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About us

ICO® is a Family business established in 2004 to produce medical supplies, located in Upper Egypt (Asyut city), 350 km South from Cairo. Choice of the location has a significance. According to governmental statistics, Elzaraby “the plant location” is the poorest village in Egypt with the highest unemployment rates. Operating in Elzaraby will contribute economically and socially to the surrounding environment and enhance the lives of people. 

All are working hard to put ICO® and Upper Egypt on the worldwide business map.
ICO® is one of the largest manufacturers in the sector of medical supplies in the Middle East. Our production capacity is 600 Million and plus syringes per year.
ICO® employs 430+ high caliber people from the area and work fiercely to ensure training and development to give birth to the most qualified staff in this business.
ICO® is CE-Mark certified since 2009.
We are committed to use the latest technology in syringe manufacturing injection, printing, assembling, packing and sterilizing machines.
Company Timeline:

2004 Start-up in Production Building “A”

2006 Add 10ml Tools

2008 Add Insulin Tools

2009 New Production Building “B” (3,000 m2)

CE-Mark Certification

2010 Introduction of Safety Syringes

2011 Add Insulin (Fixed) Tools and Automated Production Line

2012 Production Building “C” (3,000 m2)

2014 Local Market Leader (Est. Share 35%)

Start Export Activities

Re-Branding (NEW LOGO)

2015 Establish New Clean Room (1,200 m2).

2016 Add auto-disable technology 0.5, 3, 5 and 10 ml.

ICO® the only Company in Middle East producing safety syringe. We seek the largest percentage point gain in Egypt market share among medical suppliers and also a strong market presence in the rapidly growing African market.

Company strengths

  • High trained and qualified Technical Staff
  • Strong Network of Suppliers and Distributors
  • Steady Grow in the Market
  • Strong Financing Capabilities 

Competitive advantages:

  • Highest quality of European needles.
  • Availability all syringes sizes.
  • The best prices ever.
  • Sol-producer of self-destructive syringe in Middle East.
  • Sol-producer of uni-body insulin syringe in Egypt.
  • Highest level of customer services.