Presentation on theme: "MPMA’S ROLE AS A STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY"— Presentation transcript:
1 MPMA’S ROLE AS A STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY MPMA Roadshow 2015
2 MPMA’S APPOINTMENT AS SDA October 2014.Appointed by Standards Malaysia as an independent Standards Development Agency (SDA):To carry out the development of standards for the Malaysian plastics industry.To establish the relevance and value of standards in helping Malaysian plastics manufacturers capture local markets as well as achieve global competitiveness.To assist Malaysian plastics manufacturers enhance the quality and productivity of plastics products.
3 Scope of Work & Responsibilities Development of standards for plastics and plastics productsResponsibilities of MPMA as a SDACarry out technical work with regards to standards development.Produce Malaysian Standards (MS).Promotion of MS to relevant industries and stakeholders.Manage, monitor and participate in regional and international standards activities.
4 MPMA as an SWO DSM Minister Ministry of Science, Technology and EnvironmentMalaysian Standards and Accreditation Council (MSAC)Director GeneralDepartment of Standards Malaysian (DSM)DSMNational Standards Committee (MyNSC)National Accreditation Committee(MyNAC)National IEC Committee (MyENC)National Medical Testing Accreditation Committee (MyNMTAC)Industry Standard Committee (ISC)ISC A ISC B ISC D ISC F ISC G ISC H ISC I ISCJISC K ISC L ISC M ISC N ISC O ISC P ISC Q ISC R ISC T ISC U ISC W ISC Y ISC ZStandards Writing Organisation (SWO)MPMA C&CA CIDB MTSFB MRB TEEAM MPOB MWPA JPPDOSH IEM MTIB IFEM JPS MCMA FMM-MIGMAISC E ISC SSIRIM BerhadTCs/WGs
5 The Scope of SWO – TC3As a Standards Writing Organisation (SWO), MPMA was responsible to undertake the task of developing industry and national standards on plastics resins, intermediate and plastic finished products.MPMA also actively promote the activities of Standards Writing as well as usage of Standards for the development and progress of the plastics industry.The following table refers to the total number of Malaysian Standards (MS) under various stages of development.StatusTotal StandardsNew work projects3Draft Malaysian Plastics Industry standard (DMPIS) under active deliberation / reviewed by WG11DMPIS ready for submission to TC3 / ASC for approval5Standards awaiting feedback (from SIRIM, members, etc)Standards remained as MPIS21Standards withdrawn / rejected34Standards taken over by others, SIRIM / JKRStandards re-confirmed13Published Malaysian Standards129Total:205
6 MPMA as an SDA ISC J TC 1 TC 2 TC 3 TC 4 TC 5 Plastics and Plastics ProductsWG 1 on Blow MouldingWG 5 on Injection MouldingWG 2 on Foam ProductsWG 6 on Woven/Non-Woven Products and GeosyntheticsWG 3 on Polymer compositesWG 4 on Films and LaminationTC 1General Methods of Test for PlasticsTC 2Plastics Pipes and FittingsTC 3Plastics ProductsTC 4General and Raw Materials for PlasticsTC 5Plastics TanksWG 2 on PVC Pipes and FittingsWG 8 on Thermoplastics Structured-wall PipesWG 9 on Multilayer PipesWG 1 on PE Pipes and FittingsWG 10 on Plastics Conduits for Telecommunication Cables
7 The Scope of ISC JAs an SDA, MPMA manages ISC J for Plastics and Plastics Products, which was previously managed by SIRIM.The ISC J comprises of five (5) Technical Committees (TCs) and various Working Groups (WGs) under the TCs.
8 MOBILISING STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT WITHIN AN ORGANISED STRUCTURE Minister of Science, Technology & InnovationSecretary General MOSTIAdvisory roleSecretaryMalaysian Standards & Accreditation Council (MSAC)Director General Standards MalaysiaStandards Malaysia as secretariat at POLICY levelMalaysia National Standards Committee (MyNSC)Malaysia National Electrotechnical Committee (MyENC)Malaysia National Accreditation Committee (MyNAC)Malaysia National Medical Testing Accreditation Committee (MyNMTAC)Malaysia Good Laboratory Practice Committee (MyGLPC)SIRIM Berhad25 Industry Standards Committee(ISC)Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB)> 3300 expertsat TECHNICAL levelSDA as secretariatMalaysian Institute of Chemistry (IKM)> 200 Technical Committees >350 Working GroupsMalaysian Plastics Manufacturers Association (MPMA)
11 Malaysian Standards To be Reviewed By ISC J Standards Malaysia has identified 378 MS related to plastics, to be reviewed by the respective TCs.Technical Committee (TC)TitleNumber of MS1General Method of Test for Plastics1522Plastics Pipes & Fittings1063Plastics Products934General & Raw Materials for Plastics215Plastics Tanks6TOTAL378
12 How Can Members Contribute to Make the Industry Competitive Join the WGs and/or TCs.Provide technical expertise.Provide inputs to develop high quality standards for plastic industry.Represent Organisation/National Standards Body (NSB) in regional and international meetings.