Premier Research Unit in Developing and Supporting the Malaysian Processing Industry.
To develop the Malaysian rubber processing sector as a globally competitive and sustainable industry.
The Processing and Pollution Research Unit (PPRU) plays a central role in supporting and enhancing the midstream sector of natural rubber industry. The R&D activities of this unit cover four main aspects of the midstream sector namely raw rubber processing, development of specialty rubbers, environmental management and zero-discharge technology. The unit also offers effluent testing services by the Pollution Control Laboratory (SAMM ISO17025 accredited laboratory) and technical advisory services in the areas of rubber processing and effluent treatment.