PENTAX Medical to Establish Endoscope Manufacturing, R&D and Service Center in China

PENTAX Medical, a division of HOYA Group, announced an establishment of endoscope manufacturing, R&D and service center dedicated to China market in Shanghai, China under PENTAX Medical Shanghai Co., Ltd.

The manufacturing site is going to produce PENTAX Medical endoscopic solutions for China.

A state-of-the-art service center is to enhance customer experience by exceptional customer care and fast resolving of any inquiries.

PENTAX Medical Shanghai Team at the 5th China International Import Expo

PENTAX Medical is happy to contribute to “Healthy China” initiative by locally manufacturing high tech medical devices. This is a great milestone in PENTAX Medical history to add a substantial local facility in China to produce, deliver and repair innovative endoscopic solutions for medical institutions in China. This will speed up delivery of PENTAX Medical’s innovative endoscopic solutions to support enhancement of quality of care in China more than ever.

Maha Guruswamy, President, PENTAX Medical Asia Pacific Region

PENTAX Medical has established R&D centers in Japan, the U.S., and Germany, and now it will enable and serve closer interaction with clinical stakeholders and R&D in China, said Rainer Burkard, Global President, PENTAX Medical and Company President, MedTech and Life Science Company, HOYA Corporation.

Pentax Medical established its Shanghai office in 2011 and now it is one of the leading endoscope suppliers in China. In 2017, Pentax Medical and Shanghai Aohua Endoscopy Company established a joint venture to develop products in the field of flexible medical endoscopes.

In April this year, Olympus, the world leader in medical endoscopes, held signing ceremony for its China Medical Device Manufacturing and R&D Base in Suzhou City, with an initial investment of US$60 million.

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