Johnson Medical eyes more projects
MEDICAL support systems and services provider Johnson Medical International Sdn Bhd sees a huge potential for its products in Malaysia and overseas markets.
With new hospitals being built in Malaysia and existing ones being renovated by the Government especially under the Ninth Malaysia Plan, it will present a huge business opportunities for the company," said its commercial director for Asia Lye Kim Soon.
He said the company is bidding for more projects in the country as well as overseas to offer its range of healthcare solutions.
Lye said Johnson Medical is in negotiations with several parties from both the government and private sector and expects to secure a number of projects soon.
As for the Indian market, Lye said, several parties there have shown interest in working together with the company for hospital projects.
"Due to overwhelming response received in India, we are planning to open up our own manufacturing facility in Chennai to meet the growing demand for our healthcare solutions in that region," he told Business Times in Petaling Jaya recently.
Johnson Medical is a manufacturer of medical support systems for the healthcare industry. Its systems are designed, researched, developed and manufactured locally.
Its range of products include operating ventilation system, resuscitation workstation, neonatal workstation, bed head panel, gas outlet, mobile surgical unit and mobile field hospital.
The company, started by Swede engineer Agnes Nilsson in 1993 using Swedish designs and technology, is the only Malaysian-owned company involved in the medical support systems and services industry.
It owns 35 international patents spread across various product range in the operating room and critical care areas.
Johnson Medical has secured 48 projects in Malaysia involving both the public and private hospitals such as the Kuala Terengganu Hospital, the KL General Hospital and the Johor Specialist Hospital.
Johnson Medical is now negotiating with several parties to secure a number of projects, says Lye.