Pigeon Corp. engages in the manufacture, sale, import and export of baby and childcare products, maternity items, women's care, home healthcare and nursing care products. It operates through the following segments: Japan Business, China Business, Singapore Business, and Lansinoh Business. The Japan Business segment handles domestic baby and mother care, childcare service, and health and elder care businesses. The China Business segment deals with the manufacture and sale of childcare and women's supplies in China, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Russia. The Singapore Business segment manages the production and sale of childcare and women's products in Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, India, Australia, and Middle East. The Lansinoh Business segment includes the manufacture and sale of childcare and womens products in Germany, Turkey, United States, and United Kingdom. The company was founded by Yuichi Nakata on August 15, 1957 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.