KUALA LUMPUR: Bintai Kinden Corporation Bhd’s subsidiary has been appointed as a non-exclusive distributor for hemodialyser manufactured by Scientillence Sdn Bhd in Malaysia.
In a statement on Wednesday, it said Bintai Healthcare Sdn Bhd had signed an agreement with Scientillence to distribute the latter’s products in the private and commercial sector such as non-governmental organisations.
Scientillence is owned by the ex-CEO and chairman of hospital group Pantai Holdings Bhd, Tan Sri Lim Tong Yong. It is the sole manufacturer of the dialyser (artificial kidney) in Malaysia as well as Southeast Asia.
The company has obtained Quality Management System accreditation for its manufacturing business and various certifications for its products.
It is also in the registration process for CE (Conformite European) and the first “Halal” certified manufacturer of dialyzer in the world.
Currently, Scientillence’s products are exported to China, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Lebanon and most Asean countries.
Under the distribution agreement, Scientillence will provide technical support and services in relation to the marketing and selling of the products.
The agreement is for a one-year period and subject to the terms therein, it shall be extended for additional five years unless termination notice in writing is given by either party 30 days prior to the termination.
Bintai Kinden deputy CEO Azri Azerai said the appointment will further enhance Bintai Healthcare’s position as a leading distributor of medical devices and healthcare solutions as well as widen its range of products and services in Malaysia.
Azri said with more distributorships coming in the pipeline, the group sees more potential for Bintai Healthcare.
Bintai Healthcare is registered with Medical Device Authority as an authorised representative, distributor and importer of medical devices in Malaysia.