Toshiba's Brazilian equipment factory becomes operational
Toshiba has started operation of a newly-established medical equipment production facility in SÃ£o Paulo, Brazil. The facility will receive Processo Produtivo BÃ¡sico (PPB) approval from the Brazilian government and will begin the manufacture of CT and diagnostic ultrasound systems as Brazilian domestic products at this facility. Toshiba will be the first international manufacturer to receive PPB approval for the domestic production of ultrasound systems. The 2,500 sqm facility will produce Toshiba's Activion 16, Alexion/Advance Edition and Alexion/Access Edition CT systems, and Aplio 300 and 400 ultrasound systems.