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Olympus Corporation is a manufacturer of cameras, audio equipment, medical equipment, scientific instruments, and other high tech equipment. They are the world leaders in gastro-intestinal endoscopes, and hold approximately 70% of the endoscope market share worldwide. Its headquarters are in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan.

Olympus was founded in 1919 by Takeshi Yamashita. He originally founded the company in order to produce specialized microscopes and thermometers. The company sold off the thermometer business, but flourished with the production of high quality microscopes. In 1936, Olympus introduced its first camera. It has continued to be a leader in the manufacturing of cameras, microscopes, and other optical instruments.

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In June 2012, Olympus announced it would be cutting its worldwide workforce by 7% by the end of 2014, and will eliminate 40% of its manufacturing facilities by the end of 2015. This is due to investment losses the company incurred and faulty accounting practices during the 1990s.

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