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About Asahi Lite

ASAHI-LITE Optical Company Limited came into being in 1980 in Fukui City, Japan and has been a pioneer in the manufacture of highly refractive plastic lenses. In fact, ASAHI-LITE was the first company to have ever produced lenses with 1.60 and 1.67 refraction indices and has continuously come up with innovative technologies that have helped keep up its status as world leader in thin lenses.

In India, ASAHI-LITE has joined hands with GKB Hi-Tech Pvt. Ltd. India's largest manufacturer and exporter of lenses, and in the Middle East and North Africa, with GKB Hi-Tech Lenses MENA FZE, which conform to the best technical standards anywhere in the world. GKB Hi-Tech Pvt. Ltd. is also India's largest chain of company optical showrooms with more than 108 retail showrooms spread across the country and still more are poised to open. It also boasts of an advanced state of the art technology at Sharjah. With a consumer base of more than 7 million spectacle wearers, not just in India but also abroad, GKB Hi-Tech Pvt. Ltd. partnership with ASAHI-LITE is one that seems to be ripe with the potential for great success.

  1. ASAHI-LITE has pioneered in developing High Refractive Index Plastic Lenses of 1.60, 1.67 and 1.74.
  2. ASAHI-LITE Lens has received the No.1 position in UV400 Blocking Percentage in the World.
  3. ASAHI-LITE provides products that have passed most strict Quality Control Tests and Inspection.
  4. ASAHI-LITE has received the most prestigious OLA Award of Excellence thrice for Hyper Index.
  5. ASAHI-LITE is in collaboration with the World's finest German Optical Technology.
  6. ASAHI-LITE is the biggest Lens Manufacturer in Sabae, Japan which has the history of being the World Famous Spectacle Capital for over 100 years.
  7. ASAHI-LITE has specialized in producing Optical Plastic Lens for more than 30 years in the history of Japan.