Jardine Engineering Corporation (JEC) is established on 15th February, headquartered in Shanghai with branches in Wuhan and Hong Kong.


JEC is the first fire services contractor, completing the China Building in Hong Kong.


JEC installs its first lift in Tianjin, China.


JEC installs the first commercial air-conditioning system in Hong Kong at King's Theatre.

JEC installs the first Schindler lift in Hong Kong.


JEC secures the wiring, vault doors and safety deposit installation contracts for The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Building.

JEC Thailand is established.


In spite of the Sino-Japanese War, JEC continues to provide design, construction, supply and installation of an electrical power plant and water distribution systems for Nanchang.


JEC's Shanghai foreign settlements, lift production workshop, and many other facilities are bombed and destroyed during the war.


WWII commences and many JEC staff leave to join the military forces.


JEC is the first to market fluorescent tubes and novel fittings, quickly followed by I.E.S. fixtures - a system of diffused lighting.


Hong Kong's first major industrial air-conditioning plant is established in To Kwa Wan, comprising four compressors with 600 tonnes of refrigeration capacity.


Hong Kong becomes the new headquarters of JEC.


JEC installs the first automated ten-pin bowling equipment in Hong Kong.


JEC provides building services systems to the Excelsior Hotel (the first hotel with over 1000 rooms) and Jardine House (Connaught Centre), then the tallest building in Hong Kong.


JEC starts a 25-year successful partnership with Chubb for the security business in Greater China.


JEC participates in the construction of the environmental control system for the Kwun Tong Line, the first urban metro line in Hong Kong.


JEC installs postal mechanisation facilities at the Airport Mail Centre, General Post Office and International Mail Centre. The Project was the largest of its kind in the region at the time.


JEC installs the building services system for Hopewell Centre, the tallest building in Hong Kong at the time.


JEC participates in building the largest secondary sewage treatment plant in Hong Kong at the Sha Tin Sewage Treatment Works Stage 1.


JEC installs Hong Kong's largest cement storage & handling terminal on Lamma Island.


JEC Thailand installs the air-conditioning system at Central Plaza Lad Phrao, Thailand's largest shopping complex at the time.

JEC installs the largest automated vault storage and retrieval system in the Main Treasury of Hongkong Bank.


JEC forms a joint venture with Trane in Hong Kong.


JEC installs the document handling system at the National Library of China in Beijing, one of Asia's largest libraries.


JEC Thailand completes the air-conditioning system for Terminal 1 at Bangkok International Airport, with a total cooling capacity of more than 6,000 TR.

JEC starts a 18-year joint venture relationship with Thorn Lighting.


JEC forms a joint venture with Trane in Thailand.

JEC starts a 10-year partnership with Meidensha to develop the electrical switch gear business in Hong Kong and China.


JEC Thailand delivers the air-conditioning system for the Thai Military Bank's new head office at Chatuchak, and the Sheraton Grande Laguna in Phuket.

JEC starts a 10-year partnership with Caterpillar in Taiwan to complement the dealership of Caterpillar engines and equipment in Hawaii, Guam and the Pacific Islands.


JEC installs secondary sewage treatment facilities for the first time in Hong Kong inside a cavern at Stanley, Hong Kong.


JEC designs and builds Hong Kong's largest fully mechanised slaughtering system at Sheung Shui, Hong Kong. It has a capacity to process over 5,500 pigs, cattles and goats a day.

JEC Macau is established in November.


JEC installs Hong Kong's first railway platform screen doors along the MTR's Airport Express and Tung Chung Line.

JEC Philippines is established in April.

JEC Singapore is established in June.

JEC installs fire doors in HACTL's SuperTerminal 1 at Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong, the largest cargo terminal in the world.


JEC Thailand installs environmental control and tunnel ventilation systems for Thailand's first MRTA (underground railway) stations S19, S20, and S21.


JEC introduces Hong Kong's first X-ray screening system for trucks weighing up to 60 tonnes at Lok Ma Chau border control.


JEC supplies and installs E&M equipment for the upgrade of Sha Tin Sewage Treatment Works and Shek Wu Hui Sewage Treatment Works. The project enhances and extends the treatment capacity of Sha Tin secondary treatment facilities, the largest secondary sewage treatment works in Hong Kong.


Jardine Distribution spun off from Jardine Davies, becomes a subsidiary of JEC focusing on marketing and distribution of agriculture and construction products.


JEC Thailand installs the air-conditioning and plumbing systems for the Siam Paragon Project, Bangkok's largest shopping centre at the time, with a total cooling capacity of more than 11,000 TR.

JEC launches the Outstanding Engineering Project Award (OEPA) to encourage future engineers to develop new ideas and embrace innovative technologies that enhance the engineering industry.


JEC Thailand installs the world largest radiant floor cooling system at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok.

JEC is recognised as a Caring Company in Hong Kong in view of its voluntary work, employee-friendly policies, employing the vulnerable, caring for the environment and giving to the community.


JEC Macau installs the first high-security cash handling system for the MGM Macau casino.


JEC Thailand builds co-generation plants at the Government Office Centre Complex and the Energy Center in Thailand.


JEC operates and maintains electrical & mechanical equipment for over 100 million square feet of facilities in Asia.

JEC Singapore designs, supplies and installs the world's largest operable partition wall system at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.


JEC improves Hong Kong International Airport's baggage handling system, the most extensive upgrade works of its kind in an operating airport in the world.


JEC is awarded the contract to supply the Combined Cooling, Heating and Power (CCHP) system for the South and North Substations in Shanghai Hongqiao Business District, Core Area Phase 1. This project is one of the largest scale CCHP projects in Shanghai to date.


JEC acquires Thermal Pte Ltd, a specialist air-conditioning and Mechanical Ventilation contractor which provides installation contracting and technical services in Singapore.


JEC celebrates its 90th anniversary, achieving a new milestone.


JEC Forms a Joint Venture with Cummins Power Generation in Shanghai

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