Schneider-Kreuznach wants to be closer to its markets
Schneider-Kreuznach is increasing its profits / The group is growing closer together / In future, it wants to strengthen partnerships with customers
With its expertise in optics and precision mechanics, the Schneider Group develops and manufactures optical systems with high-precision resolution for film, photography and industry applications. It also produces optical and precision components. Schneider-Kreuznach’s Xenon FF-Prime lenses are a new series of lenses developed especially for full-frame sensors and 4K resolution. The individual lenses have a uniform design and create a unique “film look”. The series is currently being expanded with an 18-millimeter wide-angle lens.
Jos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH
The Schneider Group specializes in developing and producing high-performance lenses for film and photography, cinema projection lenses, as well as industrial optics, filter systems and precision mechanics. The group comprises Jos. Schneider Optische Werke (Bad Kreuznach, Göttingen), founded in Bad Kreuznach in 1913, and its subsidiaries Pentacon (Dresden), Schneider-Optics (New York, Los Angeles), Schneider Asia Pacific (Hongkong) and Schneider Optical Technologies (Shenzhen). The company’s main brand is “Schneider-Kreuznach”.
It has around 620 employees worldwide, with 390 based in its German headquarters. For years now the group has been a world market leader in the area of high-performance lenses.