Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/06/08

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Subject: [Leica] Olympus is in trouble too.
From: bdcolen at (B. D. Colen)
Date: Wed Jun 8 19:14:19 2005

Different company. Split off a while back. Olympus is one company.

On 6/8/05 9:41 PM, "" <> wrote:

> In a message dated 6/7/2005 9:43:59 AM Central Daylight Time,
> writes:
> One footnote here - Olympus is not Leica - while the so-called "consumer
> products division" (cameras and voice recorders) is the tail that wags the
> dog in the public's mind, it is but a very small part of Olympus, which is 
> a
> world leader in medical technology, microscopes, endoscopes, blood
> analyzers, etc. In some of those areas Olympus has market share that that
> resembles that of Microsoft.
> Leica also has similar products, although probably not on the same scale.  
> I
> know their microscopes seem to do well, at our company 9 out of 10 
> microscopes
> are Leica.
> Gene
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