association (HKEIA) at the HKEIA Annual General meeting.   For Details
   
May 2009 Professor Chan Kei Biu, MH re-elected as the Chairman of Group 27, FHKI
At an inaugural ceremony of the Automotive Components Group (Group 27) under the Federation of Hong Kong Industries on May 26, 2009, Prof. Chan Kei Biu, MH, Chairman and Senior Managing Director, was re-elected as the Chairman of the Group 27.   For Details
   
Apr 2009 SMT Actively Participated in the Tree-Planting Charity Day
To support fund raising activities for the Hong Kong Electronic Industries Association (HKEIA) Education Fund and increase public awareness of environmental issues, about 20 volunteers, led by Chairman and Senior Managing Director Professor Chan Kei Biu and Deputy Chairman and Managing Director Dr. WK Lo, planted trees at the Dian Ping Zhang Park, Tangxia, Dongguan City on Saturday, April 18.   For Details
   
Aug 2008 Hang Seng Pearl River Delta Environmental Category Award
Dongguan Superior Manufacturing Technology Company Limited (SMX), one of the Surface Mount Technology (Holdings) (SMT)’s subsidiaries, is proud to have been awarded the Hang Seng Pearl River Delta Environmental Category Award under the One Factory – One Year – One Environmental Project (One-One-One) Programme. The award programme was jointly organized by the Federation of Hong Kong Industries and Hang Seng Bank.   For Details
   
Jul 2008 Professor Kei Biu Chan awarded “ Medal of Honour”
Our Group Chairman & Senior Managing Director, Professor Kei Biu Chan, has been awarded the Medal of Honor by the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region during the 11th Hong Kong Turnover Anniversary.   For Details
   
Apr 2008 Surface Mount Technology (Holdings) wins Electronic Manufacturing (EM) Asia Innovation Award 2008
Surface Mount Technology (Holdings) Limited has been recognized as the winner of the Electronic Manufacturing (EM) Asia Innovation Award 2008 in the category of Contract Services. The EM Asia is a key trade publication in Asia Pacific. The award presentation ceremony was held in Shanghai on 9 April 2008.   For Details
   
Mar 2008 Surface Mount Technology (Holdings) Limited will exhibit at Hong Kong International Auto Parts & Accessories Fair 2008
HONG KONG, March 25, 2008 — Surface Mount Technology (Holdings) Limited (SMT) will exhibit at HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AUTO PARTS & ACCESSORIES FAIR 2008 (HKIAPA 2008) which will be held at the Asia-World Expo on April 28 - May 1, 2008. Our booth number is 3D02, 04, 3E01, 03.   For Details
   
Mar 2008 Surface Mount Technology (Holdings) Limited will exhibit at Hong Kong Electronics Fair 2008 (Spring Edition)
HONG KONG, March 13, 2008 — Surface Mount Technology (Holdings) Limited (SMT) will exhibit at HONG KONG ELECTRONICS FAIR 2008 (SPRING EDITION) which will be held at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre on April 14-17, 2008. Our booth number is 3H02, 04, J01, 03   For Details
   
Jan 2008 New Business Era
SMT is committed to providing world class electronics manufacturing services to the market and design services to further support the business growth of our Customers. With this business strategy, we are strengthening our research and development capability and will continue to bring our marketing and business operations to the next level of excellence.   For Details
   
Jan 2008 Professor Chan Kei Biu has been appointed as the 11th Changchun Committee Member and Deputy Director of HK, Macau & Taiwan Compatriot Committee of CPPCC
Professor Chan Kei Biu has been appointed as the 11th Changchun Committee Member and Deputy Director of HK, Macau & Taiwan Compatriot Committee of CPPCC.   For Details
   
Dec 2007 Surface Mount Technology (Holdings) Limited will exhibit at Electronics West 2008
Surface Mount Technology (Holdings) Limited (SMT) will exhibit at ELECTRONICS WEST 2008 which will be held at the Anaheim Convention Centre, Anaheim, CA on January 29-31, 2008. Our booth number is 243.   For Details
   
Aug 2007 Prof. KB Chan Enters His Third Term of the Chairmanship of HKEIA
On 26 July 2007, our company Chairman and Senior Managing Director, Prof. KB Chan was elected as the Chairman of the Hong Kong Electronic Industries Association (HKEIA) for the term of 2007-2009. Prof. Chan was also the chairman for the previous two terms. For the coming two years, he will focus on the following THREE missions: 1) On the technology front, encourage product innovations and Intellectual Property, and pursue more co-operations with local research and development institutions, universities and establishments; 2) On the networking side, actively participate in international events such as the WEF and the AEF, and promote Hong Kong’s electronics industry; 3) To continue the commitment to the community, establish a “HKEIA Education Fund” which will contribute to the academic development of children in the poor and remote regions in China.  
   
