The company founded a German sub-company called A.I.C. Phototechnik GmbH in 1968, that became Soligor GmbH in 1993. This German company is the only one still active today (2009). It is known for its rich product range of camera accessories
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"Who is SOLIGOR?
Let us introduce ourselves: SOLIGOR GmbH Photo · Optic · Video · Electronic was founded in Stuttgart early in 1968 under its former name A.I.C. Phototechnik GmbH. In 1993 the company changed its name to SOLIGOR GmbH Photo · Optic · Video · Electronic. Our headquarters is situated in Germany from where we supply over 900 products to our 3,500 wholesale and retail partners in Germany and to our international partners in over 50 countries around the world. |
Object of the Enterpriseis the engineering, production, marketing and service for photographic, optical, film, video and electronic devices and their accessories. Since a couple of years SOLIGOR is a sales partner in Germany of well known producers of thermo printers and professional printing systems e.g. Mitsubishi, HiTi , FotoToGo etc.
What is behind the name SoligorThe prefix SOLI originates from solid and solidarity whereas GOR is a typical suffix for optical products. SOLIGOR therefore stands for reliable, high quality optics . The brand SOLIGOR has expanded over the years to include photographic accessories, video and electronic products.