Medical Devices Manufacturing: Penang Pursues The New Frontier (Part 2)
By Poh Heem Heem
September 2011PEOPLE ECONOMICS
In our May 2011 issue, PEM talked to Billy Ooi, group chief executive officer of local company Prodelcon Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of AIC Corporation, about his foray into the promising but untapped sector of medical devices manufacturing in Malaysia.This second instalment draws parallels between the E&E industry and the medical devices industry, and discusses how Penang learns from the former to become a high-value medical devices manufacturing hub.The healthcare industryThe healthcare industry is a robust and stable...
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is senior manager for Special Projects and Consultancy at the PSDC. The PITRS is a special project designed as an inhouse document for limited circulation. The key findings have been summarised here by her team members, Richard Ho and Tan Yin Hooi.