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Ricoh are set to buy Hoya / Pentax and take over the camera division to use the Pentax name for Ricoh's cameras, dramatically expanding Ricoh's digital camera business. (Update 05 July 2011)
- 1 Jul 2011
Pentax UK Marketing Manager, John Dickins, has released a statement explaining the conditions which have brought about the end of their revered range of medium format film cameras in the UK.
- 27 Mar 2006
The EU Restriction of the use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment regulations have forced Pentax to discontinue a number of cameras due to their lead solder content.
- 6 Apr 2006
New company to be called Hoya Pentax HD Corporation
- 21 Dec 2006