At MARii, one of our key objectives is to empower Malaysian companies with the capabilities of
becoming competitive global players. This transition involves a serious commitment on the part
of companies to evaluate and subsequently enhance their business and operational processes.
Four key programmes being undertaken that are currently focused on, but not limited to manufacturing companies in the automotive industry, emphasizes on expertise and best practices that are designed to elevate Malaysian automotive component suppliers into becoming global players.
These programmes include the implementation of Lean Production Systems to enhance productivity; the introduction of Karakuri to increase a company’s capabilities and competitiveness by way of eliminating waste, unevenness and overburden; MARii’s Automotive Supplier Excellence Programme (ASEP) designed to scale up the capabilities of local players; and a CEO/Owner Growth Mindset Programme (COGMP) tailored specifically to address the leadership of a company in their pursuit of becoming a world class player.
The Lean Production System (LPS) programme is conducted in collaboration with Malaysian car manufacturers PROTON and PERODUA designed to continually enhance productivity and efficiency while minimizing or eliminating wastage within the
manufacturing operations of its original
equipment manufacturers (OEM) and
A sub-programme of Lean Production Systems (LPS) is what is known as Karakuri, otherwise described as a people oriented programme to enhance efficiency and production processes.
MARii”s Automotive Supplier Excellence Programme (ASEP) is designed to elevate local automotive suppliers into becoming world class players in terms of competitiveness and sustainability by way of providing technical assistance, coaching, support and consultancy.
The National Policy on Industry 4.0 is underlined in INDUSTRY4WRD (Industry Forward), a proactive initiative spearheaded by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) to transform and empower Malaysia’s manufacturing sector into becoming more dynamic, technologically advanced and forward thinking in order to capitalize on opportunities of the future.
Additive manufacturing has been instrumental in transforming and reshaping today’s more advanced manufacturing industry.
Manufacturing processes in the new age are increasingly evolving to become more high tech in pursuit of maximizing productivity, increasing capacity, enhancing efficiency and minimizing wastage as well as overall production costs.
Technopreneur Development Programme (TDP) Express, meanwhile, has also been developed to accelerate the implementation of digital technologies, and customized to equip Malaysian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across all sectors, with digital solutions and tools to migrate their business to online platforms.