Company History

2016

Tokai UK is founded.

2014

Tokai Italy is founded.

2012

20th anniversary of Tokai Optecs nv

2009

70th anniversary of Optical Co. Ltd.

2008

Automation of production in Tienen, Belgium.

2006

World scoop: Tokai launches 1.76 index.

2005

Tokai starts manufacturing the Tokai Back Surface personalized progressive lenses.

Jan. 2004

Tokai obtains ISO 9001-2000 registration.

Mar. 2001

Tokai starts RX manufacturing in Europe.

Oct. 2000

Tokai obtains ISO 9002 registration.

1995

Tokai Optical Japan becomes a shareholder in Tokai Optecs.

1992

Tokai Optecs is founded by Mr. Bijnens and starts distributing Tokai lenses on the European market.