ASAHI-LITE Optical Company Limited came into being in 1980 in Fukui City, Japan and has been a pioneer in the manufacture of highly refractive plastic lenses.

In fact, ASAHI-LITE was the first company to have ever produced lenses with 1.60 and 1.67 refraction indices and has continuously come up with innovative technologies that have helped keep up its status as world leader in thin lenses.