Zeiss is a global leading technology group in the field of Optics and optoelectronics. In the previous fiscal year, the total annual revenue of Zeiss group's four business units: semiconductor manufacturing technology, industrial quality and research, medical technology and optical consumer goods market reached 6.3 billion euros (as of September 30, 2020).
For customers, Zeiss develops, produces and sells highly innovative solutions for industrial measurement and quality assurance, provides microscope solutions for life sciences and material research, and provides solutions for medical technologies for ophthalmic and microsurgical diagnosis and treatment. Zeiss is also synonymous with the world's leading lithographic optical components, which are used in the chip industry to manufacture semiconductor components. The global demand for Zeiss brand products leading the trend is very strong, such as lenses, camera lenses and binoculars.
Zeiss has a product portfolio and strong brands in line with future growth fields such as digitization, healthcare and intelligent production. Zeiss is shaping the future of technology and continuously promoting the global development of Optics and related fields with its solutions. The company's significant and sustainable investment in R & D has laid the foundation for the successful and continuous expansion of Zeiss technology and market leadership. The group invests 12% of its revenue in R & D - Zeiss has long invested heavily in R & D, which is also an investment in the future.
The group has more than 34000 employees, business in nearly 50 countries and regions around the world, about 30 production plants, 60 sales and service companies and 27 R & D bases. Zeiss was founded in Jena, Germany in 1846 and headquartered in oberkohen, Germany. Carl Zeiss foundation is one of the largest foundations in Germany. The foundation is committed to promoting the development of science and is also the sole owner of the holding company Carl Zeiss Ag (as of March 31, 2021).