Pressemitteilung BoxID: 574097 (Jos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH)
  • Jos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH
  • Ringstraße 132
  • 55543 Bad Kreuznach
  • Ansprechpartner
  • Wolfgang Berger
  • +49 (671) 601-287

Anniversary exhibition: 100 years of SCHNEIDER KREUZNACH

(PresseBox) (Bad Kreuznach, ) The history of Schneider-Kreuznach from its beginnings to the present day is the subject of a special exhibition in Schloßparkmuseum in Bad Kreuznach. Under the title “The World in Focus – 100 Years of Schneider Optische Werke Bad Kreuznach”, the museum presents exhibits documenting the lens manufacturer’s impressive and varied development, and is thus a chronicle of the history of optical innovation.

Schneider-Kreuznach played an instrumental role in the history of optics in Germany and is today a global market leader in the area of leading-edge optical technology. Throughout the company’s 100-year history, lenses made by Schneider-Kreuznach have always stood for exceptional precision and robustness, whether for photography, cinema projection, or industrial applications. “The company has always aimed for the highest quality rather than quantity; we still feel committed to this aspiration,” says Dr. Josef Staub, CEO of the Schneider Group.

The exhibition is being held from 17 February to 31 August 2013. More information can be found at

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Jos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH

The Schneider Group specializes in developing and producing high-performance photographic lenses, cinema projection lenses, as well as industrial optics and precision mechanics. The group comprises Jos. Schneider Optische Werke, founded in Bad Kreuznach in 1913, and its subsidiaries Pentacon (Dresden), Schneider Kreuznach Isco Division (Göttingen), Schneider-Optics (New York, Los Angeles), Schneider Bando (Seoul), Schneider Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) and Schneider Optical Technologies (Shenzhen). The company’s main brand is “Schneider-Kreuznach”. It has around 640 employees worldwide, with 330 based in its German headquarters. For years now the group has been a world market leader in the area of high-performance lenses.