Siemens Healthineers has opened its biggest manufacturing facility in India in Bengaluru, the capital city of Karnataka.
Spread over an area of 5,000 square feet, the unit is co-located with the company’s R&D centre, the biggest for the diagnostics imaging company globally.
The German medical technology company has opened its facility as part of its India expansion plan. The manufacturing facility will have two production lines, one for its mobile C-arm for surgery called Cios Fit and computed tomography (CT) systems based on its Somatom.go platform.
The company would soon be going worldwide with the locally manufactured C-arm and start selling the product beginning with emerging markets. The Cios Fit equipment was ideated and developed from scratch at the Bengaluru R&D facility which provides powerful imaging for orthopedic trauma, spine, pain management, gastro and urology surgeries, whereas the CT systems will be assembled in the India plant.
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