Malaysia’s AT Systematization, K-Star Sports partner for China, Taiwan gloves market

New Malaysian glove maker AT Systematization Bhd (ATS), which has recently opened its production factory, is tapped by China-headquartered sports footwear and apparel group, K-Star Sports Ltd, for a partnership to market and sell its medical gloves in China and Taiwan.

K-Star Sports, the sports footwear and apparel group, which is headquartered in China’s Fujian Province, said wholly-owned unit K Star Healthcare Sdn Bhd signed a provisional offtake agreement with ATS’s unit AT Glove Engineering Sdn Bhd.

K-Star said it had an extensive base and sales network in China and Taiwan. The faster lead time for delivery under ATS compared to the incumbent players also gives the two companies an advantage to tap into the Chinese market, the China-sited group added.

The demand for medical gloves remained high amid testing requirements and  the availability of the COVID-19 vaccine, K-Star said.

Meanwhile, AT Glove would assist K-Star in obtaining any required export or import license or other authorisation necessary for the export from Malaysia to China and/or Taiwan.