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Otsuka Group

The Otsuka Group first founded as Otsuka Seiyaku Kogyobu in 1921 has a growing global reach, now including 178 companies around the world, and it employs about 47,000 people (as of December 31, 2015). Our business operations are based on the corporate philosophy "Otsuka₋people creating new products for better health worldwide." We contribute to the lives of people worldwide by providing innovative and creative products and services ranging from pharmaceuticals to nutraceuticals, consumer products and other businesses.

Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd.

Otsuka Holdings was established in July 2008 as a group holding company with the aim of continually increasing the corporate value of the entire Otsuka group of companies by supporting their dynamic expansion, maximizing synergies through the integration of management resources, pursuing operational streamlining, and facilitating invigoration of human resources and organizations.

For details, go to the website of Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd.

Main Operating Companies of Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd.

Company Name Business Description
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Manufacturing, distributing, exporting and importing of pharmaceuticals, clinical testing equipment, medical device and equipment, food products, cosmetics, and other related products
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, Inc. Manufacture, sale, import and export of clinical nutrition products and other pharmaceutical products, medical devices, functional foods, etc.
Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Manufacture, sales, import and export of pharmaceuticals, quasi-drugs, and medical devices
Otsuka Warehouse Co., Ltd. Warehousing, cargo truck transportation business, cargo transportation agency, real estate business, insurance agency for property and casualty insurance, and services relating to collection of life insurance
Otsuka Chemical Co., Ltd. Manufacture and sales of chemical products
Otsuka Medical Devices Co., Ltd. Integration of all business activities directly and indirectly related to the Otsuka Group's medical device business

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Group companies of Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd.

Major Related Companies

We develop our business activities in collaboration with seven domestic and ten global subsidiaries/affiliates. The synergy effect created by these relationships between the companies helps us provide patients and healthcare professionals with even better, innovative products. Of our subsidiaries/affiliates, the following are three domestic companies involved in the medical business in Japan.

・Domestic subsidiaries

Company Name Business Description
Otsuka Techno Corporation

Striving to be peerless in the field of medical device plastic molding

Under the banners of "advanced technology," "clean environment," and "superior quality," Otsuka Techno molds and processes various types of resin, from commodity plastics to super engineering plastics.

J.O. Pharma Co., Ltd.

Supporting frontline medical treatment with safe and trustworthy cutting-edge technology

J.O. Pharma is a specialist manufacturer of prefilled syringes which aims to produce top-quality products thanks to cutting-edge manufacturing equipment, stringent quality control and continuous product improvements.

EN Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Contributing to medical treatment and health care worldwide as a "nutritional care supporter"

EN Otsuka Pharmaceutical contributes to medical treatment and health care worldwide through research and development and manufacture and sale of enteral nutrition formulas, food to assist eating recovery designed to meet the needs of the medical condition, and oral care products based on its scientific research into the field of nutrition.

・Foreign subsidiaries

Company Name Business Description
Suzhou Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Suzhou Otsuka Pharmaceutical was established in February 2007 in Suzhou, a major center for Japanese corporations in China. Suzhou Industrial Park, where the company’s factory is located, has rich sources of water and is well known for its beautiful natural environment and favorable climate. Utilizing Japanese technology and equipment, a base of highly skilled and experienced employees manufacture high-quality antibiotics kits.

Otsuka Pharmaceutical India Private Limited

In 2013, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory made capital participation in a newly established IV business company with the aim of entering the IV sector in the promising Indian medical products market. In March 2017, the company name changed to Otsuka Pharmaceutical India Private Limited. Great efforts are being put into the creation of a fusion between respect for Indian culture and the Otsuka ethos, where mutual understanding with local staff is fostered and we all grow together.

P.T. Widatra Bhakti

Established in 1973 and a member of the Otsuka Group since 1995, P.T. Widatra Bhakti manufactures and distributes IV products in Indonesia. The company began exporting products to all parts of Asia in 2006, and construction of a new factory was completed in 2013 in anticipation of future market growth. The company has the top share of the Indonesian IV market.

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Vietnam Joint Stock Company

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Vietnam Joint Stock Company, originally established in 2003 as a joint venture, has its headquarters/factory in Dong Nai province in southern Vietnam, with offices in Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi. The company manufactures and sells IV solutions in plastic bottles and sells them domestically and internationally, and also imports and sells nutritional infusions and medical foods in Vietnam. The company works to contribute to the health and medical development of people not only in Vietnam but also in Southeast Asia.

Egypt Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., S.A.E.

Egypt Otsuka Pharmaceutical was established as a joint venture in 1993, as the successor to Arab Otsuka Pharmaceutical, which had been in operation since 1977. IV products are manufactured and distributed in Egypt and exported to nearby countries across Africa and the Middle East. We are proactive in expanding production lines and introducing new product lines- at present 30 million IV products are produced every year, with a share of just under 30% of the Egyptian IV market.

P.T. Otsuka Indonesia

Established in 1974 as a joint venture, P.T. Otsuka Indonesia built a factory in Lawan, East Java, blessed with water resources, and started manufacturing and selling IV products. Starting with manufacturing and selling basic IV solutions, the company currently sells pharmaceuticals in the clinical nutrition field, ethical drugs, and medical devices. Moreover, as a leading company of IV solutions in Indonesia, the company not only develops its business domestically but also exports pharmaceuticals overseas, including to Australia, Singapore, and Sri Lanka.

See the page below for companies of IV solutions of the Otsuka Group.

"Otsuka's Infusions Spreading Worldwide" in "Our Business/Japan and Overseas"