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Business Matching With Henan Entrepreneurs on 19.11.2018

A group of Henan Province entrepreneurs coming to Malaysia for the business matching on 19.11.18 at 2.00 pm at KLSCCI , Jalan Ampang, organised by Malaysia China Business Council.

Appended below is the list of Chinese entrepreneurs.

The ERA members are invited to meet with them for the business discussion cum matching.

Thanks

LIST OF HENAN ENTREPRENEURS

1. Henan Baien Zhonghe New Material Co.,Ltd
– Construction of intelligent city and R&D, manufacturing, installation, sales, etc. of related intelligent equipment.

2. Henan Fumei
– Wax processing company

3. Henan Ruitongxiang Environmental
– Artificial environment equipment, industrial humidification equipment and dehumidifier, R&D, manufacturing, air compressor product

4. Henan Hongyuan
– calendering and processing of steel, manufacturing of non-road wheels used for construction machinery, forklifts

5. Henan Hongchang Electronics
– Semiconductor refrigeration components, vaccine refrigerated boxes, refrigerators

6. Henan Huida Print All Technology
– Positive PS plates, Positive CTCP plates, Double-graph CTCP plates

7. Henan Hengyida
– Dividing and processing of aluminum plates

2018 ERA AGM on 9th June 2018

2018 ERA AGM on 9th June 2018

The ERA 2018 27th AGM was held on 9th June 2018 at the Damansara Jaya Resiednts & Owners Association (DJROA). A total of 51 members attended the AGM.

Before the AGM began, Mr. Francis Tan, an ERA member gave a one hour talk on `How to be harmony in yourself’ and `How to overcome depression’.

The outgoing President, Datin Paduka Yong Dai Ying called the meeting to order at 1.10pm and welcomed all present, in particular the ERA Advisor, Tan Sri Dato’ Soong Siew Hoong and Immediate Past President, Dato’ Dr. Ong Eng Long.

Mr. Soo Cheong Futt was the Election Chairman. The new office bearers elected for 2018-2021 trem are as follows :

 

Position

 

Name
•        President Mr. Lye Fook Keong (Roger)
•        Vice President Mr. Wong Lian Kee
•        Honorary Secretary Dr. Mooi Wah Kian
•        Honorary Assistant Secretary Ms Foo Seau An (June)
•        Honorary Treasurer Ms Toh Bee Ling
•        Honorary Assistant Treasurer Ms Chew Geok Neo (Pansy)
Committee Members 1. Mr. Cheong Soon Hock (Allen)
2. Mr. Tan Kim Hai
3. Mr. Lee Hock Chye
4. Mr. Yale Wong Yah Loo
5. Mr. Ariffin Buranudeen
6. Mr. Prame Kumar Nair
7. Mr. Tan Yoke Chun (Francis)
Honorary Auditors Mr. Ong Song Howe

Mr. Tan Teik Ching

 

The existing eight (8) Sub-Committees are maintained and are headed by the new Sub-Committe Heads as below :-

  1. Training, Advisory Consulting (TAC). Leader – Mr Lee Hock Chye
  2. Biomass Business Focus Group. Leader -Mr Tan Kim Hai
  3. Food & Beverages. Leader – Mr. Lam Ah.Chye
  4. Urban Roof-top & Vertical Farming. Leader – Mr Yale Wong
  5. Leisure, Health & Nature. Leader – Mr. Allen Cheong
  6. Factory & Institutional Visit. Leader – Mr Andy Oh
  7. Investment & Business Promotion (IBPC). Leader – Tan Sri Dato’ Soong
  8. Senior Magazine. Leader – Mr Cheah Tuck Wing

As provided under the ERA Constitution, an Advisory Panel was set-up and the following as Advisors are appointed ;-:

  1. Tan Sri Dato’ Soong Siew Hoong
  2. Dato’ Dr Ong Eng Long

The President thanked all the members, in particular Tan Sri Dato’ Soong and Mr Ng Koon Kow for their active involvement in making the AGM a success.

The new President Mr. Roger Lye adjourned the AGM at 2.30pm.

Visit To Sweetco Industrial Sdn Bhd

On 16th October, 2015,  ERA had the honor of visiting Sweetco Industrial, a manufacturer of PE tarpaulin, PE pipes and packaging products.  ERA team was led by Tan Sri Datuk Soong and Datin Paduka Yong.   Specially thanks to our organizing chairman and fellow member, Mr. Andy Oh.

 

Community Project – DJROA Urban Farming Launch on 14 March 2015

ERA in collaboration with the Green Tech Sub-Committee of the Associated Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Malaysia International Trade & Industry Committee (ACCCIM ITI) and DF Pharmacy jointly organized with the Damansara Jaya Residents & Owners Association (DJROA) a Community Urban Farming launch at the DJROA Community Center.

ERA’s Advisor and ACCCIM ITI Committee Chairman, Tan Sri Dato’ Soong Siew Hoong presented a paper titled:

Summary of benefits under Urban Farming, which included Vertical Farming and Roof Top Farming, and using the Hydroponic or Fertigation Technology.

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The event was launched by the President of DJROA Dato’ Yew Cheng Hoe and his deputy Mr. Ronald Ng, together with the Director, National Unity Department Mr. Ho Khek Hua, Tuan Haji Mohamad Yunus Ismail, Director of the Urban Farming Division , Department of Agriculture and Tan Sri Dato’ Soong representing ACCCIM ITI and ERA.

