With a humble beginning as a family concerns in Sitiawan (Perak) in the early 1960s, DKLS Industries Berhad was incorporated in Malaysia under the Companies Act, 1995 as a public limited company under its present name.
It is an investment company. Its wholly-owned subsidiary, DKLS Construction Sdn Bhd was incorporated on 26 February 1983 under the Malaysian Companies Act, 1965 as a private limited company with a registered Class "A" building & general contractor with Pusat Khidmat Kontraktor Malaysia and is a registered Grade "G7" contractor with the Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia.
DKLS Industries' other wholly-owned subsidiary is DKLS Quarry & Premix Sdn Bhd (a Quarry Master). DKLS Quarry & Premix was incorporated on 4 June 1985.
In conjunction with, and as an integral part of listing and quotation for the entire issued and paid-up ordinary shares of DKLS Industries on the Second Board of the KLSE, the Company undertook to acquire the entire issued and paid-up capital of both subsidiaries for RM15,499,998 satisfied through the issuance of 15,499,998 new ordinary shares of RM1.00 each fully paid-up shares in DKLS Industries.