Since 1986 we have been and remain an American Owned, Veteran Owned, Family owned and operated business of hard-working folks located here in south central Wisconsin.
Dan and Margie Hamilton, the original and current owners, moved to Middleton, WI in 1986 and started a small outdoor retail store. The business was started on the belief that if you focused on the customers and helped them achieve their goals with fast, friendly, personalized service that the bottom line would take care of itself. The business grew and evolved over time and in 2002 Vortex Optics was established. Starting with Dan and Margie and now over 200 American team members strong, we work diligently day in and day out to give you the best products and service in the optics industry.
All of our products are designed, engineered, pre-inspected and serviced in our modern facility to ensure you receive the best products and service for your hard earned dollar. We have dealers located throughout the US, Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, South Africa, Australia and elsewhere. We attend all major trade shows in the hunting, tactical and birding/observation markets.
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SILENT WARRIOR FOUNDATION IS 100% VOLUNTEER RUN
We were sick of seeing organizations taking in money for a noble cause, and wasting those dollars on overhead and other unnecessary expenses. The veteran world is truly a global community- and we reflect that in our mission to help veterans and their families accomplish their mission at home.
We are by design, a 100% volunteer run organization. We have no paid positions, no office to rent, or other hidden expenses. Sure, it takes us a few bucks to buy tee shirts and ship them out to you guys, but we truthfully put every penny we can into the cause.