Corporate profile

※Message from the president .
Bear Medic Corporation was established in 1960 as an affiliate plant for Citizen Watch Co.,Ltd., one of the world leading timepiece manufactures, and has achieved steady performance by accumulating technology, as well as streamlining and automating an ideal environment for producing precision instruments.

In 2001, we acquired ISO9001 certification and strive to provide safe and reliable products.

After a name change in May 2002 to "Bear Medic Corporation", we made a fresh start as a company focused on the medical sector.

We serve both domestic and overseas businesses, and are a general medical suture material manufacturer. Making full use of high-processing technology, we develop numerous microsurgical
suture needles, vessel clips, cardiac surgical suture needles, and suture needles for plastic and
ophthalmic surgery in our Medical Suture Material Department. In addition, we develop extremely accurate medical titanium products in our Implant Material Department.

We wish to contribute to better madical care by introducing original products as a manufacturer with R&D performance.

※Corporate Profile .
Name Bear Medic Corporation
Addresses [Headquarters]
6-23 Mama 4-Chome, Ichikawa-city, Chiba Prefecture 272-0826 Japan

1361 Daigo, Daigo-machi, Kuji-gun, Ibaraki Prefecture 319-3526 Japan
Telephone :+81 295 72 1811(operator) Fax : +81 295 72 4157

[Tokyo Branch]
Yushima Bear-Bldg. 2-31-24, Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0034 Japan
Telephone:+81 3 3818 4041 FAX:+81 3 3818 4042
Factory Tokyo office Factory production line
Established May 1,1960
Capital 10million Yen
President Seiji Kumada
Number of employees 103
Business domain Manufacturing and sales of medical devices
Bank Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
Keiyo Bank,Ltd.
Joyo Bank,Ltd.

※Corporate History .
1960 Kyowa Precion Instruments Corporation was established in Kashiwa, Chiba Prefecture and initially produced wristwatches as an affiliate of Citizen Watch Co, Ltd.
1969 As business expanded, a new factory was opened in Daigo-machi, Kuji-gun, Ibaraki
1983 The Medical Division was established at the Daigo factory, began developing surgical suture products, and obtained a medical-device-manufacturing license.
1985 The Medical Division moved to Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo and began selling BEAR products in Japan, the U.S.A, Europe, Southeast Asia, and Middle East.
1990 The Medical Division relocated its office in the same district for sales expansion.
1995 A series of original titanium implant products known as the "Screw Plate System" was launched in
the domestic market.
1996 A new factory and office began operation at the Daigo site.
1998 The Higashidate and the Daigo manufacturing sites are consolidated into the Precision Equipment
Division. A new factory producing state-of-the-art timepieces began operation at the
Daigo site.
2001 The main plant obtained an ISO9001 certificate, which is an international standard for quality management, for medical device, implant material, and wristwatch production. The titanium "Bone Extension Device, AVD System" was launched.
2002 To enable further expansion, the company changed its name from Kyowa Presicion Instruments Corporation to Bear Medic Corporation. The office moved to Yushima, Bunkyo-ku,Tokyo for sales expansion.
2004 We acquired ISO9001 and ISO13485 certificates.
2005 We acquired CE certificates for the nylon suture needle and disposable vessel clip.
2011 We introduced the Coated Synthetic Absorbable Braided Polyglycolic Acid Suture(Surgisorb), Synthetic Absorbable Polydioxanone Monofilament Sutures(Monostinger), and Purse String Suture with Straight Needle(Bear FLEX Needle)

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