ZEISS PARTNERS WITH KIMBER MANUFACTURING ON RIFLE PACKAGE OFFERING
May 11, 2015
Source: Carl Zeiss Sports Optics press release
North Chesterfield, Virginia - Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, the world's leading manufacturer in high performance sports optics, is pleased to announce their partnership with Kimber Manufacturing, one of the industry's most admired firearms manufacturer. With this partnership, ZEISS provides their industry-leading Conquest HD5 rifle scopes decorated in the Gore Optifade Concealment patterns to be packaged with Kimber's extremely popular, lightweight Mountain Ascent (Open Country pattern) and Adirondack (Elevated Forest pattern) rifles.
"This project is truly special for the premium consumer," said Mike Jensen, President of Carl Zeiss Sports Optics. "This partnership combines Kimber's leading quality and engineering of high-performance rifles with ZEISS's 170+ years of optical excellence. Premium consumers will appreciate what Kimber and Zeiss have accomplished."
These decorated models exclusively sold through Kimber, (6) different SKU's of Conquest HD5 rifle scopes in both the Optifade Open Country and Optifade Forest patterns, are offered, for a total of (12) scope options. Scope offerings range from the standard 2-10x42 Plex, great for all-around hunting and shooting, up to the 3-15x42 Rapid-Z 600 and Rapid-Z 800, with ballistic reticles for mid-to-long-range hunting and shooting pursuits.
Pricing for the decorated Conquest HD5 riflescopes start at $979.99 for the 2-10x42 Plex and goes to $1,199.99 for the 3-15x42 Lock Plex. Kimber also offers Talley scope mounts, dipped in the two Optifade Concealment patterns, to round out the package.
Call your local Kimber dealer or visit www.KimberAmerica.com for more information on the rifle packages or Optifade scopes. To learn more about ZEISS' award winning products, please visit us at www.zeiss.com/us/sports-optics or join us at www.facebook.com/CarlZeissHuntingUS.
About the ZEISS Group
ZEISS is an international leader in the fields of optics and optoelectronics. The more than 24,000 employees of ZEISS generated revenue of about 4.2 billion euros in fiscal year 2012/13. Founded in 1846 in Jena, the company is headquartered in Oberkochen, Germany. ZEISS has been contributing to technological progress for more than 160 years. ZEISS develops and produces solutions for the semiconductor, automotive and mechanical engineering industries, biomedical research and medical technology, as well as eyeglass lenses, camera and cine lenses, binoculars and planetariums. ZEISS is present in over 40 countries around the globe, with more than 40 production facilities, around 50 sales and service locations and over 20 research and development sites. Carl Zeiss AG is fully owned by the Carl Zeiss Stiftung (Carl Zeiss Foundation).