The 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 by providing the platforms to assist members to be globally competitive.
MPMA’s current emphasis, inter alia, is to upgrade the technological level of the plastics industry by providing higher skills technical for members, in particular, on Industry 4.0. In all aspects of its activities, MPMA places special attention to its social responsibility towards the environment, by promoting sustainability practices for the protection of the environment and the community.
MPMA currently has about 750 members comprising Ordinary members, which represent about 60 percent of the plastics manufacturers in the country and account for 80 percent of the country’s total production of plastic products.
- VISION STATEMENT
To be a progressive trade association providing leadership to the plastics industry.
- MISSION STATEMENTS
We provide direction and leadership to upgrade the plastics industry through effective government liaison, strategic alliances as well as specialised training and industry studies.
We promote sustainability practices and the proper usage of plastics with due care to the environment and the community.
To promote the use, manufacture and processing of plastics.
To protect, assist and enhance the interest of manufacturers of plastic products.
To organise and provide various means of training to help upgrade the technological level of the plastics industry.
To encourage co-operation among manufacturers of plastic products, both within and outside Malaysia.
To gather, analyse and provide statistical and technical data as well as other information of interest to the industry.
To provide a platform for members to interact and to foster closer rapport among members.
To co-operate with other trade associations, non-governmental organisations and other bodies of common interest to ensure the healthy growth of the plastics industry.
To collaborate with the Government in the promotion of the plastics industry towards achieving the country’s vision of becoming a developed nation.
To promote the growth of the plastics industry and transform it into a global player taking into cognisance its social responsibility, via sustainability practices towards the environment and the community.