About us


The Schneider Group specialises in the development and production of high-performance optics. It produces lenses and filters for industry and film. Photographers use photo filters from our B+W brand.


1913 founded in Bad Kreuznach, Germany, as a mechanical shop for optical lenses, Jos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH is today a worldwide market leader in high-quality lenses and precision engineering.


In addition to our headquarters in Germany, we have subsidiaries in China, Singapore and the USA.

Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct offers a guidance and builds the framework of how we want to work and communicate with each other.


The name Schneider-Kreuznach stands for high quality and advanced products. Our procurement organization meets these challenges by offering development opportunities for our current suppliers and sourcing new, efficient suppliers worldwide.


Here is a list of all clubs and associations in which we are members.


In addition to our headquarters in Germany, we also have offices in China, Singapore and the United States of America.