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Corporate Overview

The PHC Group is a leading diversified diagnostics, life sciences and medical device company serving global markets through Japanese excellence and precision. We have a platform of established brands, underpinned by our business system that enables us to achieve operational excellence and efficiency through continuous improvement.

Consolidated Revenue

306billion yen*1



Employees Based
outside of Japan



around the world*2

Sales Operations

sold in over

*1: Results for the fiscal year ending March 2021 *2: As of March 2021


Since it was founded as Matsushita Kotobuki Electronics in 1969, the PHC Group has a long history of innovation and precision. Today, our businesses share a common commitment to building a future of better healthcare for people across the world. In each one we aim to provide best-in-class devices and services for advancing basic research, diagnosis and medical treatment.

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2010 Company name changes to Panasonic Healthcare Co., Ltd.

2012 Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd.’s healthcare business divisions Acquisition of Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd. healthcare business

2014 Business starts as Panasonic Healthcare Holdings Co., Ltd. following carve-out from Panasonic Group

2016 Bayer AG and integrated as Ascensia Diabetes Care Holdings Acquisition of diabetes care business from Bayer AG to establish Ascensia Diabetes Care

2018 Corporate brand changes from Panasonic Healthcare to PHC

2019 Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. Acquisition of anatomical pathology business from Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc  to establish Epredia

2019 LSI Medience Corporation Acquisition of all shares of LSI Medience Corporation from Life Science Institute, Inc.

2020 Acquisition of SciMed (Asia) Pte Ltd and Amelieff Corporation

2021 Acquisition of Fa-Tech Diagnostics and cloud-based electronic medical record business from Xirapha Karte System Co., Ltd.

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The PHC Group is comprised of operating companies that provide products and services in the areas of diabetes management, healthcare solutions, and life sciences and diagnostics. Our businesses operate in disease areas that have significant unmet need and represent some of the largest global issues we face today. Our solutions are used by patients, healthcare professionals and researchers in over 125 countries.


The PHC Group leads the healthcare industry with innovative products and services, created with our foundation in manufacturing and precision technology that has been accumulated for over 50 years. Our state-of-the-art solutions are designed to meet the evolving needs of patients, medical professionals and researchers and along the way we have introduced many industry firsts.

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