The Malaysian Rubber Council (MRC) is co-organizing Malaysiaâ€™s premier agricommodity expo, the Malaysia International Agricommodity Expo and Summit (MIACES). MIACES will be held from 26 â€“ 28 July 2022 at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC), Kuala Lumpur. The Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC) is the main organizer while the Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) and Malaysian Timber Council (MTC) are the other two co-organizers of the expo. YAB Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dato' Sri Ismail Sabri bin Yaakob will be officiating the opening of the event together with YB Datuk Hajah Zuraida Kamaruddin, Minister of MPIC on 26 July 2022.
MIACES is an event that provides a platform to uplift the agricommodity sector and maintaining a sustainable growth in the industry. With the theme â€œAdvancing Agricommodity in Sustainable Ecosystemâ€, MIACES is expected to gather over 300 exhibitors around the globe to strengthen Malaysiaâ€™s position as the international hub for agricommodity activities. MIACES will further fortify Malaysiaâ€™s standing as the leading producers of agricommodity product across the world.
A series of activities will be organised including conference, exhibition, roundtable discussions, business-to-business (B2B) meetings, and awards night. The event focuses in bringing all the industry players, producers, investors and other stakeholders together to showcase their products, latest equipment and technology under one roof.
MRC will also organise a seminar on â€˜Advancing the Rubber Industry in a Sustainable Ecosystemâ€™ on 26 July 2022 to highlight the importance of advancing and empowering the rubber sector in a sustainable way without compromising the ecosystem. Smart manufacturing, solar energy and blockchain for network data collection will be the essence of the seminar which will be presented by distinguished speakers.
The admission to MIACES is FREE. Come and visit MRC booth at Hall 6, Booth A3 to find out more and further explore on the quality and advantages of the Made in Malaysia rubber products.
MRC Continues to Promote Made in Malaysia Rubber Products Through Online Business Matching Programme
Continuing the efforts in promoting Made in Malaysia quality rubber products, MRC will organize the sixth edition of the e-Global Sourcing Mission (e-GSM) from 26 - 28 July 2022.
The e-GSM is a programme organized by MRC that offers a safe online platform for global buyers to identify and meet with genuine Malaysian manufacturers to source quality rubber products from Malaysia.
Among the products that are promoted this time including rubber automotive components, engineered rubber products, precured treads and retreading materials as well as specialty rubber materials (green rubber).
A number of potential international buyers, importers, and distributors have confirmed to take part in this programme and will virtually interact with Malaysian manufacturers.
MRC Promotes PPE Rubber Gloves in the World's Largest Safety and Security Exhibition
MRC has successfully participated in INTERSCHUTZ exhibition which was held from 20-25 June 2022 at the Hannover Fairground, Hannover, Germany. The MRC Malaysia Pavilion housed four Malaysian rubber product companies namely Nastah, ASAP International, TCS Quality and Productivity as well as Tekmedic. MRC and Malaysian manufacturers promoted personal protective equipment (PPE) rubber gloves such as multipurpose gloves, industrial gloves, electrician gloves, food handling gloves and high-risk gloves during the exhibition.
MRC Malaysia Pavilion received encouraging number of visitors of more than 300 people throughout the six-day event. In addition, MRC also facilitated 17 business matching sessions between the potential buyers and Malaysian manufacturers. The Consul General from Consulate General of Malaysia in Frankfurt, Mr Farzamie Sarkawi and the Trade Commissioner from MATRADE Frankfurt, Ms Zuhaila Sedek also visited the MRC Malaysia Pavilion during the event.
MRCâ€™s presence at INTERSCHUTZ was also amplified by the prominent outdoor banner situated at the main entrance of the Hannover Fairground along with the 15,000 printed copies of advertisement distributed at the entrances of the exhibition ground to further promote Made in Malaysia PPE rubber gloves and attracting visitorsâ€™ footfall to the MRC Malaysia Pavilion.
The next edition of INTERSCHUTZ is scheduled to be held from 1 - 6 June 2026.
MRC Malaysia Pavilionâ€™s Participants at INTERSCHUTZ
MRC to Lead Malaysian Manufacturers Participating in INTERPHEX Japan
MRC will be leading Malaysian manufacturers to participate in INTERPHEX Japan, which is Japanâ€™s largest and Asiaâ€™s leading exhibition for pharmaceutical and cosmetics manufacturing. The show will take place in Tokyo, Japan from 13 â€“ 15 July 2022.
