SCHNEIDER KREUZNACH trainee is best apprentice in Lower Saxony
Johannes Kühn was awarded first place in Lower Saxony yesterday for his outstanding performance in his final examinations for the trade of precision optician.
Since completing his apprenticeship in Göttingen, Johannes Kühn has been working in the optical manufacturing department in Bad Kreuznach. “Mr. Kühn shows considerable potential and would make a valuable contribution to production technology at SKI as an engineer,” claims Siegfried Fitzl, Managing Director of the Schneider Group, of his former apprentice.
The award ceremony took place on 9 November at 11 a.m. in the GOP Varieté Theater in Hanover.
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 620 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.