With it's headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, Tabata Co Ltd. is an international sporting goods manufacturer that designs, manufacturers and markets a variety of leisure products under the TUSA, VIEW, Reef Tourer and Vitalshot trade names.
The VIEW brand specializes exclusively in swimming goggles and equipment. With ISO 9001 certified design, engineering, testing and manufacturing facilities in Japan and Taiwan, Tabata operates under the most stringent quality standards available. Tabata’s global network includes facilities in Japan, Taiwan, Australia, Netherlands and the United States. Founded by Kazuo Tabata in Tokyo, Japan in 1952, Tabata is one of the oldest swimming and diving companies in the world.
From the first handmade mask and goggles built in Mr. Tabata’s garage, Tabata products have always been constructed from the finest materials with an unparalleled commitment to quality and innovation. For over 55 years, Tabata has helped to shape the future of recreational sports and our dedicated team will continue to improve the swimming, scuba and watersports experience for future generations. Timeline 1975 - Tabata first manufactured and sold the Falcon SW-550 goggle developed from knowledge gained from swimming masks. 1988 - Tabata began to sell products under the VIEW brand. The V-1 goggle was developed which employed a soft resin material for the face pad instead of the market’s standard sponge pad. 1991 - VIEW became the first brand in the world to develop innovations such as replaceable Rx lenses and “Fog Buster” lens treatment. 1994 - VIEW developed the first children’s specific goggles for ages 3-5. 2000+ - VIEW developed the revolutionary V-120 Blade, V-130 Shinari competition goggles and the V-820 Selene women’s specific fitness goggle.
VIEW swimming goggles and VIEW swimming equipment continues to shape the future of swimming as their team works constantly to improve the swimming comfort and experience.