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Fujifilm has title of Japan's top medical device maker in focus

Pandemic puts new spotlight on group's evolution from film and camera maker

One of Fujifilm's advantages is that it produces its own software, while other medical equipment makers often outsource the work. (Source photos by Tomoki Mera and courtesy of Fujifilm)

TOKYO -- Japan's Fujifilm is poised to deliver a near record profit in the pandemic year ending this March. To understand why, take a trip to Denmark.

In the town of Hillerod, near Copenhagen, a Fujifilm subsidiary is upgrading its factory at a cost of 100 billion yen ($968 million) to develop and manufacture pharmaceuticals.

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