Contraves is first and foremost a service company, specialising in supply chain management for manufacturing and delivery of electronic systems for OEMs. At our Malacca facility we assemble PCBs, cables and cable harnesses and produce sub-assemblies to complete systems.

In addition to this in-house manufacturing capability, Contraves offers a range of value-added services either to or on behalf of its customers. These include:

  • sourcing and procurement of components,
  • subcontractor management,
  • assistance in engineering design to optimise production costs,
  • integration of complete or partial supply chains, from raw material sourcing to final product delivery and support,
  • system installation and commissioning, including military, offshore and maritime applications
  • spare parts management
  • technical services for maintenance and repair, particularly for complex systems such as in military or industrial applications.

All processes meet the appropriate quality standards and are independently accredited by a Swiss quality accreditation agency.

Contraves is also able to reach back to the technology, processes and capabilities of our shareholders Rheinmetall AG and Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation Bhd. (BHIC).


Rheinmetall Defence has extensive systems engineering and design capabilities and is one of Europe’s leading defence systems providers. The company is also one of the world’s largest suppliers of high-technology automotive components. BHIC is Malaysia’s leading defence and heavy industrial company with operations throughout Malaysia.