COMPANY PROFILE Co Ban Kiat Marketing Corporation., one of the few pioneering hardware business in the country who have continued to withstand the test of time. It all started in the 1920's when the family patriarch. Mr. Co Ban Kiat acquired business. He began its operations in the heart of Manila Chinatown under the name of CO BAN KIAT Marketing Corporation After World War II in 1945 the business resumed, but it was not till after 3 years later in 1948 that the business recovered and they were able to build the new CBK building on the very same spot where they use to operate before the war. CO BAN KIAT MARKETING CORPORATION (CMC) Now also known as "THE HOUSE OF HOME IMPROVEMENTS" has been the forefront of home building supplies from selling nails and iron wires as their main products, CMC had evolved and is now considered as one of the largest suppliers of top of the line hardware materials. With a mission for excellence CMC had initiate the retail concept of hardware store in the country; Now a household name when it comes to Industrial, Construction and Home Improvements living up to its vision of turning houses to homes.