rssnews rssnews cs Mon, 05 Jan 2015 03:21:29 GMT MeoHub - Unique new project for business connecting Czech republic to the USA Connect to MeoHub project. We started on Monday, 1st December| 2014   The online registration for the MeoHub project started on Monday, December 1st, 2014 Are you a Czech company interested in expanding into the US? Do you have a unique product with significant potential in the US market? Do not hesitate – success is at your fingertips! Since Monday, December 1st, 2014 have been possible for all potential candidates to logon to MeoHub project. We need company’s data in order to evaluate the candidates’ potential properly. These data include financial parameters of last three financial years; business plan; information on the company’s history; previous experience ... Wed, 04 Dec 2013 11:10:31 GMT Meopta passes to the capacity planning through APS Currently, the long-awaited implementation of advanced planning and production scheduling is going on. Meopta has decided for JDA solutions - the world's top among the APS advanced planning systems - and in realization cooperates with company Logis, which is an expert in starting up and implementation of information solutions in supply chain management. Find out more by opening the PDF document below. READ PRESS RELEASE HERE Wed, 30 Oct 2013 11:39:27 GMT The Medal of Merit for Mr. Paul Rausnitz Mr. Paul Rausnitz, owner of Meopta, was distinguished by the President of Czech Republic Mr. Milos Zeman on October 28, 2013. At an awards ceremony in Prague, Mr. Rausnitz was awarded with the Medal of Merit for his outstanding contributions to the Czech Republic in the area of economy. Recognizing Meopta as the largest and most important optical company in the country, Mr. Rausnitz was credited with saving and resurrecting the company after the fall of Communism as well as for his efforts in World War II where he and the entire Rausnitz family aided in the liberation of Czechoslovakia from ... Tue, 22 Oct 2013 03:25:59 GMT Presidential business mission to Israel Meopta’s executives participated in the Presidential business mission to Israel which further bolstered our esteem among Israeli partners. The most significant moment was the reception of a “Certificate of Excellence” in the category of “Research and Development”. This was accepted by Meopta’s owner Mr. Paul Rausnitz, in front of the President of the Czech Republic, Czech and Israeli Ministers and company representatives.     Photogallery from Presidential business mission: Delegation disembarking the government plane on Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv Access road to Jerusalem is bordered by the Czech and Israeli flags A guide tells the history of Jaffa and Tel Aviv. Two cities growing at ... Fri, 13 Sep 2013 08:50:48 GMT 2013 AUSA - Annual Meeting and Exposition Meopta Group will be present at the Annual Meeting and Exposition of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) in Washington DC. The Czech Republic is participating at AUSA for the first time and Meopta is leading a group of Czech companies that are representing the Czech Republic and exhibiting at the show in association with the DSIA. Held every October in Washington D.C., the AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition is one of the largest land warfare expositions and professional development forums in the world. The Annual Meeting consists of informative presentations, panel discussions on pertinent military and national security ... Thu, 04 Apr 2013 02:01:07 GMT LASER World of PHOTONICS 2013 The Meopta company will be exhibiting at the 40th anniversary edition of the LASER World of PHOTONICS Fair, held on 13 - 16 May 2013 at the Exhibition Centre in Munich, Germany. LASER World of PHOTONICS is the most important marketplace and the most constructive think tank for the global laser and photonics industry. It features more than 1,000 exhibitors from more than 30 countries and gives you a complete overview of all the latest trends and applications. And above all, new impetus and solutions that can help you to increase your business success thanks to the innovative strength, performance and ... Wed, 09 Jan 2013 04:35:24 GMT Meopta USA Retains Shannon Jackson Public Relations Meopta USA Retains Shannon Jackson Public Relations HAUPPAUGE, NY – January 8, 2013 – Meopta USA today announced it has retained Shannon Jackson Public Relations (SJPR) as its PR agency of record. SJPR will handle media relations for the Meopta sports optics line in the United States and assist the company with its overall strategic communications planning. “We are extremely pleased to have Shannon as part of the Meopta team,” said Reinhard Seipp, general manager of Meopta USA. “She has a deep understanding of European optics, having worked with Zeiss for more than a decade, an impressive track record ... Fri, 27 Jul 2012 02:12:41 GMT Fall 2012 Walk/Run for Wildlife and Conservation Where: Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay, NY When: Saturday, October 27, 2012 (rain date November 11) Course length: Full course, 3 miles. For those who do not wish to do a full 3 miles, there will be exit areas at 1 mile & 2 miles. Registration fees: Adults 18+: $25 