Company profile

Company Name
Tokai Optical Co., Ltd.

Head Office
5-26 Shimoda, Eta-cho, Okazaki-city, Aichi 444-2192 Japan



Name of President
Hirokazu Furuzawa

100 million yen

Business Contents
Since the foundation of Tokai Optical in 1939, our increasing experience and technological capabilities have enabled us to continually move forward as a manufacturer of specialized ophthalmic lenses. The head office also incorporates a factory that makes full use of the latest technology, and is located in the Hanazono Industrial District in Okazaki. In October 2000, we obtained ISO 9001 and 14001 certification.

Tokai Optical holds a 16 % share in Japanese market, and also exports to Europe, Asia and North America.

TOKAI pursues Vision Harmony continuous improvement about comfortableness in vision and human life by cutting-edge-technologies.

Management principle

Customer-first policy
All of our activities are carried out in hopes of growing together with our customers and we plan to continue sharing our inspiration with customers all around the world.

Participation in management by all employees
All employees take positive action, work as one to achieve their goals, realize their dreams while growing inside, and grow together with Tokai Optical.

Displaying uniqueness
We always reach after and put into practice what we see as unique and continue to be a company that is needed by customers all around the world.

List of establishments

The head office
5-26 Shimoda, Eta-cho, Okazaki-city, Aichi 444-2192 Japan
Tel: 0564-27-3000

Kamoda factory
2-1 Kamodahonmachi, Okazaki-city, Aichi 444-2122 Japan
Tel: 0564-21-3175

Optical Products Division
Shinpukuji establishment

121 Shinpukuji-cho, Okazaki-city, Aichi 444-2106 Japan
Tel: 0564-45-8000

Okazaki Customer Service Center
5-26 Shimoda, Eta-cho, Okazaki-city, Aichi 444-2192 Japan
Tel: 0564-27-3020

Sapporo Office
1-7-2 Minaminijonishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-city, Hokkaido,
060-0062 Japan,
Icchome building 8F
Tel: 011-251-6061

Tokyo Office
2-8-2 Kandasudacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0041 Japan,
Daiwa Kandasudacho building 7F (formerly PRIME KANDA BUILDING)
Tel: 03-3255-4701

Osaka Office
4-4-64, Miyahara, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka-city, Osaka 532-0003 Japan

Fukuoka Office
2-11-16, Hakataekimae, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-city, Fukuoka,
812-0011 Japan,
second Onishi Building 7F
Tel: 092-431-3801

List of affiliates

3-5-25, Maruyamacho, Sabae-city, Fukui 916-0019 Japan
Tel: 0778-52-1311

Grijpenlaan 25, 3300 Tienen, Belgium
Tel: (32) 16 46 30 06

TOKAI Optical Shanghai
Room 318, No.1068, Maotai Road, Changning District, Shanghai
TEL (+86) 021-5213-7952
FAX (+86) 021-5213-7953


1/30 Cinderella Drive, Springwood, QLD 4127 Australia
TEL (+61) 431-108-006

Corporate history

March 1939
The late Shizu Furuzawa (Honorary Chairman) founds the Furuzawa Lens Factory in Mukaida-cho, Nakaku, Nagoya

November 1957
Shizu Furuzawa establishes incorporate the Furuzawa Lens Factory as Koyo Kogaku Co., Ltd.

December 1957
Masao Furuzawa establishes Shochiku Kogaku Co., Ltd as a corporate organization.

April 1966
Koyo Kogaku and Shochiku Kogaku merge to become Tokai Optical Co., Ltd.

September 1981
Capital participation in SUN-LUX Co., Ltd. for increased strength in the field of plastics

January 1990
Capital participation in SUN-LUX Co., Ltd. for increased strength in the field of plastics

May 1990
New Head Office and Factory at the Hanazono Industrial District built in Okazaki

September 1995
Stake taken in TOKAI OPTECS N.V. in order to strength sales in EU.

January 1996
Tokai District Award received from The Medium and Small Business Research Institute

April 1998
Thin Film Division established.

October 2000
International Division established. ISO 9001 and ISO 14001certification obtained.

November 2001
Launched Free-Form Back-side progressive lens.
Launched "PGC", Super hydrophobic coating.

October 2005
All three of our factories have been converted into totally zero-emission facilities

April 2006
Launched 1.76 ultra high index lens

October 2008
Launched "RESONAS", New type of progressive lens adopted neuroscience technology.

March 2009
70th anniversary celebrations.

October 2010
Established TOKAI OPTICAL(SHANGHAI)CO.,LTD in Shanghai, China.

March 2014
75th anniversary celebrations.