In 1917, three of Japan's leading optical manufacturers merge to form a comprehensive, fully integrated optical company known as Nippon Kogaku K.K., which became Nikon.
Nikon has maintained an unwavering commitment to the study of light with the corporate philosophy, “Trustworthiness and Creativity”. But today, as we become ever more global, what is the true value that we have to offer? To answer this all-important question, in 2007, we enacted “Our Aspirations — Meeting needs. Exceeding expectations.” as the new vision to create a new Nikon.