is the worldwide leader in excellence in optical lenses. Founded as a
workshop for precision mechanics and optics in the German city of Jena
in 1846, the Carl Zeiss
of today is a global leader in the optical and optoelectronic
industries. There are currently more than 24,000 employees in the Group.
The Group is represented in more than 30 countries by more than 50 sales companies. The company’s production centers are located in Europe, North America, Central America and Asia. Carl Zeiss is headquartered in Oberkochen, Germany. Carl Zeiss AG is fully owned by the Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung (Carl Zeiss Foundation).
Carl Zeiss offers innovative solutions for the future-oriented markets of Medical and Research Solutions, Industrial Solutions, Eye Care and Lifestyle Products. The company develops and distributes surgical microscopes, diagnostic systems for ophthalmology, microscopes, lithography optics, industrial measuring technology, eyeglass lenses, planetarium technology, optronic products, camera and cine lenses, as well as binoculars and spotting scopes.