Meditek Engineers, an ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485 certified company, engaged in the business of manufacturing and marketing full range of medical beds and furniture. Anil Phirke, CMD, Meditek Engineers, talks about its future growth prospects to Express Healthcare
What role did Meditek Engineers play in the field of hospital beds and other ancillary products? Throw some light on your company’s growth story?
We at Meditek Engineers are steady and comfortable in hospital beds and furniture market since the last 27 years. It is all because of respect and trust by our clients and vice versa. The success of our company is due to the following factors. They are, customer comes first, best services through out sale and after sales, continouse R&D, innovative sales and marketing strategies.
What market opportunities and trends do you witness in the Indian healthcare industry? How do you plan to tap it and what is your current market share?
Yes, there are tremendous growth opportunities in Indian healthcare industry. Seeing the current market trends, there are two types of opportunities. They are volume based (beds and other furniture) and specific beds and furniture opportunities. Our continuous effort is to cater to both the opportunities. Our performance in the market for so many years has given significant business to Meditek Engineers.
Many companies are entering into hospital furniture market space. Who according to you are your competitors? How would you differentiate yourself from them?
We don’t believe in competition. Client relationship works for us. The approach of customer comes first. It gives us the benefit of being different in the market.
Going ahead, what are your expansion plans? What strategies have been chalked to meet the expansion plans?
We have aggressive growth plans. There are plans to penetrate various demographics in the national and international market. We recently visited Kenya and South Africa for getting international exposure. At the same time, we are working on sales and marketing strategies to cover the Indian market.
Meditek has received industry recognitions. Can you take us through some of your past and recent achievements?
For us achievement basically comes when customers appreciate our products and services. For all these years, we have counted this as achievement. We have recently received the Best Hospital Furniture Manufacturer Award in Goa.
Are there any new initiatives being undertaking by Meditek Engineers?
We have undertaken a lot of R&D activities to cater to the specific requirements of hospitals. A lot of new things are in the offing.