Contraves Advanced Devices Sdn. Bhd. (Contraves) is one of Malaysia’s leading electronic systems manufacturing and service companies.

Our capabilities range from assembly of complex PCB’s (SMT and through-hole), cables and cable harnesses to the complete manufacturing of sub-assemblies and systems.

We provide complete supply chain management from sourcing and acquisition of components, through assembly and commissioning of complete systems, to end-user delivery with complete Integrated Logistic Support services.

Contraves’ customers include a number of the world’s leading companies in aerospace, defence, medical and robotics systems. Examples of work undertaken by Contraves include:

  • manufacture of complete robotics systems for industrial applications including managing the entire supply chain from subcontract management to end-user delivery;
  • manufacture, integration, set-to-work, and integrated logistic support (in-service) of military and naval radar systems in Malaysia and other countries;
  • component manufacture, supply chain sourcing and system assembly for military and commercial aircraft sub-systems;
  • assembly of LF, flexible and semi-rigid RF cables for defence, aerospace, electronic test & measurement equipment and medical applications; and
  • assembly of complex PCBs for general purpose, defence, aerospace and medical applications.

Contraves is headquartered in Malacca, Malaysia and has offices in Kuala Lumpur and service workshops in Lumut. The company has significant corporate backing through its owners Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation Bhd and Rheinmetall Defence.

Founded:  1980
Capitalisation: Approximately MYR50 million
Ultimate Shareholding:

 51% Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation Berhad

(A Malaysian Government linked company listed on the Bursa 

49% Rheinmetall AG

(A MDAX company listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange)

Board of Directors:

Ee Teck Chee (chairman)

Siti Na’im binti Jamalludin

Bodo Herbert Garbe (Alternate – Gordon Douglas Hargreave)

Luitjen Ennenga (Alternate – Low Boon Ching)

CEO: Gordon Douglas Hargreave
Senior Management:

General Manager - Operations: Cheok Swee Seng

General Manager - Defence & Government Relation: Suryati Yusoff

Manager - Finance and Accounting: Low Boon Ching

Manager - Personnel and Administration: Liow Swee Ling

Manager - QM Systems: Eric Victor Chase Currier

Manager - Engineering PCBA:

Manager --Engineering Cables: Clement Ng

Manager - Engineering Box Build: Tan Boon Heang

Number of Employees: More than 250
Quality System Certification:  ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004, ISO 18001:2007 (OHSAS)