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Industry News Archives 2020

Research advances sustainability in surgical latex glove manufacturing

19
Nov 2020
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In brief: Malaysia MDA introduces new searchable medical device database

17
Nov 2020
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Big 4 glove makers to contribute RM400mil to Covid-19 efforts

06
Nov 2020
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Ministry drafts plans to keep Malaysia's leadership in rubber glove sector

05
Nov 2020
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Top Glove's annual output capacity reaches 90 billion pieces

02
Nov 2020
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COVID-19: Malaysia's top condom producer sees 7-fold increase in online sales during lockdown

30
Oct 2020
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Malaysia's Supermax considers listing on Singapore Exchange

27
Oct 2020
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Karex improves cash conversion cycle via credit control, standardised payment terms

28
Oct 2020
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Rising glove prices spell good news for Kossan

21
Oct 2020
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Are your clinical activities in compliance with European standards for good clinical practice principles and national regulations?

20
Oct 2020
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Hartalega's glove capacity booked up till end-2021

14
Oct 2020
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Top Glove hires banks for potential US$1b HK listing — sources

13
Oct 2020
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Adding value to the Malaysian rubber industry

08
Oct 2020
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FGV Holdings expands rubber business to Europe and North America

02
Oct 2020
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Hartalega Likely to Benefit from Nitrile Glove Shortage

25
Sep 2020
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An Assessment of The Proposed Rule to Change US FDA’s Interpretation of Intended Use

30
Sep 2020
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Top Glove Posts Record-High Growth in Profits

22
Sep 2020
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Japan PMD Act Revisions Include Fast-Track Reviews for Some Medical Devices and IVDs

22
Sep 2020
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Glove Demand to Stay Strong for a Few More Years

16
Sep 2020
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FDA Finalizes Voluntary Consensus Standard Guidance

15
Sep 2020
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MITI: Rubber Gloves Export Rose to RM15b for Jan-July Period

09
Sep 2020
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KLK Appoints US-Based Epicor to Automate Business Processes for Latex Rubber Household and Industrial Glove-Making Unit

10
Sep 2020
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MRC to Boost Malaysia's Rubber Potential

02
Sep 2020
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MHRA Posts Suite of Post-Transition Guidances

02
Sep 2020
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Petchem, LG Chem to Build Nitrile Butadiene Latex Plant

25
Aug 2020
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US FDA Identifies First Two Medical Device Types Eligible for New Streamlined 510(K) Registration

25
Aug 2020
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South East Asia Benefits from Soaring Gloves Business

19
Aug 2020
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South East Asia Benefits from Soaring Gloves Business

19
Aug 2020
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Kanger to Build Glove Plant for Exports

17
Aug 2020
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Four More Companies Plan to Join the Rubber Glove Makers Club

12
Aug 2020
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US FDA Medical Device User Fees Increase 7% For 2021

11
Aug 2020
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MRC Fund Aims To Cut Foreign Worker Reliance in Downstream Rubber Sector

04
Aug 2020
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Malaysia's Manufacturing Output Continues Its Rebound

03
Aug 2020
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Raised on Rubber

26
Jul 2020
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Strong Rebound in Exports in June

29
Jul 2020
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Glove Makers to Reward Investors

21
Jul 2020
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FDA Exempts Additional Class II Devices from 510(K) Requirements

22
Jul 2020
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Use of Natural Rubber in Making Roads to be Extended This Year

20
Jul 2020
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Malaysia’s Largest Rubber Glove Manufacturer Bullish about Prospects as Demand Soars amid COVID-19

15
Jul 2020
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Malaysia's MDA Publishes Post-Market Surveillance Guidance Documents

10
Jul 2020
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Glove Demand-Supply Imbalance to Normalise

08
Jul 2020
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India-China Dispute Presents Opportunity for Malaysia to Boost Exports

08
Jul 2020
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Glove Makers and Net Stocks See COVID-19 Boom in Bear Market

01
Jul 2020
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Guidance: FDA Holds Off on Enforcing Certain UDI Requirements

30
Jun 2020
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Two Men with The Midas Touch

21
Jun 2020
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New Procedures Released for Medical Device Registration in China

17
Jun 2020
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The Gloves Kingdom has been Minting New Billionaires

16
Jun 2020
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European Commission Issues Decision on Harmonized Standards for MDR, IVDR

16
Jun 2020
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Supermax Buys RM22m Land in Klang for Future Capacity Expansion

09
Jun 2020
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WHO Drafts Recommendations for Regulatory Reliance

09
Jun 2020
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Malaysia Implements Adverse Events Reporting Requirements for Medical Devices

