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.
Fostering the Adoption of Made in Malaysia Engineered Rubber Products in Peru
MRC is set for the debut presence at EXCON, a significant trade exhibition and meeting platform for players in the world of construction in Peru, which will take place at the Jockey Exhibition Centre, Lima, Peru from 18 – 21 October 2023.
Organised by the Peruvian Chamber of Construction (CAPECO), EXCON offers vast business opportunities, as well as exchanging insights and knowledge through conferences, seminars and technical talks for contractors, marketers, distributors, engineers, architects, foremen, and project promoters.
MRC will be featuring full range of rubber products specifically catered for the construction industry as well as delivering a talk entitled ‘Build Safer, Sustainable Structures. Build A Better Tomorrow’ on 21 October 2023, 3pm at Room 1 of the exhibition centre to highlight and present the way forward for Malaysia as a global player in the engineered rubber product solutions.
Come and visit MRC Malaysia at booth C-76 to source for high-quality Made in Malaysia engineered rubber products.
Exploring New Markets for Latex Foam and Mattresses in South America
MRC delegation has successfully concluded a working visit to South America for latex foam and mattresses. The visit which covered São Paulo and Santa Catarina in Brazil and Santiago in Chile was held from 25 August – 7 September 2023 and received participation from Malaysian manufacturer, GETHA.
A total of twelve meetings were organized during the visit and the delegation met with eight leading mattress manufacturers in Brazil, namely Companhia Brasileira de Poliuretano (CBP), Copespuma Industrial, Flex Brazil, Duo Flex, Estofaria Imperio, Pikolin Brasil Industria De Colchoes, Orbhes Espumas e Colchoes, and Bell’arte. In Chile, four meetings were arranged with Companias CIC, Gooday, Domo Cama Sofa and SKC Insumos. Retails visits were also made to various mattress outlets in both countries, namely Grupo Alpha Colchoes, Sleephouse, Celta and Rosen to conduct market survey. As part of the visit, the delegation also paid a courtesy call to the Malaysian ambassador to Chile, His Excellency Abu Bakar Mamat.
MRC successfully identified promising collaboration opportunities in the mattress industry in Brazil and Chile through the visit with many of the local companies met expressing their interest to source for quality latex foam, pillows and mattresses from Malaysia.
MRC Leads Malaysian Manufacturers to Explore New Opportunities in Mexico
MRC, together with Malaysian manufacturers have successfully completed participation in the 14th edition of Expo Med Mexico, which was held from 30 August – 1 September 2023 at Centro Citibanamex in Mexico City. The event attracted more than 5,000 visitors and over 100 exhibitors from different countries. The show is the leading event in medical devices, equipment and technology in Mexico.
MRC led four rubber medical devices manufacturers and exporters, namely Hartalega, Kossan Latex Industries, Longcane Industries and Top Glove participated at the show. The MRC Malaysia Pavilion received encouraging number of visitors and enquiries throughout the event. MRC showcased high-quality Made in Malaysia rubber medical devices and facilitated multiple business matching sessions between the potential buyers and Malaysian manufacturers on-site. The most enquired products were latex and nitrile examination gloves, followed by surgical gloves, dental gloves and rubber catheters.