Bastion continues to meet customer needs and expectations through its offering and enhancing efficiency in area of ELV, ICT and BSS following the signing of a government-related contract agreement with Binatex Sdn Bhd for the supply and install of ICT, BSS, Voice and AV System for Economic Affairs Ministry at Menara Prisma, Precinct 3, Putrajaya. The contracts are expected to be completed within 8 months by July 2021
Another contract, awarded by Securities Commission Malaysia on November 2020, is an enterprise network upgrading work for their HQ and DRC networks which inclusive of 3 years maintenance supports. The contract will commence on 31st March 2021.
Bastion having to secure these two government-related contracts totaling RM7.8 million is a plus for Bastion as the company is mostly working on private jobs, said managing director Simon Phang. Nevertheless, these new contracts are expected to contribute positively to the company’s earnings for the financial year ending 2021.
Bastion has shown strong growth and is set to continue this momentum of growth throughout 2021. Bastion would also strive to secure public jobs in the coming year.
Having secured the RM5.5 million ELV contract for the PDH Phase 1 mixed development project for ELV works, Bastion total has been bagged RM 16.5 million for Phase 1 & Phase 2 14 million on PDH project. BASTION will provide Pavilion Damansara Heights Phase 2 on Building Security System (BSS), Extra Low Voltage (ELV) and Telecommunication System (ICT) as well.
These contracts will boost the company financial year-to-date new contract wins to RM62 million and helped to sustain its outstanding order book at RM85 million.
The two-phase Pavilion Damansara Heights project is targeted for completion in 2023. The entire projects cover an area of over 15.84 acres and comprise 10 office blocks, five towers with 1,968 serviced apartments and 240 hotel rooms, and a five-story retail podium.
In view of Bastion’s current strong order & tender book. Bastion managing director Mr. Simon Phang said the company remains on track to achieve its RM100 million order book target for FY2020.
BASTION started its Financial Year Ending July 31, 2020 (FY2020), with a strong first half of Aug 1 to Jan 31, 2020 (1HFY2020), came amid of 90.3% improvement in revenue to RM 13 million as compared to first half of FY2019 (1HFY2019), RM 6.83 million.
In this fiscal year, BASTION has been awarded new contracts worth of RM 37 million from Sunway, Global Oriental & Malton Group. The projects include
The contracts involve the supply, installation, testing, commissioning and maintenance of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Extra Low Voltage (ELV), Carpark Management and Parking Guidance System (PGS). BASTION expects the contracts to contribute positively towards its future earnings and net tangible assets for the financial year ending July 31, 2020 (FY20) and thereafter, for the duration of the contract.
In addition, BASTION also awarded 2 years maintenance contract for Sunway Pyramid Mall, Sunway Giza Mall and Sunway Velocity Hotel for CCTV, PA and SMATV System service maintenance.
The company now has outstanding work orders of RM 60 million including newly secured contracts of RM 37 million, which it said will provide good earnings visibility for the next three years. The ongoing projects include KL Ecocity, Pavilion Damansara Heights, the Park 2, Pavilion Bukit Jalil Mall, Pavilion Ceylon Hills Residences, Sunway Grid M4, Sunway Geo Lake, Sunway Citrine Lakehomes, Setia Seraya Putrajaya, amongst others. As of today, the ongoing projects deliver the expected value on time and within budget.
To date, BASTION has submitted tenders for several huge potential projects worth up to RM 80 million. These tenders expected to be finalized by Q3, 2020. BASTION stands a good chance to secure these contracts as BASTION has a proven track record of excellence from their past successful projects and on-going projects. In addition, the company is backed by a capable project delivery team that enables them to undertake multiple projects simultaneously.
BASTION is a leading ICT and ELV solutions provider with over 15 years of experience in supply, installation, testing and commissioning of the complete portfolio of ICT and ELV solutions.
On Nov 24, over 50 Bastion team members and their families put on their running shoes and running T-shirts to jog for a charity in Charity Fun Run & Walk at Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang, Laman 2, Serdang organized by A Piece of Hope (APOH). Bastion team joined over 1,000 other runners who participated in the charity run.
The day is even more special as Simon Phang, Managing Director of Bastion led the team in the APOH Charity Run flag off for 3 consecutive years. In the run, we encouraged each other, we faced the challenge together, and we laughed together – because of this we all were winners in the end! And, of course, raising over RM120,000 for a worthy charity like APOH was its own reward. We look forward to building on this camaraderie and charity donation in future runs and events. Go, Team Bastion!
A total of RM120,000 collected from the event was given to three non-governmental organisations, namely Desa Amal Jireh, Persatuan Kanak-Kanak Istimewa Kajang Selangor (PKIK) and Rumah Victory.
