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Gigaphoton Announces New Corporate Slogan: “The Future is Today”

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Gigaphoton Inc. (Head Office: Oyama, Tochigi; President & CEO: Katsumi Uranaka), a leading manufacturer of light sources used in semiconductor lithography, announced its new corporate slogan, “The Future is Today”, on August 1, the day the company was founded, in anticipation of its 20th anniversary in 2020.

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The new corporate slogan, “The Future is Today”, expresses the following three corporate principles of Gigaphoton, a company which creates the future in the here and now, by way of linking “The Future” and “Today” with the present tense of “is”.

  1. Gigaphoton provides solutions that meet the current and future needs of its customers.
  2. Gigaphoton provides the most advanced light source technologies supporting the ever expanding IoT society of the future.
  3. Gigaphoton provides innovative light sources for pioneering technologies with a sense of urgency while focusing on signs of innovation in everyday life.

Katsumi Uranaka, President & CEO of Gigaphoton commented, “Gigaphoton will make further leaps and bounds by using our 20th anniversary next year as a milestone. The new corporate slogan expresses what we are committed to doing now and in the future. Gigaphoton brings to life technologies that contribute to the industry by looking at our customers’ needs across the present and the future.”


Since it was founded in 2000, GIGAPHOTON has delivered valuable solutions to semiconductor manufacturers throughout the world as a laser supplier. In every stage from R&D to manufacture, sales, and maintenance services, GIGAPHOTON is committed to providing world-class support delivered from the perspective of everyday users. For more information please visit