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Master the
Everyday

who is asahi

ASAHI is the leading partner for physicians performing both simple and complex interventional cases.

STRONG GLOBAL NETWORK

6,000+

employees

Available in

100+

countries

40 years

of experiance

FULL-PORTFOLIO ACCESS


Now available direct in the U.S. providing full access to ASAHI quality and innovation.

FOCUS ON INNOVATION


The regular cadence of ASAHI innovation is advancing success in PTCA, as indicated by the clinical success of CTO interventions.

Uncompromising Standards

From selection and treatment of raw materials to distribution of sterile medical devices, ASAHI’s fully in-house production system has established new standards for precision engineering and device performance.

Company History
1976

1976

ASAHI Mini Rope Co., Ltd. Founded: start of sales of ultra-fine stainless steel ropes

1985

1985

Joint research with Olympus Corp

Endoscope GW: advancing into medical field

1992

1992

Approved as medical device manufacturer: Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

1994

1994

Launch 1st PTCA
GW Japan

 

 

2000

2000

Establish US Office

2003

2003

Abbott® signs distribution agreement – ASAHI PTCA Guide Wires

2004

2004


ACT ONE® DevelopedAsahi Components Group Founded


Establish Europe Office


ASAHI IPO

2006

2006

Japan: Direct Sales


Establish Singapore Office

2010

2010

Asahi acquires GMA Co., Ltd. (polymer technology)

 

2011

2011

US:
Direct Sales – Peripheral

2013

2013

US:
Direct Sales – Neuro


ASAHI acquires Toyoflex Co. Ltd. (medical / industrial components)

2017

2017

ASAHI acquires Nihon Chemical Coat Co., Ltd. (resin coating technology)

2018

2018

US:
Direct Sales – Coronary

ASAHI Goes Beyond

Through nationwide charity events, such as building wheel chairs to help military veterans in need, we are proud to extend the relationship we share with you to the local communities you serve.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
ASAHI contributes to society through our environmental conservation activities.
Click here to read our environmental philosophy & policy.