Children 5-18: $15 Under 5: free Day of walk registration: $30 for adults, $20 for kids under 18. Under 5? Still free! Check-in begins at: 8:15am** Walk begins at: 9:30am All proceeds will directly help fund HOBAS’ conservation programs including a grassland restoration project at Underhill Preserve. Event website Event sponsors Thu, 26 Jul 2012 03:23:28 GMT Czech Focus 1/2012: The jewel of the Czech Republic: Meopta-optika Czech Focus 1/2012: The jewel of the Czech Republic: Meopta-optika Author: Jaroslav Ondruch, photo: Meopta-optika. June 2012. WWW: Thu, 24 May 2012 09:19:03 GMT Outdoor Life Editors Choice 2012 Award Our Meostar 10x42 HD Bino just won Outdoor Life Editors Choice 2012 against stiff competition. Check it out on newstands everywhere and read the full article here. Here's a taste of what they are saying: “If status and brand are important to you, then plunk down $2,000 for a high-end European binocular.  But if you want performance and durability on par with the best Austrian optics, then spend half that amount for this Czech powerhouse. The Meopta is that good!” A stellar review from Outdoor Life covering our Meostar 10x42HD Bino "Let’s be clear: This is the Meopta Meostar B1, which won our Editor’s ... Wed, 18 Apr 2012 03:41:50 GMT Bird Experience 2012, 20. – 22. 4. 2012, Illmitz, Austria Meopta - Optika, s.r.o. will participate in specialized exhibition on the occasion of the international gathering of ornithologists and bird-watchers Bird Experience 2012 which will take place between 20 – 22, April 2012. Exhibition with a rich accompanying program will be held in the Austrian town Illmitz in the beautiful surroundings of National Park Neusiedler See - Seewinkel. Meopta will present sports optics products for nature observation and new products for 2012. Official web: Mon, 26 Mar 2012 08:16:36 GMT The 2012 IWA&OutdoorClassics exhibition has come and gone For Meopta the show was a big success and we thank the organizers once again for creating and running the premier shooting, hunting and outdoor exhibition in Europe. This year’s IWA exhibition saw the launch of our innovative new MeoPix iPhone adapter, introducing the market to the revolutionary new world of iScoping. Additionally, visitors were able to catch a glimpse into the new style and image of Meopta which you will see in even more detail as we celebrate our 80th anniversary at the 40th annual IWA exhibition in 2013.   Mon, 19 Mar 2012 10:38:42 GMT IWA 2012 - Brief Closing Report IWA & OutdoorClassics and Enforce Tac 2012: Successful development of strengths The organizers of IWA & OutdoorClassics can once again sum up extremely favourably after the four days of the exhibition from 9–12 March 2012: More exhibitors and visitors than ever came to the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg for the now 39th edition of the world-leading international exhibition for hunting and sporting guns, classic outdoor activities and security equipment. Enforce Tac, the new special exhibition for the needs of security experts from official agencies, also experienced a promising premiere on 8–9 March 2012. The result for 2012 in figures is 1,204 exhibitors and ... Wed, 07 Mar 2012 09:22:57 GMT IWA 2012, 9. - 12.3.2012, Nürnberg, Germany Meopta - Optika, s.r.o. is a traditional exhibitor at the fair of hunting and sporting guns, outdoor gear and equipment for the law enforcement IWA, which takes place in 9. - 12. March in Nürnberg, Germany. Exposition containing new products for 2012 and sport optics products, will be located in Hall 2, Booth 517. Among the news undoubtedly belongs European premiere of MeoPix adapter combining the optical power and reach of a spotting scope or binocular with the digital camera and smarts of the iPhone® and you’ve started a revolution. The new MeoPix iScoping adapter slips over the spotting scope or binokular ... Tue, 10 Jan 2012 10:28:23 GMT Shooting Sports magazine UK: review of riflescope ZD 3-12x50 Shooting Sports magazine UK: review of riflescope ZD 3-12x50   MOORE, Pete. Tactical Treat. Shooting Sports Magazine. 2011, 12, page 88.   Fri, 23 Dec 2011 09:28:57 GMT New videos for Sports and Military Optics Dear Meopta Friends, We are pleased to announce the release of three brand-new lifestyle videos focusing on the markets our products are utilized in the most, hunting, nature observation and military applications. We would appreciate it if you share them with your friends and colleagues and let us know your impressions. Tourism and Nature observation     Hunting optics     Optics for military   Wed, 31 Aug 2011 01:00:32 GMT Forum: Best practices and building organization systems. On August 23-24, Meopta hosted a forum on Best practices and building organization systems. The Forum was presented in cooperation with the Center for Industrial Engineering. The forum focused on the following questions: Bata, Toyota, Kyocera – How can companies be inspired? Is it better to copy best practices or build your own organization system? How to join operative productivity with the strategic performance? How to build competitive advantage in production, innovation and product development? As part of the ... Wed, 17 Aug 2011 02:25:33 GMT Invitation to Birdfair 2011 Visit our stand at Birdfair from Friday 19th – to Sunday 21st August at Rutland, UK. The British birdwatching fair is the world´s first and largest international birdwatching event.  