Hoya Corporation Vision Care Company has continued to introduce new products by using accumulated high technologies, including eyeglasses lenses in 1962 which were all-new at that time, plastic eyeglasses lenses in 1972 for the first time, and dual-sided progressive HOYALUX ID in 2003.
In the meanwhile, the company established Hoya Lens Thailand Ltd., one of the world’s largest eyeglasses lenses factories, in 1974 and expanded its business to the world including the US in 1975 and Europe in 1977. In 1984, the production ratio of plastic lenses made up two-thirds of those of all lenses.
The company has been devoted to the development of products from the point of view of users, not only the development of the products having high features and value, such as plastic lenses material to realize thinner lenses with higher refractive index, coating to reduce the reflectivity and progressive power lenses by up-to-date optical design, but also the establishment of a computer system which can create perfect eyeglasses lenses for each user in 1993 for the first time in the world.
The company has currently provided products to Japan, other Asian countries, Europe and the US from its mass production factories in Thailand, China, Vietnam and Hungary through a world-wide network, while continuously seeking the development of new products supported by is high technology accumulated over its long history.