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Malaysian timber sector raised funds for people in need

04-06-2020
MTC, Malaysia, timber sector, donation

The Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities has reported that the Malaysian Timber Council (MTC) has raised RM895,550 out of the targeted RM1 million, through its Covid-19 Humanitarian Fund initiative. The MTC launched this fund-raising effort in cooperation with timber associations and companies nationwide. More than 100 logging …

First homeware manufacturer in Malaysia obtains CoC certification of MTCS

26-03-2020
One-Tech, PEFC-certified homeware, green manufacturing, sustainable design, chain of custody certification, Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme, MTCS,

Sustainable manufacturing and responsible sourcing are at the centre of Malaysian firm One-Tech, that recently became the first manufacturer in Malaysia producing PEFC-certified homeware under its DAPO brand. Founded in 1993, One-Tech has been strongly advocating ‘green manufacturing’ and sustainable design since 2013, in a desire to …

Editor’s pickThe inaugural edition of Malaysian Wood Expo 2019 takes off

18-11-2019
Malaysian Wood Expo 2019, MWE 2019, Panels & Furniture Asia, MTC, Woodworking, Wood, Machinery

The inaugural edition of Malaysian Wood Expo will be happening on November 19 to 21 at the PUTRA World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The trade show is jointly organised by the Malaysian Timber Council and Panels & Furniture Group of wood magazines, two of the powerhouses in Southeast Asia’s timber and woodworking sector. It is …

Delegates from Malaysian Timber Council visited Junnikkala Sawmill in Finland

16-09-2019
MTC, timber, wood products, delegate, Junnikkala Oy, sawmill, Finland, Finnish wood

A delegation team from the Malaysian Timber Council, as well as members from the wooden packaging, furniture and moulding industry visited Junnikkala’s sawmill in Kalajoki, Finland. Delegates from Malaysian Timber Council and members from the timber products industry visiting Junnikkala's sawmill As the members of the Malaysian …

Editor’s pickMTC appoints new Chairman

07-08-2018
Malaysian Timber Council, MTC, Chairman

Dato’ Low Kian Chuan has been appointed the new Chairman of the Malaysian Timber Council (MTC), effective 27 July 2018, succeeding Dato’ Gooi Hoe Hin. Low, 58, who holds a Bachelor of Economics and an Advanced Diploma in Business Administration from the Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada, started his career in the timber industry by …

Editor’s pickSapulut forest management unit obtains MTCS certification

02-08-2018
MTCS, MTCC, Sapulut Forest Management Unit, Majlis Malam Inovasi Jabatan Perhutanan Sabah

The Sapulut Forest Management Unit (FMU), managed by Sapulut Forest Development Sdn Bhd, became the third FMU in Sabah to be awarded the forest management certification under the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS). The MTCS Forest Management Certificate was presented to Mr Norman Wong, the managing director of Sapulut Forest Development …

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