Founded in 1986
The founding members of SAMENTA were mainly SMEs that made up the supply chain of Malaysia’s vibrant semiconductor industry.
Since then, whilst our membership has diversified, we have stayed true to our roots, with members mainly from the engineering, industrial and manufacturing sectors.
Our Members by Sectors
Metalworking, machinery, tools & other engineering and industrial sectors.
Packaging, processing & other manufacturing sectors.
trade programmes globally.
SAMENTA has organised and participated in over 100 trade missions, trade fairs, business matching and other trade programmes around the world, working with government bodies, trade promotion organisations and other like-minded NGOs.
Key Milestones Since 1986
SAMENTA has been steadily bringing members to global standards by
- exploring new export markets,
- creating business opportunities,
- widening network,
- recognising excellence, and establishing partnerships for technical cooperation.
Launch of trade programme by organising and participating in international trade missions, trade fairs and business matching activities.
SME Business Directory
Launch of annual business directory for easier and updated access to Malaysian SMEs and official statistics.
Launch of annual awards recognising top 100 fast growing SMEs each year.
Launch of Central Region branch.
Launch of Southern Region branch.
Formed advisory, financial and business insight services.
News & Articles
Malaysia’s SMEs GDP recorded a strong growth at 7.2% which exceeded Malaysia’s GDP (5.9%) in 2017.
17.3% Export Share
The share of SMEs exports to total national exports registered 17.3% in 2017.
Join us today.
Any firm, organisation, enterprise or corporation, within the definition of SME and registered in Malaysia, may apply to become Ordinary Member by paying an entrance fee and the subscription fee. Lifetime Membership is only by invitation.
for 5 years.
How can we help you?
If you have an enquiry or would simply like to find out more about us, kindly contact us.