Founding of Olympus
"Create something truly original, and propose new values to society."
Since its foundation on October 12, 1919 as Takachiho Seisakusho, our founder Takeshi Yamashita's spirit has been passed on through the years, and remains as an integral part of the Olympus culture today.
The Olympus Logo History
The first corporate logo was "TOKIWA", not "OLYMPUS". Learn about the origin and evolution of our corporate logo.