ASCO is ready to launch its new range of orthopaedic power tools under their banner Starlite Power Tools
Apothecaries Sundries Manufacturing Company is a leading provider of quality medical and hospital equipment to doctors, hospitals, and health service agencies worldwide. The company, simply known as ASCO in the global market, manufactures and markets a wide variety of high quality hospital equipment. The brand has gained recognition worldwide as a high quality premier brand, and, in recent years, has made its mark into the European marketplace where it continues to be recognised for its exceptional quality. ASCO, has been in the field of supplying quality surgical/ hospital appliances and allied products for almost six decades now. It is also credited with setting the benchmark of excellence in quality, R&D and customer service.
ASCO is a Government of India recognised Star Export House. The company has various accreditation and international certifications including ISO9001, ISO13485, GMP, CE, FDA (India) approval.
The company was founded in the year 1948 by HR Narang who had a vision to create a premier surgical instrument manufacturer in India. It’s his single minded devotion to work, vast knowledge and insight that went on leading the organisation until ‘ASCO’ became a known name worldwide for quality medical and hospital equipment. Today, the company managed by the next generations of family members has grown tremendously in various medical fields and markets.
Today, the ASCO brand is associated with trust, quality and dependability. “We are proud of our relationships with the hospitals and medical practitioners across the world. We believe that a successful surgery cannot be accomplished without the right hands and right tools. ASCO instruments are trusted by thousands of doctors around the globe,” says Aseem Narang, young entrepreneur and the International Marketing Director of ASCO.
“Medical science has made significant progress in research, disease treatment and improvement in overall quality of cure in the last few decades and today more help is available to cure ailments. ASCO strives hard, not only to keep pace with the advancement in medical technology but also to contribute to the growth of the field by focusing on innovation. The company also keeps a control on the product cost so that high quality equipment are offered at affordable prices for the benefit of many,” says Narang.
Today, ASCO is ready to launch its new range of orthopaedic power tools under their banner ‘Starlite Power Tools’. The products include:
- Bone Drill
- Acetabular Bone Drill
- Oscillating Saw
- Cannulated Drill
- Cranial Drill
- Cranial Mill
- Sternum Saw
- Plaster Saw
The new orthopaedic power tools are fracture fixation and correction devices that will allow orthopaedic surgeons to quickly and easily repair bones with difficult geometries. Today’s generation demand a greater need for operative treatments to repair fractures and return patients to work and activity sooner. Traditional treatments for fractures, in particular, have had mixed results and long recuperative periods.
‘Starlite Power Tools’ uses technology which can be used in least-invasive surgical procedures to provide fixation for fractures at the core of the bone. The equipment provide flexibility for ease of insertion, enabling effective placement and minimising trauma to surrounding structures and soft tissue, and rigid support for fracture healing. This will result in faster healing time, improved patient recovery, and greater patient satisfaction. The doctor’s demand of high power, autoclavability, flexibility and convenience to use have been considered while designing these products.
The products of ASCO that are currently available or are soon to be launched in India are:
- Orthopaedic battery operated power tools
- External fixators
- Orthopaedic Implants
- Orthopaedic Instruments
Innovation echoes in every brick of ASCO and it is the foundation on which new types of surgical instruments and implants are designed and manufactured that will help medical professionals across the world to act with more precision, thereby serving the community better. The hallmark for the success of ASCO has been the persistent efforts taken to understand the needs of the surgeons and focus on research and development to provide better solutions. ASCO has a record of accomplishment for bringing innovative medical products to the market that provide prominent clinical solutions for patients and allow them to resume a healthier life. The company endeavours towards building a healthier world.