Another attempt to expedite the development of Malaysian Standards and as parts of efforts to lead the nation towards industrialisation, a national strategy to decentralise some of the standards development activities to relevant private and public sector organisations has been adopted.

These Standards-Writing Organisations (SWO) are organisations or associations appointed by SIRIM Berhad to undertake and manage standards development work under the direction of a specific Industry Standards Committee (ISC). Each SWO enters into formal agreement with SIRIM Berhad with its functions and duties defined.

Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB)
The Cement and Concrete Association of Malaysia (C&CA)
The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM)
The Electrical and Electronics Association of Malaysia (TEEAM)
The Institution of Fire Engineers (UK) Malaysia Branch (IFEM)
Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers - Malaysian Industrial Gases Manufacturers Group (FMM-MIGMA)
Suruhanjaya Perkhidmatan Air Negara (SPAN)
Malaysian Technical Standards Forum Bhd (MTSFB)
Department of Occupational Safety and Health Malaysia (DOSH)
Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia (CIDB)
Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB)
Malaysian Cable Manufacturers Association (MCMA)