Samsung NX500 Sony CyberShot HX90 Canon PowerShot G3 X Panasonic DMC-FZ330 Nikon Coolpix P900 Olympus Stylus 1s
Samsung NX500 Sony CyberShot HX90 Canon PowerShot G3 X Panasonic DMC-FZ330 Nikon Coolpix P900 Olympus Stylus 1s
  News Headlines Apple Canon Fujifilm HTC Huawei LG Microsoft Nikon Olympus Panasonic Pentax Samsung Sony  
Lets Go Digital
 
     
Powered by True
Counted by OneStat.com
Fujifilm Europe on a consistent digital course
Mark Peters : February 9th 2006 - 19:05 CET
Digital Camera Review Test Appareil Photo Numerique Prueba camara digital Digitale Camera Test Dijital Kamera Incelemeleri Digitalkamera Test Digitalkamera
FujifilmFujifilm Europe on a consistent digital course : Fuji Photo Film Europe is beginning the New Year with confidence. The upheaval in our industry is like the change from the horse-drawn carriage to the motorized vehicle, Helmut Rupsch, Manager of German Operations. We have been making preparations for this for years, have actively participated in this process and expect growth in turnover and revenue in 2006. Digitalization brings multiple opportunities and new business areas with it, but calls for extensive changes in the company´s structure and product strategy. On the basis of the core competency of image and visualization, solutions for the consumer as well as for the industry sector should also be on offer in the future.
Fujifilm Europe on a consistent digital courseFujifilm Europe Consumer Division
In the consumer division there were particularly noticeable improvements in digital cameras. Products of the FinePix brand have a unique selling point with their Real Photo Technology, which offers professionals and amateurs visibly better picture quality. Growth in both sales and revenues could therefore be achieved despite the extremely competitive nature of the market and numerous market participants. The aim is to be amongst the top 5 in the market in the foreseeable future. Sales of memory cards have also increased and should gradually balance out falling turnovers in the classic photo film business. Color paper development was also gratifyingly positive.

Fujifilm Image Processing - Increased demand for paper prints
The image-processing business is a central component of the growth strategy. The entire value-added chain shall be offered by Fujifilm in the future also, from the taking of the picture with the camera through to the output in all layouts. There continues to be unused capabilities in terms of increased demand for paper prints of saved pictures. The increasing pervasiveness of digital cameras has already led to the supply of cameras on the German market reaching a record high. Another factor is photos which are taken with a mobile phone. There is also the desire here to print and keep photos.

Fujifilm Frontier digital minilabs
Fujifilm is participating in this trend in its role as the market leader in digital minilabs through systems of the Frontier Series, the associated photo paper, and its own labs as subsidiaries of the group. Offerings for home printing are also a factor. There is great potential in the image-processing business, said Rupsch. The infrastructure for generating photos from digital cameras is already well set up. The retail market has the opportunity to achieve customer loyalty through regular photo services. We’re only at the beginning of a new development and an upsurge in personalized photo products. The retail market has the right partner in Fujifilm for future growth.

Digital printing is growing in significance
In spite of difficult conditions and falling markets in the area of graphic systems and medical technology, clear revenue growth with a healthy earnings trend has been achieved. The important CTP plate area of the printing business has achieved double digit growth compared to the year before. The trend in electronic imaging and digital proofs has also been positive. Future growth should also be realized through consultation services, digital printing technology and new partnerships. Digital printing is growing in significance. Fujifilm is the only company in the German market which is offering digital printing systems from two manufacturers, namely Fuji Xerox and Hewlett Packard.

Digital radiography Market growing
In the medicine business, there are promising opportunities in the growth market of digital radiography, in which Fujifilm, as the market leader, has increased its participation in computed radiography systems. New momentum is expected in the life science sector. The company has been present in this market with its special range for 15 years already. That business shall now be consistently extended in Europe. The European-wide start to the distribution of products for the analysis of DNA began in 2005.

Official Imaging Sponsor - Football World Cup 2006
The company feels it is well equipped for the future. New growth markets will be consistently built up on the basis of the group-wide medium-term plan - Vision 75. Overall, growth in turnover and revenue is expected for the current business year, ending March 31, whereby 300 million euro is being quoted as a realistic turnover target for the German market. Fuji Photo Film Europe GmbH is therefore in the black. Further momentum is expected in 2006 from the Football World Cup, for which the company is the Official Imaging Sponsor.

About Fujifilm Europe
From the European headquarters of the company in Düsseldorf, the Fuji Photo Film (Europe) GmbH, the activities are controlled for the whole of Europe. The company is involved in more than 60 countries of this region, from Russia in the east, Lapland in the north, Iceland in the west and Morocco in the south. Furthermore, from 1st July 1999 the Fujifilm office in Paris took on the responsibility for more than 30 additional countries on the African continent.

   SanDisk speeds up expansion of Flash Memory Facility
   Fujifilm cuts 5,000 jobs
   Fujifilm Professional Distinctions Awards 2006
   Next  Canon Pro Football Hall of Fame photo contest winner
   Previous  Fujifilm ICC color profiles free download area
   News by brand:Fujifilm
   News by category:Corporate
   News by brand and category:Fujifilm Corporate
   Sony Alpha 6000 - $448.00
   Sony CyberShot DSC RX100 IV - $849.00
   Panasonic Lumix DMC LF1 - $
   Nikon D750 - $1996.95
   Nikon D7200 - $849.00
   Nikon D3300 - $446.95
   Canon EOS 760D - $849.99
   Canon EOS 750D - $
   Samsung NX3000 - $
   Nikon D3200 - $339.00


LetsGoDigital digital camera magazine
Latest Fujifilm announcements
Fujifilm X-series mirrorless infrared camera
David Bowie Unseen exhibition sponsored by Fujifilm
Fujifilm X-Pro 2
Fujifilm X-E2S Premium mirrorless camera
Fujifilm XF100-400mm super telephoto zoom lens
Fujifilm X70 Premium compact camera
Fujifilm XP90 digital camera features
Fujifilm FinePix XP90 Waterproof digital camera
Fujifilm camera lenses
Fujifilm interchangeable lens camera
Fujifilm XQ2 digital camera features
Fujifilm weather-resistant zoom lens
Fujifilm mirrorless camera kit
Fujifilm X-A2
Fujifilm XQ2
 
Twitter LetsGoDigital
Latest news headlines
HTC One M9 Prime Camera Edition
Lenovo ZUK Z2 Pro Android phone
ZTE Blade L5 Plus budget phone
ZTE Blade S7 smartphone with catchy appearance
Three cheap Android-based smartphones
Microsoft Lumia 650 business phone
Fujifilm X-T10 premium interchangeable lens camera
Samsung Galaxy S7 available colors
SanDisk Extreme Plus MicroSDXC memory card
Fujifilm X-series mirrorless infrared camera
Canon EOS Rebel T6 entry-level DSLR camera
Huawei P9 smartphone series
Huawei P9 Plus
Huawei P9
Huawei P9 mobile photography features
   
CanonCasioFujifilmNikonOlympusHTCSamsungSonyPanasonicNokia
  Accessories Android Apps Camcorders Digital cameras Mobile phones Smartphones Software Tablets   CES CeBIT Gadgets IFA Photokina PMA