APOH is a non-profit campaigning vehicle managed by volunteers that raises funds for underprivileged children.
Bastion Systems recently arranged an exciting and fun-filled outdoor recreational activity celebration, in which all Bastion employees were invited to participate and have delightful experiences.
This 3D2N Adventure Teambuilding 2019 was held at Selesa Hill Homes & Golf Resort, Bukit Tinggi, 4th-6th May to enrich team-building skills among the Bastion staff.
This event allows the hard-working, passionate and determine employees to relax and cheer with numerous outdoor and indoor fun activities.
Bastion’s Managing Director Simon Phang said; “It is grateful to see Bastion employees from different departments participating in different recreational and sporting activities with a team-building spirit, strive to maintain friendly and heartfelt relations among themselves, by coming together as one big Bastion family”.
An interactive session was also held on that fun-filled day to enhance the communication and team-building skills of the employees.
More than 300 people attended the Bastion CNY Reunion Dinner at Sheraton Hotel Petaling Jaya on 18 January 2019.
The celebration featured Bastion Managing Director Simon Phang and guests tossing yee sang at the start of the dinner to signify prosperity, good luck and wealth.
“We will continue to maintain and improve our level of quality and adhere to our motto, “Commitment is Our Virtue” to ensure we are able to compete with the best in our industry. As long as we equip ourselves and work together to face challenges with confidence and hope, I have full confidence in the Bastion’s future prospects.” said Simon Phang.
Simon was blessed to have a year full of achievements in 2018, Bastion has been awarded the ‘Business Service Excellence Award’ by Sin Chew and the ‘SME ICT Adoption Award’ at the Platinum Business Awards organised by SME Association of Malaysia. Also, awarded as “Best Business Partner Award 2018” by Sunway Construction.
Simon Phang also said he was grateful to all the staffs for their hard work, commitment and contributions over the past years. He mentioned the staff have shared the ups and downs with the company, and yet still bond strongly with the company.
Apart from being a gathering to celebrate the Year of the Boars, Simon Phang said Bastion is look forward to working with the industry leading customers and partners in the upcoming projects.
Meanwhile, there was also traditional drum troupe performance and featuring of the God of Prosperity delighted the audience in the dinner.
Thank you to all who came by and may you achieve greater success in the year ahead!
Another proud milestone for us. Heartful gratitude to Sunway Construction Group Berhad for honoring us with the “Best Business Partner Award 2018”. Thank you for the amazing 10 years support and trust with us.
Being awarded with the Best Business Partner Award meant a lot for us. This recognition definitely will motivate us to work harder and continue to strive our best to provide the best services to our valued customer. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, and skillful execution.
Winning this honor wouldn’t have been possible without the constant and unconditional support from our outstanding teams, excellent teamwork gives us the competitive edge that makes us stand out as winner of all.
Bastion was presented with the SME ICT ADOPTION AWARD during the Platinum Business Awards 2018 (PBA 2018) at the Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre.The Platinum Business Awards celebrates SMEs in Malaysia in the true spirit of entrepreneurship by recognising the outstanding achievements and contributions in their respective fields. The theme for this year’s award ceremony – ” Local Innovation, Global Recognition”, seeks to emphasise on innovation for Malaysian SMEs to gain global presence and recognition.
Bastion Managing Director, Simon Phang commented, “We are delighted and honored to receive this award. This award is for the incredible Bastion team members. Their dedication in driving innovation and provide the best solutions for our valued customers and partners always amaze me. This award definitely is a booster for us to continue to strive the best in the future.”
Another recognition and encouragement was received by Bastion. Bastion Systems is pleased and humbled to announce that the company has been awarded The Business Service Excellence Award in Sin Chew Business Excellence Award 2018.
“I am humbled by the recognition and would like to share this achievement with the entire team. Our mission is to work continuously to be at the leading edge of digital and technological innovation. I am excited to continue growing Bastion to stay relevant and deliver the best quality service and the most detailed and dynamic solutions. This is also very much in line with our motto, ‘commitment is our virtue’. We have the trust and mandate from our customers, and it is crucial that we stay competitive as a value-add for our customers and strategic partners by providing them with quality tailored solutions,” says Simon, Managing Director of Bastion Systems.
Bastion would like to dedicate this amazing achievement to customers, business partners and incredible employees who made this possible. Bastion hereby pledge to continue to strive for betterment in the coming future to excel in whatever we do.
