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Who we are - Matrix Group is a
fast growing enterprise with
32 operating facilities in 10 countries, organized into 8
business units with more than 1,800 employees providing a wide
range of superior products and outstanding services to a large
and growing international customer base in more than 60
an annual turnover
exceeding USD 296 million in 2006, the Group owes its
success to its talented management team, their support staff and
dedicated employees at our worldwide facilities.
Group companies are in a leading position in their fields
providing a comprehensive portfolio of quality products and
systems, precision components, and related services to
an impressive growing list of local and regional customers.
Matrix Group companies
are in the business of making great things possible every day -
From producing more than 1200 different products to providing a
wide range of services including contract manufacturing, we make
it all happen. In addition, based on special joint-venture
partnership arrangements, we offer co-op product and technology
development programs to our established customer base.
We at Matrix Group are inspired and united by our shared
values, which transcend borders and nationalities. We see
ourselves as dedicated partners to our customers, vendors,
suppliers and fellow associates, as creative strategists within
an integrated network, and as focused managers making decisions
with long-lasting effects and contributing to our growth.
Passion is the driving force that motivates us and makes us
successful. We believe in leading through passion.
A history of
challenge and opportunity..
The Group was formed in 1955 as Matrix Alliance, then
changed name twenty some years later to Matrix Group in
1979. The original founding members, the owners of two
metal recycling facilities, a ferrous and two
non-ferrous foundries plus a job-shop company with 3
machining facilities joined forces to form an alliance
to pull together resources and benefit from "economies
of scale" operating under one umbrella.
What characterized Matrix Alliance in the early days
helped the owners of the new entity expand the size and
scale of their operation, increase purchasing power by
buying materials in larger bulk sizes through long-term
contracts, leverage financial strength to have access to
a greater range of financial instruments and to obtain
preferred lower-interest charges, while banking on
lowered their marketing and advertising costs and
pulling on the strength of a larger pool of human
resources with increasing number of managers with
varying level of specialization to reduce costs and
original founding members were able to integrate their
operations with three other industrialist families and
in 1979 the Matrix Group was born as the controlling entity for
such partnership. Throughout the next 10 years, the group
was able to attract
new investment and brought on board new members as investing
partners to operate as
Matrix Group Companies (Matrix Group
late 1989, the company was
and the current management team took control.
Backed by a solid commitment and the financial support
of the shareholders, the new management team set out to
expand operations with a new vision
to create a leading organization in the highly
competitive industrial products and services
marketplace, through a decentralized structure, in
partnership with a number of entrepreneurs in a
different geographical regions of the world.
During the years that followed, this vision became a
reality and the company grew many folds over.
Under the new executive leadership, 1990s
turned to an era of rapid expansions and financial
growth, acquiring a significant number of companies and
generating more international business. Since the turn
of the century, the high-speed growth rate has been
continued through a special focus on people, performance
and profits, pressing ahead with expansion of our
capabilities and achieving far better results in terms
of both quality and quantity. On
March 21st 2005, the Group celebrated its 50 year
Our growth has been remarkable, especially since 1990 -
We grew from a team of 450 to more than 1,800 employees
with 32 operating facilities in 10 countries, providing
superior products and great services to a large and
growing international customer base in more than 50
countries. We posted the best overall results among our
industry peers - In just 15 years since 1990, we grew
the company to nearly 8 folds from $33 million to $254
million (FY2005) with a healthy operating profit margin
Today, we can all look back over our history and proudly
say that the Group has never wavered in its focus on
customers to enhance their productivity, support for our
employees and their development, commitment to
re-investing in increasing capabilities and a
disciplined approach in both operations and
acquisitions. We operate through a decentralized
structure and have positioned our company well in the
marketplace. A first rate executive team is in place to
continue our success and take the Group to the next
We remain passionate in everything we do and in
particular in serving our customers - We value the
strong partnerships we have with many major customers
and their companies in various industries we serve.
We continued to grow while maintaining our focus on the
core values that have helped us achieve our success.
Matrix Group’s management team is an advocate of the
decentralization business model and practices a customer
focused approach instead of being headquarters focused.
Decentralized operating philosophy has propelled the
Group achieve record sales and successful implementation
of continuous improvement initiatives to maximize to
efficiency at all operating facilities.
Matrix Group’s strength derives our executive leadership
and business managers leading a cohesive team of
dedicated employees to achieve success.
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Vision, Culture & Core Values
with the products we produce
it is possible to dominate the markets in the regions we
do business in.
Our vision is to provide our customers with an
exceptional level of service and gain their trust and
confidence to the point where they need not consider
alternative suppliers ..
We work in an environment where
always come first
we continuously try
we treat each other
and other people fairly
we promote, embrace
and manage change
we are happy and
look forward to working there
At Matrix Group Companies, we are driven by our passion
to be a leader in our fields and to uphold high
standards of quality in all we do for our customers,
vendors, suppliers and fellow associates alike. Our core
Integrity is our cornerstone ..
We pride ourselves about our integrity
along with the sincere,
and open culture we have been
nurturing. We all extend utmost respect to our fellow
employees, vendors, suppliers, customers, management and
Excellence is our driving force ..
We must continuously strive for
excellence. We can never be satisfied with where we are
today because we know we can be even better tomorrow.
Employees are our most valued asset ..
We make every effort to build winning
teams. We believe empowered people can manage
self-directed teams with a winning attitude and are
dedicated to self improvement and professional growth.
