January 9, 2007
Daiichi Radioisotope Laboratories, Ltd. (DRL) of FUJIFILM group will be renamed FUJIFILM RI Pharma Co., Ltd., effective as of April 1, 2007.
The new company name indicates the company's identity as a member of FUJIFILM group and its business field of radiopharmaceuticals.
DRL took a fresh start in October last year as a wholly owned subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corporation. With this new company name, the company will further advance the fusion of DRL's expertise on radiopharmaceutical technology and FUJIFILM group's broad technology and aim to benefit nuclear medicine. Also, from a standpoint of a company specialized in radiopharmaceutical products, the company will play an important role in the expansion of the medical business, which FUJIFILM group regards as one of the most important fields.
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