ricmas RICMAS COMPANY PROFILE  
Last update • January 3, 2016
   
Providing Coffee Solutions for Everybody

With more than 20 years of experience in coffee machine and coffee business in South East Asia and a selection of probably the best manufacturers in this trade on our side, we have the skill and ability to serve anybody, immaterial of size and nature of coffee and coffee equipment they require.
At RICMAS we are offering you THE coffee solution - for a household just as well as for an office or a restaurant. For true coffee lovers and coffee connoisseurs, perfect coffee is not just a beverage, it is a lifestyle. Coffee brewing equipment are not just a technically perfected device, our machines are a beauty for your senses as well.
We strongly believe in "locally" workable solutions, independent of the skill of a Barista. We have good reason to believe in fully automatic machines. Bean to Cup machines produce that perfect cup always and at the push of a button without any skill of the operator.
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OUR TIME LINE SINCE 1983
On January 15, 2016 RICMAS opens the JURA Hospitality Center with Showroom and a professional Workshop
2016  
       
RICMAS decides to concentrate on three countries only, Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore. We enlarge our office and constructed two Showrooms, one for JURA and one for WMF.
2015
In 2015 RICMAS Philippines was formed as an importer of coffee brewing Equipments and Service Centre for JURA as well as WMF Espresso Coffee Machines.
       
We sell BEANTOCUP Thailand to the Zanetti Group of Companies from Italy.
2014  
       
  2010
The Thailand Company was re-established as BEANTOCUP (Thailand) Ltd.
       
We established with our principal JURA a joint venture company JURA SEA (PTE.) LTD.
2008  
       
  2007
We followed with our own Company again in Malaysia “RICMAS Services (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.” who acts as sole importer into Malaysia and handles the local Dealers as well as their own customers.
       
Realizing the problematic of operation with dealers, we changed our strategy and started to set-up our own organization in Thailand with “RICMAS (Thailand) Co. Ltd.” in 2005.
2005  
       
In 1996 we proudly become the distributor for JURA Switzerland for South East Asia. This in the mids of the Asian Crisis looking for a new market segment in the Retail Sector.
1996
From a very tough beginning to find a market share, we have managed to be number one in Singapore today. We are represented in all prestigious Department Stores like C.K. Tang, Takashimaya, METRO and more.
       
We proudly became the Agent for Caffè Chicco D'Oro Switzerland and J.J. Darboven Germany.
1995
We entered the Singapore market and set-up RICMAS Singapore. The Singapore office acts as regional office as well as local distributor. The early signs of the regional financial trouble made us decide to enter the retail business as a back-up during hard times.
       
We did spread our wings into West Malaysia Kuala Lumpur and expanded our commercial coffee equipment as well as coffee business.
1994  
       
  1990
We proudly became the Agent for WMF COFFEE MACHINES and started the coffee business with very reputable Hotel Chains like Shanghai-La, HYATT and Sheraton. At that time we imported coffee from Illycafe Switzerland.
       
RICMAS, founded in 1983, started off as a supplier for electrical goods and services in Malaysia. With strong ties to consultants and large buildings inclusive of hotels, we get into the commercial coffee machine business in the late 80's.

1983

 
  START  
OUR PRINZIPALS
 
Illy JURA Switzerland

Since 1931, the Swiss company JURA Elektroapparate AG has been developing innovative high-end household appliances. As a pioneer in the field of automatic espresso /coffee machines. JURA has been a main contributor to the household appliance sector since the middle of the 1980s. Now, the company uses its experience and know-how for the development of semi-professional appliances for the office and food service sector.
The traditional Swiss brand has now become a global player. The main office of the company is located in Niederbuchsiten, Switzerland. In many parts of the world the company is entering the market closely cooperating with distributors. Our principal has opened their own company in Singapore with JURA SEA (PTE.) LTD., a great asset for RICMAS.
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Illy WMF Germany

WMF maintains state-of-the-art manufacturing sites for cutleries, cookware, tableware, knife ware and coffee machines. The company founded in 1853 is a supplier of branded products meeting the highest demands made on design, quality and utility – throughout the world.
Short development cycles of new products are realized through continuous computer-assisted production stages from design via model making to tool making. State-of-the art production lines, for instance for coffee machines, help ensure the future of production facilities at the company headquarters in Germany.
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Illy Caffe Chicco D'Oro Switzerland

CAFFÈ CHICCO D'ORO, founded in 1949 in Balerna the southern part of Switzerland just at the border to Italy aims to satisfy a large customer base with the best taste and consistency. The highly modern building reflects the modern roasting plants to roast coffee at the highest level of professional coffee roasters yet fully traditional way. Success, experience and knowledge how to archive always the best and most consistent results has made Chicco D'Oro what it is today. That's why Chicco d'Oro is not just a "Swiss Coffee Roaster" but is present in Italy and in other countries too.
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Illy Illycafe Switzerland

In 1932, when Illycafé opened it's first roasting plant and office in Zürich, the three partners (Carlo Seitz, Dr. Ernesto Illy, Trieste and Dr. Roberto Hausbrandt, Honorary Consul, Trieste) decided to invest in best quality only. With their know how they made a significant contribution to the "espresso culture" in Switzerland and today the name Illycafé stands for for best quality and exclusive coffees. With the export brand "Bel Etage" Illycafe reaches coffee lovers all over the world - Illycafe Coffee is served in all those restaurants and cafés where quality is given priority.
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Illy J.J. Darboven Germany

J.J. Darboven is a leader in the specialty coffee industry and has been recognized by MANAGER Magazine as one of the “100 Best Medium-sized Companies in Germany”. The company roasts high-quality Arabica and Robusta coffees and offers 50 coffee selections including single-origins, certifies organics, Fair Trade, proprietary blends, and the famous stomach friendly coffee, IDEE KAFFEE, which is being sold under the J.J. Darboven ® umbrella brand.
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