Chu Kai Co., Ltd. (“CRANE” or “the company”) and its subsidiaries were established by Mr. Tongchai Praerangsi in 1990 to operate heavy mechanic machines and spares business, including rental heavy machines for lifting, assembling, installing and moving materials or large or heavy eaquipments. The company was incorporated under the title The Crane Service Co., Ltd. (“TCS”), but later of the extension of many industries, the demand of mechanic machines increased, the company has established The Crane Rayong Co., Ltd. (“TCR”) and The Crane Heavy life Co., Ltd. (“TCH”) to support its business, particularly in industrial areas.

In addition, in 1997, CRANE group established Chu Kai Co., Ltd. as its business to import second-hand heavy mechanics machines from outside countries to distribute to customers and to provide repair service and spares distribution to CRANE group and general customers. Later, the company’s group has restructured shareholders and its organization. In 2004, Chu Kai Co.,Ltd held the company’s shares for 99.99 percent including The Crane Lhaemchabung Co., Ltd. (“TCL”), The Crane Rayong Co., Ltd. (“TCR”) and The Crane Heavy lift Co., Ltd. (“TCH”), while in 2006, Chu Kai Co., Ltd. held 99.99 percent of shares in The Crane Service Co., Ltd. (“TCS”). Moreover, the company has operated new business structure in Chu Kai group to distribute and repair heavy mechanic machines while its subsidiaries provide rental and transportation services.


Sep 2015

The company was appointed by Xuzhou Construction Machinery Group IMP. & EXP. Company Limited or XCMG as the exclusive dealer for XCMG cranes in Thailand. (The company cancelled sales representation for ZOOMLION Cranes).

May 2015

The company increased registered capital from 626.78 million baht to registered and paid-up capital of 696.42 million baht. The company issued 69,642,613 new common shares (with a par value of 1.00 baht) to support dividend payouts.

7 Aug 2014

The company moved from MAI stock market to Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET)

May 2014

The company increased registered capital from THB 578.57million to THB 626.78 million by issuance shares for 48,214,186shares (at THB 1 par value each) to support dividend.

Apr 2014

TCR increased registered capital from THB 25 million to THB 150 million of paid-up capital by offering and issuances shares to existing shareholders at THB 100 par value each.

May 2013

Increased registered capital from formerly Baht506.25 million to new registered capital Baht578.57 million by issuing 72,321,375 new ordinary shares (at par value Baht1.00 per share) to support dividend payment.

Jan 2013

The Company imported used crane capacity 1,250 ton from Federal Republic of Germany to support the expansion of large crane rental service under the name of The Crane Rayong Company Limited.

Jul 2012

The Company imported used cranes of capacity 600 ton.

Jun 2012

The Crane Heavy Lift Co.,Ltd. had terminated land lease contract and moved its office to Bangna-Trad Road Km. 7

May 2012

Increased registered capital to Baht 506.25 million (total 506,250,000 shares, each share cost baht 1.00) to support dividend payment.

Feb 2011

The company was appointed as distributor for ZOOMLION CRANE as the exclusive distributor from ZOOMLION HEAVY INDUSTRY SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD., which is the leader of crane manufacturing company in the People’s Republic of China, including after-sale service and spare parts distributions.

Feb 2008

CRANE was approved for Initial Public Offering (IPO) and and Registered CRANE’s ordinary shares in was a listed company in the Market for Alternative Investment (mai)

19 Mar 2007

CRANE has increase its registered capital to Baht 450.00 million (450,000,000 share at the par value of Baht 1.00 per share) for initial public offering to be listed in MAI.

30 Nov 2006

CRANE has increase its paid-up capital from Baht 200.00 million to Baht 350.00 million by offer to private placement for 50.00 million shares (par value of Baht 1.00 per share) at the price of Baht 2.00 per share, and offer to Mr. Thongchai Praerangsi for 100 million shares (par value of Baht 1.00 per share) at the price of Baht 1.00 per share. The proceed has been used for working capital and invested in TCS at the proportion of 99.99 percent.

