The Malaysian Knitting Manufacturers Association (MKMA) is a national textile trade association established in the year 1975. The primary objective is to encourage, promote and protect the interests of the knitters and related textile manufacturers. MKMA membership is drawn from all sectors of textile and apparel industry covering the spinning, knitting, printing, dyeing & finishing, garment manufacturing and related suppliers including accessories, dyestuffs and machinery operating in 8 states of the country. Membership also extends to associate members internationally.


To increase the global competitiveness of the industry
To upgrade the quality of textile products
To explore and create market opportunities for members
To deal with problems on an industry-wide basis.

Activities & Services

Dissemination of news, sourcings & information through e-mails & circulars.

Publication of bi-monthly Newsletters to keep members well informed of happenings both locally and globally.

To assist members to participate in foreign trade fairs in establishing business contacts and increase market access.

Organising trade mission tours to visit overseas trade fairs, textile factories and other trade associations.

Conduct training courses, seminars, and workshops to upgrade the skills, knowledge and technology of members.

Promote textile education by working closely with textile course providers including High Schools, Polytechnics & Universities.

Publish bi-annually membership directory which is an important reference to sourcing agents.

To hold meetings and dialogues with relevant governmental bodies on issues regarding textile trade and to solve common problems faced by members.