Local Manufacturing of Roche’s Accu-Chek Active Aims to Transform Diabetes Care in India

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In a strategic move, Roche Diabetes Care India (RDC India) has started manufacturing its Accu-Chek Active blood glucose monitoring device in India. The company is collaborating with manufacturing partner Sanmina-SCI India Pvt. Ltd. and assembly & distribution partner Parekh Integrated Services Pvt. Ltd. (PISPL) to enhance accessibility to diabetes care and meet the increasing demands of the Indian market.

The Accu-Chek Active meters will be produced at Sanmina’s advanced multi-client manufacturing facility in Chennai, India. This facility adheres to the same globally approved quality standards associated with the brand. The ‘Made in India’ tag will be displayed on the new Accu-Chek Active product packs.

Speaking about the initiative, Omar Sherief Mohammad, Cluster Head – India Middle East and Africa, RDC, stated, “We are delighted to announce the manufacturing of Accu-Chek Active meters in India in partnership with Sanmina. For 125 years, sustainability has been an integral part of Roche’s business. This move is in line with our commitment to improve access to diabetes care by shortening our time to market and become more sustainable in our operations by reducing our carbon footprint.”

Mike Landy, President and COO Integrated Manufacturing Services of Sanmina, mentioned, “Sanmina has had a long-standing presence in India for over 20 years. Today Sanmina provides end to end services including, product design, advanced technologies, manufacturing, and logistics solutions from our 100-acre campus to companies that have mission critical applications and products, like Roche. We are proud to be the manufacturing partner of Roche Diabetes Care India and are honored that the products we are manufacturing will have a significant impact in diabetes care and wellness for the people of India.”

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