Mr. Tan You Hum founded Han Aik Hardware Trading House in 2001 as a trader and grew its business from a trader into a private limited company in 2007. Subsequently, Han Aik expanded its business by purchasing a second warehouse in 2011. In 2019, Han Aik Headquarters was built and develop a new branch company called F&E hardware Sdn. Bhd.

Han Aik Hardware is a steel distributor that provides a range of steel products & construction materials, manufacturing structural steel components. Han Aik has evolved from an ordinary hardware trading house to become one of Johor's major steel distribution and stockists specializing in structural steel products for diversified industries and sectors like construction, engineering, oil & gas, marine, industrial, etc.