Paos Holdings Berhad was incorporated in Malaysia as a public limited company under the Companies Act,1965 on 11 November 1997 to be the listing vehicle for the purpose of flotation of PHB Group on the Main Board of the KLSE. The principal activity of the PHB is that of investment holding. The Companies within the Group are Paos Industries Sdn Bhd (124693-X ); Premier Oil Industries Sdn. Bhd ( 303289-A ); Alpine Legacy (M) Sdn. Bhd. ( 324171-I ); and The 5 Elements Hotel Sdn. Bhd. ( 827702-U ). Paos Industries Sdn Bhd was founded in 1987 with its factory in Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia. Today, it is one of the leading soap manufacturers in Malaysia. The Group's core business strength lies in the manufacturing and export of a wide range of palm oil-based products. Among the products manufactured are soap (liquid and hard); superolein which is a high quality cooking oil; palm mid-fraction (PMF) which is used in the production of chocolate and chocolate-based products and hard stearin which is used in the production of animal feed. The Group is also directly involved in the production of soap noodles (raw materials for soap making) and their by-products such as glycerine, are used to make toothpaste, paint products and pharmaceuticals.