New Market Study Published: Nihon Kohden Medical Device Company Intelligence Report

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Williamstown, MA -- (SBWire) -- 12/08/2011 --Nihon Kohden was established in 1951 by Dr Yoshio Ogino who developed the world's first electroencephalograph (EEG) that was completely AC powered. Since then, the company has broadened its product range to include a variety of high technology medical equipment, such as patient monitors, electrocardiographs (ECGs), defibrillators, automated external defibrillators (AEDs), haematology analysers and other physiological measuring equipment and sensors. The company claims to be Japan's leading maker of EEGs, patient monitors, AEDs and medical electronic equipment.

Nihon Kohden also enters into strategic business relationships with foreign manufacturers of medical equipment to distribute their products. Its range of imported equipment includes cardiology, urology, respiratory care, anaesthesiology, emergency care, sports medicine and rehabilitation devices.

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In the year ended 31st March 2011 (FY2010), Nihon Kohden achieved net income of US$79.0 million on sales of US$1,363.6 million. The company has subsidiaries in the US, Europe and Asia and a network of distributors covering nearly every country in the world. It employs approximately 3,910 people.

Nihon Kohden is a publicly-held company listed in the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Toshiba Medical Systems is one of the company's major shareholders, with a 4.34% stake as of the end of March 2011.

This company report provides

Key contact information
Introduction to the company and its current activities
Summary of its financial performance
Who are the company's major competitors?
Key recent events in an "at a glance" format

Financial Review
Current year and annual financial data, including revenue breakdowns by product area and geographic region (if available)
Table providing in-depth five-year financial analysis
Employee data, including breakdown by company division and geographic location

Strategic Focus
Investigates the company's aims and its areas of focus

Core product areas, key brands, product approvals and launches Research and Development
How much has been invested in R&D?
Where is the research based?
What alliances and agreements does the company have and with whom?

Manufacturing and Distribution
Identifying the company's manufacturing locations
Sales and marketing facilities

With whom has the company reached agreements and what do they involve?
Key contracts awarded

Mergers, Acquisitions, Minority Investments and Divestments


Key Corporate Events

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