Presentation on theme: "MPMA’S ROLE AS A STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY MPMA Roadshow 2015."— Presentation transcript:
MPMA’S ROLE AS A STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY MPMA Roadshow 2015
MPMA’S APPOINTMENT AS SDA October 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.
Scope of Work & Responsibilities Scope of Work: Development of standards for plastics and plastics products Responsibilities of MPMA as a SDA Carry 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.
MPMA as an SWO Minister Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment Director General Department of Standards Malaysian (DSM) National Standards Committee (MyNSC) National Accreditation Committee (MyNAC) National IEC Committee (MyENC) Industry Standard Committee (ISC) ISC AISC BISC D ISC F ISC GISC H ISC I ISCJ ISC KISC L ISC MISC N ISC O ISC PISC Q ISC R ISC T ISC UISC WISC Y ISC Z Standards Writing Organisation (SWO) MPMAC&CACIDB MTSFBMRBTEEAM MPOBMWPAJPP DOSHIEMMTIB IFEMJPSMCMA FMM-MIGMA TCs/WGs Malaysian Standards and Accreditation Council (MSAC) National Medical Testing Accreditation Committee (MyNMTAC) ISC E ISC S DSM SIRIM Berhad
Status Total Standards New work projects3 Draft Malaysian Plastics Industry standard (DMPIS) under active deliberation / reviewed by WG 11 DMPIS ready for submission to TC3 / ASC for approval5 Standards awaiting feedback (from SIRIM, members, etc)0 Standards remained as MPIS21 Standards withdrawn / rejected34 Standards taken over by others, SIRIM / JKR0 Standards re-confirmed13 Published Malaysian Standards129 Total:205 The Scope of SWO – TC3 As a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.
ISC J Plastics and Plastics Products WG 1 on Blow Moulding WG 5 on Injection Moulding WG 2 on Foam Products WG 6 on Woven/Non-Woven Products and Geosynthetics WG 3 on Polymer composites WG 4 on Films and Lamination TC 1 General Methods of Test for Plastics TC 2 Plastics Pipes and Fittings TC 3 Plastics Products TC 4 General and Raw Materials for Plastics TC 5 Plastics Tanks WG 2 on PVC Pipes and Fittings WG 8 on Thermoplastics Structured-wall Pipes WG 9 on Multilayer Pipes MPMA as an SDA WG 10 on Plastics Conduits for Telecommunication Cables WG 1 on PE Pipes and Fittings
The Scope of ISC J As 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.
MOBILISING STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT WITHIN AN ORGANISED STRUCTURE Secretary General MOSTI Minister of Science, Technology & Innovation Malaysian Standards & Accreditation Council (MSAC) Director General Standards Malaysia Malaysia 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 Berhad Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) Malaysian Institute of Chemistry (IKM) Malaysian Plastics Manufacturers Association (MPMA) 25 Industry Standards Committee (ISC) > 200 Technical Committees >350 Working Groups > 3300 experts Advisory role Secretary SDA as secretariat at TECHNICAL level Standards Malaysia as secretariat at POLICY level
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 MS 1 General Method of Test for Plastics 152 2Plastics Pipes & Fittings106 3Plastics Products93 4 General & Raw Materials for Plastics 21 5Plastics Tanks6 TOTAL378
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.