rssnews rssnews cs Wed, 18 May 2016 10:10:31 GMT President of Czech republic vitis Meopta On Wednesday 18th of May the President of Czech republic Milos Zeman visited Meopta. Along with the president we hosted also governor of Olomouc region. After short meeting with Meopta's owner Paul Rausnitz, Milos Zeman spoke to the employees of Meopta and reacted on theirs questions. The whole visit was in very friendly mood. At the end, Czech president received gifts from Meopta - new on the market MeoRange 10x42 HD (range finding binocular) and artwork from glass components made by famous artist Mr. Sliva and our experienced employees. Also Meopta and Preciosa company donated 100.000 CZK to nadation fond of Ivana Zemanova. Milos Zeman received ... Fri, 06 May 2016 11:45:58 GMT A commemoration of Meopta employees who lost their lives in the World War II took place on 6th May 2016 A commemoration of Meopta employees who lost their lives in the World War II took place on 6th May 2016.     Full photo gallery is here:   Mon, 11 Apr 2016 02:25:16 GMT Meopta helped Czech bone marrow transplant foundation Meopta helped Czech bone marrow transplant foundation On 7th of April 2016 Meopta hosted mobile center for registration in Czech bone marrow transplant foundation. 207 people decided to enter the foundation and be possible donators for people in need. We would like to thank all people involved in this great cause.   Check all photos here: Tue, 22 Mar 2016 08:47:41 GMT Aftermovie of Meopta on IWA 2016 We officialy released aftermovie of our both and presence on IWA 2016 in Nuremberg in Germany. We announced new products in Meopta Sports Optics, like MeoRange 10x42 MeoStar R2 8x56 HD New version of Meopta Balistic Calculator For more information, please visit   Wed, 09 Mar 2016 10:47:27 GMT Owner of Meopta Paul Rausnitz celebrated his 88th birthday On 9th of March owner of Meopta, Paul Rausnitz celebrated his 88th birthday. On this occasion, there was celebration in Meopta Přerov with employees. Happy birthday Paul.     Fri, 04 Mar 2016 03:21:55 GMT Meopta on IWA in Nuremberg We are currently exhibiting on biggest hunting show in Europe. From 4th to 7th of March we are on IWA Show in Nuremberg. We are announcing here our news for the next season. Official press conference will be on Saturday 5th of March right on our both in Hall 3A / 3A-404.     Fri, 19 Feb 2016 01:57:12 GMT Meopta exhibited at SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco As a top producer of high quality optics in many industries we presented our company and our capabilities from 16th to 18th of February 2016 at SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco.   You can find more information about the exhibition here: Mon, 08 Feb 2016 10:53:41 GMT Dealers day in Meopta On 4th of February 2016 we organized Czech dealers day for dealers in sports optics. Main goal of this dealers day was to improve product knowledge of some dealers in Meopta's product line and of news in sports optics and also extending knowledge about Meopta in global, which was supported by whole company tour. You can view some photos here or on our facebook fanpage here:           Wed, 27 Jan 2016 12:47:07 GMT Meopta launches new project - MeoBridge MeoBridge is the second in a series of initiatives launched by Meopta that is aimed at unlocking value by encouraging trade between successful businesses in the United States and the Czech Republic. Meopta will leverage its presence and experience in Europe and the United States to drastically reduce the purchasing costs European companies face when accessing the U.S. market. Meopta’s deep understanding of purchasing, logistics and regulatory issues on both sides of the Atlantic make it an ideal partner for companies that want to streamline their purchasing and reduce costs. If you are interested in participating in MeoBridge and saving your company ... Thu, 14 Jan 2016 10:52:54 GMT Meopta B1 15x56 HD Wins Prestigious Gray’s Best Award 2016 „Congratulations on winning a Gray’s Best award for 2016! After extensive field testing, Terry Wieland, Gray’s Sporting Journal’s editor for the Shooting category, has chosen the Meopta MeoStar B1 15x56 HD as a 2016 Gray’s Best winner. Each year our editors consider hundreds of new rods and reels, shotguns and rifles, binoculars and rifflescopes, boots and jackets, and each year a few stand out in one way or another: a fly rod that comes alive in your hand, a jacket that becomes a part of you, a shotgun that you mount and swing—and that just makes you sigh.“ Steve Walburn Publish & ... Thu, 07 Jan 2016 04:10:56 GMT MeoSurf | New measuring software by Meopta MeoSurf is a sophisticated software that enables optical surfaces and wavefront analyses from imaged interferograms. Software uses several advanced numerical alghorithms to visualise the real surface or wavefront and also to calculate the optical aberrations (Seidel aberrations, ISO-10110, Zernike aberrations). Based on Meopta’s long term experience with the optical manufacturing, assembly and testing, all the features of the software were optimized according to needs of real production.   