The Tiffen Company is a company in Hauppauge, New York, the U.S. which manufactures filters for photography, and other professional film and photography-related products. Founded in 1945, by Sol Tiffen who brought his brothers Leo and Nat into the business, the company has won several Academy Awards for technical achievements infiltration. Nat Tiffen, as well as Ira Tiffen, each won technical achievement awards.
The company's main competitors are Harrison & Harrison Optical Engineers, Inc., Heliopan, Hoya, Schneider, Formatt, and Lee. Tiffen also owns the steadicam, Domke, Lowel light, Davis & Sanford, Listec, Stroboframe, Zing Designs brands and product lines.