SCGP joins in a partnership with three leading distributors of medical suppliers and labware to deliver innovations and solutions for medical supplies and labware in response to the growing demand for health and medical consumer products in Thailand and the ASEAN region, and to increase the opportunity for consumers to have access to high quality medical equipment. The focus will be on improving the quality of life and public health while enhancing business growth potential.
Mr. Wichan Jitpukdee, Chief Executive Officer, SCG Packaging Public Company Limited, or SCGP, revealed that in the past year, SCGP has invested in Deltalab, S.L. (Deltalab), a manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies and labware in Spain, which was an important step for SCGP in its entry into the medical supplies market that will help to strengthen the business both in the exchange of technological knowhow, as well as in research and development and the delivery of high-value medical supplies and labware to the ASEAN market where customers have become more attentive to their health, particularly in Thailand where the aging society is growing fast. Also significant is that the Thai government has instituted a policy to leverage the country to ultimately become the medical hub of the region.
Therefore, to be able to efficiently deliver products to customers, SCGP is partnering with three leading suppliers of medical devices and equipment in Thailand that possess strong distribution networks and are experts in health-related products and medical equipment. These companies are: Meditop Company Limited, Thailand’s leading importer and distributor of medical equipment, as well as laboratory analysis and scientific instruments with over 37 years of experience, and is well recognized and trusted by government and private agencies such as hospitals, universities, and pharmacies. At the same time, the company is also an exporter of medical devices and scientific equipment in the ASEAN region. Affinitech Company Limited, an importer and distributor of scientific devices and instruments, ready-to-use culture media, dehydrated culture media, automatic equipment for microbiology laboratories in the food, medicine and cosmetic industries, as well as for hospitals and universities. The company has more than 27 years of experience in the business. PCL Holding Public Company Limited, the market leader in medical analytical and diagnostic equipment in Thailand, with experience in the distribution of medical diagnostic equipment and reagents for more than 27 years. Moreover, the company has subsidiaries in the businesses of supporting modern technology applicable for medical laboratories with crucial role in the development of laboratory quality standards, along with expertise in Laboratory Information Software (LIS).
“The collaboration with these three leading medical supplies and labware distribution companies will enhance the capability for expansion of the healthcare and medical businesses in Thailand to support consumers’ applications, and to increase the opportunity to quickly access the ASEAN market, leveraging the exchange of knowhow and information leading to driving innovations and new solutions, enhancing the potential of the medicine and public health aspects to meet the needs of consumers for access to medical equipment with high standard and uplifting the quality of life for sustainability,” Mr. Wichan added.
Published on: Oct 11, 2022