Performances of Precision Equipment and Instruments are improving as planned. Imaging Company is showing robustness against stronger yen that was unexpected at the year beginning. The business foundation is solidified to achieve continued growth in and after next fiscal year ending March 2012.
Precision Equipment Company
- More ArFimmersion scanners, S620D, are being sold in the 2nd half. To further expand sales next year, efforts are made to improve performances under customer processconditions.
- Strong demands are expected for LCD steppers/scanners for high-precision mid/small-sized panels. Efforts are made to secure purchase orders.
- Leadtimereduction is pursued to prevent opportunity losses and inventory growth forcost reduction.
Efforts are made to penetrate into emerging country markets and improve product competitiveness and customer satisfaction. Targets are set to accelerate sales expansion at higher rate than market expansion and to improve profitability by reforming the cost structure.
New generation digital cameras are under development.
It is aimed to secure sales expansion in the industrial instruments field that is in the solid recovery process as well as in the bioscience field that is mainly driven by high-end system products, targeting at posting yearly profit in the nextfiscal year.