Kardinal becomes the first e-cigarette/vape company to win Best SME and Best Entrepreneur Awards at SEBA.
Penang, MALAYSIA — Kardinal today made history after becoming the first-ever e-cigarette/vape company to secure Best SME and Best Entrepreneur for Daniel Ong. The winners were revealed last evening at the 2022 SME and Entrepreneur Business Award (SEBA) ceremony in Penang.
Kardinal Industries (M) Sdn Bhd “Kardinal Stick” is the first Malaysian e-cigarette company to win Best SME. CEO Daniel Ong earned his first-ever SEBA award for Innovative Entrepreneur in Technology Design.
“What an amazing journey it has been since Kardinal’s inception to today’s historic recognition from SEBA,” said Erwin Teow, Kardinal’s Operations Director. “We also send our warmest congratulations to Daniel Ong, the Kardinal team in Malaysia, and everyone who helped bring our vision of accelerating the nation’s transition to a less harmful alternative to combustible cigarettes.”
Kardinal received two awards at the 7th year SME and Entrepreneur Business Award:
• Best SME of Innovation and Technology Design: “Kardinal Industries (M) Sdn Bhd”
• Innovative Entrepreneur in Technology Design: Daniel Ong of “Kardinal Industries (M) Sdn Bhd”
In addition to today’s SEBA honours, Kardinal has also secured a total of three awards at the 2022 Malaysia International Vape Summit (MIVAS) at Seri Kembangan, Selangor.
“Kardinal Industries (M) Sdn Bhd”
Headquartered in Malaysia, Kardinal Industries (M) Sdn Bhd is a technology company established in mid-2019 to assist adult smokers in transitioning away from combustible cigarettes, eliminating their use, and reducing the harm associated with tobacco smoking.
Kardinal Stick is powered by Kardinal, a renowned brand and an award-winning e-liquid company with six years of e-liquid formulation and manufacturing business experience.