AJM Kooheji’s journey began in 1890 when Mahmood Abduljabbar Alkooheji established his trading business by importing textiles from India. His son Abduljabbar Mahmood Alkooheji then took over and expanded the business by importing world renowned automobile brands such as Jaguar, Singer & Renault. Soon after, he became the exclusive Bridgestone Tires distributor and went on to become the world’s first Yamaha Marine distributor outside of Japan. From that point on, AJM Kooheji Group has continuously progressed, establishing itself as an esteemed business entity in The Kingdom of Bahrain. Through the years, the group has diversified into strategic business units, spanning manufacturing, contracting, distribution and retail, education, and investments.
The founder envisioned creating a skilled workforce that would contribute to the local community and serve humanity on a broader scale. Today, the Board of Directors and employee partners at AJM Kooheji Group continue to support his vision, reinforcing the company’s foundation with a steadfast commitment to quality, exceptional customer service, and ethical conduct.
AJM Kooheji became the first Middle Eastern importer of automobiles, including iconic brands like Jaguar, Singer, Renault and Triumph motorcycles.
The group was appointed the exclusive distributor of Bridgestone Tires,
The group was appointed the exclusive distributor of Peugeot cars.
The group became the World’s first appointed distributor for Yamaha outboard motors outside Japan,
The group was appointed as a distributor for Yanmar Marine diesel engines,
The group diversified into furniture, textile and carpet trading.
The group was appointed the exclusive distributor for LG Electronics and Home appliances.
The group started a joinery and furniture manufacturing factory in the Kingdom of Bahrain, under the name of Dilmun Furniture Factory.
The group acquired Faisal Investment company which holds a stake in the Faisal Islamic Bank in Cyprus.
The group started ‘Pearlcraft’ a boat manufacturing unit in Bahrain.
The group started a chain of multi brand automobile service centers in The Kingdom of Bahrain called Kwik Kar Kare (3K).
The group was appointed the distributors for BKT off road tyres and REEM batteries.
The group diversified by entering new industries such as piling contracting, MEP contracting, & lubricants distribution. They also expanded their operations in Qatar and Libya. Additionally, they were chosen as the distributor for Bridgestone Tires and Chevron lubricants in Iraq.
The group launched a new business line, the Lifestyle division. Including world- renowned brands such as Korloff and Roberto Coin
The group was appointed as the official distributor of De Beers Jewelry.
The group further expanded its international operation by opening its office in the UAE. With this new expansion, the group now has businesses spread out over Bahrain, UAE, Qatar, and Iraq.
Delmon Furniture Factory launched its first exquisite furniture showroom under the brand name “K-Interiors” in Bahrain.
The group was appointed the distributor for the X-Mini brand from Singapore, further expanding its range of electronics products.
The group became the official distributor of Ctroniq. They also introduced a new business division called the Security System Division.
The group was appointed the distributor of JBL, AKG, and Harman/Kardon.
The group was appointed the official distributor for Blue Air.