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Schneider GmbH & Co. KG

Booth number: B27

About us

SCHNEIDER is one of the world’s leading manufacturers for the development and production of machines in the fields of ophthalmics, precision optics and ultra-precision optics. The company, which was founded in 1986 by Gunter Schneider, currently has more than 430 employees and is located in the US, Brazil, Hong Kong, Thailand and China. Pioneering the freeform idea in the ophthalmic business, SCHNEIDER had the vision to manufacture individual lenses on freely definable mathematical descriptions. The slogan “Fascination for Innovation” reflects the companys’ consistent focus on the development of innovative technological solutions. The company keeps setting new standards for customers with groundbreaking innovations and fundamental modernizations of products and processes.
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Products and services

SCHNEIDER machines have become the tools to develop the freeform idea in the ophthalmic industry. Ranging from single machines to highly integrated manufacturing systems, the company delivers solutions for surfacing, cleaning, coating and edging. As a full solutions provider, SCHNEIDER offers fully-automated production lines for small, medium and large lens producing labs.
The intelligent and highly-integrated Modulo system for medium and large labs combines cognitive machines, smart conveyor, in-line quality management, and the “brilliant mind inside” – the revolutionary Control Center.
The Sprint Line is the perfect solution for small and medium labs and has proven to be beneficial for virtually any surfacing department.
The Nano Line is the perfect option for startups and partner labs that want to produce freeform lenses anywhere. Despite its small size, it offers the same flexibility and lens quality that the SCHNEIDER Sprint and Modulo Systems provide.

Nano Line

Nano Line

SCHNEIDER took another step forward in freeform history and opened up new opportunities by developing the Nano Line. Extremely low investment costs combined with minimal space requirements are the reasons the Nano Line is the perfect choice to produce high quality freeform lenses virtually anywhere. The line covers the full range of generating and polishing solutions as well as very effective hard coating machines and fast and powerful anti-reflective coating systems.

EBC 900

EBC 900

The EBC 900 is SCHNEIDER’s advanced coating solution for medium-sized and larger Rx labs. State-of-the-art process technology and proven components combine to provide the shortest process times and make the EBC 900 a powerful and reliable batch coating system. Its high performance EBG system and crucible configuration provides full evaporation material flexibility – whether on a segmented dome or a flip-over system.

Modulo Line

Modulo Line

SCHNEIDERs Modulo Line represents a groundbreaking manufacturing system combining machines, measurement systems, accessories and conveyors into one single intelligently interlinked unit.
The cognitive machines manage the production flow fully self-sufficient. By allowing effective trouble shoot assistance in addition to production efficiency monitoring from any place of the world the Modulo Control Center exceeds the performance of conventional MES systems.

News & Innovations

First complete solution for non-alloy blocking and deblocking 

Promising to be a real alternative to today’s alloy solutions, SCHNEIDER developed the first complete solution for non-alloy blocking and deblocking: The alloy-free and high-performing thin film blocker CCB modulo as well as the smooth and efficient deblocker and tape-stripper DTS modulo meet the...| » Further reading 

Modulo Line - Self-organizing system 

Recognized as the worldwide leading fully integrated lens production system the well-established Modulo Line unites a systemic approach in which all elements, machines, measurement systems, conveyors and accessories are intelligently interlinked. The result is an unprecedented level of equipment ...| » Further reading 


Schneider GmbH & Co. KG
Biegenstr. 8–12
35112 Fronhausen

Phone: +49 6426 9696 0

Mounir Balghouthi
Sales Ophthalmics
Phone: +49 642 69696538

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