This project was financially supported from government budget through Ministry of industry and trade.   Mon, 04 Jan 2016 03:29:11 GMT Meopta Helps Protect Our Nature A Better View of the World: Prestigious award given to project "Living Lakes - Global Nature Fund" supported by Meopta.   Meopta financially supports the project Living Lakes under the auspices of the Global Nature Fund - International foundation for the protection of environment and nature. Yesterday this project was awarded the prestigious award for nature observation and it´s protection. The award was given by the Minister-President of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, Mr. Winfried Kretschmann. Congratulations!     For more information of Living Lakes Project please visit:   Tue, 22 Dec 2015 09:25:51 GMT Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Meopta wishes you successful and enjoyable start to 2016.   Thu, 10 Dec 2015 05:46:34 GMT Meopta for a Biometric Industry Did you know Meopta is successful not only in sport optics, but also in Biometric field? For many years Meopta has produced and delivered the unique prisms which are used in biometry for scanning fingers and eyes. You can get a “real” touch or feeling of our prisms physically in the airports or other places where the security control is needed.   Mon, 23 Nov 2015 12:43:42 GMT Successful MeoHub project starts the second round   A project supporting expansion of Czech companies to the US market, MeoHub USA, evolves dynamically and Czech companies have this unique opportunity to enlist to the second round of the selection procedure. On the day of the Velvet Revolution - 17th November 2015, registration was started through website form on If your company wishes to successfully strike through the toughest world market, don't let go this unique chance and fill your application form into the MeoHub project.   Application form: here Thu, 12 Nov 2015 11:47:36 GMT 11th November 2015 | Commemorating event with Paul Rausnitz 11th November 2015 | Commemorating event Vítkov Prague The greatest commemorating event in Czechia took place traditionally in Vítkov, Prague, which was attended by Mr. Paul Rausnitz, owner of Meopta Přerov and a war veteran, who was awarded there as well. Chief of Defense, Martin Stropnický (ANO) awarded 53 veterans, soldiers in retirement, resistance fighters and active soldiers.              Thu, 05 Nov 2015 03:27:16 GMT The Ambassador of Israel visited Meopta In October 2015 the Ambassador of Israel in the Czech Republic Mr. Gary Koren visited Meopta. The chairman of the Federation of Jewish communities in the Czech Republic Mr. Petr Papoušek also accepted the invitation. Meopta has been developing business relationships with Israeli partners very intensively for more than 15 years and they are also a part of the business and marketing strategy for the future. The aim of the visit was to introduce our company to the Ambassador, to show the range of activities and our high-end products. We have confirmed again that visiting Meopta and looking into our ... Fri, 30 Oct 2015 09:32:23 GMT Meopta - Techological News | SHS R&D labs were equipped by the Tunable laser from NK Photonics. The laser allows to select any wavelength from the range of 420nm – 2000nm. Together with Meopta developed Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensors (VIS and SWIR SHS) it allows to detect wavefront error at any of the mentioned range.    For more information of Meopta development, manufacturing, measuring and testing please visit:     Thu, 15 Oct 2015 02:08:46 GMT Meopta has developed its´own interferometer Meopta R&D team has developed a phase-shifting interferometer, Twyman-Green configuration. The compact interferometr has passed the comparisons to the conventional Fizeau interferometers. As a next step we will implement Meopta interferometer into our optics production.   For more information from Meopta Devices Development departure please visit:   Thu, 08 Oct 2015 09:53:05 GMT Story of MeoHub revealed | Radio Prague Czech Republic Story of MeoHub revealed Gerald Rausnitz‘s business accelerator seeks to help Czech companies put down roots in US. Read and hear more about the unique MeoHub project here.     