02
Jun 2020
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EMA Explains GMP and GDP Flexibilities amid COVID-19

28
May 2020
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Supermax Buys Klang Land for Plant No. 16

27
May 2020
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European Commissioners Loosen Some MDD, AIMDD Designation Renewal Requirements for Notified Bodies

26
May 2020
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More Tax Revenue from Gloves Makers

20
May 2020
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Preparing for the EU Medical Device Regulation

13
May 2020
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Health-Related Stocks Rise on Second Wave Fears

13
May 2020
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MDCG Offers Guidance on Safety Reporting For Device Studies Under MDR

13
May 2020
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Rubberex Plans RM31m Private Placement to Expand Nitrile Glove Production Lines

04
May 2020
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CE Certificates up Nearly 50% in 2019 in Anticipation of MDR

06
May 2020
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Ports Allowed to Resume Import-Export Activities From April 29

28
Apr 2020
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MDR Delay Official As Industry Calls To Push Back IVDR

24
Apr 2020
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Investors Book Profits on Rubber Glove Stocks after Rise to All-Time Highs

22
Apr 2020
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EU MDR: Parliament Overwhelmingly Backs One-Year Delay

20
Apr 2020
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Malaysian Glovemakers Now More Valuable Than Casino, Airport Operators

14
Apr 2020
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Rubber glove: Ministry warns operators following regulation violation reports

16
Apr 2020
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COVID-19 In Europe: Postponed And Remote Notified Body Audits For Medical Device Manufacturers

14
Apr 2020
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COVID-19 in Europe: Emergency Market Access for PPE, Medical Device and IVD Manufacturers

08
Apr 2020
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Notified Body Audits During the Pandemic: New MDCG Guidance

08
Apr 2020
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FDA Eases Regulatory Requirements on Surgical Gowns, Gloves

30
Mar 2020
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European Commission Adopts Revised Standards to Speed Devices to Market

26
Mar 2020
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Covid-19: Agencies, NGOs in Commodity Sector Come to Govt’s Aid

23
Mar 2020
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FDA Eases Import Requirements for Devices and PPE to Fight Coronavirus

25
Mar 2020
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Putrajaya Eases Control Order to Let Palm, Rubber, Logging Sectors Run Skeleton Shifts

19
Mar 2020
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MDCG Offers MDR Implementation Plan, ‘Significant Change’ Guidance

16
Mar 2020
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Covid-19 to Have Positive Impact on Rubber Products’ Earnings

06
Mar 2020
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UK Looks to Use Brexit to Make Device Industry More Transparent

05
Mar 2020
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Rubber Glove Manufacturers to Benefit From Covid-19 And Weaker Ringgit

05
Mar 2020
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The European MDR and Human Factors Engineering: Introduction

04
Mar 2020
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Glove Makers Gain amid Weaker Ringgit and Virus Spread

24
Feb 2020
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FDA to Pilot Interactive 510(k) Template

26
Feb 2020
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Rubber Glove Makers to Chart Strong Earnings on Higher Demand

18
Feb 2020
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UK Introduces Medicines, Medical Devices Bill in Post-Brexit Overhaul

13
Feb 2020
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Rubber Products' Exports Growth to Rebound In 2020, Says MREPC

10
Feb 2020
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China Opens Regulatory Fast Track to Manufacturers of Coronavirus Equipment

11
Feb 2020
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Malaysian Rubber Export Promotion Council, Others to Donate 18 Million Medical Gloves to Wuhan

31
Jan 2020
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World's Biggest Glove-Maker Rallies with Deadly Virus Spreading

06
Feb 2020
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Malaysia's GDP to Expand By 4.4% In 2020, Says EIU

28
Jan 2020
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Glove Sales Soar after Coronavirus Outbreak

29
Jan 2020
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Glovemakers' Shares Jump As China Confirms Deadly SARS-Like Virus Outbreak

21
Jan 2020
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FDA Recognizes New Version of ISO 14971, More Than 100 Other Consensus Standards

16
Jan 2020
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Glove Players Seen To Increase Supply In 2020

10
Jan 2020
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FDA Finalizes Guidance on Annual Reports for Approved PMAs

14
Jan 2020
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Top Glove Plans To Produce More Nitrile Gloves

09
Jan 2020
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India Gives Device Manufacturers another Year to Meet Drug Regulations

07
Jan 2020
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Rubber Gloves Could Experience Growing Demand in 2020

02
Jan 2020
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