Penetrating The New Frontier of Medical Devices

By Poh Heem Heem

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The medical devices industry in Malaysia has much greater potential than is currently tapped. The government’s recent measures to encourage local companies with strong machining and engineering backgrounds to explore this industry as a new source of growth has generated much interest.PENETRATING THE medical devices industry sits high on the wish list of many local manufacturing entities. However, the stringent quality standards associated with the medical and healthcare industry act as natural deterrents.Local company Prodelcon Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary...

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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.