Global Headquarters Osaka, Japan
Founded May 1974
Capital 281,078,000 USD
2020 Global Sales 4,937,013,000 USD
Worldwide Employees 8,380
Note Dollar amounts are translated from Japanese yen,
for convenience only, at ¥109 = 1 USD,
the approximate exchange rate on March 20, 2021.


1974 Incorporated as Lead Electric Co., Ltd.
1975 Invented high-accuracy proximity sensor
1983 Developed optical fiber photoelectric sensor
1986 Designed the first photoelectric sensor to utilize a laser diode as the light source
1989 Invented ultra-compact barcode reader
1990 Developed microscope with built-in monitor
1995 Released world's smallest machine vision system
1999 Produced world's first auto-focus color laser microscope
2000 Invented world's first digital focus on a microscope
2002 Invented high-speed/high-accuracy machine vision system
2004 Created industry's fastest application PLC
2005 Developed the next generation's 3D real-surface digital microscope
2006 Released world's first 3D laser marker
2007 Industrialized world's first CMOS laser sensor
Developed 54 Megapixel digital microscope with world's fastest real-time depth composition and 3D analysis
2008 Produced industry's first microscope with high-speed magnified video capture capabilities
2009 Designed high-power fiber laser marker with the world's smallest head size
Created world's first ø2 mm (ø0.08") micro-head spectral-interference laser displacement meter
Released new, high-speed, accurate image dimension measurement system
2010 Developed ultra high-speed, high-capacity multi camera image processing system
2011 Invented rapid set-up vision sensor
2012 Developed auto-teaching machine vision system
2013 Developed world's fastest 2D/3D laser scanner with 64,000 profiles/sec sampling
2014 Created a revolutionary all-in-one intuitive machine vision system that fuses high-speed cameras, intelligent lighting, and a powerful algorithm (LumiTrax™)
2015 Developed industry's first clamp-on liquid flow sensor which monitors flow from outside of a pipe
2016 Released a new generation of the Image Dimension Measurement System that measures all part dimensions at the push of button
2017 Developed a new generation of 3D Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope, measuring across 50 mm with nanometer resolution

Company Profile (India)

  • Chennai Office

    SKCL Triton Square, 1st Floor, No. C3 to C7, Thiru-Vi-Ka Industrial Estate, Guindy, Chennai – 600032, Tamil Nadu, India

  • Pune Office

    Office No. 210, 2nd Floor, West Wing, Nyati Unitree, Nagar Road, Yerwada, Pune, 411006, Maharashtra, India
    Phone: +91-20-6726-7100

  • Bangalore Office

    BNR Complex, 2nd Floor, No. 92/1A, HP Avenue Road, Konnappanna-Agrahara, Electronic City Phase1, Bangalore 560100, India
    Phone: +91-80-6703-2300

  • Gurugram Office

    Office # 515, 5th Floor, Time Tower, Sector-28, M.G. Road, Gurugram – 122002, Haryana, India