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 manufacturers, 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 have been striving to provide safe and reliable products.

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

We do both domestic and overseas business as a general medical suture material manufacturer. Making full use of high-processing technology, we develop numerous

microsurgical suture needles, vessel clips, cardiac 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 medical care by introducing original products as a manufacturer with R&D performance. 

Corporate Profile

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

※Tokyo Office
   Yushima Bear-Bldg. 2-31-24, Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0034 Japan
   Telephone : +81 3 3818 4041  Fax : +81 3 3818 4042 

※Osaka Office
 Nishimiyahara 1-8-33-102, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka City 532-0004 Osaka Prefecture
   Telephone: +81 6 
EstablishedMay 1,1960
Capital10 million Yen
PresidentSeiji Kumada
Number of employee103
Business domainManufacturing and sales of medical devices

Corporate History

1960Kyowa Presicion Instruments Corporation was established in Kashiwa, Chiba prefecture and initially produced wristwatches as an affiliate of Citizen Watch Co, Ltd. 
1969As business expanded, a new factory was opened in Daigo-machi, Kuji-gun, Ibaraki Prefecture.
1983The Medical Division was established at the Daigo factory, began developing surgical suture products, and obtained a medical-device-manufacturing license.
1985The 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.
1990The Medical Division relocated its office in the same district for sales expansion.
1995A series of original titanium implant products known as the "Screw Plate System" was launched in the domestic market.
1996A new factory and office began operation at the Daigo site.
1998The 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.  
2001The main plant obtained ISO9001 certificate, which is an international standard of quality management for medical device, implant material and
wristwatch production. The titanium "Bone Extension Device, AVD System" was launched. 
2002To 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. 
2004We acquired ISO9001 and ISO13485 certificates.
2005We acquired CE certificate for the nylon suture needle and disposable vessel clip.
2011We introduced Coated Synthetic Absorbable Braided Polyglycolic Acid Suture (Surgisorb) , Synthetic Absorbable Polydioxanone Monofilament Sutures (Monostinger) ,
and Purse String Suture with Straight Needle (Bear FLEX Needle)