INTERPHEX Japan is expected to gather around 900 exhibitors across Japan and Asian countries, presenting novel products and solutions in the areas of material processing machinery, packaging machinery and equipment, sterilisers, cleanroom equipment, valves, pumps, components, contract manufacturing, and logistics services and equipment. The show is targeted to receive 40,000 visitors from all over the world. MRC and Malaysian manufacturers will be promoting high quality Made in Malaysia rubber products for cleanroom applications such as cleanroom gloves, finger cots and finger stalls.
Come and visit MRCâ€™s booth at West Hall, Booth 20-42 to further explore on the quality and advantages of Made in Malaysia rubber cleanroom products.
MRC Organizes Online Business Matching for Malaysian Manufacturers
MRC has successfully organized online business matching, aptly named the e-Global Sourcing Mission (e-GSM) for the fifth time from 7 â€“ 10 June 2022. MRC through its regional offices in the United States, Europe, India, Middle East, and China assisted to connect 51 international potential buyers with 24 Malaysian manufacturers by coordinating 88 online business matching sessions. The international buyers were from 19 countries, namely Belize, Bosnia Herzegovina, China, Colombia, Egypt, El Salvador, India, Iraq, Lebanon, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, United Arab Emirates and United States. The buyers were interested to source Made in Malaysia quality rubber products such as rubber medical devices, personal protective equipment, as well as latex foam and mattresses.
MRC to Promote Made in Malaysia Precured Treads in South Americaâ€™s Leading Tyre and Retreading Exhibition
MRC will participate for the first time in Pneushow which will be held at the Expo Center Norte, Sao Paulo, Brazil from 22 - 24 June 2022. Pneushow is the leading tyre and retreading technology exhibition in South America. The show is the meeting point of tyre production and retread technology, showcasing products, machines, solutions, and innovations that contribute to all stages of a tyreâ€™s life. MRC will promote Malaysia as the source for quality precured treads and retreading materials such as cushion gum, orbitread, camelback, and repair rope at the event. Come and visit MRC promotional booth at Booth 89 4/0 for a comprehensive range of precured treads and retreading materials from Malaysia at Pneushow 2022!
MRC to Lead Malaysian Manufacturers Participating in the Worldâ€™s Largest Safety and Security Exhibition
MRC will be leading Malaysian manufacturers to participate for the first time in Interschutz, the worldâ€™s largest trade show for fire and rescue services, civil protection, safety, and security. The show will take place in Hannover, Germany from 20 â€“ 25 June 2022.
As a flagship trade show for personal protective equipment (PPE), Interschutz brings together participants from 50 nations, representing all relevant areas of safety and rescue services. Over 1,200 exhibitors will participate in this showcase, presenting novel products and solutions in the areas of civil protection and rescue services, firefighting, protective equipment and solutions in the area of civil protection. In the previous edition, the show received more than 150,000 visitors from all over the world.
Continuing efforts to introduce and promote the quality and advantages of Made in Malaysia rubber PPE, MRC Malaysia Pavilion will host four Malaysian manufacturers. Come and visit us at Hall 15, Booth A20 to source for high quality rubber products from Malaysia.
MRC Continues to Promote Made in Malaysia Latex Products Through e-Global Sourcing Mission
Following the success of several sessions of e-Global Sourcing Mission (e-GSM) in 2021, MRC is set to organize the fifth e-GSM session, to be held from 7 â€“ 10 June 2022.
e-GSM is a programme organised by MRC that offers online platform for global buyers to identify and meet with genuine Malaysian manufacturers to source quality rubber products from Malaysia.
The key rubber products that are promoted under this e-GSM are the latex based products which comprised of rubber medical devices, personal protective equipment, and latex foam and mattresses.
A total of 65 interested international buyers, importers and distributors have been confirmed to participate in this programme and meet up with the Malaysian manufacturers virtually.
Minister of MPIC Launched The International Rubber Industry Convention and Expo 2022 (IRICE 2022)
Following the news coverage on Zawawi and Hakimi published on 9 Dec 2021 and 21 Jan 2022, MRC CEO, Nor Hizwan Ahmad presented contributions worth RM35,000 under Bantuan Prihatin MRC initiative to the underprivileged communities from the rubber smallholders family in Kelantan.
The assistance comprises essential daily necessities, financial aids and devices to facilitate online learning were presented during a ceremony in Pasir Mas, Kelantan on 13 Feb 2022.
