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Since its establishment in 1894, KOWA has grown into a multinational Japanese company actively engaged in various manufacturing and trading activities in the fields of optics, pharmaceutical, life science and information technology, textiles, machinery and various consumer products. With its long heritage, KOWA has constantly strived to meet ever changing needs, and with its continuous entrepreneurial initiative is determined to meet the demands of future generations.
The Electronics and Optics division of KOWA began the production of spotting scopes in 1952. Originally, they were developed as scopes for examining targets in shooting matches and saw official use in 1964 Olympic Games held in Tokyo. Once discovered by birdwatchers, they gained unexpected popularity which gradually spread throughout the world of nature observations. Kowa Sporting Optics are highly appreciated as it is widely known that their quality and reliability are the result of more than half a century of experience and development.
The PROMINAR line which includes models utilizing pure Fluorite crystal to achieve optical characteristics unattainable with glass, is the gold standard of serious users.
Based on our experience that optics have to travel and endure all types of adverse environmental conditions, KOWA Sporting Optics are designed to be rugged yet lightweight, without comprimising optical performance. The shapes of our products and their protective covers are ergonomically designed to optimize ease of use, and Eco-Glass is utilised in all lenses. KOWA offers a wide variety of products that provide quality optical performance for the outdoor enthusiast.
Whether you are a beginner or an experiences professional, KOWA has the right spotting scope or binocular what will exceed your expectations.