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The Schneider Group specializes in developing and producing high-Performance lenses for film and photo, cinema projection lenses, as well as industrial optics and precision mechanics.

The company’s main brand "Schneider-Kreuznach" stands for state-of-the-art technology from Germany. The group has been a world market leader in the field of high-performance lenses for many years. 

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The Schneider Group specializes in developing and producing high-performance photographic lenses, cinema projection lenses, as well as industrial optics and precision mechanics. The company's main brand "Schneider-Kreuznach" stands for state-of-the-art technology from Germany. The group has been a world market leader in the field of high-performance lenses for many years.

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Foundation of the company

Foundation of the company “Optische Anstalt Jos. Schneider & Co.” The company, founded 1913 by Joseph Schneider, trades today under the name of Jos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH.

It manufactures for the world market high-performance lenses, photographic and industrial filters as well as professional accessories. Further product ranges are electro-hydraulic and electro-pneumatic servo valves for the machine constuction and industrial processing engineering as well as single and multiple focus lenses and graduated lenses for the ophthalmic optics.