Author: Radio Prague | 07-10-2015 13:39 | Chris Johnstone Sun, 27 Sep 2015 10:12:38 GMT MeoHub USA Ribbon cutting had an amazing atmosphere The opening ceremony of MeoHub offices honored by attendance of an important guests which were invited to Meopta USA in New York. Besides the owners of Meopta Mr. Paul and Mr. Gerald Rausnitz also representatives of Czech diplomacy were present such as the deputy prime minister Mr. Pavel Belobradek, the president of AMSP Mr. Karel Havlicek, the general consul Mr. Martin Dvorak and many others. On the American end invitation has been accepted by congressman office of Mr. Zeldin. The owners of the MeoHub partner companies also appeared with a short speech. Both owners Mr. Paul and Mr. Gerald Rausnitz ... Thu, 24 Sep 2015 01:49:21 GMT MeoHub USA - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Thanks to the unique MeoHub project of Gerald and Paul Rausnitz, who decided to build a base in the USA for Czech midsize companies, selected Czech companies can expand into the highly competitive US market. MeoHub capitalizes on years of experience with the US market and contacts proven by long-term cooperation in all areas where entrepreneurs need support, namely in the field of logistics, sales, marketing, finance, legal and accounting services. At the same time, it provides the services of a well-established American company. The Grand Opening of the MeoHub USA offices will be attended by distinguished guests for the ribbon-cutting ceremony, ... Wed, 23 Sep 2015 01:12:06 GMT Top Rating for Meopta Stability and Credibility Award Meopta – optika, s.r.o. received the highest „AAA“ rating in the CZECH Stability Award evaluation which is announced by the Bisnode Agency in cooperation with the CZECH TOP 100 association. The evaluation, in the form of a certificate, significantly increases the credibility of the company and provides an independent view of a financial and non-financial value of the company. We are proud that Meopta fulfilled all the criteria which only 2% of Czech companies were able to manage. We made good use of our financial results, for the last four years always in profit, large investments and also ... Tue, 15 Sep 2015 01:06:02 GMT Meopta special measurement and testing webpage - check it out! Do you want to be up to date with what is going on in the field of measuring devices, measuring development and its methods? Visit our website You will always know what Meopta has to offer you, what our developers are currently working on and what is new in the field of development and testing.   Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:26:45 GMT MeoHub in czech newspapers again Gerry Rausnitz´s famous project - MeoHub is in czech daily newspapers again. For more information click here: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 01:56:32 GMT Meopta top investments of 2015 | The new workshop for the aspherical optics The most important realization of an investment in the first half of 2015 in terms of production we certainly consider to be installing of the most modern machines OptoTech, together with other measuring devices at the new workshop of aspheric optics on the 1st floor of the M4 building. Because of the tight grant deadlines, installing these machines preceded time-consuming preparátory works, also concerning infrastructure. Meopta now have all new workshop for aspherical optics construction.   Mon, 31 Aug 2015 02:25:13 GMT Meopta Safety Rallye at Czech Barum Rallye Zlín Have a look at few moments from Barum Rally Zlín where Meopta participated last weekend. At our booth visitors could see real historical racing cars right next to the Meopta sports optics products. The special limited edition of MeoSport binocular was available and what more, signed by the real legend in rally racing sport – Mr Leo Pavlík.       Sun, 30 Aug 2015 03:12:51 GMT Meopta supports Hefaiston, the blacksmiths European competition The Hefaiston is an annual gathering and international competition of blacksmiths that is held at the Helfštýn castle, Czech Republic. There were 11 000 visitors, more than 500 blacksmiths from 19 countries of the world. Meopta is the proud sponsor of the event. Visitors could see and test the Meopta sports optics products during the whole event.   For more informations please visit the official webpages of Přerov Museum: Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:21:32 GMT MeoHub in the TV Přerov and other Czech media The MeoHub project, for Czech companies and for small and medium-sized Czech businesses, is successful in Czech media. For more information we also selected some articles about the MeoHub project. TV report here   Other media report: Tue, 25 Aug 2015 05:32:04 GMT Meopta welcomed interesting visitors from Rotary Club Students from well known Rotary club visited yesterday Meopta company and its hi-tech facility. Czech Television brings the report. Please visit:   Mon, 24 Aug 2015 09:09:59 GMT Tech-News: Meopta has a non-contact measurement of aspheric optics. We are very pleased to inform you that the Meopta Testing Lab significantly expanded its capabilities in the area of aspheric measurement. Our newly installed equipment enables us to perform non-contact measurements of flat, spherical and aspherical samples up to 260 mm in diameter with accuracy up to 50 nm. The measured optical elements can be made from almost every material (transparent, specular, opaque, polished, and ground) and be of every rotationally symmetric type (convex or concave lenses, flat objects, optics