Group operates its medical waste management business
through its wholly-owned subsidiary UE Envirotech
(Beijing) Co Ltd in China.
The business started in 2004 after the outbreak
of SARs in the region which highlighted the need
for more adequate containment-controlled, transportation
and treatment of medical waste. Leveraging on
its existing business network in China and experience
in providing management support and maintenance
services to hospitals through UMC ServiceMaster
Pte Ltd in Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan and Hong
Kong, the Group successfully penetrated into the
medical waste industry in China.
The Group's treatment facilities are custom built
to meet the requirements of local municipalities.
A variety of technologies are employed to suit
different needs and environments. Its Anshan treatment
plant is one of the first to employ a non-incineration
technology in China. The chemical disinfection
system is powered by a technology from USA and
developed by the Texas-based Positive Impact Waste
Solutions, Inc. Due to the non incineration methodology,
the facility almost produces no air
The Group's Liaocheng treatment plant is designed
to operate a high-volume incinerator by Simonds.
The incinerator utilises an advanced two-stage
burn design that minimises particle emissions.
It reduces medical waste by over 90%, saving local
Today with about 200 staff across 12 cities -
Anshan, Fuxin, Dandong, Jiamusi, Xixiang, Jiazuo,
Liaochen, Shaoyang, Chenzhuo, Jian, Weifang and Hegang - covering
more than 120,000 hospital beds.