Philips opens advanced healthcare technology factory in Brazil

Royal Philips Electronics recently celebrated the opening of the first Magnetic Resonance manufacturing facility in Latin America. The new factory demonstrates the company’s commitment to provide advanced healthcare solutions to emerging markets. Customers across Latin America will benefit from shorter delivery periods and reduced equipment costs. The factory also contributes to the development of Brazil’s high-tech industry, as well as to the regional economy in the state of Minas Gerais, where the facility is based. From November the plant will also produce Computed Tomography devices. It will be the only site in Latin America manufacturing the two types of equipment, and one of only a few facilities manufacturing such devices in the world. The new production plant was built at the former site of VMI Sistemas M

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