Iconic lens company Meyer Optik Görlitz returns (for real this time)

Engineer working on lens
(Image credit: Meyer Optik Görlitz)

It doesn't matter how famous you are, or successful you've been in the past. Even the biggest brands in the world can quickly go bankrupt if the economic tide moves against them, or they simply don't manage their affairs well. 

From Kodak to General Motors, history is littered with examples. And in 2015 they were joined by the iconic German lens manufacturer Meyer Optik Görlitz.

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Tom May

Tom May is a freelance writer and editor specializing in art, photography, design and travel. He has been editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. He has also worked for a wide range of mainstream titles including The Sun, Radio Times, NME, T3, Heat, Company and Bella.