Pro73 to help you reach your importing needs

Pro73 is a one stop full solutions centre to assist Malaysian manufacturer or wholesaler to import quality, safe and reliable household appliances (OEM) such as electrical/electronic items like table fan, ceiling fan and rice cooker at a competent price.

Our mission is to ensure the OEM products market by the Malaysian manufacturers satisfies the Malaysia safety requirements set by the relevant authority. This is to safeguard the general public’s interest and to ensure the efficient use of electricity.

At Pro73, we understand the true value of the safety requirements. Approved electrical equipment that have met the specified safety requirements and efficient use of electricity help to prevent fire, electric shock, explosion, radiation and other hazards that could result in injuries or deaths to humans, and/or damages to properties.

At Pro 73, we always ensure services that keep in mind of every party:-
  1. Overseas Manufacturer
  2. Buyer/Supplier
  3. Consumers


 1) IMPORT & EXPORT

Customized solutions for all your import needs

Our comprehensive services simplify the importing process and cut down the time frame of delivery. Enjoy the convenience of one point of contact. Whether you need to import on a single consignment or manage a number of global suppliers, we keep it simple for you.

In general, importing goods from overseas may sound simple. In actual facts, it takes a lot of administrative procedures and time to import something from overseas. The process may involve import approved permits, customs procedures, safety certification body, tax matters, trade agreements, government approval on standards and other resources for importers.

Pro73 specialized in sourcing quality, safe, reliable and competitive price products for Malaysia manufacturer throughout the world. As a reliable and trustable firm, we can negotiate on behalf. This will save your time to contact, negotiate, with the unknown manufacturer who may not have interest or time when dealing with new manufacturer.


a) Customs Clearing

With our experience, we can provide you with reliable and consistent services. At Pro73, we focus on the compliance with the Malaysia Custom Regulations which helps to reduce cargo delays and costs associated with non-compliance to customs regulations.

Duty rates, customs clearance, and entry processes differ from country to country. Tariff classifications, value declaration, and duty management can create confusion and increase costs. Customs and security initiatives have imposed new regulations on companies that make it more challenging than ever to trade internationally.

Related Local Newspaper Article: - New Straits Times Saturday, July 19, 2008 [View]


b) Logistic Arrangement

With our unique combination of industry expertise and our modern approach to real world logistics, our customers enjoy a competitive advantage.

We take ownership of our customers’ products. This makes us one of Malaysia’s leading co-coordinator with reputable logistics providers. Less expensive, on time delivery without any further delay (such as penalty from your buyer) and fewer damages to your goods would help you to beat your competitors.

We assure you of effective logistic arrangement.

c) Warehouse

Convenient and organized management movement of goods. Full transparency and control of the movement of goods.

As a one stop solution centre, we are able to save our customers time on warehouse management and control, safekeeping, organize & monitor movements of imported goods and other items from the warehouse to customer place without any further delay.





 2) Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)

An original equipment manufacturer or OEM is typically a company which sells their products to their buyer, the second company to allow the buyer to market the OEM products under their brand name. With our experience, we are able to source innovative, quality, reliable, safe and competitive price OEM product from manufacturers everywhere.

  • Fast and convenient in sourcing products and customize items.
  • Our pricing is flexible, transparent and convenient.
  • Up-front pricing means no hidden costs or surprises.
  • Deal with only one company from Sourcing to delivery.
a) Household Appliances (OEM)

We import a wide range of quality household appliances ranging from ceiling fan to various types of electronic/electrical household appliances tailored to customer’s requirements. Our import services do not only limit to household appliances but also other range of products and mainly customizes orders from our valuable customers. We are currently importing OEM household appliances for a few famous brand and listed companies in Malaysia.

b) Corporate Gift & Souvenirs (OEM)

In line with our company’s market expansion, we supply all kinds of corporate gifts, commemorative souvenirs for both government and private sectors. With many years of experience in importing OEM industry, we are able to source eye catching premium items that exceed your expectations and your client’s expectations.

It’s time for you to reward your valuable customers by getting them some innovative, different from others yet competitive price premium gifts. If you are a marketer, special gift items would help building your company’s branding in now very competitive markets. Pro73 is here to assist businesses or companies who truly understand the value of loyalty clients and branding. Whatever your premium and souvenir needs, the solution is just a click away!

Call our team of sales consultants today; tell us your requirement and quantity, we assure you of exclusive, innovative, luxurious and trendy gifts exceeding your expectations.



 3) PRODUCT CERTIFICATION


We help you to cut down on tedious paperwork and administrative works.
In-house product certification expertise in the industry

Accurate document preparation such as:-

A) MALAYSIA ENERGY COMMISSION / SURUHANJAYA TENAGA (ST)

Introduction:-

The Energy Commission of Malaysia (The Commission) was created on 1st May 2001 under the Energy Commission Act (2001) as a new regulator for the energy industry in Malaysia. The Commission was established to ensure that the energy industry is developed in an efficient manner so that Malaysia is ready to meet the new challenges of globalization and liberalization, particularly in the Energy Supply industry.

The Commission is empowered to regulate and promote all matters relating to the electricity and gas supply industry within the scope of applicable legislation namely Electricity Supply Act 1990, Gas Supply Acts 1993, Electricity Regulations 1994, and Gas Supply Regulation 1997. In performing its role, the Commission is to encourage and promote the development of the electricity supply industry and the gas supply industry and self-regulation.

