Founded by legendary planetarium educator Armand Spitz in 1947, Spitz, Inc. began as a provider of affordable optical planetarium projectors for schools and small educational institutions. Since then, Spitz has grown to become the world’s leading supplier of planetariums and domes. Spitz projection domes are chosen by the most discriminating customers including Disney, Universal Studios, Volkswagen, Griffith Observatory, and Zeiss.
Spitz, Inc. is located in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, about 45 minutes west of Philadelphia on US Route 1. Our 47,000 square-foot facility is home to over 50 fulltime employees.
The expertise of Spitz’s talented team covers all aspects of dome theater design, implementation, and use, including engineering services, manufacturing, installation and show production. No other company provides such comprehensive theater development services.
As a complete integrator of planetarium and spherical projection theaters, Spitz provides display systems, automation, lighting, audio and design/engineering services. Our unique architectural services include design, fabrication and installation of some of the most innovative structures in the world.
Spitz is the world leader in projection domes, with over 2,000 installations worldwide. Despite enormous growth throughout our 70+ year history, Spitz has continued to maintain its focus on educational products and services.