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									                               Pentax Corporation - Strategic Analysis Review

       Reference Code: GDME65638SA                                                                                Publication Date: JUL 2010

       2-35-7, Maeno-cho                      Phone       +81 3 39605151                       Revenue            122,190 (million JPY)
       Itabashi-ku, Tokyo                     Fax         +81 3 39602063                       Net Profit         NA
       174-8639                               Website                        Employees          5,003
       Japan                                  Exchange                                         Industry           Medical Equipment

      Company Overview
       Pentax Corporation (Pentax) is engaged in the business of manufacture and sale of medical devices, cameras and optical
       equipment. The company conducts its operations under three business divisions, namely: Lifecare, Imaging Systems and Optical
       Components. The Lifecare division provides hydroxyapatite products including artificial bones, calcification-type bone
       reinforcement materials, cell culture carriers and antibody detection kits. Through its Imaging System division, the company offers
       digital cameras, film cameras, interchangeable lenses, camera accessories, astronomical telescopes and binoculars.

      Key Executives                                       SWOT Analysis
               Name                         Title           Pentax Corporation, SWOT Analysis
      Nobuaki Tanishima          President                  Strengths                       Weaknesses

      Mikihisa Enomoto           General Manager,
                                                            Global Presence                           Weak Financial Performance
                                 Finance & Accounting
                                                            Diversified Operations
      Ko Torigoe                 Chief Director Imaging
                                 Systems Business
      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary        Opportunities                             Threats
                                                            Growing Endoscopy Devices Market Product Liability Claims

      Key Competitors                                       Growing Aged Population                   Limited Suppliers

      Sumitomo Bakelite Company Limited
      KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc.
                                                            Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research
      Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.                            GlobalData
      Fuji Photo Optical Co., Ltd.
      FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation
      Source: Company Website, Primary
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