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Pentax K D-FA lens roadmap 2016
Quote:That was badly phrased and inaccurate. Tokina is Kenko Tokina, since a few years ago.


As for Hoya owning Kenko Tokina... from what I see that's not true. However, Kenko Tokina's shareholders are people with key positions within Hoya. So they're clearly linked.

Seems to be fuzzy:



Probably the typical Japanese thing - Keiretsu:
Quote:Seems to be fuzzy:

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Both Kenko and Tokina have been bought by Hoya, and Hoya merged them into Kenko Tokina. Not a big secret... The Tokina-Pentax cooperation on lens design and manufacture made Hoya buy Pentax.



Toru Yamanaka, Mamoru Yamanaka, Tetsuo Suzuki and others
<p style="font-size:12.8px;font-family:Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51);background-color:rgb(238,238,238);">Representative Director: Toru Yamanaka (President)

<p style="font-size:12.8px;font-family:Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51);background-color:rgb(238,238,238);">Director (part-time): Mamoru Yamanaka (Consultant of Hoya Corp.)

<p style="font-size:12.8px;font-family:Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51);background-color:rgb(238,238,238);">Director: Tetsuo Suzuki (Honorary Chairman of Hoya Corp.)


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