History

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Pioneers create history

Hoya Corporation was founded in 1941 in the city of Hoya, Tokyo, 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 over 75 years, we have been driven by our dedication to innovate and use cutting-edge technology for providing the very finest glass lenses to the market.

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