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2013-11-14

Strategic Alliance: MINOX and Optronika launch German Sports Optics

[MINOX, the sport optics and camera manufacturer based in Wetzlar and Optronika, the riflescope specialist out of Biebertal, have formed an alliance with the participation of the L&O Group, Germany.

Following the alliance, the newly established company will be responsible for the development, design and production of the MINOX sports optics range. Under the management of Thorsten Kortemeier, MINOX GmbH will continue to operate within GSO as an independent company in the production of photographic, wildlife observation, hunting and water sports products.

Hans A. Bender together with Thorsten Kortemeier will be the executive managers of the newly established GSO. "We are excited about this strategic development and are confident that the internationally renowned brand MINOX with its worldwide distribution, will provide a huge potential for growth," said Hans A. Bender.

"GSO is a consistent further development of our company to focus on the optics division by integrating the competencies and capacities of Optronika in the areas of development, design and production," as Thorsten Kortemeier reasoned concerning this strategic coalition of the two companies.