In an effort to meet the growing needs of the Indian market and improve access to diabetes care, Roche Diabetes Care India (RDC India) has announced the local manufacturing of its Accu-Chek Active blood glucose monitoring device. The first batch of Indian-manufactured Accu-Chek Active meters is already available in the market across the country.
The company has partnered with Sanmina-SCI India Pvt. Ltd. for manufacturing and Parekh Integrated Services Pvt. Ltd. (PISPL) for assembly and distribution. RDC India has been a pioneer in integrated personalized diabetes management (iPDM) products and solutions through their Accu-Chek range of blood glucose monitoring systems for over four decades.
The new product packs will carry the ‘Made in India’ tag, showcasing the company’s commitment to the Indian market. This move aims to make Accu-Chek Active meters more accessible to the growing number of people with diabetes in the country and help RDC India reduce their carbon footprint.
Omar Sherief Mohammad, Cluster Head – India Middle East and Africa, RDC, shared his thoughts on the collaboration, stating, “We are thrilled to announce the manufacturing of Accu-Chek Active meters in India in partnership with Sanmina. For 125 years, sustainability has been a vital part of Roche’s business. This move supports our commitment to improve access to diabetes care by shortening our time to market and becoming more sustainable in our operations by reducing our carbon footprint.”
Sanmina’s Chennai-based manufacturing facility will produce the Accu-Chek Active meters, ensuring the brand’s globally approved quality standards are maintained.