Bilakhia Group Brings You World-Class Healthcare Solutions
Founded in 2006, Meril is an India-based, global medical device company that is dedicated to the innovation, design and development of novel, clinically relevant and state-of-the-art devices. As a leading healthcare solutions company, our fundamental aim is to champion the alleviation of human suffering and improve quality of life. To enable this, we are committed to R&D, innovation in manufacturing medical technology, scientific communication, and contemporary distribution avenues.
Meril was established by the Bilakhia Group, to improve the quality of human life through innovative and advanced healthcare solutions. As a medical device manufacturer, we strive to improve the inventiveness in healthcare so that people’s lives are enriched. We continually seek excellence in providing answers to some of medicine’s toughest questions.
Meril manufactures medical solutions in the form of vascular intervention devices, orthopedic implants, robotics, endo-surgery, ENT products, and in-vitro diagnostics. It is our core commitment to ensuring the delivery of advanced healthcare solutions. Our inclination towards research and development is reflected in our diverse offerings. We ensure that we adhere to the best quality of standards in manufacturing, scientific communication and distribution to deliver path-breaking healthcare products to the world.
We collaborate with physicians and global innovators to identify unmet clinical needs and develop revolutionary therapies. We encourage research and academic collaborations and remain available to interact on exciting opportunities.
Headquartered in India with a manpower of more than 4000, Meril, by Bilakhia Group, currently conducts business in more than 100 countries. We have 100% subsidiaries in India, USA, Germany, Brazil, Russia, South Africa, Bangladesh and Turkey. We have set up operations in China and Japan too.
Meril was founded in 2006, as part of the healthcare diversification plan of the Bilakhia Group.
We strive to significantly impact the quality of human lives by manufacturing innovative medical solutions and empowering the medical fraternity.
180 acres, over 300,000 square feet, ISO 13485, ISO-14001:2015, OHSAS-18001:2007 and cGMP certified, Meril is larger than life.
Meril believes that the delivery of the latest, most-relevant medical equipment requires ultra-modern manufacturing facilities. For this purpose, we have the cardiovascular, orthopaedic, diagnostic, endo-surgery business verticals along with a robust R&D foundry. We currently manufacture more than 100 products across the four verticals mentioned earlier.
Meril Park sprawls 250,000 square feet. It is our dedicated manufacturing and R&D facility for in-vitro diagnostic, orthopaedic, endo-surgery and cardio vascular solutions. Meril’s cardio vascular manufacturing comprises 40,000 square feet of built-up area along with 10,000 square feet of clean rooms.
Our manufacturing facilities strictly adhere to cGMP guidelines, are ISO 13485:2016 certified and are DCG (I)-approved. Meril is equipped to handle complete in-house manufacturing for coronary drug eluting stents and balloon catheters. Our facilities handle laser cutting, descaling/annealing, electro polishing, drug coating–DES PTCA balloon manufacturing, microbiology, quality control and assurance. CE marked and in several instances approved by USFDA, we have also been awarded the following certifications: Canadian-CMDCAS, Japan-PMDA, China - CFDA, Korea - KFDA, Australia - TGA, Brazil - ANVISA, ANMAT, Russia MoH, Singapore HSA and other global regulatory bodies.
At Meril, our continual goal is to identify unmet clinical needs and churn out relevant devices in quick turnaround cycles. We strive to be trendsetters in new product introductions. That’s where our dedicated R&D facility comes in. The Meril R&D Foundry is an eclectic, heterogeneous team comprising doctors; biomedical, mechanical, chemical engineers; material science experts of polymer science, chemistry, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology; IT experts such as 3D-animators, auto-CAD and molecule designers; clinical and regulatory experts; IP and patent experts; production engineers; and lastly, sales, marketing and logistics experts. It hosts more than 150 R&D personnel with cross functional relationships.
The R&D group is engaged in a 3-tier philosophy, comprising smartly iterated products that fulfill the currently unmet clinical needs in existing therapeutic segments; novel products in evolving segments which will form the next generation of treatment modalities and esoteric medical devices/technologies which are truly disruptive and treatment changing in service of human health care.
Training and education
Meril does a lot more than manufacture cutting-edge medical products. Meril Academy is commitment to the training and education of doctors, paramedics and hospital personnel by global KOL faculty with innovative and modern training modalities. It sprawls across 100,000 square feet of the property in Vapi.
A few factors that make Meril Academy unique and truly world-class are:
- World-renowned international visiting faculty
- Simulator-based learning
- Live case and distance learning
- Hardware play room
- Well-stocked library
Read about Meril Academy and how it helps medical professionals stay relevant in the industry.