Category Archives: Other Nikon stuff

Nikon to cut 1,000 jobs in Japan, or 10% of its domestic workforce

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Update #1: Nikon issued a statement denying any layoffs. Update #2: Nikon to “re-assign” 1,550 employees in Japan, total headcount will be reduced by 1,000 This just in from Nikkei – “Nikon to cut 1,000 jobs in Japan”: Nikon plans to eliminate about 1,000 jobs in Japan, or 10% of its domestic workforce, as the company […]

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About that Sony buying Nikon “rumor”

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Initially I was not going to cover this nonsense here on the blog (remember the Nikon buying Samsung camera division “rumor”?), but Thom Hogan wrote a very nice and long article that covers pretty much everything I have to say on this topic – you can read it at dslrbodies.com. Here are just a few quotes:

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“New possibilities are opening up for Nikon in the fields of action, wearable and drones”

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In an article about Nikon marketing strategy, Birgitta Olson (global marketing manager at Nikon) mentioned that “new possibilities are opening up for Nikon in the fields of action, wearable and drones”.

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Citi: time to buy Nikon stock

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This just in from Barron’s: According to Citi Research‘s Masahiro Shibano and Yuta Nishiyama, Nikon now has 3 new sources of growth, in FPD (flat-panel displays) lithography equipment, SPE lithography equipment, and imaging. The analysts wrote: Our Buy thesis rests on 1) improving visibility (for now) in FPD lithography and the likelihood that Nikon can avoid […]

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Nikon acquired Mark Roberts Motion Control

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Nikon acquired Mark Roberts Motion Control – a robotics solution company. Here is the press release:

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What to expect from Nikon at Photokina

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Unless I am missing something, it seems that Nikon has nothing major to announce at Photokina this year. The big wild card of course is the new Nikon mirrorless camera with a “large” sensor:

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