FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NIDEK ANNOUNCES ENHANCED ALLIANCE WITH MARCO OPHTHALMIC BY EXPANDING THE SALES DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS OF NEW FUNDUS CAMERA
FREMONT, Calif. and JACKSONVILLE, Fla., February 27, 2012 â€“ NIDEK announces a market expansion of the their fundus camera distribution by granting MARCO Ophthalmic exclusive rights to sell NIDEKâ€™s newest fundus camera to the optometry market. NIDEK Inc. will continue to provide sales and service to the Ophthalmology market, as well as service to their existing customers. NIDEK is currently pursuing FDA clearance for its newest fundus camera. Joint distribution of the product will begin once FDA clearance is obtained.
NIDEK is universally recognized as one of the largest manufactures of ophthalmic products with a diverse range of diagnostic and surgical products. MARCO has forged a strong relationship with through outstanding product sales and support, for over three decades. This enhanced collaboration between the two leading companies will fundamentally increase the ability to better serve customers.
â€œOur customers require more efficiency and diversification in our distribution channels. The best way to meet our increasing customer demand for this product is to focus each of our corporate resources in distinct market segments, to ultimately improve customer satisfaction.â€ Motoki Ozawa, President and CEO of NIDEK
â€œWe couldnâ€™t be more excited to be adding the NIDEK AFC Non-mydriatic Retinal Camera to our full product line of diagnostic technologies.Â The AFC fits perfectly into MARCOâ€™s successful model of increasing efficiency with powerful, easy to use, and high quality instrumentation- that our customers have come to expect.â€ David Marco, President and CEO of MARCO
Founded in Gamagori, Japan in 1971, NIDEK continues to be a global leader in research and development, design, manufacture and distribution of ophthalmic equipment. The United States subsidiary based in Silicon Valley, California, provides sales and service for ophthalmic lasers, refractive lasers, and many advanced diagnostic devices.
Founded in Jacksonville, FL, in 1967, MARCO continues to expand its position as â€˜The Leader in Vision Diagnosticsâ€™ with a product line that encompasses classical lane equipment and NIDEK high-tech, automated refractive and retinal instrumentation.Â MARCO continues to provide unparalleled training and support to its expanding US customer base.
For More Information Contact:
NIDEK Inc.MARCO Ophthalmic
Frank Wood, MBA Michael J. Crocetta
Marketing Manager Executive Director of Marketing
Phone: 800.223.9044 ext 762 / 800.874.5274 ext 160