Our Parent Company
Kenko Tokina Co. Ltd.
A comprehensive optical manufacturer, Kenko Tokina manufactures everything from binoculars and microscopes to filters and a full range of photographic and optical accessories. It one of the largest OEM speciality binocular manufactures supplies one of the world's leading brands. In the field of camera products and telescopes, it holds the number one share in Japan and many countries throughout the world. Kenko company is also a parent company of several other camera accessory companies.
Part of Kenko Tokina Co. Ltd, Tokina has a optical manufacturing tradition that dates back over 60 years. Tokina specializes in high-quality lenses for todays digital single lens reflex (DSLR) cameras. This brand is known for speciality fast glass like the ATX-116 PRO DX, a top rated 11-16mm f/2.8 lens.
Part of Kenko Tokina Co Ltd. SLIK A legacy brand of quality camera support systems with a 60 year record of innovation and performance. The company was litterally started by one man in his garage just after the close of WWII and has grown steadily into one of the largest international brands in tripods and other camera supports. SLIK has received 6 prestigious Japanese Ministry of Trade and Industry "Good Design" (G-Mark) awards. SLIK's original and innovative designs have been copied so many times that some of their ideas have become today's industry standards.
Hoya is the worlds largest optical glass manufacturer and holds 50% of the share throughout the world on all production of optical glass. Within this field of optical glasses, Hoya is exceptionally featured, without comparison to any other competitors. It supplies its glass to most of the renown optical lens manufacturers in Japan and around the world and holds the number one share of camera filters world-wide. Kenko Tokina is the world-wide export agent for Hoya filters.
Part of Kenko Tokina Co Ltd, DAIWA grew up with the Japanese TV industry manufacturing high-quality camera supports for heavy TV cameras. Using expert precision manufacturing techniques and exacting quality control required by the industry DAIWA provides professional camera supports to TV stations and independent productions around the world.