We believe in working hard and playing hard – After all,
must have fun doing it! We continually seek for methods
to improve our processes and look for ways to enhance
our efficiencies. Political/Bureaucratic behaviors are
Customers, vendors and suppliers are
valued business partners ..
We extend utmost courtesy to our
customers, vendors and suppliers as valued business
partners and conduct business in the most respectful,
honest and competitive manner. This is part of building
value through our strategic partners.
Maximizing shareholder’s value ..
We are a private company and every one of
us has a duty to maximize the value of the investment
made by our owners/investors/shareholders and safeguard
such at all times. Hence, each one of us is not only
both responsible and accountable for his/her
contributions but must also does his/her utmost best to
increase shareholder’s value each and every day.
The Group has developed great strengths which have
sustained its phenomenal growth through myriad of
challenges over the years since its inception. Our key
Our People ..
Matrix Group Companies'
greatest asset, and indeed our pride, is our people.
More than 1800 dedicated, committed and passionate staff
from various facets of industry expertise are empowered
to do great things for our customers everyday, both in
the forefront and behind-the-scenes. Our shared
synergies, efforts and beliefs reinforce the Group as a
team that always deliver its promises to our valued
management team continues to provide the right vision,
the right direction, the right guidance and the right
for the whole Group. The winning team of Business Unit
General Managers and Plant Managers,
led by our
Group Managing Director, Mr. Barry Sahba are always available
and accessible to help solving any kind of problem or
challenge we might be facing. Their proven expertise,
exceptional leadership skills, sheer commitment for
delivering excellence and uncompromising standards for
quality, are inspiration to all of us.
State-of-the-Art Facilities and Technologies ..
Matrix Group Companies
operates a number of companies with well-equipped,
modern facilities in different parts of the world. The
Group continually re-invests in its companies to improve
operations. We invest in best-of-breed talents, best
best technologies to afford the best capabilities with
the ultimate goal to better serve its customer base. Our
plan is to always invest in state-of-the-art
computerized technologies and acquire the right software
and hardware that will enable us to control costs and
benefit our customers in terms of improving response
time, providing greater speed and convenience
communication and simplify business transactions.
Quality, Consistency, Professionalism ..
At Matrix Group Companies, proper control measures for
all processes and procedures are in place to deliver a
consistent standard of quality at every location.
Dedicated Operations Managers and Plant Managers perform
at the highest level of efficiency and professionalism.
At the helm,
Director has the highest expectations and always demands
performance and productivity from every one of our
facilities. Hence, we have all come to a firm
understanding that every day we must perform as good if
not better than the day before.
Innovation, Product/Technology Development ..
At Matrix Group Companies, we have a special focus on
product/technology development and are constantly
deriving new and better solutions to exceed customers'
expectations and define new heights of excellence. We
also recognize customers' specific needs for customized
solutions and go to great lengths to ensure that your
requirements are fulfilled providing tailored products
and services that strive to meet and exceed their
The ultimate attestation of our capabilities comes from
our many customers whose continued support has deeply
inspired our conviction to seek excellence in everything
Each operating plants has been qualified to ISO9001:2000
standard as well as applicable leading industry
standards. These certifications serve as a foundation
for establishing strong quality systems that exceed
industry standards to maintain the highest level of
quality and performance.
Safety, Health & Environmental
Environmental and Social Consciousness -
As part of its corporate strategy, the Group is firmly
committed to an ethical and responsible business
management practice at all times. Along with
offering great product lines, quality components and a
comprehensive list of industrial services, the Group
started early on incorporating environmental and social
consciousness in its operational policy.
First and foremost, all the facilities of the individual
companies within the Group operate based on an effective
environmental protection control system. Secondly, our
local and regional facilities also observe social
standards. Furthermore, in order to meet the challenges
of a global economy, the Group has initiated a plan
requiring itself and its member companies join forces to
guarantee their suppliers' compliance with social
Under the leadership of our management team, the Group
companies utilize a pioneering approach and closely
monitor social and economical standards in the regions
we do business and have committed themselves to a
sustainable strategy to maintain such competitiveness.
As fundamental support for our industrial activities,
our management team is continually searching for better alternatives
to secure a more stable supply of raw materials by
positively engaging in establishing joint-ventures and
Meanwhile, in each of our regional
companies, the management team is actively implementing
plans to raise the operational efficiencies including
the efficiency of our supply-chain with a special focus
on the logistics. The management team is evaluating
alternatives for developing and constructing a new
integrated industrial system that provides a more
consistent flow for the whole business process from
obtaining the raw material to shipping the finished
products, from upstream to downstream.
In addition, the the management team has created several
alliances in the regional markets for renting/leasing factory units and employing
Holdings Limited ownership comprised of a private group
of investors that makes
highly-selective investments across several
industries, in particular, in industrial and/or
manufacturing-based companies with sales in the $5 to
$50 million range. The emphasis is on companies with
niche products and/or services synergistic to our
current offering in the markets we serve, preferably
with a strong management team in place. Our business
development team has a long-term view on investments
with a special focus on creating value through superior
performance and growth.
Investments range from $5 million up to $25
million in size and the Group funds investments with its
own principals’ capital, not through a fund, hence, the
Group maintains autonomy in making decisions quickly
without the restrictive obligations towards a fund or
the specific requirements of returning capital to
Matrix Group Holdings,
Matrix Group Companies, Matrix Group Enterprises,
Matrix Group Ventures