Mintye was established in Malaysia in 1976 and since then has strived to be the best in its chosen field of friction material manufacture with the company’s stringent quality control systems and its certificates such as TUV and AMECA, it is a leader in the market today.

Mintye has been the market leader because it has been the first, the first in being awarded ISO 9002 certification in 1991 and TUV German certification in 2000, the first company in the firction material industry in Malaysia. Mintye has now obtained R-90 certification from KBA Germany for disc pads and bonded brake shoes.
The fundamental reason for long term brand loyalty is because Mintye are so stringent with the purchasing of superior quality raw materials which ensures consistency in the final product. This, together with constant investment in research and development and new tooling with a fully staffed laboratory, enables Mintye to develop, test and evaluate raw materials, finished products and manufacturing processes.

Abex is proud to have been involved with Mintye since 1998, forging a relationship with mutual respect and honesty. Abex Distribution has now got a large range of Japanese, European and trailer brake lining sets in stock.


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