News-Service - Newsletter abonnieren - STEMMER IMAGING

Keeping you one step ahead


> Subscribe to our newsletter

Read more

Ricoh Acquires Pentax' Camera Division

24 Aug 2011

Pentax’ Optics was acquired by Hoya in 2008 and was part of the companies camera division. Now Hoya has sold Pentax for around 85.4 million Euros to the office electronics manufacturer Ricoh.

The acquisition will not affect our customers in any way. Also Pentax difficult supply situation of late is improving.


Hamburg, Germany

Since 1919 the Asahi Optical Co. has been producing optical components. In 1951 production of CCTV lenses was started, firstly under the brand name Cosmicar and later as Pentax.