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Malaysian Firms Expect To Benefit From Demand For Medical Devices

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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Several industries in Northern Malaysia are relying on the global demand for medical devices to carry them through the current economic crisis. More than half the nation's 180 medical device makers are located in the northern part of the country. Most of the medical device industry relies on semi-automated instruments and devices, a good fit for makers of automation equipment, precision engineering and packaging of medical products. Datuk Freddy K.W. Wong, head of Wong Engineering, one of the precision engineering companies, said he is looking to gaining more customers from makers of medical devices in the United States and Europe. (Click here for more

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