Olympus Europa SE & Co. KG
At Olympus, we are committed to Our Purpose of making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling. As a global medical technology company, we partner with healthcare professionals to provide best-in-class solutions and services for early detection, diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment, aiming to improve patient outcomes by elevating the standard of care in targeted disease states. For more than 100 years, Olympus has pursued a goal of contributing to society by producing products designed with the purpose of delivering optimal outcomes for its customers around the world.
About Olympus Europa
Olympus Europa SE & CO. KG is the headquarters for the region Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) of Olympus Corporation, Tokyo. Located in Hamburg, northern Germany, the company constitutes a network of thousands of people dedicated to make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling.
The organization of Olympus and its numerous subsidiaries comprise sales business centers, manufacturing business centers as well as service and repair facilities for the MedTech solutions and services of the company.
The Olympus communication symbol
The combined Olympus logo and yellow auxiliary element (opto-digital pattern) is known as the Olympus communication symbol. It is designed to visually express the Olympus brand identity.
In use since 1970, the Olympus logo has been carefully designed to convey an impression of high-quality and refinement. The design of the opto-digital pattern communicates an image of light with the potential for infinite expansion. It represents the opto-digital technology and dynamic innovative capabilities unique to Olympus.
This communication symbol serves the important function of showing that Olympus stands behind its products while, at the same time, communicating the Olympus brand image.
Olympus can look back on a multitude of extraordinary achievements thanks to the commitment and passion of our employees to provide an innovative product portfolio that makes people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling. Whether it's awards, patents, or employees - these facts shape Olympus and our more than 100 years of history.
work for Olympus worldwide.1
TOP 100 Global Innovator
From 2012 to 2020, and in 2022, Olympus was recognized as one of the top 100 most innovative companies in the world.
Total Medical Revenue FY2022
Medical Business occupies the largest part of our revenue1
Olympus R&D expenditures are dedicated to the medical business.4
Olympus is the leader in gastrointestinal endoscopic equipment with
70% global market share.2
Olympus holds approximately
17,000 patents across its product portfolio.1
100 Diseases or Conditions Treated
At Olympus we have versatile medical devices with the ability to treat approximately 100 diseases or conditions.3
Since 1966, Olympus has been consistently honored with national and international design awards for its innovative product designs.1
is Olympus' 17th President.
Making people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling
Supporting cutting-edge medical procedures. Helping people feel safer and more secure. Through our business activities, we aim to contribute to global society by making these things happen. This is the purpose of our existence.
Integrity, Empathy, Long-Term View, Agility, and Unity
These Core Values are shared among all global Olympus employees and are reflected in everything we do at Olympus. They are the very values that will let us realize our Purpose.