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Wednesday - July 1, 2020

MinebeaMitsumi Joins “IP Open Access Declaration Against COVID-19”

MINEBEA MITSUMI Inc. (MinebeaMitsumi) joined the “IP Open Access Declaration Against COVID-19”.

Based on this declaration, MinebeaMitsumi will neither seek compensation nor assert any intellectual property rights, including patents, utility models, designs or copy rights against any activities whose sole purpose is stopping the epidemic, until the World Health Organization (WHO) declares that the new coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak no longer constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.

MinebeaMitsumi will continue to provide necessary support to prevent the spread of infection. Official Website “IP Open Access Declaration Against COVID-19“.

MinebeaMitsumi Group’s Response to the Spread of the New Coronavirus Infections

We have donated medical items that had been stockpiled in various places for the purpose of our disaster countermeasures including infectious diseases and volcanic eruptions to 150 medical institutions in Japan, the Japan Medical Association and governments of Southeast Asian countries where our business is located.

In the medical field, we supply bearings, various motors, sensors, power supplies, semiconductors, connectors, etc. to various medical devices such as ventilators and cardiopulmonary bypass devices. We continue to have a resilient and stable supply system and place the top priority on supplying our parts to meet the growing needs.

On April 1, 2020, MinebeaMitsumi began producing masks in-house for its employees to wear, using the clean room of its Hamamatsu Plant, in an effort to deter the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) outside of the company and to ensure the safety of its employees, as well as to fulfill its supply responsibility as a parts manufacturer through its production, sales, and general business activities.

Since June 26, 2020, the company has started selling these masks externally in order to be of service to the people who need them amidst Japan’s mask supply shortage.

About the MinebeaMitsumi Group

MinebeaMitsumi is a comprehensive precision components manufacturer that integrates a wide range of cutting-edge technologies, from ultra-precision machining technologies, such as miniature and small ball bearings, which boast the No.1* global market share, to motors, sensors, semi-conductors, wireless technologies. We create new value through difference and contribute to the age of IoT (Internet of Things) as an Electro Mechanics Solutions™** provider.

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