Rim Polymers entered the polyurethane solutions business more than 30 years ago when it first partnered Italian giant industrial group to develop the Asian markets. After more than 20 years of significant milestone successes together, Rim Polymers progressed toward developing its own technologies and customised solutions for its customers. We also developed our own line of polyurethane machinery – the GMA brand of exceptional high-pressure polyurethane-molding machinery.


  • 1979

    Established Polymers Division Singapore (under Universal Polymers Ltd)

  • 1980

    Established Universal Polymers Sdn Bhd (UPSB) Malaysia
    It converts to RIM Malaysia since year 2000.

  • 1982

    Formed “Canon Asia Ltd”, a joint venture entity with Italy’s Cannon Group; to distribute Polyurethane machines in Asia

  • 2000

    Established RIM POLYMERS INDUSTRIES PTE LTD; introduced the GMA brand of polyurethane machines

  • 2001

    RIM GLOBAL OFFICES established in year 2001

  • 2007

    • Established RIM India
    • Secured the supply of Automative Interior parts to Hyundai & Kia brands globally via OEM plants

  • 2011

    Joint efforts with Honeywell Inc, Dow Chemical and two Chinese refrigerator brands (Haisen & Midea) to develop a new Premix System of Rigid FOam for Polyol 245fa blow agent for better foam density and greater cost reduction

  • 2015

    Turnkey Solution for rigid foam (Fridge & Panel Application)

  • 2016

    Turnkey Solution for Automotive Interior Parts

  • Present

    Rim Polymers has successfully achieved a great presence in Asia Pacific Region, Russia and other emerging markets (e.g. Central Asia, Middle East and some key Africa countries – S Africa, Algeria, etc) in past decade. So far Rim Polymers has 15 PU machines and Plants running in North America and Two in Eastern Europe.