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ZEISS at a Glance

ZEISS is an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the fields of optics and optoelectronics. The ZEISS Group develops, produces and distributes measuring technology, microscopes, medical technology, eyeglass lenses, camera and cinema lenses, binoculars and semiconductor manufacturing equipment. With its solutions, the company constantly advances the world of optics and helps shape technological progress.

ZEISS is divided up into the four segments Industrial Quality & Research, Medical Technology, Consumer Markets and Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology. The ZEISS Group is represented in more than 40 countries and has over 50 sales and service locations, more than 30 manufacturing sites and about 25 research and development centers around the globe.

Organizational Structure

Organizational Structure

Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology is defining the microelectronics age. ZEISS semiconductor manufacturing equipment makes microchips increasingly powerful, and more energy- and cost-effective.

Industrial Quality & Research ensures quality standards. Industry and science use ZEISS coordinate measuring machines, metrology software and microscope systems to identify the smallest structures and processes.

Medical Technology speeds up medical progress. ZEISS products and solutions for ophthalmology, neurosurgery, ENT surgery, dentistry and oncology enhance patients’ quality of life.

Consumer Markets creates unforgettable moments – as one of the leading manufacturers of eyeglass and cine and camera lenses, as well as binoculars, spotting scopes and riflescopes.

ZEISS worldwide

ZEISS weltweit
ZEISS weltweit: Infobox
ZEISS weltweit
ZEISS weltweit: Infobox

ZEISS in India

ZEISS is an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the fields of optics and optoelectronics. With approximately 30,000 employees, ZEISS is active globally in almost 50 countries with around 60 of its own sales and service companies, more than 30 production sites and around 25 development sites. Founded in 1846 in Jena, the company is headquartered in Oberkochen, Germany. ZEISS provides solutions for biomedical research, medical technology, semiconductor, automotive and mechanical engineering industries as well as develops and produces eyeglass lenses, camera and cine lenses, binoculars and planetariums.

ZEISS in India is headquartered in Bengaluru and present in the fields of Industrial Quality Solutions, Research Microscopy Solutions, Medical Technology, Vision Care and Sports & Cine Optics.

ZEISS India has 3 production facilities, R&D center, Global IT services and about 40 Sales & Service offices in almost all Tier I and Tier II cities in India. With nearly 900 employees and continued investments over 20 years in India, ZEISS’ success story in India is continuing at a rapid pace.

With a portfolio aligned with future growth areas like digitalization, healthcare and Smart Production and a strong brand, ZEISS is shaping the future far beyond the optics and optoelectronics industries. The company's significant, sustainable investments in research and development lay the foundation for the success and continued expansion of ZEISS' technology and market leadership.

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