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Chemicals Advance Materials – Rubber Products

Rubber Products

The rubber industry consists of tyres and tyre-related products, latex products, as well as industrial and general rubber products.

With the availability of quality raw materials, good infrastructure and support from R&D centres, Malaysia is a strong global player in the rubber industry, supplying a wide range of rubber products to the world.

23%

Domestic Investments

(RM718 mil)

RM3.1 bil

Total Approved Projects in 2019

80%

77%

Foreign Investments

(RM2,387 mil)

RM3.1 bil

Total Approved Projects in 2019

23%

Domestic Investments

(RM718 mil)

77%

Foreign Investments

(RM2,387 mil)

11

Approved Projects

2,046

Job Opportunities

The Malaysian rubber products industry

Latex
Products

Tyres and
Tyre-related Products

Industrial and General
Rubber Products

Latex Products

There are more than 125 manufacturers producing gloves, condoms, catheters and latex thread, among others. This sub-sector accounted for 80% of the total value of rubber exports, largely contributed by gloves, condoms, catheters and latex threads. Condoms, surgical gloves, examination gloves and catheters are classified as medical devices.

Tyres & Tyre Related Products

There are more than 40 companies in the tyres and tyre-related products sub-sector comprising 11 tyre producers, while the remaining companies produce retread tyres, inner tubes and other accessories.

Industrial & General Rubber Products

There are more than 185 companies producing a wide range of rubber products such as mountings, beltings, hoses, tubing, seals and sheeting for the automotive,  E&E, machinery & equipment and construction industries for the domestic and global market.

Major players in rubber industry

Hartalega Sdn. Bhd.

Top Glove Sdn. Bhd.

Kossan Rubber Industries Berhad

Supermax Corporation Berhad

Major players in Tyres and Tyre related products

Continental Tyre PJ Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.

Continental Tyre AS Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.

Goodyear Malaysia Berhad

Toyo Tyre Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. 

Silverstone Berhad

Targeted Product

Green Materials /
Bio-based Additives

Nano Materials /
Advanced Materials

High Value-Added
Rubber Products

Our Investors' Highlights

Established in 1991 and headquartered in Malaysia, Top Glove Corporation Bhd is the world’s largest manufacturer of gloves. Started as only a local business enterprise with 1 factory and 1 glove production line, has today captured 26% of the world market share for rubber gloves. The company has manufacturing operations in Malaysia, Thailand and China. It also has marketing offices in these countries as well as USA, Germany and Brazil and exports to over 2,000 customers in 195 countries worldwide. With the help of its 18,000 employees, Top Glove continues to produce high quality gloves at an efficient low cost in line with its time-tested Business Direction. Not content to rest on its laurels, Top Glove has set its sights on higher aspirations, which include increasing its world market share to 30% by year end 2020

- Top Glove Corporation Bhd

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