Nikon History “Nippon Kogaku Tokyo”
Nippon Kogaku Tokyo

Nikon History “Nippon Kogaku Tokyo”

Nikon Corporation 株式会社ニコン also known just as Nikon, is a Japanese multinational corporation headquartered in Tokyo Japan, specializing in optics and imaging products. Founded on July 25, 1917 as Nippon Kōgaku Kōgyō Kabushikigaisha (日本光学工業株式会社 “Japan Optical Industries Co., Ltd.”), the company was renamed to Nikon Corporation, after its cameras, in 1988. Nikon’s products include cameras, camera lenses, binoculars, microscopes, ophthalmic lenses, measurement instruments, rifle scopes, spotting scopes, and the steppers used in the photolithography steps of semiconductor fabrication, of which it is the world’s second largest manufacturer.
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