REYKJAVIK, Iceland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ossur, a global leader in prosthetic and non-invasive orthopaedic technologies has announced the establishment of Ossur Japan G.K., a new entity that will be based in Tokyo and fully operational from January 1st, 2021. Ossur Japan will be led by Mrs. Shoko Nireki, who has been leading the Japanese operations for more than 15 years.
Ossur President and CEO, Jon Sigurdsson said, “For over 20 years, Ossur has been providing our innovative prosthetic and orthopaedic products to help Japanese healthcare professionals help their patients live a life without limitations. Our new operation represents an even greater commitment to the Japanese market, enabling us to further expand our direct activities there, including clinical education programs, sales, service and support, and related marketing activities.”
According to Sigurdsson, Ossur will also continue working with Pacific Supply Co., Ltd., the company’s exclusive prosthetics distributor in Japan as part of a continuing relationship that was first established in 1999. The evolution of this successful partnership exemplifies both parties’ belief that we are stronger together.
“We believe our new efforts will benefit both organizations as we continue working together in advancing our shared mission of helping improve the quality of life and mobility for even more people,” said Kei Kawamura, President and CEO of Pacific Supply Co., Ltd.
Ossur (Nasdaq Copenhagen: OSSR) is a global leader in non-invasive orthopaedics that help people live a life without limitations. A recognized “Technology Pioneer,” Ossur focuses on improving people’s mobility through the delivery of innovative technologies in Prosthetics and Bracing & Supports, by investing significantly in research and product development to create award-winning designs with consistently strong market positions. Successful patient and clinical outcomes are further empowered via Ossur’s educational programs and business solutions. As part of Ossur’s long-standing commitment to social responsibility, the company has been a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact since 2011, and also participates in the Nasdaq Nordic and Baltic exchanges’ voluntary guidelines for Environment, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG). Ossur is headquartered in Iceland, with major operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, and additional distributors worldwide. www.ossur.com
About Pacific Supply
Pacific Supply is a Japanese trade and wholesale company in medical and welfare devices. Since it was established in 1968, Pacific Supply has distributed sophisticated products and services particularly in orthotic and prosthetic field all over Japan through local reliable partners. As a strong and definitive mission, Pacific Supply focuses on improving people’s quality of life and contributing to progress and development of a society. As one of the most important activities, Pacific Supply puts emphasis on education such as seminars and conferences to support medical professionals such as CPO and therapists to provide best possible solutions to their clients. Pacific Supply is headquartered in Osaka, Japan and has 6 branch offices to operate throughout Japan. https://www.p-supply.co.jp/