Company and History

Company

Where Hoya Vision leads, others follow. For 75 years, Hoya Vision’s revolutionary optical and healthcare solutions have been pushing technological boundaries for customers around the world. Lens design has advanced considerably over the years, but one thing has remained unchanged: the dedication to quality and innovation for which Hoya Vision has become known.

Hoya Vision works tirelessly to understand the individual needs of its customers. From the latest lens designs and thinnest, most durable materials to award-winning anti-reflective coatings and advanced vision examination technologies, Hoya Vision invests heavily in research and development. The result is a world-renowned range of products providing total eye care.

History

Hoya Corporation was founded in the city of Hoya, Tokyo, 1941, by Shoichi and Shigeru Yamanaka, two visionary brothers. Originally a small manufacturer of optical lenses, the company saw opportunities in the emerging fields of healthcare and information technology.

Today, Hoya technology can also be found in medical camera lenses, Blu-ray players, smartphones, computers and televisions. For more than 75 years we have been driven by our dedication to innovate and use cutting-edge technology for providing the very finest eyeglass lenses to the market.

Timeline

1941

Founded by Yamanaka brothers.

1958

Hoya ventures into the eyeglass business with the manufacturing of lens press material.