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Amber Tiles acquired by Malaysian tile manufacturer

Kim Hin Industry (KHI), one of Malaysia’s largest integrated tile manufacturers, has just acquired the parent company of an Australian retailer of indoor and outdoor tiles, Amber Group Australia, trading as Amber Tiles.

The move expands and strengthens KHI’s Australian presence, it’s main export market.

Amber Group Australia has been trading since 1973, with a current network of 27 stores located in NSW, ACT, QLD and a distribution centre based in Blacktown NSW. The Amber Group will now have the benefit of it’s sister company Johnson Tiles (owned by Kim Hin Industry), which has operated in Australia for over 50 years in both domestic and commercial markets.

With showrooms in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, Johnson Tiles has a long, proud history grounded in manufacture, product development and customer service. Its global presence, conventional and cutting edge products at competitive prices will add international group research and buying strength to Amber’s offering.


“This latest acquisition will help grow Amber’s retail presence in Australia and expand the business significantly,” stated Kim Hin Managing Director, John Chua. “The iconic brand also represents a unique opportunity for KHI to enter the NSW tile and paving sector, expanding and strengthening its presence in Australia.”

Amber Tiles Franchise Opportunities

Amber Tiles has been successful in the trading business for 40 years and their years of experience can be the advantage that will build a stronger future for your business.

As of now, Amber Tiles has 28 stores across the country that cater to the needs of its customers. Its growth has been attributed to the success of Amber Tiles’ franchisees.

Amber Tiles uses a platform that allows it to expand to other markets in the local, interstate and international level.

Learn more about Amber Tiles’ franchise opportunities, here.