EPP 12: High-Value Medical Devices Manufacturing

  • GNI by 2020 (mil)
  • Projected jobs by 2020

EPP 12: High-Value Medical Devices Manufacturing

A project by Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, through its subsidiary, Toshiba Medical Systems Manufacturing Asia, was announced under this EPP on 26 June 2014. The project intends to manufacture ultrasound diagnostic machines, transducers and printed wired board at Toshiba’s new facility at Bayan Lepas, Penang. The production, which is geared towards exports, is slated to start in January 2015.


  • In 2014, Toshiba Medical Systems Malaysia established its manufacturing operations for ultrasound systems, transducers and printed wired boards of other medical devices in Malaysia; these will be exported. Toshiba's new facility in Penang also commenced production in December 2014. The project will generate RM51 million in GNI, RM56 million in new investments and create 200 new jobs.

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