EPF Warns Massive Withdrawal Will Affect Country’s Markets
28 December 2021
The Employees Provident Fund has warned that any erosion of trust towards the agency might cause a massive withdrawal that will negatively impact capital markets in the country, after noting that more than RM270 billion in savings can be withdrawn at any time by its members who have reached above age 55 or 60, or those who have more than RM1 million in their account.
The Malaysian Rubber Council (MRC), formerly known as Malaysian Rubber Export Promotion Council, was incorporated on 14 April 2000 under the Companies Act 1965 as a company limited by guarantee under the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC).
MRC is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC).
MRC is tasked with undertaking market promotion of quality Malaysian rubber and rubber products in world markets. MRC has overseas offices in the US, China, India, Europe and the Middle East.
Tender Briefing on Booth Design and Construction of MRC Pavilion at Arab Health 2023
The Malaysian Rubber Council (MRC) invites Malaysian contractors to participate in a tender briefing on booth design and construction of MRC pavilion at Arab Health 2023.
Only prequalified booth contractors are eligible to participate in the tender briefing. The criteria for Prequalification of Booth Contractors are as follows:-
Must be a registered company with Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM)
Company must be established for at least 3 years
At least 2 years of experience in handling international trade shows
Experience in designing and constructing custom-made booths in at least 6 projects for international trade shows
Not suspended from participating in the booth construction and design tenders by MRC
Interested companies will need to provide the necessary supporting documents including an UPDATED company’s profile and portfolio to fulfil the above requirements to Ms Vikneswary (Vicky) at email@example.com latest by 12.00 noon, 6 October 2022 (Thursday).
The information submitted by the companies will be verified by MRC and a notification will be sent to the prequalified booth contractors/companies. The prequalified companies will need to confirm their attendance at the tender briefing in advance with Ms Vicky at firstname.lastname@example.org. Companies that are not able to send their representative to attend the briefing will be excluded from the tender process.
Detail of the tender briefing are as follows:
DATE : 13 October 2022 (Thursday)
TIME : 10.00 am
VENUE : Online Platform
MRC to Participate for the First Time in Health Asia Pakistan
MRC will be participating for the first time in the 19th edition of Health Asia International Exhibition and Conferences which will be held at the Karachi Expo Centre, Karachi, Pakistan from 13 - 15 October 2022.
Health Asia is the biggest annual health medical industry event in Pakistan which is expected to attract over 70,000 visitors this year. The show is the only Ufi’s approved (Global Association of Exhibition Industry) health sector event in Pakistan. The event enjoys extensive support from the Pakistan’s Ministry of Health, relevant Government departments and officials, medical societies and government/private medical institutes.
Come and visit MRC’s booth at Hall 2, Booth B-63 & B-64 to further explore high quality Made in Malaysia rubber medical devices.
The Malaysian Rubber Council (MRC) has successfully co-hosted the 10th International Rubber Glove Conference and Exhibition (IRGCE) and International Rubber Industry Convention and Expo (IRICE), which were held concurrently from 6 – 8 September 2022 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. IRGCE, which was organized by the Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association (MARGMA), has successfully gathered 268 exhibitors from 17 countries. This year’s conference with the theme “Breaking Boundaries: Game Changing Initiatives” also received 915 participants. While IRICE which was organized by the Malaysian Rubber Products Manufacturers Association (MRPMA) has gathered 64 exhibitors that showcased the processing, manufacturing and developments related to rubber industry, particularly dry rubber products.
MRC showcased a wide array of rubber products from different sectors during the exhibition. In conjunction with the events, MRC has also organized a business matching programme known as the MRC Global Sourcing Mission (GSM), both physical and online from 6 – 7 September 2022. A total of 112 meetings have been successfully conducted between 25 international potential buyers and 20 Malaysian manufacturers. The MRC Career Talks, which is a two-day event, was held on 6 – 7 September 2022 and gathered 400 students from 32 local and public learning institutions. The programme has successfully generated interest from the student to explore their career in the rubber product industry.
MRC Leads Malaysian Manufacturers to Explore Opportunities for Latex Foam and Mattresses in the United States
MRC organized a working visit on latex foam and mattresses to the United States from 20 – 27 August 2022. Led by MRC’s CEO, Mr Nor Hizwan Ahmad, the programme covered the cities of Los Angeles and New York. Three Malaysian manufacturers and exporters participated in the programme, namely Getha (1969) Sdn Bhd, LSK Mattressworld Sdn Bhd and LSK Napure Latex Sdn Bhd. During the visit, the delegates met and visited eleven American mattress manufacturers, retailers and related association such as Latexpedic, Comfort Bedding Manufacturing, Milkmen Foam, Royal Pedic, Casper Sleep, 911Beds, Shifman Mattress Company, LA Mattress, Naturepedic, Mattress Central, and International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA). In addition, the delegation also met with the Malaysian Consul General in Los Angeles and New York as well as MATRADE officers in both cities. Through the visit, MRC successfully promoted quality made in Malaysia latex foam and mattresses and created business connections for Malaysian companies to potentially export latex foam and mattresses to the United States.
MRC delegates and Malaysian manufacturers during a factory visit at Milkmen Foam
MRC Delegates met with IFDA
MRC delegates and Malaysian manufacturers at MATRADE Los Angeles’s office
Malaysia's Green Space Inks MoU On Rubber Technology With UK's Cranfield University, Levidian Nanosystem
23 September 2022
Malaysia’s Green Space Industries Ltd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the United Kingdom’s Cranfield University and Levidian Nanosystem Ltd to collaborate on the advancement of rubber technology, said the Malaysian Rubber Council (MRC).
Malaysian Rubber Council (MRC), Unit No 36-02, Level 36, Q Sentral, 2A Jalan Stesen Sentral 2, KL Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone: (603) 2782 2100 | Fax: (603) 2782 2199 | Email: email@example.com