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Company Profile

Information

Corporate Name PIOLAX MEDICAL DEVICES, INC.
Date of Establishment April 1st, 1999
Capital 490 million yen
Stockholder Piolax, Inc. (100%)
Business Contents Manufacturing and sales of medical devices
Main Financing Banks MUFG Bank / Bank of Yokohama / Mizuho Bank
Executives
President
Yuri YAMAMOTO
Executive Vice President
Kazutaka NANAUMI
Director
Ryuji USHIO
Director
Takeshi ISHIKAWA
Auditor
Genichi ISHIKAWA
Number of Employees 238 (As of April 1st, 2023)

History

1990 - “PIOLAX, Inc.” established a “Special Development Division”
1995 October “PIOLAX, Inc.” established a “Medical Appliance Division”
1996 January Marketing approval for “Piolax Hydrophilic Guidewire” (angiographic guidewire)
1996 May Launching of OEM Marketing of “Piolax Hydrophilic Guidewire” (angiographic guidewire)
1996 September “Production and OEM” vending of guidewires used for cardiac therapy
1996 September “Technical Center” established at Kariba-cho, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa
1997 May Obtained certifications for ISO9001, ISO13485
1997 November Hydrophilic Guidewire CE marked
1999 March Marketing approval for “Piolax W-Spiral Catheter”
1999 April “Medical Appliance Division” separated and “Piolax Medical Devices” was established
2009 April Obtained all of SOLUTION's stocks
2010 March “RevoWave”, a non-vascular guidewire CE marked
2010 April Absorption type merger of SOLUTION
2010 July Manufacture and sales approval for &ldq;Flexella-J” (esophageal stent)
2015 February Completed “Yokohama Plant”, a new factory for medical device manufacturing in Kamiyabe-cho, Totsuka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa
2018 September Development department moved to “Yokohama Plant”
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