Day and date : Friday 21st June, 2019

Time : 2:00 p.m.

Venue : Sheraton Hotel, Jalan Utara C, Petaling Jaya

Chairman : Richard Tan Swee Heng

Delegates : As per attendance list (Annexure 1)

Full Report: 2019_8th_AGM.pdf


Date : 1st March 2019 (Friday)

Time : 4.30 pm to 6.30pm

Venue : 1, Persiaran Bukit Jawi 1, Bukit Jawi Golf Villa, Sg. Jawi

Chairman : Richard Tan Swee Heng

Delegates : As in Attendance List (Annex 1)

1) Speech by President

1.1 President Richard Tan welcomed all delegated to the 23rd Management Committee

Meeting. He thanks to all the committee and members on their commitment for being

present in this meeting at our member Mr Chang’s Bungalow at Sg. Jawi.

1.2 President welcome three members join MPA which are Mr Yii from GS Systems Sdn

Bhd, Vincent Yeoh from PM Trucks Sdn Bhd and Linda Tang from SP Wood Industries

Sdn Bhd.

2) Confirmation Minute of 22nd Committee Management Meeting

2.1 Proposed by Richard Tan and was seconded by Mr Saw.

3) 2019 Annual Dinner Committee Members And Arrangement

3.1 Annual dinner to be held in Ipoh, Perak. Committee members propose Mr Loong to be

the Organizing Chairman, and 10 committee members are Vincent Ooi, Mr Saw, Mr Ng ES,

Koay Chen Hao, Roy Teoh, PL Cheah, Nicholas Cheah, Jeffery Goh, Eric Ng and Richard

Tan . The propose Restaurant is Unique Seafood Restaurant in Bercham, Ipoh, Perak. The

date and related matter of the dinner will be discussed by the Annual Dinner committee

members. More information will be announced soon.4) Membership fee to be increase by 10% from year 2020

4.1 President suggested that the annual membership fee to be increased by 10% next year

2020. Majority of committee members unanimously agreed with the proposal.

5) MPA sponsorship for Business Mission Trip - Setting up the minimum tenure to enjoy

the benefit

5.1 Vincent Ooi suggested that in order to enjoy the sponsorship benefit; the member must

has minimum of 2 years tenure.

Member with 2 years tenure will be eligible for 50% subsidy from the association.

Member who join above 3 years will eligible for 100% subsidy from association.

And if the members join less than 2 years, they can join the business trip, but with no

subsidy from association.

6) Korea KPCA and Malaysia MPA Signing MOU at Hotel Shangri-La, Kuala Lumpur

on 14/3/2019, Thursday.

6.1 MPA is invited by Korea KPCA to sign this MOU for the first time in the history with

the purpose of working together for Returnable System Project within Asia countries APSF

members. All members are welcome to join the signing ceremony.

7) MTIB-JPSM –Putrajaya Officer Update on Landscape timber, dated 16/1/2019 at

MTIB office, First Meeting. Second Meeting on 22/2/2019 at Putrajaya Office.

7.1 Richard Tan has proposed that the meeting should be put on hold since majority

members did not see any benefit of it.

8) How To Improve Efficiency In The Pallet Production And Capacity Among MPA


8.1) Richard Tan has shared with members and remind all must be well prepared for

Industrial 4.0 which cover Digital Computerized System, Automation and Lead

Management. For more understanding of Industrial 4.0, members can check online or go to


9) Income and Expenditure Statement For The Month of January 2019

9.1 Vincent announce the closing balance for this month and cash at Bank is RM126,049.43


10) Other Matters

10.1 Ng ES comment on the shortage of timber causing the timber price increase is the main

issues to all pallet makers.10.2 Linda Tang said he company are using wood waste for their Heat Treatment and KD


10.3 The coming MPA AGM will held on 21/6/2019, Friday in Klang Valley.

11) Adjournment

11.1) The meeting adjourned at 6.30 PM.


Richard Tan Swee Heng


Full Report: 2019_Minutes_Of_23rd_MCM.pdf


Date : 12th December 2018 (Friday)

Time : 8.30 pm to 10.00pm

Venue : Salsa Resort, Pulai Langkawi

Chairman : Richard Tan Swee Heng

Delegates : As in Attendance List (Annex 1)

1) Speech by President

1.1 President Richard Tan welcomed all delegated to the 22nd Management Committee

Meeting. He thanks to all the committee and members on their commitment for being

present in this meeting at Salsa Resort, Pulau Langkawi.

