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Jinghua Optics and Electronics Co., Ltd. (JOC) was founded in 1997 in China by He Jian, an optical engineer who is the company's CEO. JOC is an owner of Explore Scientific (USA), BRESSER (Germany), and Maxvision (China).
JOC designs, manufactures, and sells telescopes, binoculars, microscopes, optoelectronic instruments and optical components, including optoelectronic and lens modules for mobile phones, mini projectors, and digital cameras. The company is one of the largest, most diversified, and division specialized manufacturers in China's Optoelectronic industry.
The company has two manufacturing facilities: Guangzhou and Kunming, with it's headquarters located in Guangzhou.
Awards and Recognition
JOC is an ISO9001 and ISO14001 company, and has been awarded quality certifications by the China Import & Export Association.
JOC/Explore Scientific have received recognition from Sky & Telescope's Hot Products Awards for the David H. Levy Comet Hunter Telescope, and for their 100° Series Nitrogen-Purged Waterproof Eyepieces.