The Trent900 Offset Programme is an initiative by the Government in creating a COLLABORATIVE non-defence offset programme in Malaysia.
The Trent900 Offset Programme has become the platform for the Government to formulate the Malaysian Offset Management Framework.
Case Study: Trent900 Countertrade Programme – Initiation
The Trent900 Offset Programme is one of its kind that it is the first commercial offset programme fully managed by TDA
An Offset Agreement between the Government of Malaysia (MOSTI) and Rolls-Royce was signed on 30th March 2006 for a 5-year implementation period.
Trent900 Offset Programme – the first offset involving civil aero-engine procurement.
Industrial Enhancement Initiatives
Transfer of Technology Programmes
Trent 900 Offset Programme which was initiated in 2006 has accomplished approximately 50% of its overall.
The Trent900 offset has successfully become a catalyst for economic development contributing more than RM4.4 billion to the national economy.
PROJECT 1: T56 AUTHORIZED MAINTENANCE CENTRE (AMC) CERTIFICATION
The project involved granting of a full Authorised Maintenance Centre (AMC) status for T56 Engine MRO to Airod Turbopower (ATP) Sdn. Bhd. The AMC is needed to strengthen the MRO capability in Malaysia.
PROJECT 2: AEROSPACE CONTRACT MANUFACTURING
The project is to award work packages for the production of secondary engine, both metal and composite based, to the local aerospace manufacturing companies, CTRM Aero Composite (AC)
PROJECT 3: RESEARCH ON PALM-OIL FOR AERO GAS TURBINE
A collaboration project between Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and University of Cambridge (UC), to develop a database for biofuel combustion properties involving Doctorate students.
PROJECT 4: ESTABLISHMENT OF AEROSPACE MANUFACTURING AND INNOVATION CENTRE (AMIC)
The project has been identified as a replacement of the Condition Based Monitoring (CBM) System project by Rolls-Royce. The failure of CBM project was due to no local company is agreeable to participate with financial contribution.
PROJECT 5: APPLICATION OF ADVANCED MATERIAL
The project focuses on the application development and commercialization of a readily available Malaysian nanotech product. It is a replacement of the Resin Transfer Moulding (RTM) project. The failure of RTM project was due to no local company is agreeable to participate with financial contribution.
PROJECT 6: PRODUCTION OF SUPER GRADE TANTALUM
It is a collaboration between Metalysis UK Ltd and personnel from Metalysis Malaysia to perform R&D&C in producing Super Grade Tantalum powder.