Kowa Optimed Inc. was founded in 1980 to provide a direct presence to the North and South American markets for Kowa’s Electronics and Optics products. Kowa Optimed is a part of Kowa Company Ltd., which was founded in 1894. Kowa is one of the largest privately owned companies in Japan and is ranked as the 5th largest trading company. This amazing accomplishment was achieved, and continues to be managed, by individuals working together for a common goal; remaining a leader in the various industries Kowa participates in. Based on the strong customer service we provide and our rich tradition, Kowa Optimed, Inc. looks forward to continuing our success in the new millennium.