About CBK

A Remarkable History

CO Ban Kiat Hardware Inc., 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 Hardware. 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 were they use to operate before the war.


CO BAN KIAT HARDWARE INC (CBKHI) 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, CBKHI had evolved and is now considered as one of the largest suppliers of top of the line hardware materials. With a mission for excellence CBKHI 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.

Message form the President

Hardware and Construction industry has given shape to the society itself as it continues to grow even bigger and has also given so much opportunity for many. At CBK, we recognize that our role and responsibilities must continue to grow and must strive harder to meet the expectations of the consumers.


Guided by out corporate vision to be the largest network supplier of the biggest brands in the world in hardware industry, we are working on towards sourcing out the best products to supply to our customers that would contribute to their success. We always ensure that the best products are always available for our customers anytime and every time.


As a Youngman, I always had this vision of being able to create a more convenient way to live as a pioneer in this industry; it has become my advocacy to provide for every Juan easy access to world class products.

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