Narra Industries Berhad ("Narra") was incorporated on 9 September 1980 in Malaysia as a private limited company under the name of Cement-Board (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. On 9 Septmber 1981, the name was changed to Cemboard (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and subsequently changed to Hume Cemboard (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd on 6 March 1991. It was then changed to Hume Cemboard Sdn Bhd on 15 December 1993 and on 12 August 1996, it was converted to a public limited company and changed its name to Hume Cemboard Berhad ("HCB"). HCB was listed on the Main Board of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (now known as Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad) on 16 March 1998. On 3 March 2003, HCB disposed of its fibre cement business to Ambang Subur Sdn Bhd (now known as Hume Cemboard Industries Sdn Bhd) and became an investment holding company. Subsequently on 9 October 2003, HCB acquired Hume Furniture Industries Sdn. Bhd. from Hume Industries (Malaysia) Berhad. On 15 October 2003, Narra assumed its present name. Narra is principally an investment holding company whilst its subsidiaries are engaged in the design, manufacture and supply of furniture, and interior design fit-out works.