|Heavy Hardwood||Chengal (Neobalanocarpus heimii)|
|Balau / Selangan Batu (Shorea spp.)|
|Merbau (Intsia spp.)|
|Belian ( Eusideroxylon zwageri)|
|Resak (Vatica spp. & Cotylelobium spp.)|
|Medium Hardwood||Kempas (Koompassia malaccensis)|
|Keruing (Dipterocarpus spp.)|
|Kapur (Dryobalanops spp.)|
|Light Hardwood||Meranti (Shorea spp.)|
|Rubberwood (Hevea brasiliensis )|
|Nyatoh ( Sapotaceae spp.)|
|Ramin ( Gonystylus spp.)|
|Kembang Semangkuk (Scaphium spp.)|
|Sepetir ( Sindora spp. & Copaifera palustris)|
|Tualang (Koompassia excelsa)|
|Jelutong (Dyera spp.)|
|Sesendok ( Endospermum spp.)|
|Durian ( Coelostegia spp. / Durio spp. / Neesia spp.)|
|Softwood||Damar minyak (Agathis borneensis)|
|Podo (Podocarpus spp.)|
|Sempilor (Dacrydium spp; Phyllocladius spp.)|
|Major Products||Main Markets|
|Logs||Japan,China, India and Taiwan|
|Sawntimber||Thailand, European Union, China, West Asia, Japan, Singapore and Philippines.|
|Plywood||Japan, South Korea, USA, Taiwan, UK, Singapore and West Asia.|
|Veneer||China, South Korea,Taiwan, Philippines and Japan.|
|Moulding||Japan, USA, Netherlands, Australia, China, Taiwan, UK, Canada, Belgium, Germany, Singapore and South Korea.|
|Fibreboard||China, Japan, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Vietnam.|
|Building, Carpentary & Joinery||USA, UK, Singapore, Australia, Denmark, Germany, South Korea, Netherlands and China.|
|Furniture||USA, Japan, UK,West Asia, Australia, Singapore and Canada.|
Assistance provided by MTIB includes:-
The apprentice programme is for PMR/SPM holders to pursue a training course in the production of wooden furniture. The 16-month programme, comprising theory and on-the-job training, prepares a trainee for a career in the wood-based manufacturing sector, specifically in furniture production, armed with the specific skills and technical knowledge. Training is conducted in WISDEC and at participating furniture plants.
Please contact these companies;
|Lists of Company||Address|
|SHINGITAI CORPORATION SDN BHD||
2706, Jalan Permata 10, Taman Permata
53300 Kuala Lumpur Wilayah Persekutuan
Tel : (603) 41056119
Fax : (603) 41058585
Contact : Mr. George Tan / Mr. Elby Tan
|BORTIM SDN BHD||
819, Block A, Kelana Business Centre
97, Jalan SS 7/2 Kelana Jaya
47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan
Tel : (603) 74921177, (019) 2254939
Fax : (603) 74922277, 74922772
Contact : Mr. Lee Leh Yew
|ECO LUMBER SDN BHD||
Block C-1/3, Jalan Selaman 1
Dataran Palma Jalan Ampang
68000 Ampang, Selangor Darul Ehsan
Tel : (603) 42701298, 42701498
Fax : (603) 42701798
Contact : Mr. CC Low
|GOLDEN STAR WOOD JAYA LTD||
#12-07, 12th Floor Wisma UOA II
No. 21, Jalan Pinang
50450 Kuala Lumpur Wilayah Persekutuan
Tel : (603) 21640696, (019) 3845380
Fax : (603) 21640698
Contact : Mr. Jacob Abraham / Mr George Varghese
Timber exporters, suppliers and manufacturers are required to be the member of timber associations as stipulated in MTIB's act before they are registered with us. You may also contact the following timber associations for assistance;
|Lists of Company||Address|
|Malaysian Wood Industries Association (MWIA)||
19B, Level 19, Menara PGRM
No 8, Jalan Pudu Ulu, Cheras
56100 Kuala Lumpur,MALAYSIA.
Tel : 603-9282 1778 / 9283 0721
Fax : 603-9282 1789
|The Timber Exporters' Association of Malaysia (TEAM)||
19C, Level 19, Tower 1, Menara PGRM,
No. 8, Jln. Pudu Ulu, Cheras,
56100 Kuala Lumpur,MALAYSIA.
Tel :603- 9284 7443/7445 (Tel)
Fax : 603- 9282 6059 (Fax)
We are also pleased to inform you that we have published a directory on the timber trade in Malaysia where the list of exporters and suppliers of timber products that are registered with MTIB can be found. The purchase on the directory can be made online via our website www.mtib.gov.my.
