The ZEISS Group comprises six business groups and 13 strategic business units.
The units develop, produce and distribute optical systems such as lithography systems, industrial measuring technology, microscopes, surgical microscopes, ophthalmic diagnostic and therapy systems, eyeglass lenses, planetarium technology and cine and camera lenses as well as binoculars, riflescopes and spotting scopes.
Carl Zeiss AG manages the Group in its role as a strategic holding company.
Its primary function is the ongoing strategic development of the business activities and of the corporate portfolio. It also provides the corporate management and service functions.
A large proportion of all microchips produced throughout the world are made with ZEISS optics. ZEISS is the market leader in lithography optics – the basic technology required for microchip production. ZEISS plays a key role in making microchips increasingly smaller, powerful and affordable.
Measuring solutions from ZEISS are used to make various components – from micro and macro parts, up to large ship engines and wind turbines – more robust, safer and more energy efficient. Industrial measuring technology from ZEISS ensures maximum standards of quality wherever high precision is a must.
ZEISS develops and distributes innovative microscope systems for biomedical research and materials inspection. They enable researchers to observe even the tiniest structures and processes in organisms, and thus gain key insights.
Medical systems from ZEISS are used in ophthalmology, neurosurgery, and ear, nose and throat surgery. Office-based doctors also put their trust in the know-how of ZEISS. Diagnostic and therapy systems help healthcare professionals achieve better treatment outcomes.
ZEISS stands for optimal visual comfort. As a leading global manufacturer, the company combines ophthalmic expertise and solutions with an international brand. Over 200 million people all over the world use ZEISS eyeglass lenses.
ZEISS brings the night sky to planetariums and breathtakingly crisp images to the silver screen. Binoculars and spotting scopes make fascinating details visible to nature watchers.