The Group commenced its business in 1949 as a pipe's retail shop. Now the Group has developed into a conglomerate company and become a member of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited on 21st December 2000. There is a principal subsidiary under Softpower International Limited:
The principal business of Bun Kee (International) Limited is the importing and selling of a comprehensive range of pipes, fittings and other related accessories of different materials, applications and brandnames in Hong Kong. Sales of the Company's products are conducted either by wholesale or retail sale. Throughout the years, the Company has supplied quality piping materials to many landmark projects in Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland China. These projects include IFC, ICC, Hong Kong International Airport, Four Seasons Hotel, Mandarin Oriental, Cyperport Residential,The Arch, ICAC Headquarters, Xin Mao Tower, The Venetian, Wynn Casino, MGM Casino and more.
Wholesale customers of the Group's pipes, fittings and other related accessories are mainly contractors and sub-contractors in Hong Kong. Projects for which the Group has supplied pipes, fittings and other related accessories include residential property development, commercial property development, hotel development, civil engineering, infrastructure and maintenance projects undertaken by the Housing Authority, the Drainage Services Department, the Water Services Department, the Architectural Services Department, MTR Corporation Limited, property developers and property owners respectively.
The Group established its first retail shop in Shanghai Street, Mongkok in 1988. In order to expand its retail network, the Group opened three additional retail shops, one in Yuen Long in July 1999 and removed to Tsuen Wan in February 2015, one in Wanchai in October 1999 and another one in Macau in January 2007.
In anticipation of the increasing trend in storage demand, utilising the available space of the Group's leased warehouses and for diversification of the Group's business, the Group developed its warehouse business in 1990. The Group provides storage services for other companies' products such as lifts, generators, air conditioners, cables, building materials, clothing and shoes and other equipment.