NMIM TRUST Action Lab
Trade, industry and investment
Lab is a place where one experiments/explores new ideas for implementation in the organization.
√ 5 Key Strategies
√ 8 Initiatives
√ 42 3ft Plan
The NMIM TRUST Action Lab was launched with the aspiration of 'Empowering Economy through Trusted Traceability and Reliable Measurement System'. The Lab consisting of 18 staff (a combination of NMIM, SIRIM Group Strategic Planning, Group Performance Management Office and Group Marketing & Regional Office) together with the Champion, Lab Leader and Deputy Lab Leader worked very hard for 12 days from 8 to 24 January 2020 in a brainstorming process to identify the '3-ft plan' for NMIM to implement within 5 years. Under the guidance of 6 facilitators led by Prof. Madya Ir. Dr. Zuhairi Hajj Baharudin and the smooth management of the program by the Secretariat, NMIM TRUST Action Lab had successfully produced 5 Key Strategies, 18 'Initiatives' and 42 '3-ft Plan'. On the final day of the Action Lab, a Closing Presentation was presented by Dr. Faridah Hussain, Lab Leader at Putra Hall IV, Nilai Springs Hotel. We were very pleased to welcome Mr. Hairil Yahri Yaacob, MITI Deputy Secretary General (Investment) who took a time off despite his busy schedule to attend the session and also delivered a few words. We were also very grateful to have Tan Sri Dr. Ahmad Tajuddin Ali, FASc, P.Eng, Chairman of SIRIM Berhad; Prof. Ir. Dr. Ahmad Fadzil Mohamad Hani, FASc, FIEM, President and Chief Executive of SIRIM and SIRIM Management members Members with us.
We are pleased to announce that the Cabinet has approved Malaysia's proposal to become the President and Secretariat of the Asia Pacific Legal Metrology Forum (APLMF), presented at the Cabinet Meeting on 23 December 2020. With this, Malaysia through the National Metrology Institute of Malaysia (NMIM) will carry out its responsibilities previously led by New Zealand (2015-2020), China (2009-2015), Japan (2002-2009) and Australia (1994-2002); for the period of 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2023. It is hoped that this appointment will provide a strategic advantage to the country in leading the activities relating to legal metrology and in loosening technical barriers to increase trade, especially in strategic sectors that have the potential to contribute to the country's economic growth.
NMIM Event 2021
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3 Mar 2021: A virtual engagement between PETRONAS MPM Production & Operations Management (POM) and NMIM; was held to get to know both parties' current management team and strengthen the existing ties that has been nurtured over the years through various collaboration activities. During the engagement session, Mr. Handan Ramli, Senior General Manager of MPM POM delivered his Welcoming Remarks and followed by Remarks from NMIM Senior Director, Dr. Osman Zakaria.
The group photo was captured before the session was continued with presentations by PETRONAS POM: Pn. Salmizana M Salim, En. Ts. Ir. Azrul Hisham Othman and NMIM: Ts Syahrul Manap. During the matters arising slot, both parties shared insights, raised specific matters and explored all matters/issues there are to support Malaysia's oil and gas sector and ecosystem.
It was indeed a fruitful and great sharing session.
All photos - Courtesy from PETRONAS MPM POM
24 Mar 2021: NMIM wishes to extend our sincere thanks and gratitude to Program Perkhidmatan Farmasi KKM for accepting our request to deliver this special briefing, of which much to our surprise was joined by more than 130 KKM officers all over Malaysia, together with NMIM Management team, technical and supporting staff, SIRIM Group Strategic Planning and subsidiaries. We would also like to thank our Senior Director, Dr. Osman Zakaria for delivering the Welcoming Remarks and Pn. Nurhairani Abdul Latif, Deputy Director, Cawangan Perkembangan Infrastruktur & Kualiti Farmasi for her few words to all. The special briefing was presented by Pn. Nurulaini Md Ali, Metrologist from Thermophysical Group and the pre-recorded demo video on the maintenance of the low temperature freezer concluded the session.
The MEDEA (PTB Germany) Training Course on Production and Characterization of Reference Materials according to the ISO 34 Series of Standards was virtually held from 25th to 29th January 2021.
A total of 18 representatives from 6 economies including Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, India, Philippines and Cambodia participated in the 5-day event. Malaysia was represented by Mrs. Noor Hidaya Abdul Nasir, a Metrologist from the Organic Laboratory of NMIM Chemical Group. Trainers for the course were Dr. Kittiya from National Institute of Metrology Thailand (NIMT) and Mr Paul Armishaw, former staff of National Metrology Institute of Australia (NMIA).
Malaysia, through the National Metrology Institute of Malaysia (NMIM) was appointed as the organizer to conduct the APLMF-MEDEA (PTB Germany) Training Course on Verification and Pattern Approval of Electricity Meters and EV Supply Equipment, virtually from 18 to 21 January 2021 together with APLMF Course Coordinator, Marian Haire.
Trainers for the course were Dr. Huang Hongtao from National Institute of Metrology, China; Mr. Zheng Jianzhong from Zhejiang Province Institute of Metrology, China; Mr. Ji-Hyun UM and Mr. Min-Joo Ham from Korea Testing Certification. 13 representatives from 13 economies, namely from Australia, Bhutan, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Peru, Solomon Islands, Thailand and Vietnam participated in the 4-day training course. The representative for Malaysia was Mr. Syarizal Zainal Abidin, a Metrologist from Power and Energy Laboratory of NMIM Electrical Group.
14 Jan 2021: NMIM was invited to share on the roles and functions of NMIM in supporting investment and industrial development in Malaysia to 9 Productivity Nexus, organized by the Delivery Management Office unit, Malaysian Productivity Corporation (MPC).
The Sharing Session program held online through the Microsoft Teams platform was attended by 43 participants consisting of NMIM and MPC officers, namely from the Productivity Nexus unit, Productivity Growth Research (PGR) and Productivity Frontier Analysis (PFA). During the session, Mr. Hj. Suhaimi Hamad, Director of Productivity Growth Division (PGD) unit of MPC delivered the Opening Speech and was followed by the presentation by Dr. Osman Zakaria, Senior Director of NMIM.
During the question and answer session, both parties raised various questions and discussed further collaboration opportunities. Among those proposed include holding an awareness webinar session to disseminate information on the importance of accurate measurement, NMIM measurement capabilities and national measurement infrastructure to the industry.
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