Schneider Optics is the U.S. subsidiary
of the world-renowned German optical manufacturer, Schneider-Kreuznach.
Schneider has been producing the highest quality optics
on the market for over 90 years, offering solutions
for large-format photography, photo enlarging, motion
picture projection, optical filtration, and industrial
applications. In 2000, Schneider Optics acquired Century
Precision Optics, adding its over 50 years experience
manufacturing superior attachments for film and video.
Schneider Optics has offices in Hauppauge,
NY and Van Nuys, CA and a network of hundreds of dealers
around the globe, ready to assist you with any of your
Joseph Schneider founded the company
in 1913 in Bad Kreuznach, Germany. Since that time the
Schneider factory has been constantly modernized, always
remaining state-of-the-art. The factory is fully compliant
with ISO 9001 standards. Its U.S. subsidiary, Schneider
Optics, was founded in 1972.
Century Optics first opened its doors
in North Hollywood, CA in 1948, and quickly gained
a reputation for expert lens repair, custom modification
and intelligent innovation. In the early 80's Century
began creating what has become the most extensive array
of ultra-high quality video lens accessories available
Separately the two companies were
leaders in their respective spheres of the optical world—both
having been awarded Technical Achievement Awards from
the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Schneider
in 2005, 2001 and 1978, Century in 1992). Together they
are the ultimate solution to all your optical needs.