Beximco Health signs production and quality consultation agreement with Japan's K2 Logistics

Date: November 24, 2021

Source: The Independent


Beximco Health and K2 Logistics Bangladesh Limited, a Japan based Quality Inspection Company, signed a production and quality consultation agreement on Wednesday.

apanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Naoki Ito attended the signing ceremony. The ceremony was attended virtually by Salman F Rahman MP, private industry and investment adviser to the prime minister, according to a press statement.

The ceremony, hosted by Beximco Group Chairman ASF Rahman, Beximco Group Director and CEO Syed Naved Husain, and Dr. Mohidus Samad Khan, Executive Director of Beximco PPE Ltd.

During their speeches Syed Naved Husain, Naoki Ito, A S F Rahman and other distinguished guests highlighted the importance of Japanese expertise in professional-level inspection and quality control techniques which are of extreme importance in PPE/medical supply chains.

Tetsuro Kano, GM of Itochu Dhaka Office and President of Japanese Association, Hikaru Kawai, GM of Marubeni Dhaka Office and President of Japanese Commerce and Industry Association of Dhaka, Yuho Hayakawa, Chief Representative of JICA Bangladesh Office, Yuji Ando, Chief Representative of JETRO Dhaka Office, Dr. Moazzem Hussain, Advisor of K2 Logistics Bangladesh Limited, RyomaMitani, Executive Director of Ken2 Japan, ToshihideYuda, COO of K2 Logistics Bangladesh Ltd were also attended the programme.

The Japanese ambassador was overwhelmed by visiting the first South Asian vertical Beximco Health PPE Industrial Park where the company is producing all types of PPE fabrics including Melt-blown, Laminations, Isolation & Surgical Gowns, Surgical Masks, N95 Cup type and foldable type masks, KN95, FFP1, FFP2 masks, Shoe Covers, Head Covers and ETO Sterilization Facilities. The sewing facilities for the gowns and coveralls are in a fully pharmaceutical “clean-room” environment.

They also visited INTERTEK (a 130-year-old leader in Testing). Intertek and Beximco have developed a PPE Center of Excellence at Beximco Health PPE Industrial Park, most advanced PPE lab capable of testing all levels to comply with US, EU and UK standards. After the signing ceremony at the Beximco PPE Park, the ambassador visited Beximco Industrial Park. The ambassador was very impressed to see

Beximco’s fully vertical state of the art Textiles, Garment Manufacturing, and World Largest Modern Sustainable Washing Plant, the statement added.

At the Beximco Industrial Park, the ambassador also inaugurated the startup and launch of the World Class State-of-the-Art Tsudakoma Looms, Sizing Machine and Warping Machine which Beximco has sourced from Japan, financed by JICA.