|Predecessor||Max Myanmar’s Trading Company|
|Products||Cement and rubbers|
|Services||Banking, Hotel, Construction, Manufacturing, Petroleum, Gems and jewellery, Trading, Services|
The Max Myanmar Group of Companies was originally established as Max Myanmar Co., Ltd. in 1993. It started operation by importing buses from Japan, simultaneously followed by import of generators and earth-moving equipment and machinery. The company has since diversified its portfolio through connections to military officials, to include not only import-export, but also construction, hospitality and tourism, manufacturing, banking services and gems mining. Through an aggressive growth strategy, the Company steadily expanded and diversified into the fields of civil construction, mechanical engineering, transportation, hotel, rubber plantations and banking industry.
The company was involved in the construction of Naypyidaw, Burma's new capital. It built and operates Royal Kumudra Hotel. Max Myanmar also constructed Zabudipa Stadium for the 2013 Southeast Asian Games, to be held in Naypyidaw.
Max Myanmar is also involved in a $120 million USD infrastructure project, the Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project, with Essar Group, an Indian firm. The project will link the landlocked Indian state of Mizoram to Sittwe in Burma's Rakhine State and allow cargo vessels to travel along the Kaladan River.
On 23 March 2008, Max Myanmar launched Nay Pyi Taw Taxi and Car Rental Service, a metered taxi service, to Naypyidaw.
In 2010, Max Myanmar acquired a 60% share (worth K 5 billion) in the development of Pyay Towers (a high-rise complex that will include a shopping center, offices and apartments).
On 13 March 2011, 550 bedded Yankin Children's Hospital, which Max Myanmar redeveloped, equipped and furnished a former Ministry of Mining building at a cost of K9 billion (US$10 million), opened to help ease the strain on the city’s other paediatric facility.
On 4 January 2012, the company opened Ayeyarwady Hotel, the first hotel at Naypyidaw's National Landmark Garden. The 15 acres (6.1 ha) complex was built at a cost of $35 million USD. On 22 January 2011, Max Myanmar signed a production-sharing contract with the Burmese Ministry of Mines to produce coal at a 5,200 acres (2,100 ha) plot in Sagaing Region's Kalewa Township.
In July 2012, a struggling Singaporean bed linen maker Aussino Group proposed a $47.38 million USD reverse takeover by Max Myanmar. In this deal, Aussino would issue shares to buy a new firm called Max Strategic Investments (MSI), to provide capital of Max Myanmar to operate petrol stations in Burma and give Max Myanmar majority control of the Singaporean firm. Max Myanmar currently operates 21 petrol stations in Burma. In the 2011-2012 fiscal year, MSI had a reported consolidated revenue of $75 million USD. They also involved in cement industry this year.
In July 2012, Zaw Zaw announced that Max Myanmar would be withdrawing from its involvement (and $2 million USD of shares) in a massive $50 billion USD project to construct a special economic zone (with a port and industrial complex) in Dawei.
In December 2012,Max Myanmar Company has paid 13 local land owners more than 700 million kyats (US$806,000) in compensation for the acquirement of farmlands in Ngwehsaung Sub-township, Ayeyawady Region. The company paid a total of 728.5 million kyats (US$838,400) for 106 acres of land and it was the first time such compensation has been paid to landowners and it is the largest amount paid ever, according to locals, and the farmers were pleased. 
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In 2004, Max Myanmar was involved in the illegal confiscation of 5,000 acres (2,000 ha) of land in Mon and Kayin States to plant rubber plantations. The rubber plantation, located in Bilin Township, is joint venture between Max Myanmar and a military-owned company.
On 23 September 2009, Delta United FC (now Ayeyawady United F.C.), owned by Max Cement (a subsidiary of Max Myanmar), was involved in a controversial win against Yadanabon F.C., whose fans accused Zaw Zaw of unfairly influencing the referee during the match. On 28 September, Zaw Zaw transferred ownership of the football club to Premier Coffee, citing a conflict of interest, as he also serves as the chairman of the Myanmar Football Federation.
In April 2010, Max Myanmar Construction constructed a 500 feet (150 m)-long Thingyan pandal (water pavilion) for Nay Shwe Thway Aung, the grandson of Than Shwe by the shores of Yangon's Inya Lake, despite city regulations that limit the length of pavilions to less than 140 feet (43 m).
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