Fresenius Medical Care unveils Malaysia’s first Peritoneal Dialysis merchandise Manufacturing Plant
SEREMBAN, MALAYSIA–(Marketwired – Sep 14, 2017) – Fresenius Medical Care, the world’s main supplier of services and products for people with renal illnesses, expanded its regional manufacturing plant in Bandar Enstek, Malaysia. Dato’ Seri Dr. Chen Chaw Min, Secretary Common of the Malaysian Ministry of Well being graced the opening ceremony.
The plant is a state-of-the-art facility and will probably be Fresenius Medical Care’s regional manufacturing hub for Southeast Asia. Along with supplying high-quality haemodialysis concentrates and disinfectants, the plant produces Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) merchandise essential for superior Steady Ambulatory PD (CAPD) therapy.
“Malaysia with its optimistic enterprise surroundings, expert workforce, and strategic geographic location gives a pure selection for a regional manufacturing plant,” stated Harry De Wit, CEO Fresenius Medical Care Asia Pacific. “This marks an necessary milestone for Fresenius Medical Care and Malaysia, reinforcing our lifelong dedication to dialysis sufferers, and strengthening native healthcare capabilities for the longer term.”
With about 43,000 dialysis sufferers in Malaysia1 offering glorious renal care is of essential significance. Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) is a type of dialysis that makes use of the pure lining of the affected person’s stomach to filter waste from the blood. The sufferers can carry out PD within the consolation of their house.
Fresenius Medical Care’s funding on this challenge could have a major optimistic affect on the native economic system. Plans to additional increase the product portfolio and manufacturing capability for native and regional markets are already in place.
“The Ministry of Well being is dedicated to the Financial Transformation Programme in focussing on selling funding within the Nationwide Key Financial Space (NKEA) of well being care. The Fresenius Medical Care plant manufacturing top quality haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis fluids whereas utilizing the newest know-how is a part of this programme,” Dato’ Seri Dr. Chen Chaw Min added.
The plant in Bandar Enstek is the second plant of Fresenius Medical Care in Malaysia. At Ipoh the corporate produces Water Remedy Programs to make sure excessive water high quality important for dialysis.
1 Based mostly on the newest Preliminary Statistics of the Malaysian Dialysis and Transplant Registry (2015) and a median of 8% every year improve of dialysis sufferers
ABOUT FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE
Fresenius Medical Care is the world’s largest supplier of services and products for people with renal illnesses of which round 3 million sufferers worldwide recurrently endure dialysis therapy. By way of its community of three,690 dialysis clinics, Fresenius Medical Care gives dialysis therapies for 315,305 sufferers across the globe. Fresenius Medical Care can also be the main supplier of dialysis merchandise resembling dialysis machines or dialyzers. Together with the core enterprise, the corporate focuses on increasing the vary of associated medical providers within the subject of Care Coordination. Fresenius Medical Care is listed on the Frankfurt Inventory Trade (FRANKFURT: FME) and on the New York Inventory Trade (NYSE: FMS).
This launch incorporates forward-looking statements which can be topic to varied dangers and uncertainties. Precise outcomes may differ materially from these described in these forward-looking statements resulting from sure components, together with modifications in enterprise, financial and aggressive situations, regulatory reforms, overseas change charge fluctuations, uncertainties in litigation or investigative proceedings, and the supply of financing. These and different dangers and uncertainties are detailed in Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA’s reviews filed with the U.S. Securities and Trade Fee. Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA doesn’t undertake any duty to replace the forward-looking statements on this launch.
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