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Trading & Industrial

Swire's trading and industrial activities encompass a wide spectrum of business interests that range from apparel and automotive trading to manufacturing and materials handling.

Swire Resources is a leading distributor and retailer of sports and lifestyle shoes, apparel and accessories in the HKSAR, Macau SAR and the Chinese Mainland. The Taikoo Motors group distributes and retails international brands of passenger cars, commercial vehicles, motorcycles and scooters, principally in Taiwan region. Through its subsidiary Steamships Trading Company, Swire has an interest in the manufacture and distribution of personal care items in Papua New Guinea.

The Swire group has major bulk transport operations in Australia and has strategic investments in various sustainable businesses. Swire subsidiary Kalari operates specialised bulk and low-density storage and distribution services throughout Australia for some of the country's best-known manufacturers and mining companies. In Papua New Guinea, East West Transport is one of the country's leading providers of long-haul transport services. Swire operates major waste handling and recycling services in Australia.

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Automotive Trading
Taikoo Motors Limited
Taikoo Motors Limited distributes renowned passenger and commercial vehicles principally in Taiwan region

Taikoo Motors Limited

Taikoo Motors retails Volkswagen passenger cars and light commercial vehicles in Taiwan region and provides a variety of value-added services to customers, including after-sales maintenance and servicing, and marketing of certified pre-owned cars.

Bel Air Limited
Bel Air distributes Volkswagen LCV special purpose vehicles in Taiwan region, specialising in the conversion of wheelchair accessible vehicles and ambulances

Bel Air Limited

Bel Air, a wholly owned Taikoo Motors subsidiary and Volkswagen Premium Partner, specializes in the conversion of wheelchair accessible vehicles and ambulances in Taiwan region. The company is also the exclusive importer and distributor of AMF Bruns products.

Biao Da Motors Limited
Biao Da Motors is the authorised dealer for Mazda passenger cars in Taipei

Biao Da Motors Limited

Biao Da Motors is the authorised dealer for Mazda passenger cars in Taipei.

Supreme Motors Limited
Supreme Motors Limited is the official dealer for Mercedes-Benz import passenger cars and used cars in Kaohsiung

Supreme Motors Limited

The company is the official dealer for Mercedes-Benz import passenger cars and used cars in Kaohsiung.

Yuntung Motors Limited
Yuntung Motors Limited imports Vespa scooters, genuine parts and accessories and branded merchandise in Taiwan region

Yuntung Motors Limited

The company imports Vespa scooters, genuine parts and accessories and branded merchandise in Taiwan region.

Taikoo Commercial Vehicles Limited
Taikoo Commercial Vehicles is the importer of Volvo buses and distributor of Volvo trucks and UD trucks in Taiwan region

Taikoo Commercial Vehicles Limited

Taikoo Commercial Vehicles is the importer of Volvo buses and distributor of Volvo trucks and UD trucks in Taiwan region. The company operates four major sales and service centres and is supported by a network of 13 authorised workshops. The company also operates a multi-brand heavy-duty vehicle assembly plant for Volvo trucks, buses and UD trucks in Hsinchu County.

Taikoo Motorcycle Limited
Taikoo Motorcycle is the exclusive importer in Taiwan region for Harley-Davidson motorcycles, genuine parts and accessories and branded merchandise

Taikoo Motorcycle Limited

Taikoo Motorcycle is the exclusive importer in Taiwan region for Harley-Davidson motorcycles, genuine parts and accessories and branded merchandise.

International Automobiles Limited

International Automobiles Limited

International Automobiles is the exclusive importer in the HKSAR and Macau SAR for Volvo and UD trucks, as well as the official dealer for Volvo buses.

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Wholesale and Retail
Swire Resources Limited
Swire Resources has expertise in brand building, marketing, distribution and retailing premiere sports, casual footwear, outdoor and contemporary lifestyle brands
Swire Resources operates over 200 retails outlets in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Macau
Retail outlets of Swire Resources consists of single brand concept stores and shop-in-shops

Swire Resources Limited

Swire Resources acts as the holding company for the group's extensive retail and wholesale interests in sports and lifestyle footwear, apparel and related accessories in the HKSAR, the Chinese Mainland and Macau SAR. The company operates over 170 retail outlets consisting of single brand concept stores and shop-in-shops, as well as multi-brand sports, outdoor and casual retail chains: Marathon Sports, GigaSports, Go Wild and CATALOG.

Swire Resources holds exclusive distribution rights and licensing rights for a number of leading sports and casual shoes and lifestyle brands such as Arena, Cath Kidston, Chevignon, Columbia, Crocs, Havaianas, Jockey, Repetto, Rockport, Speedo, Teva and UGG.

Swire Resources (Shanghai) Trading Company Limited

Swire Resources (Shanghai) Trading Company Limited

Swire Resources markets branded lifestyle footwear and apparel in the Chinese Mainland, and is the exclusive distributor for Chevignon and Repetto. The company operates direct retail stores for the brands in leading cities.

Intermarket Agencies (Far East) Limited

Intermarket Agencies (Far East) Limited

This company is a joint venture between Swire Resources and the UK's Pentland Group, and distributes Speedo swimwear in Hong Kong.

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Manufacturing
Colgate Palmolive (PNG) Limited

Colgate Palmolive (PNG) Limited

Swire subsidiary, Steamships Trading Company, holds a 50% interest in this company through Melanesian Soap Products. The company manufactures and distributes personal care products in Papua New Guinea.

