HISTORY OF ESTABLISHMENT

F.I.T Center Sdn. Bhd. (FITEC) or MARA Furniture Resource Centre (No. Company Registration 288508-T), is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) which is an agency under the Ministry of Rural Development (KPLB). FITEC operates under the Mara Entrepreneur Development Division (BPU). The Company was registered on 28 January 1994 under the Companies Act 1965 and has been fully operational since 1995. Its location is located at Lot PT 6301, Mukim Batu, Off KM13, Jalan Batu Caves, 68100 Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur which is adjacent to MARA Small Industrial Area, Federal Territory, Kuala Lumpur.

The establishment of FITEC was the result of a study on bumiputera furniture and tanggam industry in Malaysia by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Technonet Asia and majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA). The centre was established with the help of expertise and finance from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Malaysia through MARA. FITEC is currently the implementing agency in enhancing the development of the Bumiputera furniture industry in Malaysia.