Malaysian Plastics Manufacturers Association (MPMA), established in 1967, is a
progressive trade association providing leadership and quality service to its
members and the plastics industry. MPMA is the official voice of the Malaysian
plastics industry, representing its members and the industry in Government
interaction, spearheading the plastics industry’s growth and providing the
platforms to assist members to be globally competitive.
currently has about 900 members comprising Ordinary members, which represent
about 60% of plastics manufacturers in the country and account for 80% of the
country’s total production of plastics products.
To be a progressive
trade association providing leadership to the plastics industry.
provide direction and leadership to upgrade the plastics industry through
effective government liaison, strategic alliances, specialised training and
promote the usage of plastics with due care to the environment and the
Ø To promote
the use, manufacture and processing of plastics.
protect, assist and enhance the interest of manufacturers of plastics.
organise and provide various means of training to help upgrade the
technological level of the plastics industry.
encourage co-operation among manufacturers of plastics products, both within
and outside Malaysia.
gather, analyse and provide statistical and technical data as well as other
information of interest.
provide a platform for members to interact and to foster closer rapport among
co-operate with other trade associations, non-governmental organisations and
other bodies of common interest to ensure the healthy growth of the plastics industry.
collaborate with the Government in the promotion of the plastics industry
towards achieving the country’s vision of becoming a developed nation by 2020.
promote the growth of the plastics industry and transform it into a global
player taking into cognisance its social responsibility towards the environment
The management of the
Association is vested in a Central Committee comprising 18 members who are
elected at each alternate Annual General Meeting (AGM), four members nominated
by the elected Committee and one representative from each of the Branches.