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Radicare to gain from technological collaboration with Atlas Copco for piped medical gas and vacuum system
Putrajaya, 28 May 2009 - Radicare (M) Sdn Bhd is set to gain an international level of competence by collaborating with Atlas Copco, a world leading provider of industrial productivity solutions.
The collaboration was sealed with the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on behalf of its subsidiary, RadiFEMS Sdn Bhd, a company offering integrated facilities management solutions and services in the operations and maintenance of public and private buildings and facilities.
This collaboration is in line with Radicare’s aim to provide higher levels of hospital support services in the country and also to gain the technology and competency that will enable Radicare to add value to the integrated facilities management industry, specifically in hospital support services.
The main areas of collaboration between RadiFEMS and Atlas Copco are technology transfer and human capital and competency development.
The outcome of the collaboration is the creation of a pool of experts consisting of trained and skilful staffs who are able to set up, maintain and repair all PMG device and systems which are currently being used at public and private hospitals.
According to Chief Executive Officer, Mohamed Rafique Merican, “with the newly gained competency we are able offer a higher level of service and are in a better position to advise our clients on the technical aspects of the device and systems. This will result in an improved and efficient maintenance of the PMG and vacuum system, whilst assuring the safe delivery of medical gases to hospitals”
He also added that Atlas Copco’s experience and competency as the leading provider of compressed air and gas equipment will enhance Radicare’s experience in the integrated facilities management industry.
About Radicare (M) Sdn Bhd
Radicare has been in operations since 1997, providing Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) services. Apart from the IFM services, the company also provides non-clinical hospital support services, covering:
  • Facility Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering Maintenance
  • Clinical Waste Management
  • Linen & Laundry
It currently manages 48 public hospitals and institutions in Wilayah Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Selangor, Pahang, Terengganu, Kelantan and about 400 other private healthcare facilities throughout the country.
Log on to www.radicare.com.my for more details.
About Atlas Copco
The products and services range from compressed air and gas equipment, generators, construction and mining equipment, industrial tools and assembly systems, to related aftermarket and rental.
AtlasCopco through BeaconMedaes, also supplies medical gas equipment, including medical air plants, medical vacuum plants, WAGD plants, manifolds and pipeline components to NFPA 99 standards and HTM 2002 / ISO standards.BeaconMedaes is part of the Atlas Copco Group. Learn more at www.beaconmedaes.com
In close cooperation with customers and business partners, and with 136 years of experience, Atlas Copco innovates for superior productivity.
Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, the Group’s global reach spans more than 160 markets. In 2008, Atlas Copco had 34,000 employees and revenues of BSEK 74 (BEUR 7.7).
Log on to www.atlascopco.com for more details.
For more information, please contact:
Group Public Relations & Communications
Radicare (M) Sdn Bhd
Tel: 019 217 6740 / 019-341 5663
Fax: (03) 2082 2123
Taken from Press Release.
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