• 1987

    Company founded in Kotobashi, Sumida District, Tokyo.

    With an initial capital investment of JPY2,000,000, business started off with the sales of projectors and optical parts, as well as the development and manufacturing of laser products.

  • 1988

    Development of laser beam profiler.

  • 1989

    Patent application for laser beam profiler.

    Relocation of HQ to Taihei, Sumida-ku, Tokyo.

  • 1990

    Increased total capital investment to JPY5,000,000.

  • 1991

    Increased total capital investment to JPY10,000,000.

  • 1995

    Laser beam profiler patent certification received.
    Development of telecentric lenses.

    Sales started for LED lighting equipment.

  • 1998

    Development of industry benchmark bi-telecentric lens lineup.

  • 2000

    Development of 180° Fish-eye lenses.

    HQ relocated to Kamezawa, Sumida District, Tokyo.

  • 2001

    Opening of Kyushu Branch Office in Higashi Naka, Hakata District, Fukuoka City.

  • 2002

    Development of industry benchmark megapixel-grade bi-telecentric lenses.

    Sales of megapixel-grade CCTV lenses started.

  • 2004

    Development of 185° Fish-eye lenses.

  • 2005

    Development of industry benchmark magnification-switchable telecentric lenses.

  • 2006

    Development of high precision lenses for line scan sensors.
    Development of megapixel-grade 185° fish-eye lenses.

    Relocation of Kyushu Branch Office to Uemuda, Hakata District, Fukuoka City. Establishment of Osaka Branch Office in Toyotsu Town, Suita City, Osaka Prefecture.

  • 2007

    Relocation of HQ to 4-54-5 Kameido, Koto District, Tokyo.

  • 2009

    Certification of ISO9001:2000 for both HQ and Kyushu Branch Office.

  • 2010

    Certification of ISO14001:2004 for both HQ and Kyushu Branch Office.

    Renewal of ISO9001:2008.

  • 2011

    Strategic partnership with Opto Engineering established.

  • 2012

    Relocation of Osaka Branch Office and the establishment of Nagoya Office.

  • 2013

    Taipei Office, Visionart Technology, established in Taipei City, Taiwan.

  • 2014

    Development of large image format telecentric lenses.

  • 2015

    Product release of large image format telecentric lenses.

    Name change for Taipei Office to Optart Taiwan Ltd.