PRLog - Jan. 11, 2014 - MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. -- The Hensoldt product line of Cassidian Optronics GmbH, a subsidiary of Airbus Defence and Space, entered into a close cooperation with EuroOptic Ltd, Montoursville, PA, with regard to the distribution of sights and optics within the United States. EuroOptic is taking over primary distribution as well as maintenance responsibility of Hensoldt products for the United States military and security sector. At the SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Hensoldt is represented together with EuroOptic at booth 13913.
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Alex Roy, owner of EuroOptic, commented: “Hensoldt offers significant growth potential. We built our business focusing on high performance European optics. Thus, a stronger relationship with the most respected optics manufacturer in the world is priceless.” Furthermore, he introduced Sylvia Ehinger as responsible sales manager for Hensoldt products, being primarily responsible for business development and oversight of all significant sales opportunities. Sylvia Ehinger, who used to work for Carl Zeiss Optronics, the predecessor of Cassidian Optronics, looks forward to selling Hensoldt products: “I have been working for Carl Zeiss for over 25 years in various capacities and truly believe that Hensoldt optical quality is unrivaled.”
EuroOptic will also serve as the service and repair provider for Hensoldt products in the United States. This will improve service turn-around-
The traditional German brand Hensoldt stands for state-of-the-
With around 800 employees at its sites in Oberkochen and Wetzlar, Germany, and in Irene, South Africa, Cassidian Optronics GmbH develops and manufactures optic and optronic products for use in military systems on land, at sea and in the air, as well as for border and
security technologies and civil high-tech and space systems. As a leader in the global defence and security technology market, Cassidian Optronics combines the optic and optronic highprecision technologies of Carl Zeiss with Airbus Defence and Space’s own know-how. ( www.cassidian-
EuroOptic Ltd has been operating since 2007 and is recognized as one of the world’s leading online distributors of sport optics, high end tactical optics, night vision optics, firearms and accessories ( www.eurooptic.com (http://www.eurooptic.com/
About Airbus Defence and Space
Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus Group formed by combining the business activities of Cassidian, Astrium and Airbus Military. The new division is Europe’s number one defence and space enterprise, the second largest space business worldwide and among the top ten global defence enterprises. It employs some 40,000 employees generating revenues of approximately €14 billion per year.
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