2) Confirmation Minute of 21st Committee Management Meeting

2.1 Proposed by Richard Tan and was seconded by Haji Mustaffa Bin Mohd Yan.

3) How MPA join MWIA- Mr Saw Eng Thai

3.1 MPA member is not encourage to join MWIA as a trade member. The benefit under

MWIA only related to export license of sawntimber, charcoal, wood pellet, export wooden

pallet or component of wooden pallet. Other benefit under MWIA include allowance for

oversea visit/exhibition, business matching and factory visit cross countries.

Mr Saw encourage MPA member to join individually in own state association such as

Timber Trade Association and Furniture Association to enjoy the benefits from MWIA.

Additional info, Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok has the empowerment to appoint

representative from MPA to sit in Malaysia Timber Council (MTC) during their meeting but

subject to approval.3.2 Dato Andrew Goh has shared his experience in FMM and suggested MPA may utilize

FMM secretariat service. This may help MPA to grow together with FMM in any related


4) Illegal sawmill, illegal timber activities issue to inform Minister of Water, Land and

Natural Resources, YB Dr. Xavier Jayakumar Arulanandam with the help by Chief

Minister of Perak, YB Ahmad Faizal- Mr Saw Eng Thai

4.1 Mr Saw has shared the illegal harvesting forests issue in Perak. This issue seem be very

hard to monitor and control by authority. As we know, the forest resources need at least 30 years

to harvest again with the cycle life replanting and grow again. There are some minor company

which have the legal permit to harvest the logs but also at the same time harvest outside their

permitted boundary area. Illegal logging still remain as a big issue.

5) Report For The Global Pallet Entrepreneur Assembly Meeting 2018 by Pallet

Professional Committee of China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing on 21-23/11/2018,

Wednesday to Friday At Jinan, Shandong Province – President Richard Tan

5.1 President has shared the report on the above said trip.It was a very fruitful experience

and knowledge gaining trip which delegates can meet many market players from all over the

world. 4 delegates from MPA for this Global Meeting in Shandong, they were: Richard

Tan, Vincent Ooi Eng Aik, Vincent Boo Weng Seng and Loong Kam Shing. Along the trip,

they have visited one of the best pallet machinery producer in Qingtao, Saifan Co. Lth and

one of the biggest pallet manufacturer in Shandong Province, Luda Co.Ltd.

6) Meeting with local authority of Selangor and Kuala Lumpur together present of

Director General of Ministry Forest Penisular Malaysia (JPSM) Dato Haji Nor Ahhirrudin B.

Mahmud, to discuss the timber log of the landscape to be used as timber resource for pallet

industry. – Secretary Mr Loong Kam Shing

6.1 Loong has explained the meeting will be schedule in January 2019, date yet to be

confirmed. This dialogue are with the held by MTIB, together with the local authority to

find the best way and solution to make full used of the landscape resources for pallet

industry and generate more income for the government.

7) Membership drive 2019 – Vincent Ooi Eng Aik

7.1 Vincent Ooi will invite Sarawak Mah Sing Plastics Partner join MPA on 2019. He also

announce that Vintage Pack Sdn Bhd will replace his company Palleture Wood Resources as

a ordinary member start at 2019.

7.2 Poh Leong suggested to waive of first year membership fee to attract more member to

join MPA. He also suggested MPA to plan ahead our yearly activities ahead. Dato Andrew

also suggested we should engage MPA members more by leveraging our MPA website and

Facebook.8) MPA financial update September and October 2018 – Vincent Boo Weng Seng

7.1) The financial report has been table by Treasurer Vincent Boo with the balance October

is RM128,241.67 in the Public Bank current account.


9) Other Matters

9.1 All the present committee members suggest that third annual dinner to be held in Ipoh,

Perak. Secretary has propose that the name may change to 7th Anniversary Annual Dinner


9.2 The next Management committee meeting will held in Sg. Jawi, Mr Chang’s house on

1/3/2019, Friday.

9.3 We have invite EF Security Sdn Bhd, Terrence Lee, Business Account Manager to

present their products and services after the meeting. This company was recommend by

Madam Goh Siew Khim, Impresswood Sdn Bhd.

10) Adjournment

10.1) The meeting adjourned at 10.00 PM.



Richard Tan Swee Heng


Full Report: 2019_Minutes_Of_22nd_MCM.pdf



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