In conjunction with the World Cerebral Palsy Day on the 6th October, 2018, Lovely Disable Home has organized a second successive charity run, namely “Run for a Chance 2018” at the CITTA Mall, Ara Damansara from 6.30am to 10am. This year, the run was supported by a local singer and radio host, Ms Mei Sim as a Run Ambassador. She will be running together with the participants during the day to grace the event.
Bastion Systems was very honoured to be part of the event to create community awareness about Cerebral Palsy and intellectual disabilities . Apart from this, Run for a Chance 2018 also provide an avenue for the public to have a better understanding of the socks merchandize created by the Lovely Disabled Home.Since 2015, Lovely Disabled Home has created its own socks and packaging works to be done by the members themselves.The center hope that this will bring a stable working opportunities for the members and enhance the value of their life.
Through packaging a pair of socks, it creates a CHANCE for the disabled members, which is why the theme of the charity run is called “Run for A Chance”.
Founded in 2005, Lovely Disabled Home is a non-governmental organization and non-profit disabled center. Entering into its 13th year, the center carry its purpose to provide employment opportunities for people with Cerebral Palsy and intellectual disabilities. In the recent years, the number of members working at the center has increased from the initial 6 to 58. As the center see the needs for such centers to continue to play its role for the disabled communities, the center continue to organize this Charity Run raise fund for its annual operating expenses of 2019.
Bastion Systems are proud to joint the meaningful event – Build A Home Campaign, initiated by Sunway Construction. The objective of this campaign is to build a home for needy people in the urban area. The team are blessed to build and provide aa shelter to the families.
We look forward to more similar campaign in the community and provide a safe and comfortable homes for the people in need.
Bastion Systems has elevated its partner status with the global leader in telecommunications infrastructure, Huawei, across a range of Enterprise products.
Acknowledgement of Bastion Systems as a Gold Enterprise partner is based on a combination of sales activity and importantly, technical accreditation and achievement across our team members who complete a mix of pre-sales, sales and post-sales training, including successful attainment of exam accreditation.
This important milestone ensures Bastion Systems is recognised as a value-added partner of Huawei Enterprise group in Malaysia and further reinforces our strategy focus across integrated building services communication and our connectivity platform.
The achievement of Gold Partner status for Bastion Systems with Huawei also recognises the efforts of the individuals that have attended training and accreditation programs that support the over-arching partner status achievement. To this end, these career certifications are recognised globally and continue to be promoted across Huawei in Australia as it further strengthens its presence in the Enterprise environment.
With the development of case studies across several installed sites continuing to grow in Malaysia, in a number of different verticals including, hotels, medical, education, residential apartments, and gated community, this acknowledgement by Huawei and achievement in Gold Partner status for Bastion Systems provides a solid foundation for aggressive growth.
Bastion Systems Sdn Bhd was awarded the Malaysia’s SME 100 Fast Moving Companies Awards 2017 at The Majestic Hotel on December 9, 2017.
The SME100 Awards is organised by SME magazine, with support from Small and Medium Enterprises Associations (SAMENTA), CTOS, and KPMG. The Award identifies and recognises Malaysia’s fast-moving SMEs with a focus on growth (turnover, profit and market share) and resilience (best practices, sustainability and vision).
Award recipients are selected from almost a thousand candidates. They are scored using the proprietary SME100 Scorecard, and the scores audited by KPMG. This results in a data-driven judging methodology, free from the subjective opinions of a judging panel.
“We are truly honoured to receive this award as it signifies Bastion’s commitment in providing high quality and value-added services for our customers,” said Bastion Managing Director, Simon Phang.
SME100 is an Annual Recognition Award programme organised by SME & Entrepreneurship Magazine. Independently researched, ranked and published, SME 100 ranks the top and fast moving companies based on quantitative and qualitative criteria.
Bastion has been awarded several key projects in different industries, including Sunway Velocity Mall, Sunway University, and Forest City Hotel & Residence. The most recent project is the International School of Kuala Lumpur, and it is targeted to complete in 2018.
Our strategic alliances and reliable technology have given us the competitive advantage to consistently deliver high quality performance and value added services beyond our clients’ expectation.
We achieve our successes through actively practicing our motto “Commitment is Our Virtue”. One of our key strengths lies in the diversity of our expertise. Bastion is a melting pot of diverse skills and experiences, and we believe in working together as a team.
Over the years, Bastion has collaborated with the NGO A Piece of Hope, to participate in Fun Run & Walk 2017, Run for A Change for Lovely Disabled Home and many other charity events. These activities have raised great social awareness and contributed funds for children-based NGOs.
The immense support received from all the employees contributed to the success of these charity events. In the years to come, we look forward to doing more CSR and to continue raising social awareness on important issues.
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