Trivitron and Brandon Medical (UK) announces JV for manufacturing advanced OT Lights in India
Trivitron recently announced its alliance with Brandon Medical, U.K to manufacture advanced OT Lights. Through this tie-up, Brandon Medical will manufacture shadow less lights used for operation theatres by setting up its manufacturing facility at Trivitron's Medical Technology Park in Chennai, India.
Located in Leeds, England, Brandon Medical UK, is one of the leading manufacturers of lights for operation theatres. The company designs and manufacture its range of products which caters to the requirements of the international market. Brandon Medical product range include operating theatre lamps, mobile operating lamps, minor surgical / examination lamps, surgeons control panels and emergency power systems.
Commenting on the JV, Dr. G.S.K. Velu, Managing Director, Trivitron, says “We are happy to be associated with Brandon Medical. Our focus in setting up a medical technology park in India is to manufacture medical equipments in the areas of critical care, cardiac care, imaging and routine laboratory diagnostics. The objective is to manufacture quality and cost-effective medical technology products suited to the needs of developing countries. Products manufactured in India would be 30 to 40 per cent cheaper than imported ones and even rural hospitals would be able to afford them.”
Welch Allyn Partners with BPL Healthcare to Support Emerging Indian Market
Welch Allyn, a leading global manufacturer of frontline medical products and solutions, announced that it has partnered with BPL Healthcare to provide easy access of state-of-the-art products, world class services and localized training programs for medical practitioners, hospitals and the public health system at large in India. Through this partnership, BPL Healthcare will serve as a Welch Allyn Master Distributor, putting the company closer to its prospective customers and better positioning it to provide innovative products that meet the growing needs of healthcare professionals in this part of the world.
The occassion also marked the launch of e-Clinic – a joint initiative of these two companies to provide state-of-art primary healthcare center or family health clinic set up, using world class diagnostic instruments. “The BPL Healthcare business unit has one of the most comprehensive service and delivery systems in India,” said Con Hickey, senior vice president, Asia Pacific at Welch Allyn. “The strategic alliance between Welch Allyn and BPL provides us with a tremendous opportunity to broaden our reach in this country.”
On the occasion of signing the MOU, Mr. Ajit Nambiar, Chairman and Managing Director of BPL Ltd., said “BPL's focus on diagnostic products for the point-of-care will only drive healthcare costs down and make modern healthcare facilities available to the masses.” Launching the e-Clinic, Mr. Nambiar said, “such a show and tell demonstration facility will showcase global trends of a greatly empowered and connected GP clinic. The e-Clinic will represent a new paradigm as an integrated point of care or primary healthcare center.”
Hosmac opens new office in Guwahati, Assam
Mumbai based Hosmac has announced the opening up of a new branch office in Guwahati, which is a part of the broader plans of the company to expand it's presence in the Eastern region (in addition to Kolkata and Patna).
The new office reinforces the company's belief in improving customer support and