Surgical instrument manufacturing industry originated in the early 1940s in and around
the city of Sialkot. The sector manufactures a wide range of medical, surgical and
veterinary instruments exporting 80-90 % of its production.
Pakistan has a history spanning over a century of skilled craftsmanship in
manufacturing surgical instruments. This has over the last few decades combined with
modern equipment and manufacturing technology to produce surgical instruments of
the highest quality which are exported to over 140 countries around the world.