Jan 31, 2006

Fujifilm cut jobs

Fujifilm Japan has announced that it is to cut 5,000 jobs (1,000 in Japan, 4,000 abroad) by September, this out of around 76,000 workers in the photo segment. There will also a shift of some production from Japan to China. A company spokesperson is quoted as saying "structural reforms include the reduction of approximately 5,000 people from the imaging solutions segment".