Surgical instruments have an impressively long history; the earliest prototypes of modern instruments and basic surgical techniques originated way back centuries ago. Surgical instruments have been continuously improving along with the advancements and evolution across various technologies. With the breakthroughs in innovations and upgrade of technology in medical practice, the industry now has advanced devices for securing homeostasis and tissue fixation and repairs are being created that reduce the risk of tissue trauma. Moreover, Today’s surgical Instruments are made to fine precision to facilitate the surgeon’s work with greater accuracy even to the extent of a keyhole endoscopic approach.
Speaking of which, a multi-faceted enterprise who has played a key role in aiding the advancements of surgical instruments space since 1964 is Tamil Nadu based SURGIMENTS. Today, their products are now sold in almost 13 countries in various continents and have been seamlessly rolling with the advancing tides of technologies to meet the specialized, unique sophisticated requirements as quickly and completely as possible.
Homestead of Top-Notch facilities and offerings
SURGIMENTS has been manufacturing a wide variety of specialized precision hand tools for micro surgery, Neuro, Cardio, Spine, (Heart, lung, liver & kidney transplants), Oncology, Orthopedics, Otorhinolaryngology, General Obstetrics & Gynaecology even plastic & cosmetic surgery procedures.
“The key to our success has been consistency in quality. We ensure that each tool is unique to its performance and characteristics with user friendly application. With this unique nature of manufacturing of surgical instruments, we continue to focus on our own quality and craftsmanship so as to achieve precision machining with advanced SPMS,” highlights Jawahar Vasan, CEO at SURGIMENTS.
A Prominent History to Brag About
With over six decades of active involvement in manufacturing, SURGIMENTS has had many contributions for developing and evolving medical and surgical instruments. For instance, SURGIMENTS was India’s first manufacturer to develop the exclusive Head end Control Hydraulic Operation Table. They were also the pioneers in introducing customized stainless-steel operation theatre furniture in India. Moreover, SURGIMENTS was also India's first manufacturer to introduce electronic stainless-steel scrub stations.
Among a long list of customized products, our outstanding contribution to the medical fraternity is the world famous Mahadeviah Canal Retractor, Mahadeviah Flap Retractors, Mahadeviah iris Scissors and the Mahadeviah Hook. “We pride ourselves as original designers and several products have completely revolutionized and improved the operating techniques under the microscope,” says Jawahar Vasan.
Driving Operational Efficiency
As a unique specialized goods manufacturer, we focus on operational efficiency, and our KPI (Key Performance Indicator) has always been on integrating controls into a single network of productivity at any given point. Highly skilled instrument makers are the artisans behind the quality and we have always done more with fewer people. The company has always been about team effort, and employees are effectively committed and involved in the process at different levels of planning and scheduling, quality management controls, inventory optimization, tooling management, preventative and predictive maintenance, along with manufacturing intelligence. The core functions within the organization have always been the utmost participation and productivity.
SURGIMENTS’ employees have always shown extraordinary levels of commitment which has helped in the continuous improvement so as to improvise the repetitive manufacturing processes. “Our mission is to be the healthcare industry’s first choice for all their surgical instrument requirements and deliver quality assured products at an affordable price. SURGIMENTS remains dedicated to the cause of designing futuristic instruments which will focus on the efficiency of shortening time of surgical procedures without compromising on functionality and consistent performance,” concludes Jawahar Vasan.