Fujifilm first penetrated into overseas markets primarily through its Imaging Solutions business. The company established a German subsidiary in charge of the comprehensive management of its European operations in 1966 and a manufacturing company in the Netherlands which was tasked with manufacturing color paper and color films in 1982.
Today, FUJIFILM Europe GmbH (Duesseldorf, Germany) acts as Strategic Headquarters for the region and supports its group companies in Europe by formulating marketing and corporate strategies. In addition, FUJIFILM Europe B.V. (Tilburg, The Netherlands) covers the logistics, finance and procurement control functions for the entire European market.
Fujifilm operates seven major manufacturing sites in Europe, producing CTP plates, color paper, chemicals, inks, colorants for inkjets printers, toners, electronic materials for semiconductor production, biopharmaceuticals and others.
Nowadays Fujifilm entities operate in 55 group companies in Europe and beyond. More than 4.000 people are engaged in R&D, manufacturing, marketing&sales and service support. Throughout EMEA region they serve a range of industries including medical, life science, graphic arts, electronic materials, chemical, optics, recording media and photographic technologies.
Fujifilm Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujifilm Holdings Corporation.