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Charmant Group and Medical Division


Charmant Group Overview

Headquarters 6-1 Kawasari-cho, Sabae-city, Fukui-pref 916-8555 Japan
Chairman Kaoru Horikawa
President Masao Miyachi
Foundation 1968
Capital JPY617M(2012/12)
Annual turn over JPY18.7B(2012/12)
Employee 2,980 - Japan583, USA 133, Europe 136, Asia 2,128(2012/12)
Business Development, production and distribution of optical frames, sunglasses and surgical instruments(ophthalmic/ neurosurgery/ vascular surgery/ Laparoscopic)

Global sales network
Over 100 countries including 23 direct distribution
Factories Sabae, Japan
Dong Guan City, Guandong Prov. China
Xiamen City, Fujian Prov. China
Design Studios Tokyo, Milan, Paris, New York, Hong Kong, Fukui
Group Companies Charmant USA, a division of Charmant Inc
Charmant France SARL
Charmant GmbH Europe
Charmant Divisie Benelux
Charmant Gulf FZCO
Charmant UK Co Ltd
Charmant H.K. Co Ltd
Charmant China Co Ltd

Medical Division Milestone

2009 Exploratory research period
2011 Launch of Medical Divison
2012 Launch in Japan of ophthalmic surgical instruments
2013 Exhibit in AAO2013(Chicago, USA), 1st overseas exhibition
Launch of neurosurgery instruments (cerebral vascular microscissors)
Launch of vascular surgery instruments-OHKI Invents

ISO 13485 certified
Launch of Fukushima Instrumentation(Neurosurgery)
Lauch of OI(OHKI Invents) Vascular Surgery instrumets
Launch of instruments for Laparoscopic surgery

ISO 13485

2015 First exhibit at Medica in Dusseldorf Germany, World Forum for Medicine
2016 First exhibit at CNS(San Diego, USA), an international neuro congress