Since its establishment in Nagoya, Japan in 1894, Kowa Group has grown into a multinational company actively engaged in various manufacturing and trading activities in the fields of pharmaceutical, life science and information technology, textiles, machinery and various consumer products. During its long history Kowa has consistently strived to meet the changing needs, and with its continuing entrepreneurial initiative is determined to meet the needs of future generations.

Kowa American Corporation (KAC), established in 1955, offers custom solutions to the chemical, textile, design and construction industries and supplies optical equipment to the medical device, sporting goods, cinema and photographic industries.