• Supermax Corporation Berhad
• Hartalega Holdings Berhad
• Top Glove Corporation Berhad
-World class latex glove conglomerate.
-Leading international manufacturer, distributor
-Export over 145 countries.
-Produces up to 16 billions pieces gloves per
-Has 9 manufacturing plants.
-Have 6 distribution centres corporate offices.
-Establish in 1988.
Line= 8 billion gloves per year.
-Tradition of Excellence-->>>>>>State-Of-TheArt Equipment, Efficient system & Dedicated
-Open & Honest approach.
-Establish in 1991, 1 factory & 3 production
-Collaborates closely to government agencies.
-Now, One-Stop Glove sourcing centre.
-Offer high-quality, high value-added & costeffective rubber gloves.
• Not stable due to the global economic slowdown
• The crisis give adversely affect on the related
rubber industry in the world.
• Malaysia's economic growth moves slowly over
the previous few years, the country's economy in
2008 is said to suffer a decline.
Rate of change of money
• During this period, the United States dollar (U.S.)
has also declined against the Malaysian Ringgit in
about 8%, while the major developed economies
grapple with uncertainty.
• The increasing in the RinggitMalaysia, Thai
Baht, and the Chinese Renminbi against the dollar
the United States cause the impact on the
Decreasing in rubber prices.
• Latex prices have corrected when the weather
• Latex price has declined by about 27%
from a high of RM10.99 on 11 April 2011
to about RM7.98 on October 24, 2011.
Subsidies on the
• The glove sector is mostly depends on natural
gas on their production running.
• In the recent year, the government tends to
vanish the subsidies on the natural gas.(
Almost 90% of the uses of the natural gas are
needed in the production of gloves.)
• The glove sector reduces their cost of
production through this subsidy.
Therefore, most of the glove sectors will face
the problem of increasing cost in the
production of glove.
• As a result the price of the glove will be
increase and the demand on the glove during
the humid time will be decrease.
Curb on foreign
• The government has made restrictions on the entry of
foreign workers in the country.
• The Malaysian Government intend to increase social
welfare by opening up job opportunities for local people.
• This is a problem to manufacturers to get the low-wage
workers. ( For the glove sector, 2.8% or foreign workers
absorbed becomes operators and laborers from 1.8 million
foreign workers in the Malaysia.)
• Therefore, this sector meet the challenges of insufficient
local labor to work in the production. MARGMA urged the
government to immediately approve the entry of foreign
workers and discuss the urgent issue of minimum wage
Rate of electric and water
• The economy is not fully
recovered when the government
announced worsening petrol
price increase of RM0.78 or
41%, effective June 5, 2008,
• The increase in electricity tariff
by 26% which is also effective
from 1 July 2008 and gas prices
by 71% to RM 22.06.
• Government is concern on the welfare of
society, so they are going to implement this
policy. Consequently, this will affect the industry
sector related. For example, the uses of electricity
in glove manufacturing as at the high level of
consumption. Therefore, this will affect on the
increasing in product cost per unit for each glove
produced. Hence, this policy should not go
drastically without concern on the effected
industry that contribute to the growth of
• H1N1 factor also play a role in influencing the rate of
• The companies take action to increase the production of
their gloves, due to the high demand for rubber gloves.
• Rubber gloves are used by the medical sector in treating
patients that had infected by this dangerous virus.
• The first wave of H1N1 has become benchmarks for
companies of rubber gloves to further increase the
production of rubber gloves . (they felt the possibility of a
second wave of H1N1 may occur in the near future).
• Japanese tsunami has caused the price of raw
• The decline in rubber prices has provided an
opportunity for these companies to earn
higher returns on sales yield their gloves.
• These companies can buy raw rubber material
with a low price but still sell it with the normal
• Moreover, the demand for gloves as an
earthquake and tsunami had also increased. In
conclusion, an earthquake and tsunami that
struck Japan early in 2011 give positive impact on
the rubber glove companies, which is the
increase in production operations and gain on the
sale of these gloves.
We know that all the selected company face
various kind of problems and obstacles during
The stability of the economy , government polict
and environment factor sinfluences the rate of
performance of the company.
• Glove factors are kindly lucked as although the
world crushing them down, but demand
for gloves still remain favorable.
• Many changes and the
successful progress shown by the
company to remain competitive