The Malaysian Rubber Export Promotion Council (MREPC) was incorporated on 14 April 2000 under the Companies Act 1965 as a company limited by guarantee under the Ministry of Primary Industries. MREPC is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Minister of Primary Industries. MREPC is tasked with undertaking market promotion of quality Malaysian rubber products in world markets, and in particular, to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Tender Briefing on Selection of Cloud Service Provider for Providing Cloud Hosting Services for MREPC 2020-2022
The Malaysian Rubber Export Promotion Council (MREPC) invites Malaysian Cloud Service Providers (CSP) to participate in a tender briefing on the Selection of Cloud Service Provider for Providing Cloud Hosting Services.
Only prequalified Cloud Service Providers are eligible to participate in the tender briefing. The criteria for Prequalification of Cloud Service Providers are as follows:-
Must be a registered company with Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM).
Must be an established company active in business for at least 3 years.
Required to submit the latest 3 years audited financial statements.
Certified/Accredited with at least Tier 3 - Concurrently Maintainable Site Infrastructure for Design Documents of the Data Center Site Infrastructure Standard or from any recognized institutions body.
Interested companies to provide the necessary supporting documents including an UPDATED company’s profile and business portfolio to Mr. Ahmad Zulhilmi at email@example.com 12.00 noon, 21st October 2019 (Monday).
The information submitted by the companies will be verified by MREPC and a notification will be sent to the prequalified companies. The prequalified companies will need to confirm their attendance at the tender briefing in advance with Mr. Ahmad Zulhilmi at firstname.lastname@example.org. Companies that are not able to send their representative(s) to attend the briefing will be automatically disqualified from the tender process.
Details of the tender briefing are as follows: DATE : 23rd October 2019 (Wednesday)
TIME : 10.00 am
VENUE : Malaysian Rubber Export Promotion Council (MREPC), Unit No 36-02, East Wing, Level 36, Q Sentral, 2A Jalan Stesen Sentral 2, 50470 KL Sentral, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Good Response at MREPC's Seminar and Technical Workshop on High-Damping Natural Rubber Bearings in Indonesia
MREPC recently concluded a Specialised Mission on Engineering Rubber Products to Indonesia from 17 - 20 September 2019. Three Malaysian engineering rubber products manufacturers participated in the mission, namely Doshin Rubber Products, Hubner Malaysia and Kinta Rubber Works. The mission, which was held in Jakarta, comprised educational seminar and technical workshop on High-Damping Natural Rubber Bearings (HDNRB) as well as business matching session between Malaysian manufacturers and Indonesian companies.
A seminar with the theme “High-Damping Natural Rubber Bearings Technology as Seismic Isolator” was held at the Pullman Thamrin Hotel and drew participation from 152 consultants, engineers, engineering academicians and students on the first day. A total of nine seminar papers were presented by seven speakers from Indonesia and Malaysia with topics focussing on Indonesian building codes, advantages of base isolation, geotechnical issues, rubber seismic bearings and other engineering rubber products. For the first time, a technical workshop on Step-by-Step Guide on HDNRB was held on the second day which saw participation from 73 consultants, engineers, and engineering students. MREPC had collaborated with Ikatan Nasional Konsultan Indonesia (INKINDO) to organize the events.
As part of the mission, a business matching session was also conducted. A total of five Indonesian companies participated and met with the three Malaysian manufacturers to get more information and explore possibilities to source engineering rubber products from Malaysia.
Technical workshop on HDNRB
A participant asking question during the Q&A session
Business matching session between Malaysian manufacturers and Indonesian companies
MREPC Promotes Made-in-Malaysia Rubber Products at International Rubber Conference
MREPC had a promotional booth at the International Rubber Conference (IRC) held in Kia Oval, London from 3 - 5 September 2019 promoting different types of rubber products for various industries and applications. The event carried the theme “Innovations in Elastomeric Materials and Products’’ and was organized by the Polymer Society, a division of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. Apart from the conference, the event also hosted an extensive range of training programmes allied to the rubber industry and an exhibition which showcased the latest development and innovations in rubber industry. Besides MREPC, Tun Abdul Razak Research Centre (TARRC), Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) and three Malaysian rubber product manufacturers, namely HLN Rubber, Armcrest and Kumpulan Jebco were also participated in the exhibition. The next edition of IRC will be held in Chennai, India from 15 – 17 October 2020.
MREPC representative, Mr. Kua Kiat Chye with MATRADE United Kingdom Trade Commissioner, Mr. Megat Iskandar Ahmad Dassilah at MREPC booth
Successful Participation in the World Congress of Surgery
MREPC participated in the biennial World Congress of Surgery (WCS) held at the ICE Congress Centre, Krakow, Poland from 11-15 August 2019. The conference attracted more than 2,000 participants and 21 companies took part in the exhibition to showcase the latest technology and innovation products in healthcare. Majority of the participants were surgeons and doctors from various medical specialties worldwide. The International Society of Surgery (ISS) is one of the scientific committees for World Congress of Surgery that consists of 16 medical experts from different countries representing each branch of medical field. The event provided a platform for the mutual exchange of scientific knowledge and new technology in medical field. MREPC booth highlighted several innovative gloves and also various types of medical gloves manufactured by Malaysian companies. Malaysia will be the host country for the next edition of World Congress of Surgery which will be held from 29 August -2 September 2021 to be organised by the College of Surgeons Academy of Medicine Malaysia (CSAMM).
The Director General of Ministry of Health Malaysia visited MREPC booth
Medical Devices Industry Will Have Positive Impact on Malaysian Economy
18 October 2019
Malaysia must take advantage of the positive trend in the global market for medical devices industry by positioning the nation as a preferred destination among foreign investors. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia could strengthen its global market competitiveness by providing a conducive business environment for multinational companies.
What do Carmakers Expect from National Automotive Policy 2019
18 October 2019
Consumers are becoming increasingly tech-centred. While energy efficiency and occupant safety will always take primacy, the application of connectivity is also significant. Within the topic of innovative enhancements, another pertinent area to note is autonomous technology which will be a key inflection point for the industry. We believe the success of the local industry hinges on new technology investments.