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MEDICAL DEVICE

The Medical Devices Bureau (MDB) of the Malaysian Ministry of Health defines a medical device as all products except medicines, used in healthcare for the diagnosis, prevention, monitoring or treatment of illness or disability. This definition covers a broad range of products as diverse as tongue depressor, contact lenses, condoms, heart valves, ventilators, resuscitators, radiotherapy machines, surgical instruments, syringes, etc.

Penang is one of the major clusters in Medical Devices with more than 55 medical devices and supporting companies. Generally, local medical devices manufacturer are involved in the production of surgical and examination products e.g. surgical gloves, catheter, sutures etc. While foreign owned medical devices companies are manufacturing high value products e.g. pacemakers, blood transfusion systems, safety intravenous cannulae & needles, orthopedic products, medical electrodes etc. 

Penang’s track record of success in the electronic industry coupled with strong base of local suppliers skilled in precision engineering, plastic and tools provide a compelling combination for medical device companies. The breakdown of expertise and specialization of medical device industry in Penang is listed as below:-

 

PRECISION & TOOLING BASED MEDICAL DEVICES

  • Orthopaedic instrumentation and products eg. screws, pins, nails, plates, implants, external fixations, etc. 
  • Surgical equipments eg. scissors, needles, blades, forceps, etc.
  • Syringes

 

ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC BASED MEDICAL DEVICES

  • Medical electrodes eg. heart electrodes, neonatal electrodes, ECG.
  • Monitoring devices eg. on-line vital monitoring device, heart rate monitor, blood pressure monitor, pulse rate monitor, respiration rate measurement, clinical pump, etc.
  • Programmable devices eg. pacemakers, defibrillators, etc.
  • Support devices eg. hearing aids including components such as microphones and receivers, contact lenses, etc.
  • Scientific instrumentation eg. spectrophotometer, analytical instrumentation.

 

AUTOMATION BASED MEDICAL DEVICES

  • Hospital beds, assembly line for medical device production, etc.

 

BIOABSORDABLE BASED MEDICAL DEVICES

  • Sutures.

 

PLASTIC & LATEX BASED MEDICAL DEVICES

  • Medical tubes eg. tracheostomy cannulaes, nasal cannulaes, etc.
  • Disposables products eg. gloves, gowning, etc.

 

IN-VITRO DIAGNOSTIC DEVICES

  • Urine pregnancy test kits, drug abuse test, kits, HIV detection test kits, malaria detection test kits, etc.

 

SUPPORTING INDUSTRY

  • Contract Packaging Organization
  • Contract Sterilization Organization


List of Medical Devices and Related Company

 

 

1

ABIO ORTHOPAEDICS SDN BHD (By APEX HEALTHCARE GROUP)

2

LAKE REGION MEDICAL SDN BHD
(formerly known as ACCELLENT MANUFACTURING SDN BHD)

3

AESCULAP SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS SDN BHD

4

AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES (M) SDN BHD

5

ALLEN HEALTHCARE PRODUCTS SDN BHD

6

ALLIANCE CONTRACT MANUFACTURING SDN BHD (ACM)

7

ALTERA CORPORATION (M) SDN BHD

8

BECTON DICKINSON SDN BHD
(formerly known as ALVERIX (M) SDN BHD)

9

AMBU SDN BHD

10

AMPmas SDN BHD

11

AT SYSTEMATIZATION  BERHAD

12

AVALANCHE MED SDN. BHD.

13

B.BRAUN MEDICAL INDUSTRIES SDN BHD

14

BENCHMARK ELECTRONICS (M) SDN BHD

15

CARDINAL HEALTH SDN BHD (formerly Allegiance Healthcare Sdn Bhd)

16

CCB MEDICAL DEVICES SDN. BHD.

17

CORAZA SYSTEMS MALAYSIA SDN. BHD.

18

DUFU INDUSTRIES SDN BHD

19

EPSILON TECHNOLOGY (M) SDN BHD

20

EXCEL PRECISION SDN BHD

21

FIZCO INDUSTRIES (M) SDN BHD

22

FLEXMOVE SYSTEM (M) SDN BHD

23

FRENCKEN (M) SDN BHD

24

GBC SCIENTIFIC EQUIPMENT (M) SDN BHD

25

GMMI SDN BHD

26

HAEMONETICS (M) SDN BHD

27

INARI TECHNOLOGY SDN BHD

28

JABIL CIRCUIT SDN BHD

29

KARL MUELLER SCIENTIFIC SDN BHD

30

KENS FINEMEDTECH SDN BHD

31

KNOWLES ELECTRONICS (M) SDN BHD

32

KONTRON MANUFACTURING SERVICES (M) SDN BHD

33

LEMTRONICS SDN. BHD.

34

MECHA-MEDIC SOLUTIONS SDN. BHD.   

35

MEDICAL INNOVATION VENTURE (MEDIVEN SDN BHD)

36

NSW AUTOMATION SDN BHD

37

ORTHOMEDIC MEDICAL DEVICES SDN BHD

38

PENTAMASTER INSTRUMENTATION SDN BHD

39

PLEXUS MANUFACTURING SDN BHD

40

POLAR TWIN ADVANCE (M) SDN BHD

41

PRODELCON SDN BHD

42

PROFESSIONAL TOOLS & DIES SDN BHD

43

REHON INDUSTRIES SDN BHD

44

SAM ENGINEERING & EQUIPMENT (M) BERHAD

45

SANMINA-SCI SYSTEMS (MALAYSIA) SDN. BHD.

46

SIMA MEDICAL SDN BHD

47

SKYKOD SDN BHD

48

ST. JUDE MEDICAL OPERATIONS (M) SDN BHD

49

STRAITS ORTHOPAEDICS MANUFACTURING SDN BHD

50

SYMMETRY MEDICAL MALAYSIA SDN. BHD.

51

TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS (M) SDN BHD

52

UCHI TECHNOLOGIES BHD

53

UWC HEALTHCARE SDN BHD

54

VENTURE ELECTRONICS SERVICES (MALAYSIA) SDN BHD

55

VIGILENZ MEDICAL DEVICES SDN BHD

56

WAZONE SDN BHD

57

WOODRIDGE LIFE SCIENCES SDN BHD

 

 

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