Kumpulan Karangkraf started its business in a humble little shoplot in 1978, Its founder Hussamuddin bin Hj. Yaacub had a simple dream of interpreting white pages into great opportunities. The maiden magazine published under the group was Mingguan Kanak-Kanak, and this was soon followed by with weekly tabloids Bacaria, Watan, Media Hiburan and later Seri Dewi & Keluarga, Remaja and Nona.
Today Kumpulan Karangkraf, is Malaysia’s largest national language magazine publisher with 30 titles under its belt. Throughout the 30 years of involvement in the publishing industry, Kumpulan Karangkraf continues to experience tremendous growth via positive sales and advertising figures. This is further enhanced by taking a bold step delving into the competitive world of daily newspaper with the launch of Sinar Harian. Unlike other national language dailies, Sinar Harian is the only 100% regional (State) newspaper in the Peninsula.
An established publication and printing firm and distributor of magazines, books and printed materials in South East Asia that meets world quality standards.
b) Mission Statement • Money is not merely the bottom line! Business continuity is by emphasizing on a strong foundation in good basic human values and practiced by everyone within the organization • Constantly identifying new publishing opportunities and keeping the business integrity intact
Every publication is designed to meet the national aspiration of injecting good moral values
c) Core Values:
• To give priority to customer satisfaction • To maintain discipline, politeness and trustworthiness • To have teamwork and good communication between all staff • To be highly productive and efficient • To be informative and skillful • Hardworking and conscientious • Concern for quality in all aspects and levels