Brief Introduction of Surgical Association and Surgical Sector of Pakistan
The Surgical Instruments Manufacturers Association of Pakistan was established in 1950 with an aim to protect and promote the art of surgical instruments manufacturing and to help solving the problems of surgical manufacturing community. Surgical Association has 3900 members firms more than 150,000 workers are grossly engaged in manufacturing of Surgical Instruments to meet the export commitments in the International Market. The value of exports of surgical instruments for the financial year 2015-2016 is US$ 358 Million.
History of the Industry:
Surgical Industry of Pakistan holds a history of more than 100 years, when some British doctors got their surgical instruments repaired from the skilled workers of Sialkot and that was the foundation of Sialkot Surgical Industry.
The Surgical Industry represents manufacturers and exporters of Surgical Instruments, Electro Medical Instruments, Body External Fixation Systems and Implants, Micro Surgery Instruments, Cardiovascular Instruments, Endoscopic and Gynecological Instruments, ENT Instruments, Respiratory Aid Instruments, Orthopediac Instruments, Holloware, Anesthesia Products, Hospital Furniture, Dental Instruments, Veterinary Instruments, Personal Beauty care Items and Beauty Saloon instruments.
Competitive Edge of the Sector:
1 – Pakistani Surgical Instruments are the most economical in the world coupled with unconditional guarantee of finest quality.
2 – Our delivery time is the shortest in the world. Big sized orders are executed within specified time period.
3 – In Sialkot over ten thousand different medical Instruments covering all the sections of surgery & basics, are being manufactured. This type of assortment of instruments is not available any where else in the world.
4 – World renowned companies of Surgical Instruments are entering into Joint Ventures with Pakistani Companies, reflecting the confidence of Multinationals in the abilities of Pakistani Surgical Manufacturers.
5 – Surgical Association, in joint collaboration with TDAP is successfully managing Sialkot Material Testing Laboratory for the last seven years. The Laboratory provides state of the art material testing facilities to the surgical manufacturers and exporters and is successfully and satisfactorily catering the material and quality related requirements of the industry.
6 – The current world market of medical products is estimated at US$ 30Billion and its growing gradually, keeping in view the constant developments and innovations in this sector. A major share of such a huge market can be captured.