Kulthorn Kirby Company Limited (“the Company”) was established on 24 March 1980 by the cooperation between Simakulthorn Group, Kirby Group Australia, refrigerator producers in Thailand, and the Industrial Finance Corporation of Thailand.

The Company was listed in the Stock Exchange of Thailand on 22 February 1991 in the name of Kulthorn Kirby Public Company Limited or “KKC”. Furthermore, the Company and other investors invested and established 6 new companies to produce major parts and raw materials of compressor to replace the import and local purchasing in order to reduce the production costs and to improve product quality, and aim to be the leader in the motor compressor business in ASEAN. And its subsidiaries are as follows.

  • Kulthorn Premier Company Limited
  • Kulthorn Kirby Company Limited
  • KKulthorn Steel Company Limited
  • Kulthorn Metal Products Company Limited
  • KKulthorn Materials & Controls Company Limited
  • KSuzhou Kulthorn Magnet Wire Company Limited

Kulthorn Kirby Public Company Limited is the manufacturer and seller of motor compressor, reciprocating type for refrigeration products i.e. refrigerators, freezers, water coolers, commercial refrigerators, and air conditioners. The reciprocating compressor can be used with many types of refrigerant including Ozone Friendly Substance such as R134a, R404A, R407C R600a and R290 with the sizes from 1/20 horsepower to 10 horsepower. The Company also produces Condensing Unit which is the component of refrigeration products, electrical motor parts, and other motor compressor parts.The company produce motor compressor by his own technology under the international management systems such as ISO 9001 ISO 14001 OHSAS 18001 ISO/IEC 17025 and Thai labour standard 8001-2553. The company aim to be the leader of ASEAN motor compressor manufacturer with the high quality products, on time delivery and competitive price. And also the company has continued to increase production capacity and develop new models to serve the market expansion and its requirement in ASEAN, China, Middle East, Australia, U.S.A and Africa.