- Feb. 6, 2010 -
The MEDICAL SOURCING portal ("http://sourcing.indiamart.com/
medical") presently has gone live with two major categories "Pharmaceutical Machineries"
and Hospital Furniture". At later stage, content from more sections related to medical equipments, pharmaceutical drugs, health care etc. will be added to the portal.
The Indian medical and healthcare industry is estimated to be an US$ 35 billion industry and is projected to grow 23% per year to touch US$ 77 billion by 2012, according to a Yes Bank and ASSOCHAM report. The pharmaceutical industry in India offers tremendous scope for international buyers in terms of low cost but high quality medical products, be they pharma drugs or pharma machineries or medical equipments and furniture.
machinery/ category offers information on various types of pharmaceutical machines manufactured and exported by Indian suppliers. This category covers information on machines like processing machines, pharmaceutical vessels, mixers, pharmaceutical washing machines, coating machines, filling machines, granulators, inspection machines, packaging machines, sterilizers and pharmaceutical sealing machines. All these broad classifications of pharmaceutical machines are further subdivided into several sub-categories. Infact it is a vast online resource to get information on various machines used in the pharmaceutical industry.
In the same manner, the second category "http://sourcing.indiamart.com/medical/hospital-furniture/
" also covers information on various types of furniture used in hospitals and health care centers like Hospital beds, chairs, tables, wheel chairs, trolleys, stands and racks and various other accessories. Like in the previous section, these categories are further subdivided into various other sub sections. For instance Hospital Bed category includes information on different varies of beds like ward bed, recovery bed, electric bed, fowler bed, adjustable beds etc. Same is the case with the other categories. You will be surprised to see names of some unique hospital furniture.
There is regular updation of latest articles related to the medical industry. The portal also contains a list of various pharma publications and associations.The best part of this sourcing portal is that there is an online sourcing form "http://my.indiamart.com/cgi/eto-post-offer-new.mp?type=B
" through which prospective buyers can actually fill in their requirements or send their queries and get instant access to Indian manufacturers and suppliers.