May 2007 The Hong Kong Green Mark Certification Awarded
The Hong Kong Green Mark is a system certification scheme recently launched by the Hong Kong Q-Mark Council under the auspices of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries (FHKI). It aims at enhancing the quality management, competitiveness, and best practice of our company towards world-class performance. In 2007, TWO of our SMT plants Dongguan Sizhing Electronic Company Limited (SMD) and Dongguan Superior Manufacturing Technology Company Limited (SMX) have been awarded respectively to this Green Mark which provides a framework to monitor the effectiveness of environmental management system in integrating environmental excellence into business operations and management practices.  
   
Apr 2007 Professor Chan Kei Biu Appointed as Adjunct Professor of City University of Hong Kong
Chairman and Senior Managing Director, Professor Chan Kei Biu has been appointed as Adjunct Professor of the City University of Hong Kong for a duration of 3 years until September 2009. Professor Chan will provide strategic advices to the committees and research programs of the University. SMT understands that education is the key and invaluable to the future development of Hong Kong. Being a corporate citizen, the company strives to contribute to the society in both tertiary education and innovation technology.  
   
Nov 2006 SMT awarded "Best Practice Awards 2006" for Enterprise Governance
Surface Mount Technology (Holdings) Limited has been awarded the Best Practice Awards 2006 for Enterprise Governance. This award fully recognizes the management performance of SMT. It was a special honor to the company during the year of 2006, its 20th anniversary. The Chairman and Managing Director, Professor Kei Biu Chan, will continue to uphold his management philosophy and corporate social responsibility to enhance sustainable development.   For Details
   
Feb 2006 Chairman' s Message of SMT 20th Anniversary
The year 2006 marks SMT's 20th anniversary since its establishment in 1986. Our development in the past two decades was indeed phenomenal, characterized by outstanding performance and notable industry leadership in manufacturing and quality. We are now a prominent EMS provider in China and moving fast forward.   For Details
   
Nov 2005 Influenza pandemic precautionary measures in place at Surface Mount Technology (Holdings) Limited
In response to the influenza pandemic threat, the management of SMT has launched a disruptive situation management program to ensure the continuity of its operations and to prevent any conceivable disruption. With proven successful practice during the SARS epidemic two years ago, SMT is taking and enhancing corresponding measures.   For Details
   
Jul 2005 Dr. KB Chan runs the second term of the Chairmanship of HKEIA
On 28 July 2005, our company Chairman and Managing Director, Dr. KB Chan was re-elected as the Chairman of the Hong Kong Electronic Industries Association (HKEIA). For the coming 2 years, he will continue to emphasize Green Manufacturing as a central theme of the HKEIA. Dr. Chan has outlined the following 6 areas: 1) Focus on intensifying membership drive 2) Promoting greater technology development 3) Exploring investment opportunities in Northern China 4) Closer ties with universities 5) Introducing new revenue streams for the association 6) Keep closer dialogue with the local departments concerned  
   
Jun 2005 SMT has Launched ERP System - Orcale
SMT is pleased to announce the successful implementation of an Oracle ERP system in June, 2005. This system is a basic platform that integrates ordering, procurement, manufacturing, inventory and financials. It helps raise our service quality as well as operational and management efficiency. In moving forward, further application will be developed to enhance our capability.  
   
Dec 2004 SMT was awarded the Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500 by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
On December 9, 2004, SMT was awarded the Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500 by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. The award is a recognition to technology companies in Asia Pacific region that have achieved the highest annual growth rates of revenue over the past three years. This is the second consecutive year that SMT has received this honor.  
   
Dec 2004 Dr. K. B. Chan was elected as the Chairman of Group 27, Federation of Hong Kong Industries
The Automotive Components Group (Group 27) under the Federation of Hong Kong Industries was inaugurated on December 10, 2004. Dr. K. B. Chan, our Chairman and Managing Director, was elected as the Chairman of the new group. Perceived the potential of the rapidly growing automotive industry in China, Dr. Chan had acted as the convener for the formation of the Automotive Components Group since early 2004. The main objectives of the Group includes enhancement of the development of automotive parts and components industry and acting as a common body to represent Hong Kong companies in the industry.  
   
Dec 2003 SMT Won Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500 Award
On 11 December, 2003 SMT was ranked among Asia’s top 250 fast moving technology enterprises to hit the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Asia Pacific Fast 500 league. This is the second annual contest organized by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu to commend technology enterprises with rapid revenue growths. SMT reports a combined revenue growth rate of 90 percent over the past 3 years to qualify for this title.  
   
Oct 2003 SMT Hong Kong Staff Actively Participated in ISO 9001:2000 Certification Training
Representatives from various departments at SMT Hong Kong went through intensive ISO 9001:2000 training in October to prepare the company for ISO 9001 certification. Department heads also discussed with team members on work procedures and documentation and submitted reports to the ISO Certification Program Coordinator for review. After going through this critical training and review phase, SMT will soon enter into document preparation and auditing stages. SMT is targeting to get its ISO 9001:2000 Certification by early 2005.  
   