Laws and Regulations:-

Electricity Supply Act 1990
Electricity Supply Act (Amendment) 2001
Electricity Regulations 1994
Energy Commission Act 2001


One of Energy Commission’s functions is to regulate manufacturers, importers, exhibitors, sellers and advertisers of any electrical equipment prescribed under sub regulation 97(1), of the Electricity Regulations 1994.

Regulation 97 (1): No person shall manufacture, import, display, sell or advertise:-

  1. Any domestic equipment;
  2. Any equipment which is usually sold direct to the general public; or
  3. Any equipment which does not require special skills in its operation,
Unless the equipment is approved by the Commission.




i) Sample Product’s Certificate Of Approval (COA) from Suruhanjaya Tenaga (ST) Malaysia /
Malaysia Energy Commission


  1. Objectives of Certificate of Approval :


  2. To ensure the electrical equipments imported or manufactured in Malaysia meets the safety requirements and quality, fulfilling Malaysia Standard (MS) or competent with the international standards.

  3. Party Concern with the Application of Certificate of Approval from Suruhanjaya Tenaga Malaysia /
    Malaysia Energy Commission.


  4. Importers

    Importers of electrical equipment under sub regulation 97(1) of the Electricity Regulations 1994 are required to apply for the Certificate of Approval (COA) from the Commission.

    Manufacturers

    Manufacturers in Malaysia who manufacture electrical equipment under Sub Regulation 97(1) of the Electricity Regulations 1994 are required to apply for the COA from the commission
    Exhibitors

    Exhibitors who display electrical equipment under sub regulation 97(1) of the Electricity Regulations 1994 are also required to apply for COA.
    Sellers and Advertisers

    Sellers and advertisers of electrical equipment are required to apply for the COA in accordance with the sub regulation 97(1), of the Electricity Regulations 1994.


    Kindly refer to www.st.gov.my for more information.

  5. Offences and Penalty


  6. Section 37(1) of the Electricity Supply Act 1990 states that:-

    Any person who tampers with or adjust any installation or part thereof or manufactures or imports or sells any equipment so as to cause or to be likely to cause danger to human life or limb or injury to any equipment or other property shall be guilty of an offence and for each such offence shall, on conviction, be liable to a fine not exceeding one hundred thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or both.

  7. Newspaper Articles


  8. Berita Harian 10th Februari 2007, Saturday [View]
ii) Approved Permit (AP)/ Import Permit

Upon approval of certificate of approval by the Energy Commission/ Suruhanjaya Tenaga, The Energy Commission will issue an AP to the applicant. With the AP, importer is allowed to import the approved products into Malaysia. Under the Electricity Regulations 1994, regulation 122 makes it an offence for any person who contravenes or fails to comply with any provisions of the Regulations and provides the punishment on conviction of:-

Fine : Not more than RM 5,000 ; or
Jail : For a duration not exceeding one year or both.

Newspaper Articles is one of the effort made by Energy Commission to create awareness among consumers regarding electrical components (plugs).

Sin Chew Daily, Wednesday 10 October 2007 [View]




B)Standards and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia (SIRIM)

SIRIM is a corporate organization wholly owned by the Malaysian Government, under the Minister of Finance. It has been entrusted by the Malaysian Government to be the national organization for standards and quality, and as a promoter of technological excellence in the Malaysian industry. The main headquarters is located in Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.

SIRIM QAS International Sdn Bhd (SIRIM QAS)

SIRIM QAS
is a wholly owned subsidiary of SIRIM Berhad. It is Malaysia’s leading certification, inspection and testing body in Malaysia. SIRIM QAS concern on imported products that did not meet the Malaysian Standards for Safety. Initially, there was only 4 products were regulated, namely, plug top, switch, socket outlet and lamp holder. Currently, there are 31 Controlled Items as listed by Malaysia Energy Commission.

a) Consignment Test and Safety Labels of Imported Electrical Products

Electrical equipment that is being approved by the Malaysia energy commission/ suruhanjaya Tenaga (ST) Malaysia to be imported must passed a Consignment test conducted by SIRIM and every consignment within the valid period must be labeled with SIRIM Safety Label. Failing this consignment test will result the goods to be returned to the Country of Origin or being destroyed.

b) Safety Labels By SIRIM

All regulated electrical equipment approved by the Commission must be labeled in accordance with Regulation 98 of the Electricity Regulations 1994. Labeling or marking of regulated electrical equipment will enable consumers to differentiate between the approved and non-approved regulated electrical equipment. It also serves as a deterrent and a means to check non-approved regulated electrical equipment in the market. Consumers should only purchase electrical household appliances that have been approved by the Energy commission and affixed with the SIRIM Safety label. Under the law, the owner of the premise found to have falsified the SIRIM Logo can be fined up to RM250,000.

Kindly refer to www.SIRIM.my.

News/Article:- There are news reporting by local papers that fake SIRIM certification stickers used by marketers to deceive the consumers into believing that the products that they are buying is approved by the Malaysian relevant safety authority where in fact the electrical components did not adhere to SIRIM safety requirement. Government made their effort to thwart counterfeiters by incorporating hologram feature.



The Star, Saturday 2 February 2008 pg 53 [View]

The Star, Saturday 2 February 2008 pg 33 [View]

New Straits Times, Wednesday 14 February 2001 pg 22 [View]

New Straits Times, Monday 18 April 2005 Pg 4, 5 & 6 [View][View]

Harian Metro, Saturday 2 February 2008 pg 6 [View]

Berita Harian, Wednesday 14 February 2001 pg 8 [View]

Shin Chew Daily, Saturday 1 November 2008 [View]



 
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