NORTH CHESTERFIELD, VA - Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, the world's leading manufacturer in high performance sports optics, is pleased to announce that Carl Zeiss Sports Optics and Safari Club International (SCI) have renewed their partnership. With 55,000 members and more than 190 membership chapters around the globe, SCI is the worldwide leader in protecting our freedom to hunt and promoting wildlife conservation.
"Carl Zeiss Sports Optics has been a leader in providing premium riflescopes, binoculars, spotting scopes and rangefinders for hunters dedicated to the finest in accuracy," said SCI President John Whipple. "SCI hopes to continue building our corporate relationship with Carl Zeiss for many years to come."
"We're extremely proud to support SCI's mission to protect the freedom to hunt and wildlife conservation," said Mike Jensen, President of Carl Zeiss Optics. "Partnering with SCI gives us the unique opportunity to develop product lines with and for some of the most demanding hunters from around the world. We look forward to getting to know the members of SCI on a deeper level and maintaining our long-lasting relationship with this outstanding organization."
ZEISS will be showing their new and innovative products at the 2013 SCI Convention in Reno, Nev., including the new Victory HT Non-Illuminated Riflescope, Conquest HD5 Riflescopes, Conquest HD Binoculars along with the all new TERRA premium entry line of Binoculars and Riflescopes. In addition to these state-of-the-art new products, the full line of ZEISS riflescopes, binoculars and spotting scopes will also be on display. Attending will be the Carl Zeiss Sport Optics professional staff to help guide members and attendees through the broad portfolio of award-winning optics that fit their specific needs.
SCI's Annual Convention is the ultimate hunter's market where 1,100 vendors and more than 22,000 SCI members are able to come together. Learn more about this year's vendors, banquets and evening entertainment by visiting www.showsci.org
Throughout the year, ZEISS optics will have an increased presence in SCI chapter fundraising catalogs and on the SCI website as a result of this new partnership.
Safari Club International-First for Hunters is the leader in protecting the freedom to hunt and in promoting wildlife conservation worldwide. SCI's approximately 200 Chapters represent all 50 of the United States as well as 106 other countries. SCI's proactive leadership in a host of cooperative wildlife conservation, outdoor education and humanitarian programs, with the SCI Foundation and other conservation groups, research institutions and government agencies, empowers sportsmen to be contributing community members and participants in sound wildlife management and conservation. For more information, visit SCI's home page www.safariclub.org
About Carl Zeiss:
The ZEISS brand is synonymous with the world's finest, highest precision optics. Based in Oberkochen, Germany, the Carl Zeiss Group is a global leader in the optical and opto-electronic industries and a highly innovative, research-intensive, high-tech Company. The company is comprised of five business groups: Semiconductor Technology, Medical Systems, Microscopy, Industrial Metrology and Consumer Optics/Optronics, each focused on developing the most advanced technology, products and solutions in their fields to enhance people's lives. Carl Zeiss' portfolio of products includes: state-of-the-art medical equipment used in neurosurgery, ENT and ophthalmic surgery and diagnosis; advanced microscopes for medical and scientific research; premium sports optics and opto-electronic products; camera and cinematography lenses; planetariums; eyeglass lenses; anti-reflective lens coatings; industrial metrology solutions for the aerospace and automobile industries; and the highest resolution optics for machines that produce the majority of today's semiconductor memory and processing chips, among others.
As part of the Carl Zeiss Group, Germany, Carl Zeiss Optical, Inc., North Chesterfield, Va., is responsible for sales, marketing and distribution of ZEISS sports optics, such as binoculars, spotting scopes, riflescopes and laser rangefinders, throughout the United States. For more information, visit: www.zeiss.com/sports