Olympus Announced the Completion of the transfer to Japan Industrial Partners (JIP)

Olympus has completed the camera division transfer to Japan Industrial Partners (JIP). The new website will be located at om-digitalsolutions.com and will be live on January 5th.

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Here is the Google translated text from the original Japanese PDF press release:

Notice regarding the completion of the transfer of the Olympus video business

January 4, 2021 – Olympus Corporation ( Director, Representative Executive Officer, President and CEO : Yasuo Takeuchi) dated September 30, 2020.
Based on the agreement regarding the transfer of Olympus’ video business, which was agreed with Japan Industrial Partners, Inc.
Therefore, the transfer procedure was completed on January 1, 2021. With the completion of the transfer, OM Digital will be available in the future
Solutions Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “OM Digital Solutions”) has been involved in the Olympus video business.
Will take over.

Sales control and R & D departments related to video products will be sequentially located at the headquarters of OM Digital Solutions.
I will move. In addition, production of video products by OM Digital Solutions will continue in Dong Nai Province, Vietnam.
It will be held at the base of. Customer support for video products manufactured and sold by Olympus will be provided in the future.
Continued by OM Digital Solutions.

“OM Digital Solutions is highly evaluated for its optical and image processing technology cultivated over many years by Olympus.
ZUIKO, OM brand, and advanced digital recording technology combined with comfortable operability
While utilizing a solid foundation such as IC recorders, we will continue to supply high-quality and highly reliable products.
In addition, we will continue to develop unique products for the creation of new value. (OM Digital Solutions
President and CEO: Shigemi Sugimoto)

“The video business has been for Olympus since the announcement of our first camera,” Semi-Olympus I, “in 1936.
It was a core business in every sense. Video business will continue to be launched under OM Digital Solutions
I am confident that it will continue to be exhibited. With the transfer of the video business, Olympus will expand its medical and scientific businesses.
As a pillar of management and as a global medtech company, “realizing the health and security of people around the world and the affluence of mind”
Therefore, we will continue to provide products and services to customers around the world. (Olympus Representative Executive Officer, President and President
CEO: Yasuo Takeuchi)

Information about the new company is as follows.

  • Company name: OM Digital Solutions Co., Ltd.
  • Location: 49-3 Takakuramachi, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo
  • Website: https://om-digitalsolutions.com/ (Scheduled to open from January 5th)
  • Representative Director: Shigemi Sugimoto (President and Representative Director)
  • Business: Digital cameras, interchangeable lenses, IC recorders, etc. centered on mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras
  • Business related to manufacturing and sales of audio products, etc.
  • Capital: Approximately 37 billion yen (as of January 1, 2021)
  • Number of employees: Approximately 2,000 (global)

For customer support and inquiries regarding products and services, please contact the above-mentioned OM Digital Solution.

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