Founded in 1970, L. W. Schneider is one of the leading manufacturers of parts for rifles, pistols and a variety of other long guns and handguns. It offers gun parts to the militaries of the United States, Canada and Israel. The company offers a wide range of products, such as mil spec charging handles, carrying handles and hand guards to the firearms industry. L. W. Schneider provides parts of a variety of materials, such as aluminum, steel and plastic. The company s customers include Colt Defense, F.N. Manufacturing, Olympic Arms, Rock River Arms, Bushmaster, DPMS, Armalite, Springfield Armory and Les Baer Custom. L. W. Schneider is located in Princeton, Ill.