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    Since its early beginnings, Schmidt BioMedTech has always placed special emphasis on the distribution of instruments and equipment in the fields of BioScience, Medical and Technology. Today, SCHMIDT BioMedTech is the leading value-added distributor of quality hospital, medical and scientific equipment, catering to an ever-growing range of customers in Asia. SCHMIDT BioMedTech is also instrumental in the transfer of new technologies in its respective industries.

    Historical Timeline


      1896
    Mr. Paul Schmidt founded the first Schmidt company under the name of Schmidt Shoten in Tokyo, selling German medical and laboratory equipment in the Far East.
     
      1911
    The first China office opened in Beijing, becoming the headquarters in China. Additional branches were opened across the nation.
     
      1931
    The first Hong Kong branch opened in the most modern office building at that time.
     
      1953
    Schmidt & Co., (Hong Kong) Limited re-registered in Hong Kong, becoming head office of Schmidt Group of Companies, selling Leica camera, scientific and medical equipment in the Far East.
     
      1960's
    The Group diversified its product portfolio to electronic, industrial and computer related product lines, which now form a significant part of the Schmidt Group.
     
      1966
    The first large Vietnam project was undertaken, the total equipment supply and installation for Hai Phong Children Hospital in North Vietnam financed by “Deutche Caritas & Hilfsaktion fuer Vietnam”.
    Schmidt Hong Kong’s involvement in technical assistance programs to Vietnam since 1966 was instrumental.
     
      1968
    Schmidt Scientific Taiwan Ltd. established in Taipei.
     
      1969
    Acquired Schmidt Scientific (Malaya)
     
      1971
    Korea Schmidt Co., Ltd. formed in Seoul
     
      1974
    Schmidt Scientific (Malaya) was divided into the following two companies:
    Schmidt Scientific (Pte) Ltd. in Singapore. Schmidt Scientific SDN. BHD in Malaysia.
     
      1976
    C. V. Schmidt Mitra Indonesia formed in Jakarta.
     
      1979
    Schmidt & Co. (Hong Kong) Ltd. participated in the group’s first major Medical exhibition in PRC in Guangzhou and set up service centres in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.
     
      1980
    Electronics Scientific Engineering inaugurated in Hong Kong.
     
      1985
    TechTrend Ltd. formed in Hong Kong.
    Schmidt Representative Office set up in Beijing
     
      1990
    Schmidt Thailand established in Bangkok
     
      1992
    Schmidt Vietnam Co. Ltd. founded with the major investment of the Hanoi International Technology Centre where our Vietnam headquarters is located today.
     
      1993
    Schmidt Representative Offices established in Shanghai & Guangzhou
     
      1994
    Schmidt Representative office established in Chengdu
     
      1995
    Schmidt Tower of the Hanoi International Technology Centre opened in Hanoi, Vietnam
     
      2000
    Schmidt (Philippines) Ltd. established

     
      2001
    Schmidt Group of Companies restructured into three independent business enterprises:

    •    Schmidt Electronics Group Ltd.
    •    Schmidt BioMedTech Asia Ltd.
    •    Schmidt Marketing Asia Ltd.
     
      2003
    Establishment of  PT. Schmidt BioMedTech in Indonesia
     
     
    Photo Gallery


    Schmidt Office in Beijing in 1929
     
    Schmidt’s Team in Beijing in 1943
     
    Schmidt Office in Shanghai in 1945
     
    Schmidt Office at the Alexandra House in Hong Kong from 1956-65
     
    Schmidt Office at the Great Eagle Centre in Hong Kong from 1984-1997
     
    Schmidt Office at Taikoo Place in Hong Kong from 1997-2006
     
    Schmidt Group Headquarters at Chinachem Exchange Square in Hong Kong from 2006 to present
     
    Schmidt Office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
     
     

    Schmidt Office in Bangkok, Thailand

     
     

    Schmidt Office in Singapore

     
    Schmidt Office in Jakarta, Indonesia
     
    Schmidt Office at the HITC Building in Hanoi, Vietnam


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