23 Nov 2006

CRANE has been granted the loan in the amount of Baht 280.00 million to purchase land on Bangna-Trad Km. 22 for 34-1-41 Rais from Today Transport Co., Ltd. (“TDT”) for its future expansion. This loan is used for debt restructuring between TCS and TDT as well.

21 Nov 2006

CRANE increased its investment in TCL, TCR, and TCH by cash for Baht 15.00 million each.

1 Oct 2006

The company agreed to held 99.99 percent of TCS’s ordinary shares from Mr. Tongchai Praerangsi in the fixing value.

Jul 2005

CRANE imported brand new truck crane to support its expansion, which need high quality machinery and high service standard.

8 Jun 2005

CRANE has transformed into Public Company Limited

Nov 2004

CRANE imported 600-ton-used-crane with supplementary. The 600-ton-crane is the most capable crane in Thailand with highest lifting capacity at that time.

8 Nov 2004

CRANE has increased its paid-up capital from Baht 100.00 million to Baht 200.00 million.

May 2004

The company’s group has restructured groups of shareholders which Chu Kai Co., Ltd. held shared of its subsidiaries: TCL, TCR and TCH in a ratio at 99.99 percent of their ordinary shares, an acquisition of shares from Mr. Tongchai Praerangsi’s group acquired in the fixing value.

30 Oct 2002

CRANE has increased its paid-up capital from Baht 50.00 million to Baht 100.00 million.

Dec 2001

CRANE imported 410-ton-used-crane.

2000

TCS had financial problem and got into debt restructuring process with 5 debtors. TCS has total restructuring debt of Baht 950,234,872.49 (Principal of Baht 607,359,056.88 and Accrued interest of Baht 342,875,815.61)

1999

CRANE has increase its paid-up capital from Baht 1.00 million to Baht 50.00 million by issued new common shares to the existing shareholders.

26 May 1997

CRANE has been established with paid-up capital of Baht 1.00 million on Bangna-Trad Road Km. 7 to import from overseas or purchase domestically used cranes and resell to its subsidiaries (TCS, TCL, TCR, and TCH) and other clients. CRANE shall repair and modify the used cranes before reselling to the customers. Moreover, CRANE was the hub of the repair services of used cranes and the sales of spare parts to its subsidiaries (TCS, TCL, TCR and TCH) and other clients. Its subsidiaries shall mainly provide machinery rental services for lifting, assembling and installing as well as transportation services only.

1996

The company established The Crane Heavylift Co., Ltd. where its office situates in Rangsit area, with THB 10 million of registered capital, to provide rental service and transportation around Pathum Thani, Ayutthaya, Saraburi and other province in the south. Presently, the company owns THB 25 million of registered capital and paid-up capital.

1994

The company established The Crane Rayong Co.,Ltd (“TCR”) where its office situates in Bankai District of Rayong, with THB 2 million of registered capital, to extend its business in Rayong Province due to a lot of customers groups in Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate and to support customs, who are the main target customers of the company, in petroleum business, refining business, metal manufacturing factories and port business. Presently, TCR owns THB 150 of registered capital and paid-up capital.

1992

The company established The Crane Lhaemchabang Co.,Ltd where its office situates in Sriracha District of Cholburi, with THB 2 million of registered capital, to support expansion of business in Lhaemchabang port of Cholburi. Presently, TCL owns THB 25 million of registered capital and paid-up capital.

1991

TCS increased the paid-up capital to Baht 20.00 million for the business expansion.

1990

The company established The Crane Service Co., Ltd. (“TCS”) where its office situates on Bangna-Trad Road KM.3, with THB 200 million of registered capital, purposing to provide second-hand heavy mechanic services such as, cranes, forklift trucks and trailer trucks and to provide material or equipment transportationby crane, forklift truck, trailers, truck and other mechanic machines. Presently, TCS owns THB 100 million of registered capital and paid-up capital.