ECONOMYNEXT - Sunshine Healthcare Lanka, a unit of publicly traded Sunshine Holdings Plc said it had got the agency for 3M Global, after a re-orgnization of the US company's operations in the island.
Sunshine Healthcare will now be the sole representative of 3M's Healthcare portfolion in Sri Lanka, Managing Director Shyam Sathasivam said in a statement.
Sunshine had earlier distributed some of the products. A sole agent will import and also market products to their customers.
"The relationship we have had with Sunshine over the last 20 years was indeed fruitful for 3M and our newest tie up represents a powerful opportunity for 3M to significantly expand our presence in Sri Lanka," Debarati Sen, Managing Director, 3M India Region said in a statement.
"We are excited to partner with SHL as we focus our combined energies serving a broader range of customers with industry-leading healthcare products."
Sunshine sells pharmaceuticals and medical devices in surgical and diagnostics. It also operates a pharmacy network. (Colombo/July10/2018)