Microline Surgical, Inc. is a leading U.S. medical device manufacturer of high quality reposable surgical laparoscopic instruments with locations near Amsterdam, Paris, and Tokyo. Founded in 1987, Microline is a wholly owned subsidiary of HOYA Corporation (7741:TSE) in Tokyo, Japan, a $4.5 billion company with approximately half of its revenues from medical business including endoscopy and eye care. Microline's integrated modular laparoscopic instrumentation system consists of a selection of reusable handpieces that utilize a broad assortment of disposable tips for both Endomechanical and Energy based surgical procedures. This concept allows for surgical precision and cost effectiveness to be preserved at all times. The company's patented product portfolio comprises cutting, dissecting, grasping, cauterizing, tissue sealing and ligating instruments used in all laparoscopic surgical procedures.