Eye & Health Care NIDEK CO., LTD.

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With our dream "Invisible to Visible", we are providing various products to all over the world. Here is our corporate history, specializing in eye and optics, since our establishment.

1971Jul.Company established
1972MayStarted developing the first Xenon Photocoagulator in Japan, and entered the industry of ophthalmic devices
1974Jun.Started production of multi layers coating
1976Mar.Construction of Hiroishi plant completed
1979Apr.Established NIDEK SALES CO., LTD. as an independent sales organization in Japan
1980Jan.Introduced the AR-2000, the first made-in-Japan Auto Refractometer
1982Dec.Established NIDEK INC. (U.S.A.)
1984Oct.Construction of Hamacho plant completed
1988Apr.Established NIDEK S.A. (FRANCE)
Nov.Established NIDEK Technologies Inc. (U.S.A.)
1989Feb.Established the Tokyo Office (International Division)
Sep.Introduced Patternless Edger LE-8000
Nov.Construction of Tsurugahama plant completed