|Malaysia Cable Manufacturers Association -
MCMA (Formerly known as Malaysia Electric Cable & Wires
Association - MECWA) was established in 1980 comprising
manufacturers of power and telecommunication cables and
conductors with the objective, among others, as follows:
i) To bring together manufacturers of power and
telecommunication cables with the objective of enhancing
the reputation of the industry as a responsible and ethical
association of manufacturers.
ii) To bring about a degree of cooperation between
manufactures, to improve the eﬃciency of the industry, the
standard of products and sales service to the market,
iii) To actively promote the presence and representation
of MCMA in the Malaysia cable
and wire industry through constant liaison and meetings with the
relevant oﬃcials of the
speciﬁc ministries, government agencies and authorities such as:
a) related ministries i.e. Ministry of Finance, Ministry of
International Trade and
b) Government/Quasi Government Bodies i.e. SIRIM, MIDA, ST, TNB,
Jabatan Standards, MATRADE.
c) Chambers of Commerce.
d) related trade associations.
e) international cable industries representatives.
iv) To participate in conference/forum organized by the
Government in relation to
plans/strategies/dialogue or any other matters concerning the
development of the local
cable and wire industry.
v) To promote the products of MCMA under the Buy
Malaysian Campaign - conduct
seminars on range of products; usage and technical aspects
(including quality) of product; competitiveness of products; and
services provided by members to user/buyer groups like utility
companies, contractors, wholesalers, etc. This should include
new/variant products developed by members.
vi) To organize and/or participate in overseas trade
missions for potential export market of members' products and/or
for members' investment plans. No objection Letter (NOL)
vii) To participate in any National Standards bodies to
help set or inﬂuence both National
and Regional Standards through Suruhanjaya Tenaga (Energy
Writing Organization (SWO) with SIRIM, Jabatan Standards.
viiI) To keep the members aware of the possible impact of
AFTA/TPPA/WTO on the industry and to ensure the Government is
informed of any possible damages.
Currently MCMA has 19 members. We meet regularly each month to
resolve issues and adopt measures for or mutual beneﬁts. At the
same time we are also
having dialogues with the relevant government bodies concerning
issues such as tariﬀ
protection for telecommunication cables (ITA), protection for
XLPE cables, Standards
and Speciﬁcations, ST licensing, Becoming the Standards Writing
for the cable industry at SIRIM, Approved Permits (AP) by
consumers and related
List of Malaysian Standard (MS) for Cables