RION Co., Ltd.
RION Co., Ltd. (Rion) is engaged in the development and marketing of products that are used in government institutions, schools and universities, medical facilities, in the service sector, agriculture and fishery. It focuses on the study of physics and acoustics. The company`s products are in four main categories namely Hearing Instruments, which offers hearing aids and equipment for hearing ability training; Medical Equipment, in the fields of otorhinolaryngology, dermatology, and ophthalmology; Sound and Vibration Measuring instruments, which encompasses sound and vibration level meters, seismometers and related devices, and Particle Counters, for the measurement of airborne and liquid-borne particles. The company exports its products to over 60 countries across the globe. The subsidiary and affiliate companies of Rion are namely Rion Metal Engineering Co., Ltd., Tohoku Rion Co., Ltd., Kyushu Rion Co., Ltd., Kantou Rion Co., Ltd., Rion Service Center Co., Ltd., Rion Techno Co., Ltd., Rion Measuring Instruments sales Co., Ltd., Toukai Rion Co., Ltd. and Rion Electronics Industries Co., Ltd. (Taiwan, R.O.C.). Rion is headquartered at Tokyo, Japan.The company reported revenues of (Yen) JPY 17,077.10 million during the fiscal year ended March 2009, a decrease of 11.01% from 2008. The operating loss of the company was JPY 8.16 million during the fiscal year 2009, as against an operating income of JPY 1,096.58 million during 2008. The net loss of the company was JPY 514.78 million during the fiscal year 2009, as against a net profit of JPY 435.47 million during 2008.