ABOUT MALAYSIAN RUBBER COUNCIL
The Malaysian Rubber Council (MRC) was incorporated on 14 April 2000
under the Companies Act 1965 as a company limited by guarantee under the Ministry of Plantation and Commodities (MPC).
MRC is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Ministry of Plantation and Commodities (MPC). MRC is tasked with undertaking market promotion of quality Malaysian rubber and rubber products in world markets. MRC has overseas offices in the USA, China, India, Europe and Middle East.
MRC Promotes Rubber Medical Devices at the Global Leading Trade Fair
MRC led five Malaysian rubber medical devices (RMD) manufacturers and exporters, namely Biomax, Longcane Industries, Nulatex, Rubber Leisure, and TCS Quality and Productivity to participate in the world’s largest medical trade fair, MEDICA which was held from 13 – 16 November 2023 in Düsseldorf, Germany. There were 5,372 companies exhibited at MEDICA this year, together with the 735 counterparts at COMPAMED 2023, a co-located event of medical technology industry. The show attracted a total of 83,000 healthcare professionals (up from 81,000 in 2022), about three quarters of the visitors were from 166 countries abroad. With the strong appeal to international visitors, high proportion of decision-makers, informative fringe programme and variety of innovations along the entire added value chain, MEDICA served as excellent platform for worldwide healthcare business and top-level exchange of expert knowledge. A wide array of Made in Malaysia RMD such as medical gloves, condoms and Foley catheters were featured along with prominent advertising put up by MRC at several locations including at the entrance of the venue and exhibition hall. The upcoming edition of this yearly trade fair is scheduled to take place from 11 to 14 November 2024.
MRC to Promote Quality Rubber Automotive Components in China
MRC together with four Malaysian rubber products manufacturers and exporters will be taking part in the Automechanika Shanghai (AMS), a trade fair for automotive parts, equipment and service suppliers. Scheduled to be held from 29 November - 2 December 2023, the 18th edition of AMS is anticipated to host more than 5,300 exhibitors in over 300,000 sqm of the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai).
This year AMS will be presenting over 60 fringe events comprised of various forums and conferences, including the debut International Automotive Industry Conference which is anticipated as a major highlight of the show.
MRC Malaysia Pavilion will be featuring an extensive selection of high-quality Made in Malaysia rubber automotive components manufactured to meet the needs of a wide range of automotive models, spanning both OEM and aftermarket segments. Come and visit MRC Malaysian Pavilion at Hall 2.1, Booth D14 to discover Malaysia as the ideal destination to source for premium rubber products.
MRC Showcases High-Quality Rubber Automotive Components at AAPEX
MRC led Malaysian rubber product manufacturers and exporters to participate in AAPEX, held from 31 October – 2 November 2023 at The Venetian Expo in Las Vegas, USA. The show drew 46,000 trade visitors from 127 countries, making it the most successful edition to date.
MRC Malaysia Pavilion housed nine companies, namely Fudex, Kumpulan Jebco, Pro-Tec, Schmaco, Kossan Industries, Hartalega, Duramitt, Tekmedic and Top Glove.
MRC Malaysia Pavilion featured Malaysia as a reliable source of high-quality rubber automotive components, including rubber hoses, mountings, seals and gaskets, dust covers and bushings. Additionally, MRC also showcased specialty rubber materials such as Ekoprena and Pureprena, as well as industrial gloves. During the three-day event, MRC received encouraging number of trade leads predominantly from USA on Made in Malaysia rubber products, especially on moulded rubber parts, hoses, mounting and bushings as well as seals and gaskets.
MRC’s presence at AAPEX was further amplified by the prominent column wrap advertisement to further promote Made in Malaysia rubber automotive components and garnered visitors’ footfall to the MRC Malaysia Pavilion. The next edition of AAPEX will be held on 5-7 November 2024 at the same venue.