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Nihon Kohden Corporation
Profile last edited on: 4/6/2022

Leading manufacturer, developer and distributor of medical electronic equipment
TS Type
Mid-size Corporation
Status
Active
Year Founded
1951
Last Involved Year
2013

Key People / Management

  Hirokazu Ogino -- President

  Fumio Suzuki -- Chairman and CEO

Location Information

1-31-4 Nishiochiai Shinjuku-Ku
Shinjuku City Tokyo, JP 161-8560
   (813) 599-68000
   www.nihonkohden.com

Public Profile

Nihon Kohden Corporation (??????????, Nihon K?denk?gy? Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Tokyo-based leading manufacturer, developer and distributor of medical electronic equipment, which include EEGs, EMG measuring systems, ECGs, patient monitors and clinical information systems,[2] with subsidiaries in the U.S., Europe and Asia. The company's products are now used in more than 120 countries, and it is the largest supplier of EEG products worldwide.[3] In 1972, Takuo Aoyagi, a researcher at the company, invented and patented the basic principles of pulse oximetry.[4] Two years later he developed the world's first pulse oximeter, which has helped improve patient safety during anaesthesia.[5]

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Headquartered
Japan
Employment
4,616
Revenue
$1.4B
Public/Private
Privately Held
Stock Info
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No

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