Nor Hizwan also handed over food baskets to six less fortunate rubber smallholder families in Bachok, Kelantan. They were among 200 rubber smallholder families who received food basket donations worth RM20,000 from MRC.
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia(UTM) team led by Ts. ChM. Dr. Faizuan Abdullah, Senior Lecturer Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science paid a courtesy visit to MRC today. During the visit, our Deputy CEO discussing on the potential future collaboration with UTM including research & development and innovation in rubber products.
MRC Successfully Organised A Briefing on COVID-19 Stimulus Packages and Support Programmes Available for the Rubber Industry
MRC has successfully organised a briefing on COVID-19 Stimulus Packages and Support Programmes Available for the Rubber Industry which include financial assistance, grant schemes and capacity building. MRC, MITI, MATRADE and MIDA reiterate our commitment to assist industry players to assess, adapt and adopt as well as to revive and develop their businesses further during the pandemic and so that they will remain competitive. The briefing attracted more than 80 participants.
MRC Promotes Malaysian Rubber Products and Introduces New Virtual Platform in Expo 2020 Dubai
MRC has successfully participated in the Agricommodity Week-17 at the Malaysia Pavilion in Expo 2020 Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 23 - 29 January 2022 to promote a wide array of high quality Made in Malaysia rubber and rubber products. The Week-17 carried the theme of â€œSustainable Agricommodityâ€ that covered rubber, timber and kenaf sectors under the non-food category, led by the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities. There was a total of six Malaysian rubber products manufacturers and exporters participated with MRC under the rubber sector, namely Armcrest, Geomax Rubber, Duramedical, Mah Sing Healthcare, Pleasure Latex Products and Top Glove.
During the event, MRC also introduced its new rubber and rubber product virtual platform, the Malaysian Rubber Products Virtual Showcase (MaRViS), which was launched by YB Datuk Hajah Zuraida Kamaruddin, Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, Malaysia on the 24 January 2022 at the Malaysia Pavilion in the Expo 2020 Dubai. MaRViS hosted Malaysian rubber and rubber products manufacturers to showcase their products from seven categories, namely precured treads, latex foam and mattresses, engineered rubber products, specialty rubber materials, rubber medical devices, rubber gloves and rubber automotive components. The virtual platform will enable Malaysian rubber and rubber product manufacturers to promote their products online more effectively without geographical boundaries.
Launching of MaRViS by YB Datuk Hajah Zuraida Kamaruddin, Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, Malaysia
MRC And The Northern Corridor Implementation Authority (NCIA) Signed A Memorandum Of Collaboration (MOC)
MRC has successfully participated in Arab Health 2022 which was held from 24 - 27 January 2022 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. MRC Malaysia Pavilion was strategically located in Hall 8 and housed eight Malaysian rubber product companies as co-exhibitors, namely Hartalega, Supermax, Karex, Asap International, Biomax, Glove Resources, Mah Sing Healthcare and Tradecyanic. Another six Malaysian rubber product companies had participated on their own in the show. MRC Malaysia Pavilion received exceptional number of visitors to almost 5,000 people and received more than 2,000 trade enquiries throughout the event. MRC also facilitated nearly 100 business matching sessions between the potential buyers and Malaysian rubber medical devices companies. Furthermore, MRC enhanced its presence in Arab Health by having prominent advertisements at the main entrance and along the walkway from metro station to the trade centre to further promote Made in Malaysia rubber medical devices and attracting visitors' footfall to MRC Malaysia Pavilion. On the first day of the event, the Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Malaysia, YB Datuk Hajah Zuraidah Kamaruddin visited MRC Malaysia Pavilion to meet participating Malaysian companies in conjunction with her official visit to Dubai. The next edition of Arab Health will be held from 30 January - 2 February 2023.
Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Malaysia, YB Datuk Hajah Zuraidah Kamaruddin visited MRC Malaysia Pavilion at Arab Health 2022
Minister of MPIC Officially Launched The Agricommodity Regional Office in Jeddah
YB Datuk Hajah Zuraida Kamaruddin, Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities has officially launched the agricommodity regional office in Jeddah yesterday, as part of her ministerial mission to Saudi Arabia.
The Commodities Integration Marketing Company (CIMC), the first of its kind in the Middle East, houses three government-linked organisations under one roof, namely Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC), Malaysian Rubber Council (MRC) and Malaysian Timber Council (MTC).
Also present were YB Dr Daroyah Alwi, Chairman of MRC, Izwan Zarik Sapari, Deputy CEO of MRC and Ahmad Nazri Abd Razak, Chief Representative of MRC Middle East.
