PBAPP is one of three 100% owned subsidiaries of PBA Holdings Bhd (PBAHB), a company that is listed in the Main Board of the Malaysian Bourse (Bursa Malaysia).
PBA Resources Sdn Bhd (PBAR), the second subsidiary is a management company that manages the Penang Water Services Academy (PWSA) and the Air Itam Teambuilding Centre (AITC). The PWSA is a joint initiative by PBAR and the Penang Skills Development Centre. It is the first Malaysian academy to offer water industry training to the personnel of all water suppliers, Malaysian and foreign. PWSA’s mission is to facilitate and provide “real world” technical education and training programmes to the water supply workforce of today and tomorrow.
The AITC is a fully equipped teambuilding centre that is located on the grounds of the picturesque Air Itam Dam in Penang. An eco-friendly centre, it is equipped with both indoor and outdoor training facilities (including 24 innovative training elements), as well as accommodation and facilities for groups of up to 100 persons.
Meanwhile, Pinang Water Limited (PWL) is an associate company of the PBAHB Group. It is a joint-venture with Ranhill Technologies Sdn Bhd and YLI Holdings Bhd. PWL has built the Yuan He (Yuan River) Water Treatment Plant in Yichun City, China. This plant is now being managed by PWL’s China subsidiary – Yichun Pinang Water Co. Ltd. In 2010, the company supplied 10 million litres of water per day (MLD) to Yichun City.