|MENTAKAB VENEER & PLYWOOD SDN.BHD||53,840||85,919,876|
|ASIA PLYWOOD CO. SDN.BHD||50,908||74,883,317|
|BESGRADE PRODUCTS SDN BHD||45,460||70,503,320|
|MEGAPLY INDUSTRIES (M) SDN BHD||6,030||22,821,008|
|POLY-PLY INDUSTRIES SDN. BHD||3,219||8,078,982|
|WELLEY TIMBER INDUSTRIES SDN BHD||5,010||8,036,315|
|TONHON INDUSTRY CO. SDN BHD||1,421||5,189,302|
|PLUS INTERVEST SDN BHD||2,305||2,734,299|
|LENG TECK SDN BHD||1,187||1,725,327|
In order to design the timber structure in Malaysia, our engineer will refer MS 544: Code of Practice for the Structural Use of Timber: Part 1: General, Part 2: Permissible Stress Design of Solid Timber and Part 3: Permissible Stress Design of Glued Laminated Timber. For your information, we also have another 9 Parts of MS 544 related to timber structure design.
MTIB is a statutory body accredited to the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities, Malaysia. Established on 1st June 1973 by an Act of Parliament ( Act 105), Malaysian Timber Industry Board (Incorporation ) Act, 1973, it has been accorded as the lead agency to enhance the development of the Malaysian timber industry. It has ten divisions namely the Trade Development, Industry Development & Research, Licensing & Enforcement, Bumiputra Entrepreneur Development, Strategic Planning, Administration & Finance, Human Resource Management, Forest Plantation, Information & Communication Technology and Public Relations and Corporate Communication. It has a total manpower of 443 employees.
MTIB's objectives are as follows:
Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) is a government promotional agency that responsible for initiating development of the various sectors of the timber industry and providing technical, marketing and other forms of assistance to ensure continued growth within a rapidly industrialising Malaysian economy. Our functions include:
*to regulate and control the trade in, and the marketing and distribution of timber, and
*to promote and improve, the trade in, and markets for timber.
Trade Development Division:
Trade development, market research, promotion and marketing advisory services.
Industry Development Division:
Technical advisory, training/skills upgrading, monitoring worldwide standards and standards writing, and timber verification services.
Licensing & Enforcement Division:
Regulation of trade, issuance of export licences, processing import approvals , and inspection services
Strategic Planning and Corporate Affairs Division:
Collating and disseminating statistical records and information on the timber industry, monitoring the development of the timber industry and formulating strategic industrial/organisational plans for the overall betterment of the timber industry. Fostering goodwill with the public as well as promoting a better understanding of MTIB's operations.
Bumiputera Entrepreneur Development Division
Coordinate development activities for Bumiputera companies in the manufacturing and marketing of thier products.
Forest Plantation Division
Coordinate the implementation of forest plantation programmes and related activites.
Management Services Division
Planning and managing human resource aspect of the organisation.General administration, human resource management, procurement and managing the finances of MTIB.
Information Technology Division
Providing technical assistance for proper peripheral and software maintenance and information system development.
Fibre and Biocomposite Development Centre (FIDEC)
Accelerate the application of research findings into commercial manufacturing of biocomposite products.
Wood Industry Skills Development Centre (WISDEC)
Timber products which are meant for the export market:
Sawntimber, blockboard, chipboard, particleboard, plywood, veneer, woodchips, moulding, building, carpentary and joinery, dressed timber and all other products as listed under the Malaysian Timber Industry Board (Incorporation) Act 1973 (Schedule 1, Section 2). Click here to view the guidelines.
Services/activities which are meant for the export market:
Exporter, supplier, processor, jetty operator and timber grader.
Being the development agency for the Malaysian timber industry, Timber Information Exchange Service (TIES) is another service which MTIB provides to the industry. It links interested buyers with local suppliers. Potential buyers could save time and cost as MTIB helps to identify relevant suppliers for products of their interest. In addition, such enquiries will also be circulated to companies which are interested to seek and explore new market opportunities.
To be included in the circulation list of all enquiries received, local suppliers and exporters are invited to subscribe to the TIES. Now, it is open to all Malaysian Exporters and Suppliers. For those interested to access TIES, please apply your User ID and Password by filling the TIES Subscription Form. THERE IS NO FEE CHARGE FOR THIS SERVICE. Click here to login
MGR is the grading system for Malaysian hardwood sawntimber for the export market. The system is internationally recognised. For more details on MGR, refer to MTIB publications - The Malaysian Grading Rules for Sawn Hardwood Timber, 1984 Edition.