Omega Diagnostics Group PLC a Scottish based company today inaugurated their first green-field manufacturing facility at the International Biotech Park, MIDC Phase II, Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park, Hinjewadi, Pune. With an investment of USD 0.9m, the company estimates that it could be employing up to 50 people, including high quality positions in production management and technical/ Quality Control roles in the next 12 months.

Speaking on this occasion, Mr Andrew Shepherd, Chief Executive, Omega Diagnostics Group PLC said, "Having been active in India since 1992, and with the Indian healthcare market growing rapidly over recent years, the move to establish a manufacturing base in India is a logical and exciting step forward for Omega Diagnostics Group PLC. Building on the establishment of our sales and marketing office in 2011 we see the potential for major growth, not just in the Indian domestic market but also the opportunity to export products produced in Pune to our global distribution network which covers over 100 countries."