ZEISS is one of the world’s leading technology companies in the optical and optoelectronic industries. In its four divisions Industrial Quality & Research, Medical Technology, Consumer Markets and Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology, the ZEISS Group most recently generated annual sales of over 5.8 billion euros (as of 30 September 2018).

ZEISS develops, manufactures and markets highly innovative solutions for industrial measurement technology and quality assurance, microscopy solutions for life sciences and materials research as well as medical technology solutions for diagnostics and therapy in ophthalmology and microsurgery. ZEISS also stands for the world’s leading lithography optics used by the chip industry to manufacture semiconductor components. ZEISS brand products such as spectacle lenses, photo lenses and binoculars are sought-after and setting trends worldwide.

With this portfolio geared towards future growth areas such as digitalization, healthcare and industry 4.0 as well as a strong brand, ZEISS is shaping the future far beyond the optical and optoelectronic industries. ZEISS’ sustained high expenditure on research and development is the basis for its success and the continued expansion of its technological and market leadership.

With around 30,000 employees, ZEISS is active in almost 50 countries with around 60 of its own sales and service locations, more than 30 production locations and around 25 development locations worldwide. Founded in Jena in 1846, the company is headquartered in Oberkochen, Germany. The sole owner of the parent company, Carl Zeiss AG, is the Carl Zeiss Foundation, one of the largest German foundations for the promotion of science.


Thematic fields

  • IoT / Industry 4.0
  • Customer Interaction Portal
  • AR/VR
  • Smart Connected Products