with inflection points, diffractive optics, etc.). Export of the 2D and 3D measured data (*.xyz; *.txt; *.bin; *.mod; *.prf) ... Wed, 19 Aug 2015 05:25:05 GMT Meopta have a new project for Safer Motor Racing | In cooperation with Leo Pavlík Meopta binokulars = Like being right on top of the action! First stop will be at the official start of Barum Rally Zlín – with the Limited Rally Edition of MeoSport Binocular. | 28.8.2015 in Zlín "The excellent Meopta binoculars are invaluable for us since we use them for a direct control of the drivers at the track. They are also important for all the motorsport fans in the audience because they can watch the dangerous race areas from a safe distance with the same effect as if they were in the first row." Mr. Leo Pavlík | CEO of Czech Talent Centre   Mon, 17 Aug 2015 05:04:11 GMT Press News from Meopta MeoHub Press news August 17, 2015 The MEOHUB project launched by the family of American investors, the Rausnitz, and the Association of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises and Crafts CZ is about to welcome the first Czech companies in the USA. In the last twelve months there were new professional office and warehouse facilities bulit near Manhattan, New York, where in the next couple of months the first five winnig companies will be arriving to. Czech companies are ready to conquer America Domestic export to the United States is growing rapidly and this year approached the limit of 100 billion Czech crowns for the first ... Wed, 12 Aug 2015 04:15:58 GMT Gerry Rausnitz Introduced New Business Accelerator MeoHub on Czech Television August 11, 2015 | CT 24 | Economy 24 Gerry Rausnitz introduced on the Czech Television program Economy 24, the project to support the expansion of Czech entrepreneurs to the US market. The project is called MeoHub and as the name suggests, it is about linking domestic firms with the US market. The project benefits selected companies by not only providing the necessary overseas office facilities (at the headquarters of Meopta USA, in New York), but also administrative and marketing support. For more information about the project please visit You can watch the entire interview on Czech Television here (runtime 10:45)   Wed, 17 Jun 2015 10:55:14 GMT The Paul Rausnitz award at the IDET trade fair 2015 Watch a short video from IDET 2015 with The Paul Rausnitz and Meopta. Your browser does not support the video tag. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 02:25:24 GMT Meopta Wavefront Technology on Laser World of Photonics München 2015 New product for LWOP fair MeoWave is Meopta developed Shack-Hartmann sensor qualified as a real time solution for wavefront detection. Evaluation of the wavefront is realised by sofisticated MeoWave measurement software. Wavefront detection can be done at bradband spectral range and modifiable dynamic range / no. of scanning points. Comming soon on Laser World Of Photonic | from 22th - to 25th | München Form more information of this exhibition please visit:   Thu, 11 Jun 2015 01:41:02 GMT Meopta is a partner of famous classical music festival in the Czech republic Meopta is a partner of Smetana‘s Litomyšl Festival After the Prague Spring, Smetana‘s Litomyšl International Opera Festival is the oldest music festival and the largest open-air classical music festival in the Czech Republic.              Since 1949, a great music festival has been organized almost each year between the end of June and the beginning of July in Litomyšl, an old East-Bohemian town where Bedřich Smetana - the founder of Czech national music - was born. It mainly presents opera performances and concert versions of operas, but gala concerts, oratorios, cantatas and song evenings are also included - i.e. all those forms ... Wed, 10 Jun 2015 03:43:13 GMT Excellent Czech Biathletes were in Meopta Yesterday we welcomed a group of excellent Czech biathletes to our headquarters in Prerov. The athletes were greeted by Gerry Rausnitz, CEO of the Meopta Group and Ing. Vitezslav Motka, CEO of Meopta-optika, s.r.o. as well as other Meopta associates and biathlon fans from around Prerov.              Fri, 29 May 2015 02:05:36 GMT MeoWave - Meopta now in wavefront detection technology MeoWave - Meopta now in wavefront detection technology with Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor   MeoWave - Meopta developed its own Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor.  Shack-Hartmann solution advantages • Real time measurement • Cost eff ective solution • Broad wavelength range • Vibrations insensitivity • Easy to incorporate measurement • 3nm RMS precision We know better because we use it Meopta capabilities provide a complete solution for wavefront transmission metrology for wide variety of systems. The team has many years of experience with such kind of solutions in real serial production.   Meopta high resolution Shack-Hartmann Sensor 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.