HOYA Vision Care Establishes Subsidiary in Turkey

UITHOORN, Netherlands, September 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

HOYA Corporation's Vision Care Division, a key player in the global market for ophthalmic lenses, is pleased to announce the creation of HOYA Turkey Optik Lens San. Tic. AS as an affiliate of HOYA Vision Care Europe. 
The subsidiary has been established to provide better service and develop the local optical market. HOYA sees great opportunities to expand its business in Turkey and plans to open an Rx Lab for lens manufacturing that is due to become fully operational in January 2016. HOYA had previously sold its products in Turkey through a local distributor.
Ms. Nilufer Ozkan, newly appointed general manager of HOYA Turkey, said: "We look forward to serving our Turkish customers directly. By combining HOYA's international high standards with our state-of-the-art Rx Lab, we intend to expand the reputation and success the HOYA brand has built over the years. We cherish close relationships with our customers, and are highly committed to improving their practices with best-in-class lens materials, designs and surface treatments supported by our local production capabilities."
Mr. Hans Werquin, CEO of HOYA Vision Care Europe, added: "We are immensely proud to establish our own entity in Turkey. HOYA greatly values its close proximity to its customers, offering them quick access to the latest innovations and technologies, providing direct support and building business in partnership. With a presence in Turkey, we can strengthen this relationship and lay the foundations for future growth." About HOYA 
Founded in 1941 in Tokyo, Japan, HOYA is a global med-tech company and the leading supplier of innovative high-tech and medical products. HOYA is active in the fields of healthcare and information technology, providing eyeglasses, medical endoscopes, intraocular lenses, optical lenses as well as key components for semiconductor devices, LCD panels and HDDs. With more than 150 offices and subsidiaries worldwide, HOYA currently employs a multinational workforce of over 34,000 people.

HOYA Vision Care Europe

CONTACT: HOYA Vision Care Europe, Ms. Marijn de Winter, E-mail:press@hoya.eu, Phone: +31-297-514 225

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