Group has its own research and development (R & D) department.
The R & D Department operates a laboratory, which is accredited
under the Malaysian Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (SAMM
The main responsibilities of the R & D Department are to formulate
more effective and new products, assess their efficacy under tropical
conditions, and provide customers and other interested parties with
analytical and technical services.
Additionally, it is involved in the quality control of raw materials
and finished products. The products Celcure A (P)
and Copas LCX manufactured by the Group have been
certified by the Standards and Industrial Research Institute
of Malaysia (SIRIM) as having met its stringent standards.
quality of R & D in the Celcure Group is obvious from
the recognition of its laboratory under the Malaysian Laboratory
In addition to supporting customers, Celcure's R & D facilities
also help keep the Group ahead of the competition.
The R & D Department produces articles for general as well as
professional publications. It also participates in lectures and seminars
organised by the goverment and private bodies, and provides training
and guidance to customers in solving technical problems related to
products marketed by the Group.
Besides this, the R & D Department is also involved in areas not
directly related to formulating and manufacturing wood preservatives.
For example, it ensures that the Group's activities comply with all
relevant legislations. This includes obtaining governmental approval
for the wood preservatives that the Group manufactured, as well as
satisfying health, safety and environmental requirements.