Schneider Hires New Director of Consumables

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Schneider Optical Machines has added industry veteran, Jeff Endres, as Director of Consumables Products. Endres is responsible for all consumables products and processes including surfacing, finishing and coating. He has more than 25 years of experience in the optical industry, first serving as the A-R Coating Manager at Sierra Optical from 1990-1995. From 1996-2000, he was Engineer and Director of Operations at Carl Zeiss. He also served as Vice President of Technical Services, responsible for the development of several pieces of production equipment and lens coatings including the genesis of the Carl Zeiss Foundation ultrasonic cleaning and hard coating program. From 2000-2003, Endres was the Director of Technical Services for Hoya Lens. More recently, he served eight years as Senior Technical Director for The Vision Council, secretariat for the American National Standards Committee Z80, board member to the Optics and Electro Optics Standards Council and Vice President of Operations at Shamir Insight. For more information visit


Labtalk June 2020