more at: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 09:31:28 GMT Forum: Product and Process Innovation: Meopta’s Competitive Advantage On June 14-15, Meopta held a forum on Product and Process Innovation at its newly upgraded R&D facility in Prerov. The Forum was presented in cooperation with Fraunhofer IPA Slovak and the Center for Industrial Engineering. The focus of the forum was: Product and service innovation as a competitive advantage. Participants discussed the importance of continuous innovation through a systemic focus on methods on process. Esteemed guests: Prof. Ján Košturiak and Ján Chaľ, both experts in the field of product innovation and competitive advantage, spoke to a full audience about building competitive advantage in the Czech and Slovak Republics; while Meopta showcased ... Tue, 31 May 2011 01:11:39 GMT Check out the Latest Meopta Offerings at the Elmia Game Fair Jönköping, Sweden is the host of the 2011 Elmia Game Fair from June 2-4, where Meopta will be on hand with their partner Classic Vapen AB to present its full line of premium performance sports optics products. From June 2-4 join Meopta and Classic Vapen at the Elmia Game Fair for a chance to enter and win a pair of MeoStar B1 8x42 binoculars as well as check out the full line of Meopta Sports Optics products on display. From the new Meostar R1 1,5-6x42 RD with Day + Low-Light illumination to our popular Meostar R1r 3-12x56 RD, there will ... Fri, 13 May 2011 10:14:16 GMT Invitation to birdwatching exhibition HanseBird at the Hamburg Zoo From May 22-25, the Hamburg, Germany zoological garden “Hagenbeck” will host HanseBird 2011.This impressive exhibition will focus on optics, birdwatching, and species protection.   All are invited to attend and take part as this is an exciting opportunity to observe and capture photographs of a wide variety of bird species. The full line of Meopta Sports Optics binoculars and spotting scopes will be on display in conjunction with our partner ACCTVER.   For more information please visit:     Wed, 06 Apr 2011 01:45:43 GMT Invitation to LASER World of PHOTONICS in Munich, Germany From May 23 – 26, 2011 Meopta invites you to the LASER World of PHOTONICS exhibition held in Munich, Germany. The worlds leading trade fair for lasers and photonics attracts visitors from across the globe in order to delve into the latest innovations, applications and know-how offered by world-class leaders in the field. Over 1,000 exhibitors from more than 30 countries will be on hand exhibiting, making this exhibition the “go-to” event in the industry. Meopta will be presenting its entire optical and optoelectronic systems portfolio along with unique and specialized offerings for armed forces optics and high-technology production.    Visit as ... Wed, 06 Apr 2011 01:41:42 GMT IDET 2011 in Brno, Czech Republic Meopta is proud once again to exhibit at the 11th INternational Defense & Security Technology Exhibition (IDET) being held from May 11-13 at the Brno Exhibition Center, in Czech Republic. IDET is the largest showcase for new and future defense technology offerings for land, sea and air applications. More than 500 exhibitors from nearly 30 countries will attend the exhibition looking to make an impression on the nearly 26,000 expected visitors over the three day event. Meopta will be on hand to exhibit its robust portfolio of armed forces optics as well as brand new innovations for modern assault weapons. ... Tue, 08 Mar 2011 08:41:59 GMT Invitation to IWA & OutdoorClassics 2011 in Nuremberg Meopta Sports Optics would like to cordially invite all dealers, distributors and guests to the 2011 IWA exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany from March 11-14. More than 30 000 attendees from over 100 countries make the trip to IWA annually to see the latest innovations in the outdoor hunting and shooting industries. This year Meopta is proud to introduce several new offerings for the avid hunter and shooter and welcome all to Hall 2 / Stand 517 in the Czech Pavilion to get a first hand glimpse at the riflescopes, binoculars and spotting scopes that will be the talk of the show. ... Fri, 11 Feb 2011 02:05:28 GMT Meopta Launches Virtual Museum Website Meopta is proud to announce the launch of their new historical website which provides an overview of the nearly 80 years of Meopta’s history. the web was designed based on previous renditions of Meopta’s website and provides an atmosphere harkening back to an older age. Content found on the new website includes a detailed company history, photographs, movies, downloadable e-books, catalogues of historic products as well as interesting links and other information. Visitors can expect to find an ever changing and evolving website as plans are in the works to include a database of instruction manuals for historical products, a ... Tue, 01 Feb 2011 02:27:50 GMT Meopta taking part in international hunting and fishing exhibition JAGD & HUND 2011 in Dortmund, Germany   JAGD & HUND 2011, one of the leading European exhibitions for hunting and fishing