Roundtable Discussion With Industry Members of Saudi Arabia
A roundtable discussion with representatives from palm oil, timber and rubber industries of Saudi Arabia and Malaysia was held yesterday at Amwaj Ballroom, Jeddah Hilton Hotel to discuss potential markets in the region for Malaysiaâ€™s agricommodity sector. It is in conjunction with the ministerial mission to Saudi Arabia, led by YB Datuk Hajah Zuraida Kamaruddin, Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, Malaysia. Also present was YB Dr. Daroyah binti Alwi, Chairman of MRC.
Encik Muhammad Fazli bin Abdul Jalil, Senior Director, Marketing & Development of MRC presented on current Malaysian Rubber industry trade performance during the event.
MRC To Participate in The Worldâ€™s Mega Exhibition - Expo 2020 Dubai
The world expo which is held once every five years is taking place from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022 in the United Arab Emirates. This edition, known as the Expo 2020 Dubai with the theme, "Connecting Minds, Creating the Future" embraces the idea that bringing the world together to catalyse an exchange of new perspectives and inspire action to deliver real life solutions to real world challenges.
The Malaysia Pavilion, themed â€œEnergising Sustainabilityâ€ is built with the inspiration of Malaysiaâ€™s majestic rainforest. The pavilion captures the nationâ€™s commitment and direction for sustainable development. Located in front of the Jubilee Park, the pavilion comprises several segments, which includes â€˜Energising Businessâ€™ situated at the lower ground floor that features 26 weekly trade and business exhibits.
The Malaysian Rubber Council (MRC) will be participating together with the six rubber products manufacturers and exporters in the expo under the Malaysia Pavilionâ€™s thematic Week-17 of â€œSustainable Agricommodityâ€ which will be held from 23 to 29 January 2022 to promote a wide array of high quality Made in Malaysia rubber and rubber products.
MRC will be officially launching its virtual platform, namely the Malaysian Rubber Products Virtual Showcase (MaRViS) during the week. MaRViS is a reliable online platform that facilitates online business engagements between international buyers and Malaysian rubber product manufacturers. The Rubber Clay Modelling demonstration will also take place at the Amphitheatre of the pavilion to further ignite interest from the public on Made in Malaysia rubber products.
Come and visit us to discover more about sustainably produced rubber products from Malaysia!
MRC to Promote Made in Malaysia Rubber Medical Devices in Arab Health 2022
Committed to deliver the best event for healthcare community in the Middle East and North African region, Arab Health is all set to unite the global healthcare industry once again at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 24-27 January 2022. The 2022 edition of the event is expected to welcome about 3,600 exhibiting companies and 30,000 healthcare and trade professionals from 160 countries. MRC will promote Malaysia as the source of quality rubber medical devices by having a pavilion that will host eight Malaysian rubber product manufacturers and exporters. The MRC Malaysia Pavilion is located in the main hall and will be the perfect avenue to source for high-quality Made in Malaysia rubber medical devices such as medical gloves, condoms, and rubber catheters. Come and visit MRC Malaysia Pavilion at Hall 8, Booth H8.E11 for a wide range of high-quality rubber medical devices from Malaysia at Arab Health 2022!
YB Dato' Sri Dr. Wee Jeck Seng, Deputy Minister of MPIC Paid A Courtesy Visit To MRC
YB Dato' Sri Dr. Wee Jeck Seng, Deputy Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC) paid a courtesy visit to MRC today. The visit was concluded with a fruitful discussion with our CEO, Encik Nor Hizwan Ahmad, on initiatives to promote exports of local rubber products and ongoing challenges in the rubber industry. It was followed by a tour of MRC's gallery, led by our very own Marketing & Development Division.
MRC is looking forward to closer collaboration with MPIC, to strengthen Malaysian rubber products presence in the global scene.
MRC And Top Glove Discussed The Agenda For The Upcoming Inaugural Commercialisation Committee Meeting
Nor Hizwan Ahmad, CEO of MRC and YBhg. Datoâ€™ Lee Kim Meow, Managing Director of Top Glove, discussed the agenda for the upcoming inaugural Commercialisation Committee Meeting at Top Glove Tower, today.
A visit to Top Glove R&D facility was later conducted by Top Glove Senior Team to showcase some of their product developments in the pipeline.
MRC is looking forward to work closely with Top Glove on the advancement agenda of rubber commercialisation towards greater achievement for the country.