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Asahi Kasei To Further Expand Kidney Dialyzers Market

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Ranked second worldwide in polysulfone dialysis products, Asahi Kasei Medical plans to further invest and expand the market for its core products APS dialyzers in 2009. With a strong yen, Asahi Kuraray Medical plans to establish overseas manufacturing bases and innovative product designs to lower production costs. With a dwindling domestic market, the company also looks to expand markets in Europe, the U.S. and emerging countries. It already started product assembly in China, and licensed technology to a Thailand factory. The company's German subsidiary Asahi Kasei Europe will distribute products to sales agents in each European country. (Click here for more - Japanese language



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