began yesterday and will run until Sunday, February 6th in Dortmund, Germany. With 700 exhibitors spread across 46,700 m2 of floor space in six exhibition halls, JAGD & HUND 2011 is an oasis for hunters, anglers and nature lovers alike. For the avid hunter you will find a huge assortment of offerings in hunting equipment, weapons, accessories, optics, hunting dogs and safaris, while the fishing enthusiast will be just as much occupied with the numerous rods, reels, accessories and outfitters on hand. ... Fri, 14 Jan 2011 02:10:02 GMT Meopta at 2011 SHOT Show Meopta will participate in the world´s largest shooting, hunting, outdoor fair from 18-21, January 2011 in Las Vegas, NV USA. Dealers, distributors and other trade members can visit the booth of Meopta USA (#3455) to get the latest news and information on what is going on at Meopta. Official web of exibition is here. Wed, 22 Dec 2010 02:36:01 GMT Come check out Meopta Sports Optics along with your favorite Biathletes at upcoming World Cup Proud sponsors of the Czech and Olympic Gold Medal winning Norwegian biathlon teams, Meopta sales representatives will be on hand in Oberhof, Germany and Ruhpolding, Germany for upcoming World Cup events in January. Get a first hand look and information about the Meostar S1 75 APO spotting scopes that the best biathletes in the world rely on. In addition information about our full line of spotting scopes and binoculars will be available at both events.          Oberhof                               Ruhpolding        5. - 9.1.2011                           11.-16.1.2011   Thu, 11 Nov 2010 11:07:47 GMT Meopta Sponsors Czech Ornithological Conference VČP ČSO (Eastern Charter of the Czech Ornithological Society) held its fifth annual conference on “Methods and results of bird populations” from the 22-24 of October. Meopta was once again proud to sponsor the societies conference, as they continue to monitor, track and maintain bird populations throughout the country. For more information on the society and conference click here     2010 Conference Program                          Director of Czech Ornitological Society Mr. Fejbar Mon, 01 Nov 2010 02:44:13 GMT Meopta Finishes Second in 2009 Czech Republic Investor of the Year Competition Meopta - optika, s.r.o. was awarded second place in the 10th Annual Investor of the Year competition in the category of “Greatest Innovation Potential”. The competition, organized by the Investment and Business Development Agency CzechInvest and the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic along with the Association for Foreign Investment, is held annually to recognize the companies and projects which show the greatest usage and potential usage of capital investment for development and innovation. The project titled “Modernization of Research and Development - Meopta” was entered and ultimately awarded second place. The project, realized in the program ... Wed, 13 Oct 2010 12:59:34 GMT Invitation to Future Soldier 2010 Exhibition We would like to invite you to Future Soldier 2010 exibition, 14 - 16th October 2010, Prague, Czech Republic. We exhibit together with Czech Zbrojovka. The event will focus on the results of research, new technologies and materials, concepts and opportunities for international cooperation in the implementation of the integrated system of the soldier of the future and for the securing of the interoperability of its individual components in wartime and peacetime operations. More info on   Thu, 16 Sep 2010 07:36:05 GMT New Website Introduction Meopta is pleased to announce a new website, designed to provide accurate and up to date information regarding the Meopta companies and their services and capabilities. Visit our sports optics website at   Thu, 29 Jul 2010 11:05:55 GMT Invitation to PHOTOKINA We would like to invite you to visit us at PHOTOKINA, Hall 3.1, Booth 13, Date: 21.9. – 26.9. 2010. Location: Germany, Cologne   Mon, 19 Jul 2010 03:42:01 GMT Green Company Meopta has passed the concept of having a community responsible company. The Green Company project is a project that helps to solve collection and treatment of WEEE straight in companies combining environmental protection and a support of employees. The project is realizated with help of company REMA. Mon, 14 Jun 2010 03:27:20 GMT Modernization of R&D Center In December 2009, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic authorized an OPPI grant to Meopta – optika, s.r.o. for the “Meopta Research and Development Modernization” project. As part of the project, Meopta will reconstruct its R&D facility and will purchase additional machines and equipment to further expand Meopta’s extensive R&D capabilities. Fri, 12 Feb 2010 02:33:27 GMT 65th Anniversary of the End of the World War II On May 7th Mr. Paul Rausnitz laid flowers at the base of the Mother Country monument which stands in the front lawn of Meopta. The monument is dedicated to those Meopta employees who lost their lives through execution or martyrdom during World War II. Paul Rausnitz along with his family (mother, father and two brothers) fought for their country and lives during World War II. The Rausnitz family served in the Czechoslovak Army under the command of Gen. Ludvík Svoboda.