Fujifilm Introduces Fine Chemical Business Division

April 12, 2017
Division will meet growing demand for imaging sensors.

On the heels of acquiring Wako Pure Chemical Industries Ltd., Fujifilm launches its Fine Chemical Business Division. The new division will help expand Fujifilm’s “high-function” chemical and laboratory chemical business, according to an article from Digital Trends. The new division will reportedly also work with Wako’s existing structure to distribute over 200,000 varieties of chemicals used in photography as well as everything from pharmaceuticals to kits for testing water quality. 

According to the article, Fujifilm expects the business to meet the growing demand for image sensors in products ranging from cars to smart home systems. The company also reports a trend toward traditional film photography is growing sales. Last year, Fujifilm opened a third plant to manufacture semiconductor materials.

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