It all started in the year 1970. We founded a bicycle retail shop selling and modifying racing bikes, tricycles and chopper bicycles. We were also retailing children’s bicycles, baby strollers, baby walkers and play pens under the umbrella of Children’s World Company.


Became a general goods trader, dealing with the F&B, construction materials industry for Indonesia. We started to distribute lubricants and in three short years, grew to become the largest lubricant distributorship in Indonesia after being awarded distributorship by Castrol and Esso.


Expanded our business to distribute lubricant to supply for cars, trucks, boats in South East Asia and Indonesia. Awarded Castrol Lubricant’s distributorship for Indonesia and became the largest lubricant distributor in Riau province, Indonesia.


Awarded Esso’s Lubricant distributorship in Indonesia. We also started trading drummed asphalt.


Trademarked and produced an in-house Lubricant brand – Cosmic.


Incorporated Cosmic Oil (S) Pte Ltd to trade Cosmic brand of petroleum products.

The 90’s till 2008 was a time of transformation for Hiin. In 1993, we restructured the business under the umbrella of Hin Hin Management & Holdings Pte Ltd as the investment and holding company. We also broke into more markets in Malaysia, China, Taiwan.


Restructured the businesses under the umbrella of Hin Hin Management & Holdings Pte Ltd as the investment and holding company. We also designed and manufactured the first of its kind in Asia – Bulk Liquid Containers to carry heated bulk bitumen, winning the contract to supply bitumen for the Hong Kong International Airport project and taking the first step towards being an integrated logistics solutions provider.


We became Singapore’s first one-stop asphalt integrated logistics supply chain and trading network. We supplied drummed asphalt to China for the construction of Shanghai-Nanjing Expressway 沪宁高速公路.


Acquired our first bitumen vessel - MT HHC, one of the first dedicated bitumen vessels in South East Asia. Initiate construction of 3,000MT Asphalt terminal in Pulau Batam Island, Indonesia, making Hin Hin one of the pioneer players of Indonesia’s bulk liquid asphalt business.


Made significant in-road by supplying asphalt and modified asphalt for the construction of Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).


Established Aeromic Shipping (S) Pte Ltd as in-house ship manager for all the fleet.


Entered the trading bulk asphalt market in China and Taiwan.


Achieved ISO 9002 Quality Certification for lubricant and specialty asphalt manufacturing. We also acquired additional 3000MT of bulk storage tanks in Pulau Batam, Indonesia and acquired another vessel – MT Bitumen Kallex.


Formed a significant joint venture with COSMIC Jiangyin Ltd, with an entity of the Jiangsu Provincial Government to produce modified asphalt and emulsions in Jiang Yin city, (Jiangsu, China). It is the first modified asphalt manufacturing plant in Jiangsu province. Acquired the vessel MT Bitumen Express.


Acquired the vessel MT Bitumen Glory.


Winner, Singapore SME 500 Award (Top 30)


Winner, Singapore SME 500 Award (Top 30) Winner, Singapore Enterprise 50 Invented and filed a patent for COSMICPACK – the revolutionary fully-consumable asphalt packaging system.


Winner, Singapore Enterprise 50


Winner Singapore Enterprise 50 Winner, Best SAP Business One Project 2006


Winner Singapore Enterprise 50 Singapore Packaging Star Award 2007 – Winner of commercial category: Environmental sustainable packaging for COSMICPACK. Vessels MT Cosmic 8, MT Cosmic 9, MT Cosmic 10 and MT Cosmic 11 entered into the fleet. Obtained trading permit (Surat Izin Usaha Niaga Umum Minyak dan Gas bumi) to trade and distribute fuel and petroleum products from the Indonesian government.

2009 onwards was a period of expansion, consolidation and validation, winning prestigious industry awards along the way.


Acquired 14-hectre land in Perawang, Indonesia for further expansion in fuel and asphalt business.


Incorporated both Hin Hin Shanghai Representative office and Cosmic International (Shanghai) Ltd.


Acquired vessel MT Bitumen Shouri.


Achieved annual trading volume of 1 Million Metric Tonne for asphalt, making Hin Hin one of the largest physical movers of asphalt in East Asia.


SINOPEC names Hin Hin as “Strategic Partner” in bulk asphalt trading.


Acquired a stake in a 8600MT Asphalt Terminal in Surabaya, Indonesia. The entity was renamed PT Cosmic Berkah Mulia Mandiri after the acquisition.

The year 2020 marked our 50th anniversary. With the culmination of our history, our expansion and making significant leaps regionally, we rebranded ourselves as Hiin.


We were ranked as Singapore's top 1000 (S1000) companies for 2 consecutive years in 2019 and 2020. Hin Hin entered into a joint venture with Showa Rekisei Industries Co., Ltd. to form PT Shoreki Specialty Asphalt (PTSSA). PT SSA’s mission is to manufacture and market top quality polymer modified asphalt technology for Indonesia. Hin Hin also celebrates 50 years of enterprise and rebrands itself as Hiin. The Singapore HQ relocates to 77 Robinson Road. Despite the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, we journeyed on, maintaining a steady course for our business, so we can always be where you want us to be.

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