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Jan. 22, 2018

Sysmex Harmony Co., Ltd., Certified as Special Subsidiary Company

  On January 18, 2018, Sysmex Harmony Co., Ltd. (HQ: Kobe, Japan; Representative: Koji Abe), a Group company of Sysmex Corporation (HQ: Kobe, Japan; Chairman and CEO: Hisashi Ietsugu), received certification as a special subsidiary company under the Act on Employment Promotion, etc. of Persons with Disabilities.

Sysmex embraces the practice of “diversity and inclusion,” creating a working environment that is suitable for a wide variety of human resources, recruiting and stationing them without regard for nationality, race, gender, or disability. In addition to these initiatives, on April 3, 2017, we established Sysmex Harmony Co., Ltd., to further promote the employment of people with disabilities and realizing an inclusive society.

Sysmex Harmony currently employs eight people with disabilities, who handle production-related support functions, mainly for Sysmex Group instrument and reagent factories. Having now received certification as a special subsidiary company, going forward we plan to gradually expand the company’s scope of activity and increase the number of employees with disabilities.

Sysmex was established and nurtured in Kobe and Hyogo, and has grown thanks to support from the local community. We aim to create an environment in which everyone, regardless of disability, can work and grow together enthusiastically and with peace of mind, alongside their colleagues and families in the local community.

Going forward, Sysmex will continue working to coexist harmoniously with local communities and creating an attractive workplace by putting into practice the Sysmex Way, the corporate philosophy of the Sysmex Group. 



Overview of Sysmex Harmony Co., Ltd.
 

Name: 

Sysmex Harmony Co., Ltd.

  Location:

4-4-4 Takatsukadai, Nishi-ku, Kobe, Japan

  Representative: Koji Abe
  Established: April 3, 2017
  Capital: 20 million JPY
  Capital supplied by: Joint investment by Sysmex Corporation, Sysmex RA Co., Ltd., Sysmex Medica Co., Ltd., and Sysmex CNA Co., Ltd.
  Employees: 12 (of whom eight are people with disabilities), as of January 1, 2018
  Line of business: Manufacture of IVD instruments, related instruments and diagnostic reagents, etc.


Reference
Press release dated April 3, 2017, entitled “Sysmex Establishes New Company, Sysmex Harmony, to Promote the Employment of People with Disabilities”
http://www.sysmex.co.jp/en/corporate/news/2017/170403.html
 

*Information contained in the press release is current as of the date of the announcement,
but may be subject to change without prior notice.

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