Swarovski is a family-run, independent business, which was founded more than 120 years ago. The Swarovski Group comprises Swarovski Optik, which produces precision optical instruments such as telescopes and binoculars; Tyrolit, a leading producer of grinding, sawing, drilling and dressing tools, as well as a provider of tools and machines; and the Swarovski Crystal Business. Swarovski is a Member of the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) and the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). Swarovski’s production locations are Austria, India, Thailand, Viet Nam, Serbia and the US. Its products are sold in approximately 170 countries.