Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation will change its company name to Canon Medical Systems Corporation
It is understood that Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation will change its company name to Canon Medical Systems Corporation on January 4,2018.
Toshiba Medical Systems,established in 1930, has been undertaking the procedures for obtaining regulatory approval for integration with Canon and change of the company name under the relevant national or regional laws concerning pharmaceuticals and medical devices after leaving the Toshiba Group in March 2016 and joining the Canon group in December 2016. As we are close to completing these procedures on schedule, we would like to announce that the company name will be changed to Canon Medical Systems Corporation on January 4, 2018.
Toshiba Medical has introduced a number of "first-in-Japan" and "world's first" medical systems in cooperation with its customers worldwide. With its sales and service network, Toshiba Medical conducts business globally, providing diagnostic imaging systems to more than 140 countries.
In 1940, with the development of the first domestically produced indirect X-ray camera, Canon entered the medical equipment business and utilizing its advanced imaging technologies, currently produces equipment such as digital X-ray imaging systems and OCT ophthalmic devices. Since its founding, Canon has maintained a strong commitment to the medical equipment business, and will further strengthen the business with the aim of contributing to a safe and secure society.
Toshiba Medical, a core part of Canon's medical equipment business, will continue to expand in order to accelerate the growth of Canon. Based on our management slogan "Made for Life™", also will be the trademark, and through integration with Canon, we will continue to contribute to better healthcare throughout the world.