In 2018, there were more than 1,550 plastic manufacturers and processors in Malaysia, mainly small and medium-sized enterprises, employing 81,500 employees, and an output value of nearly 31 billion ringgit (1 ringgit equal to 1.7 yuan), compared with the previous year An increase of 4%. Malaysia is one of the largest exporters of plastic products in the ASEAN region. The main plastic products exported are plastic containers, plastic bags, plates, films, sheets, foils, strips and other plastic products. The main export destinations include the European Union, mainland China and Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Thailand and other places. The export value of the Malaysian plastics industry in 2018 increased by 0.14% to RM14.6 billion from RM14.58 billion in 2017, and exports accounted for 47% of the total output value. Part of the reason for the narrowing in export growth last year was the restrictions on the use of single-use plastic bags in some EU countries. The driving force behind the growth of the country's plastics industry mainly comes from the strong demand from the domestic electrical and electronic industries and the automotive industry.
Malaysia’s national resin consumption reached 2.42 million tons last year, an increase of 3%, and its per capita consumption was 75kg, which is more than China’s approximately 60kg. It ranks high among developing countries. In the application market category, packaging accounts for 48%, electronics and appliances account for 27%, and others include automobiles, construction, home furnishings, and agriculture.
Malaysia’s national resin consumption reached 2.42 million tons last year, an increase of 3%, and its per capita consumption was 75kg, which is more than China’s approximately 60kg. It ranks high among developing countries. In the application market category, packaging accounts for 48%, electronics and appliances account for 27%, and others include automobiles, construction, home furnishings, agriculture, etc.
The plastics industry has given important support to the electrical and electronic industry in Malaysia. The country is the main production base of electronic and electrical products for Japanese and American multinational corporations. It is known for its high quality and timely delivery. Malaysia is also the largest car market in the ASEAN region. According to locals, the country has two independent domestic brands, namely Proton and Parodus. In addition, there are also international car companies such as Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, BMW and Peugeot also have production plants in Malaysia.
Malaysia is a well-known entrepot trade country, with a pivotal position in Southeast Asia and ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)). It is relatively close to West Asia, South Asia, Europe, America, and Africa, and has close ties. In addition, the proximity to the "Golden Waterway"-the Strait of Malacca gives Malaysia a unique transportation advantage.
With the continuous development of the domestic plastics industry and the important position of the re-export country, Malaysia is also a major importer of optical brighteners. Moreover, Malaysia, as the first ASEAN country to establish diplomatic relations with China, has now replaced Singapore as China’s largest trading partner in ASEAN, and China has become Malaysia’s largest source of imports and the second largest export market. Based on the deep foundation of China-Malaysia relations and the Malaysian government's determination to continue to support and actively participate in the construction of the "Belt and Road", it is expected that the bilateral trade cooperation between China and Malaysia in the plastics industry will continue to be promoted.
RAYTOP CHEMICAL, as a leading enterprise in the optical brightener industry in China, has been committed to the deepening reform of the enterprise and product innovation research and development, and has created more than a dozen star products. Among them, the OB series of optical brighteners are highly touted products in the plastics industry. Because of its better compatibility, he is called the "popular lover" of plastic products. After continuous testing and optimization in our laboratory, we have successively developed three different fluorescent enhancements suitable for coatings, paint inks and PE films. Whitening agent OB.
The following are the product specifications of the optical brightener OB. If you have any questions, please contact us.
Product Cate:Optical Brightening Agent For Plastic
Product Name:Optical Brightening Agent OB
Chemical Name:2,5'-Bis[2-(5-tert-buty l-2 benzoxazoly)thiophene
Appearance:slight greenish yellow powder
Uses:Mainly be used in whitening of thermoplastic, polyvinyl chloride(PVC), polypropylene(PP), polyester fiber, paint and ink, etc.