Gunze Medical Division mainly manufactures and sells bioabsorbable medical devices using highly biocompatible polymers and porcine-derived collagen. Gunze is the only company in Japan with such a comprehensive range of absorbable medical materials including suture thread and 40% oftotal medical material sales achieved outside of Japan.

Gunze is aiming to implement a more proactive global buisiness strategy. Our progressive R&D efforts are also moving toward tissue engineering, which is attracting growing attention.