Meiji Techno

Meiji Techno Co., Ltd. is the third-largest manufacturer of optical microscopes in Japan.

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About Meiji Techno

Meiji Techno Co., Ltd. is the third-largest manufacturer of optical microscopes in Japan. In 1964, Azuma Optics Co., Ltd. was founded as a contract manufacturer of microscopes and quickly established a reputation for high quality and fast delivery. In 1975, the company reformed into Meiji Techno Co., Ltd. and began selling microscopes directly to the public under the name Meiji Techno.

Originally a manufacturer of educational microscopes, Meiji Techno has since extended product lines into the industrial, laboratory, and higher education markets. Our products are sold throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas by agents or distributors authorized by Meiji Techno Co., Ltd., or our American subsidiary Meiji Techno America.

Meiji Techno America was incorporated as a subsidiary of Meiji Techno Co., Ltd. in 1986, distributing Meiji Techno products and offering technical assistance to customers throughout the United States, Canada, and South and Central America. Originally located in Woburn, Massachusetts, Meiji Techno America has recently expanded to a larger facility in  to San Jose, California.

Over the years, Meiji Techno America has developed a diverse network of over 240 knowledgeable dealers with expertise in many specialized applications.

No matter where you are located or what your requirements are, Meiji Techno has the products and expertise to help you attain your microscopy goals.

Why Meiji Techno Microscopes?


Since 1964 Meiji Techno has been a staple in schools, labs and industrial manufacturing facilities. We back our products with a generous warranties and a lifetime of customer service. We have the most rigorous quality control measures in the microscope industry. It is not good enough until we’ve proved it. This is why every microscope is inspected thoroughly before it leaves our factory in Saitama, Japan to ensure that only perfection arrives in your laboratory bench, educational institution or manufacturing facility.


A Meiji Techno Microscope will always perform well above the rest. Each Microscope system is solid, sturdy and carefully engineered in Japan. We’ve spent endless hours perfecting our Microscope systems. Our unique designs allows for an ergonomic modular system to be customized based on our customers specialized applications.


We believe our responsibility continues when the Microscope arrives at your facility. We have downloadable Manuals and Brochures along with a Customer Solution Center which addresses popular questions our customers ask, available 24/7 at Our team of qualified Meiji Techno Dealers and Customer service Agents are also available to help you with any questions you might have at 1-(800) 832-0060 or via email at Wherever you are in the world we can assist you with our products in your native tongue.

Our Promise

We don’t believe in leaving anything to chance because at Meiji Techno America, only the best will do. Every detail matters. All of us at Meiji Techno America take great pride in delivering quality Microscopes from Japan, that you will love to use to help you distinguish two points that you are trying to identify. This is what it takes to be the best, and at Meiji Techno America, this is our promise.