Terumo Global Leader in Medical Technology
Terumo is a global leader in medical technology and has been committed to “Contributing to society through healthcare” for 100 years. Based in Tokyo and operating globally, Terumo employs more than 25,000 associates worldwide to provide innovative medical solutions in more than 160 countries and regions. The company started as a Japanese thermometer manufacturer and has been supporting healthcare ever since.
Terumo Corporation was founded in 1921 by several scientists and doctors, including Dr. Shibasaburo Kitasato, to produce clinical thermometers in Japan. These vital medical devices had previously been imported, until they were cut off because of World War I.
Now, its extensive business portfolio ranges from vascular intervention and cardio-surgical solutions, blood transfusion and cell therapy technology, to medical products essential for daily clinical practice such as transfusion systems, diabetes care, and peritoneal dialysis treatments. Terumo will further strive to be of value to patients, medical professionals, and society at large.
Terumo manufacture and distribute medical products and equipment, pharmaceuticals, nutritional food supplement, blood bags, disposable medical devices, cardiovascular systems, vascular grafts, peritoneal dialysis, blood glucose monitoring system, medical electronic, and digital thermometers.
Terumo contributes to society through healthcare by doing business through three companies with seven divisions. They provide optimal products and services to medical settings the world over in pursuing higher quality in medicine, introduce improvements for greater safety and ease of use, conduct training to promote proper use of devices, and propose systems for comprehensively meeting the needs of medical settings.
Terumo products include Agani and Neolus Hypodermic Needles, Dental Needles, Insulin Syringes with Needles and Hypodermic Luer Lock and Hypodermic Luer Slip Syringes.