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Industry4wrd Policy

Malaysia

Industry4wrd Policy


Posted on:
04.09.2019 by RECOTVET

Implementing Institutions:
Ministry of International Trade and Industry Malaysia

Year:
2018

Scale of Initiative:
National
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Description

The Industry4WRD Policy is Malaysia’s response to Industry 4.0 and beyond, that calls for transformation of manufacturing sector and its related services to be smarter and stronger, driven, by people, process and technology.

A strong manufacturing sector would pave the way to enhanced productivity, job creation, innovation capability, high-skilled talent pool, economic prosperity and societal well-being.

Manufacturing firms in Malaysia, especially SMEs, have the potential to gain advantage from the adoption of Industry 4.0. With this in mind, this Policy was developed to propel SMEs forward so that they can be agile and adaptable to meet the challenges posed by the Fourth Industrial Revolution. As part of the Industry4WRD Policy, the Readiness Assessment programme will further assist SMEs to measure their gaps and readiness in order to guide their adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies.

Ultimately, the Policy will drive Malaysia to becoming a strategic partner for smart manufacturing and related services in Asia Pacific, primary destination for hi-tech industry as well as a total solutions provider for advanced technology.

This Policy is a collaborative effort of both Government and industry. Extensive stakeholder consultations have been undertaken in the past year to develop this Policy.

INDUSTRY4WRD READINESS ASSESSMENT

The Government will allocate RM 210 million from 2019 to 2021 to support the transition and migration to Industry 4.0. The Malaysia Productivity Corporation will carry out Readiness Assessments to assist up to 500 Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to migrate to Industry 4.0 technologies. Industry4WRD Readiness Assessment (Industry4WRD-RA) is a comprehensive programme to help firm assess their capabilities and readiness to adopt Industry 4.0 technologies and processes. The assessment uses a pre-determined set of indicators to understand their present capabilities and gaps, from which will enable firms to prepare to prepare feasible strategies and plans to move towards Industry 4.0. The Industry4WRD-RA will help firms to:

  • Determine their state of readiness in the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies
  • Identify the gaps and areas of improvement for Industry 4.0 adoption as well as opportunities for productivity improvement and growth and
  • Develop feasible strategies and plans to perform outcome-based intervention projects

Download the Industry4WRD-RA here.

RA infographic 24 Apr 2019 min

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