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A crowd of over 80 residents and guests, including representatives from other Housing Associations were briefed by representatives of the Agriculture Department as well as the National Unity Department on Community engagement through urban farming.

The event was a great success with residents seeking to acquire the vertical planting tubs for their own residence. The event was covered by the Star Newspaper in support of promotion of community projects such as urban farming.

http://www.thestar.com.my/Metro/Community/2015/03/24/Fostering-unity-via-urban-farming-Damansara-Jaya-residents-venture-into-vertical-farming-drums-laude/

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ERA wishes to thank the key coordinator, Mr. Jeff Kong of DF Pharmacy for successfully arranging the participation and support from the National Unity Division and the Agriculture Ministry Urban Agriculture unit. We look forward to contributing toward greater Communal interaction and harmony.

 

The article was contributed by Mr. Roger Lye

Myanmar Industry Association (MIA) and Expertise Resource Association Jointly organised Management Operation Certification Program

Part One – 27th – 28th September 2014 – Conducted by Mr.Allen Cheong and Mr.Ong Song Howe

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Group photos Trainers with support team, MIA Board Members and 50 attendees.

1. Opening by Myanmar Industries Association (MIA) Chairman – U Zaw Min Win

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2. Class introduction

Ice breaker. Getting to know each other. Total 50 attendees ( detail refer to attendees directory).

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3. Introduction to Operations Management (OM) – Lecture based on presentation slides.

Group discussion and Group presentation of Organisation Chart presentation

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4. Purchasing Management – Lecture based on presentation slides.

After the first day, the attendees feedbacks and recommend to do away with the translator, so to speed up the class progress and they feel more comfortable with such arrangement, in the event if they need help, translator will be requested. After the trial of a session, this approach proven to be more productive and effective.

Case study – Case One (Profitability Impact) & presentation

Learning point – reasonable Cost reduction has more impact in comparison to sales increases.

Case study – Case Two (Suppliers – Weight point plan), discussion and Group assignment and case study presentation

Learning points – Supplier Ranking /selection should base on many factors with sum of weightage multiply by selected relevant factors, as a base for considerations.

Case study – Case Three (Cost-Breakeven point), discussion and Group assignment and case study presentation

Learning points – Cost-breakeven point is one of the tools to determine the Suppliers’ cost-breakeven point, which will enable the company to have a good ground to negotiate for good prices.

5. Cost Management

Case study – Case Four ( Activity Based Costing VS Traditional Costing), discussion and

Group assignment and case study presentation

Learning points – To illustrate how Activity Based Costing in comparison to give more details and accurate costing, in comparison to Traditional costing just based on plan and facts. Will enable company to furnish a fair cost and justify the final fair charges to the customers without dispute.

6. Inventory Management – Lecture based on presentation slides.

Assignment by group in company team, to be presented two(2) weeks later.

Suggested to focus on actual problems and findings. However, if the information is confidential or internal use only, MUST obtain senior management approval or should not be used as the group presentations.

Part Two – 11th-13th October 2014 By Mr. Ong SH

Revision of previous content – Inventory Management

Sharing of 3D racks storage to save space and ease of retrieval, practically target to reduce storage cost and improve efficiencies.

Presentation of group assignment – Problems detected on-site, solution implementations discussions and comments by group by company.

7. Quality Management – based on presentation slides.

Group activity – building of One(1) Meter height tower, using old newspaper and a meter of adhesive tape.

Test of stability with 3 copies of training material weight.

Learning point : the important of customer requirement in operation management; quality is meet the customer requirement

Group presentation and discussion on learning points.

8. Productivity Management – Lecture based on presentation slides.

Group activity – Build protection of a hardboiled egg with 15 pieces strew. Test with dropping from 1.5 meter height, if the egg shell is not crack, it would consider as successful.

Learning point : It is like a real business case, which the participants buy the material with some amount from course leader and course leader will buy back in double price the successful pack egg without crack. Each group learn the actual business productivity calculation from the activity.

Discussion and Presentation on learning points.

9. Shopfloor Management – Lecture based on presentation slides.

Group activity – Creating and flying of paper airplane, sharing and presentation

Learning point – Right staff to fit in to right job, the champion in a job may not be the best manager, but should be identified and rewarded accordingly.

10. Summary of the program

Program evaluation

11. Closing Agenda:

– Closing Speech and Certificate presentation

 

Reported by Mr. Allen Cheong of ERA

Myanmar-Malaysia Expo 2014

Event: Myanmar-Malaysia Expo 2014
Date: 27 Feb – 2 Mar, 2014
Venue: Yangon, Maynmar

 

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The Myanmar-Malaysia Exhibition and Seminar 2014, was jointly organized by Myanmar Industries Association and ACCCIM-ITI, where ERA was one of the Malaysian participants.  The Malaysia pavilion was represented by 72 SME companies, they came from various industries and sectors, such of consumer electrical and electronic, food and beverage, green technology, agricultural product, building material, latex, furniture, health and wellness, and so on.

Besides trade exhibition, there were sessions of talk/seminar given by corporate and industrial leaders throughout the exhibition.  Our Executive Advisor, Tan Sri Dato’ Soong Siew Hoong and ERA Board member Mr. Ong Song Howe were two of the honorary speakers.

During the 4-day event, there were opportunities to meet up and networking with members of Malaysia Association of Myanmar, Malaysia Business Council of Myanmar, Chinese Chamber of Mauritius, MIA and many other representatives of NGOs.

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