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Bulk Logistics
Kalari Pty Limited
Kalari is Australia’s market leader in specialised bulk logistics

Kalari Pty Limited

Wholly owned Kalari provides specialised bulk logistics services for a number of Australia's leading mining and related manufacturing businesses. Kalari is renowned for its excellent track record in safety and compliance assurance, and is widely recognised as an innovative, class-leading logistics operator and manager.

With its fleet of 200 specialised vehicles throughout Australia, the company is equipped to handle and haul a variety of bulk products requiring specialised handling. These products include cement and lime, mineral sands, process ore concentrates, ammonium nitrate, sulphur and sulphuric acid, caustic soda, and other bulk dangerous goods.

East West Transport

East West Transport

Steamships Trading Company's Transport Division, East West Transport, has depots in major Papua New Guinea centres. The Division specialises in general town deliveries, fuel distribution and long-haul freight contracts. Manufactured goods and project cargo are handled through its main depots in Port Moresby and Lae. The Division transports fuel for major oil companies, in addition to consumer goods, mining equipment and other finished products, to various locations around the country.

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Materials Handling
Swire Industrial Services Pty Limited
Swire Industrial Services Pty Limited manages waste handling and steel processing services

Swire Industrial Services Pty Limited

This company manages the waste handling and steel processing services formerly operated by Transwest Haulage Holdings Pty Limited. Its operations include contracts for the collection and disposal of dry and liquid industrial and domestic waste, and specialised scrap steel collection and recycling.

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Mining Services
HSE Mining
HSE Mining is a leading specialist provider of large-scale complex mining services

HSE Mining

John Swire & Sons Pty Limited wholly owns HSE Mining, a leading specialist provider of large-scale complex mining services to Australia’s major mining companies. Based from offices in Perth and Brisbane, HSE Mining provides open cut earthworks, rehabilitation, and civil infrastructure works, in addition to offering a rental fleet of large-scale, ultra-class and ancillary earthmoving equipment.

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Green Investments
Purestream Services, LLC
Purestream is a leading provider of integrated water treatment solutions in North America

Purestream Services, LLC

A wholly owned subsidiary of Swire since 2016, Purestream Services is a leading provider of integrated water treatment solutions to the oil and gas and power generation industries in North America, as well as to other water-intensive industries. The company offers multiple highly-efficient water treatment solutions that remove total suspended solids and total dissolved solids.

Argent Energy (UK) Limited
Argent Energy is a pioneer in large-scale commercial production of biodiesel within the UK & Europe
Headquartered in the UK, Argent Energy pioneered in large scale commercial production of biodiesel from wastes such as animal fats and sewer grease

Argent Energy (UK) Limited

Acquired in 2013 by John Swire & Sons (Green Investments) Limited, a wholly owned Swire group subsidiary, Argent Energy pioneered large-scale commercial biodiesel production mainly in the UK. The company produces biodiesel and biofuel from waste such as animal fats, grease trap waste and sewer grease, which is sold into the European road transport market and international bulk market. In 2018, Argent Energy acquired the assets of Biodiesel Amsterdam in the Netherlands, transforming the company into Europe’s largest supplier of biodiesel originating from waste-products.

Swire Waste Management Limited

Swire Waste Management Limited

Swire Waste Management has contracts with the HKSAR Government to provide waste transfer services for seven outlying islands facilities and north west New Territories.

WesTech Engineering LLC
WesTech Engineering is an industry leader in water treatment solutions

WesTech Engineering LLC

WesTech Engineering is an industry leader in water treatment solutions. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, the USA, the company has international bases in Brazil, China, India, Italy, Mexico, Peru, and South Africa. WesTech provides process solutions for water and wastewater treatment, liquids/solids separation, and biological treatment in municipal, industrial, and minerals markets worldwide.

NanoSpun Technologies Limited

NanoSpun Technologies Limited

In 2013, Swire Pacific acquired a minority stake in NanoSpun Technologies, a company which focuses on the development of smart fibres, fabricated using innovative, cutting-edge and proprietary nanotechnology processes. The company produces micro/nano-structured fibres/mats and products that are environmentally-friendly, highly-efficient, cost-effective and easy to use, for a variety of industries and applications. These applications include biologically-based water, wastewater, oil spills and petroleum products treatment, clean energy applications, medical, and health products.

Avantium N.V.
Avantium N.V. is a technology company which specialises in high-throughput, advanced catalytic research
Avantium N.V.'s YXY technology platform enables it to catalytically convert renewable plant-based materials into bio-based chemicals and bioplastics

Avantium N.V.

In 2014, Swire Pacific acquired a minority stake in Avantium, a technology company which specialises in high-throughput, advanced catalytic research. The company's YXY technology platform enables it to catalytically convert renewable plant-based materials into bio-based chemicals and bioplastics. Avantium's lead application, polyethylene-furanoate (PEF), is a novel 100% bio-based polyester, which has enhanced properties compared to conventional packaging materials, enabling new packaging innovations. It aims to replace polyethylene-terephthalate (PET) as a bio-based plastic for a range of applications including bottles, film and fibres.

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Laundries
Vogue Laundry Service Limited
Vogue Laundry has a client base of international airlines and hotels, and many well-known clubs and institutions in Hong Kong

Vogue Laundry Service Limited

Wholly owned by Cathay Pacific Airways, Vogue Laundry has a client base of international airlines and hotels, and many well-known clubs and institutions in Hong Kong. The new plant, which is the largest commercial laundry plant in East Asia, provides full range of laundry services.

China Pacific Laundry Services Limited

China Pacific Laundry Services Limited

This linen and garment-laundering specialist is a joint venture between Swire Pacific (45%) and China Airlines (55%). Its large, modern facilities near Taoyuan International Airport, Taipei, serve a rapidly expanding customer base that includes international airlines, hotels and clubs.