Medical Devices Manufacturing: Penang Pursues The New Frontier (Part 2)

By Poh Heem Heem

September 2011 PEOPLE ECONOMICS
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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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Poh Heem Heem

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.


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