FUJIFILM announces its expansion plan in Indian Healthcare market

January 12, 2011

FUJIFILM India Pvt. Ltd., the wholly owned subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corporation, Japan, one of the world's largest imaging solutions company, today announced their expansion plan in the Healthcare segment.

Since establishment of FUJIFILM India in March 2008, FUJIFILM India has been focusing on Institution segments in particular to promote PACS in Indian Market. In addition to the current activities, FUJIFILM India plans to extend the focus to entire Healthcare segment from Clinics, Diagnostic Imaging Centers to Hospitals with effect from 1st January 2011, while their local distributor, Jindal Photo Limited, will continue to sell the equipment till 28th February 2011. FUJIFILM India will also provide the service and warranty support for all the equipment sold by Jindal Photo Limited from 1st March 2011.

According to Mr. Kenichi Tanaka, Managing Director, FUJIFILM India, “We succeed to promote PACS in this market by focusing on institution segment so far. Till date, the other segments (Clinics, Diagnostic Imaging Centers) were being serviced by our distributor, Jindal Photo Limited. However, due to the drastic change of the market circumstances, it has become important for FUJIFILM India to directly provide total solutions and cater to all the segment of the market. As we have good relationship with Jindal Photo Limited, they will continue to be in charge of X-Ray Film and other consumables such as Photographic Color Paper etc.”

Mr. Suhas Pokale, Country General Manager (Medical), FUJIFILM India, said “As the pioneer of the medical imaging products, FUJIFILM has wide range of products and solutions suitable for all the segments of Indian Market. In order further strengthen our commitment to the Indian market, FUJIFIM India has decided to extend the focus to entire Healthcare segment from Clinics, Diagnostic Imaging Centers to Hospitals with effect from 1st January 2011. However, Jindal Photo Limited, which is our local distributor, will also continue to sell the equipment till 28th, February 2011.Since we are continuing relationship with Jindal Photo Limited, hence any sales made by them will be given full support in terms of service and warranty by FUJIFILM INDIA. As Technology advances in leaps & bounds, FUJIFILM continues to innovate newer products & solutions which would help in faster & better diagnosis leading to better patient care. ”

About FUJIFILM

FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including electronic imaging, photofinishing equipment, medical systems, life sciences, graphic arts, flat panel display materials, and office products, based on a vast portfolio of digital, optical, fine chemical and thin film coating technologies. The company was among the top 20 companies around the world granted U.S. patents in 2009, employs more than 70,000 people worldwide and in the year ended March 31, 2010, had global revenues of $23.5 billion. FUJIFILM is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit www.fujifilm.com. For more information on FUJIFILM India, please visit www.fujifilm.in.