Sep 2003 SMT Launched An Inception Ceremony to Kick-Off its ERP Project
SMT launched an inception ceremony for its ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) project on 15th September, 2003. SMT Chairman & Managing Director Dr KB Chan notes in his speech that the main rationale behind the ERP drive is to increase profitability, competitiveness, quality and efficiency in addition to reducing expenses and wastes. Oracle’s IT experts are assisting SMT to customize its ERP systems. SMT targets its ERP program to be fully operational by January 2005.  
   
Aug 2003 SMT Signs Agreement with Oracle
On 13 August, SMT signed an agreement with Oracle Corporation for an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system. Oracle will be responsible for providing the ERP management system for SMT. The project will take almost one year to implement. Operation of the system will comprise three phases. Phase I is scheduled to begin in early May 2004. ERP is a software to integrate all departments and functions across a company onto a single computer system. In turn, the central computer system can serve departments’ specific needs, thus greatly improve the operational and business efficiencies.  
   
Jul 2003 Dr. Chan Elected New Chairman of HKEIA
Our company Chairman and Managing Director Dr. K.B. Chan has won the election as Chairman of the Hong Kong Electronic Industries Association (HKEIA). Dr. Chan was Vice-Chairman of HKEIA for the term 1999-2001 and 2001-2003. Dr. Chan has about 30 years of experience in the electronics industry and currently holds several positions in public office including the President of the Institute of Industrial Engineering (Hong Kong) and a member of the Electronics Projects Vetting Committee for Technology Support Program under the Innovation and Technology Fund. As the new Chairman of HKEIA, Dr. Chan will continue to promote and execute the objectives of the association to strengthen the electronics industry. Specifically, Dr. Chan will increase the membership and enhance the status of the association, reinforce its financial position, and build up closer relationships with China and universities.  
   
May 2003 SMT Takes Control Measures Against SARS
To prevent the spreading of the SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), which causes atypical pneumonia, all SMT staff and workers in offices and factories are required to wear surgical masks and to observe personal hygiene measures. Besides extra cleaning works on the premises, the management has prepared contingency plan and business continuity plan to stand by any crisis conditions.  
   
Apr 2003 Dr. KB Chan was appointed as President of HKIIE
Dr KB Chan, Chairman and Managing Director of SMT, has been elected and appointed as the President of the Hong Kong Institute of Industrial Engineers for the year 2003-2004. The institute is one of the 114 active professional chapters of the Institute of Industrial Engineers in 16 countries.  
   
Feb 2003 Sony OEM Green Partner
SMT has been awarded “Sony OEM Green Partner”. Sony Corporation has introduced the “Green Partner Environmental Quality Approval Program” in which Sony set the standards and regulations for controlling of the environmental-unfriendly substances. Having meet Sony’s requirements and standards on environmental management activities, SMT is the first company in China who was awarded the OEM Green Partner status from Sony.  
   
Jan 2003 ISO 14001 Certification
SMT has obtained ISO 14001 Certification for its Dongguan Facilities. ISO 14001 is a voluntary international standard that establishes the requirements for environmental management system. Being one of the pioneers on Green Production in China, SMT has already started lead free soldering, heavy metal elimination and halogen free PCBA.  
   
Apr 2002 SMT adds 20,000 SF production area
SMT's total production area has increased from 240,000 sq. ft. to 260,000 sq. ft. with the addition of 20,000 sq. ft. to our Factory D in Dongguan. The new extension is in operation to increase our production capacity of that building.  
   
Mar 2002 ISO/TS16949 Certification for Automotive Industry
SMT has obtained the ISO/TS16949 Certification for the Automotive Industry. ISO/TS16949 is a highest quality standard for automotive products. This allows SMT to tap more opportunities in the automotive industry.  
   
Dec 2001 SMT received awards on Quality and Productivity
On 20 November 2001, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region presented the "2001 Hong Kong Award for Industry: Productivity" to SMT. At the same occasion, SMT received the 2001 Trade and Industry Department Quality Award. The winning awards mark public recognition of the company's achievements in quality and productivity.  
   
Nov 2001 Lead-free soldering production has started
SMT has started "green production" using lead-free wave soldering technology for one of its Japanese customers. Historically, PCB assembly is using soldering alloy comprises of 63% tin and 37% lead. As lead is hazardous to the environment, the major economies in the world have timetables to eliminate lead from the electronics products using lead-free soldering alloy by the end of the decade.  
   
Sep 2001 New RF laboratory now in use
A new manufacturing laboratory at SMT on Radio Frequency (RF) is in commission. Well-equipped with latest technology, the RF laboratory is capable to handle R&D projects up to 6GHz testing capability.  
   
Aug 2001 Flip Chip Bonder in test run
Flip chip bonder has been installed inside a clean room in SMT in July 2001 and is currently under test run.  
   
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