3 September 2018

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) will be organizing a one-day technical workshop in conjunction to the International Rubber Conference (IRC) 2018 on the 3rd September 2018 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. The workshop is to create an interactive clinic discussion and presentation platform to discuss issue and challenges related to the midstream and downstream sector of rubber industries. The program of the workshop consists of parallel clinic and seminar session as per attach brochure.


Topic of presentation are as listed below:-

  1. a) Overview of A5 and A6 program – Dr Mohamad Asri Ahmad (Head of Technical Services and Equipment Development Unit (MRB))
  2. b) Common problem in rubber compounding factory and troubleshooting – Mr Collin Robinson (Senior Rubber Technologist (TARRC))
  3. c) Compound and engineering design for cost effective product – Dr Alan Muhr (Head of Engineering & Design Unit (TARRC))
  4. d) Specialty rubber application in latex based product : Adhesive & Paint – Dr Asrul Mustafa (Research officer at the Technology and Engineering Division (MRB))
  5. a) RRIMfoam™: Deproteinized Natural Rubber Latex  Slow-Recovery Foam – Mr Roslim Ramli (Research officer at the Technology and Engineering Division (MRB))
  6. a) Awareness in standard development related to rubber and rubber product – Ms Ratna Sari Dewi (Research officer at the Quality and Technical Services Division (MRB))
  7. b) Proficiency testing materials – Ms Nur Shuhada Azman (Research officer at the Quality and Technical Services Division (MRB))
  8. c) Testing and Services – Dr Rosmahani (Research officer at MRB Global Testing and Consultancy for Rubber Centre (G-TACR)) & Ms Gail Reader – TARRC Market Development & Promotion officer
  9. a) Product certification services by MRB – Mr Syuhaizat Ali (Head of Regulatory & Quality Assurance Programme Unit (RQAU))

The interactive clinic session consists of the following topics:-

  1. a) Tyre Compound
  2. b) IRG /Engineering Product (design, consultancy, testing, compound, processing)
  3. c) GRG Product (compound and processing)
  4. d) SMR related matter (laboratories, quality, processing)
  5. e) Latex Product (Gloves, Adhesive, Paint)
  6. f) Product certification (SMG and others)
  7. g) GTACR -Testing and Services  for Rubber
  8. h) Specialty and New Rubber/Latex (EKOPRENA, PUREPRENA, LENR)
  9. i) Training & Publication
  10. j) Proficiency Testing program and materials

Targeted participation: Trade associations, GLCs, Agencies, Upstream, midstream and downstream industries, Commercial Laboratories, Higher Education, Regulatory bodies, Government Agencies




Participants are welcome to register at the address provided below. Please reserve your attendance as early as possible as the place are limited. Deadline for reservation for a place at MRB IRC2018 Workshop is on 31 August 2018.

Registration link:



Early bird: RM 200.00/day (before 1 July 2018)

Normal rate: RM 250.00/day (after 1 July 2018)


Early bird: USD 200.00 / day (before 1 July 2018)

Normal rate: USD 250.00 / day (after 1 July 2018)


We look forward to seeing you at MRB Technical workshop 2018.

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