Things to consider in purchasing a factory in Malaysia

1. Location These geographical considerations must be taken into account by prospective buyers. The frequency of shipments to and from the industrial location, DOE rules and regulations that govern the states.Raw materials are the basic components of finished products. This is one of the most important considerations when selecting a factory location. If your required […]

What do you understand about Manufacturing License?

If a manufacturer meets a certain requirement, the law requires it to obtain a manufacturing license from Malaysia Investment Development Authority (MIDA). Based on the manufacturing activity, the Industrial Coordination Act (ICA), 1975 requires person(s) who are involved in manufacturing activities to obtain a license from the Licensing Officer. The main goal of introducing the ICA […]

A Brief Introduction about Setting up Business in Malaysia

Introduction Persons who wish to setup business in Malaysia must register their business either under the Registration of Businesses Act 1956 (“ROBA 1956”) or Companies Act 2016 (“CA 2016”) or Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2012. The different forms of business vehicle available in Malaysia includes:- Company Limited by Shares Company Limited by Guarantee Unlimited Company Limited Liability […]

Heavy Industry in Malaysia

Heavy industries in Malaysia are different from light industries in the sense that heavy industries are usually more capital intensive compared to light or medium industries; which means they require a lot of machinery and equipment. A buffer zone, which is the area or distance between industries and residential areas, is introduced to distance the […]

Medium Industry in Malaysia

Medium industries in Malaysia have capital investments which are in between light and heavy industries. A buffer zone, which is the area or distance between industries and residential areas, is introduced to distance the residential area from the area of activity to reduce the exposure to pollution. The buffer zones vary based on the specific […]

Light Industry in Malaysia

Light industries in Malaysia are usually small businesses where companies produce their own products and are used by consumers. These businesses usually do not require a lot of capital to start. A buffer zone is a space or distance between an industrial area and a residential area that helps to maintain separation and reduce the […]

Free Zone in Malaysia

Since the country gained independence in 1957, Malaysia’s economic activities have shifted from primary commodities such as rubber and wood to industrialization over the years. To meet the growing needs of the business communities in terms of manufacturing and trading facilities and to attract more foreign direct investment, the Malaysian Government enacted the Free Zones […]