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February 12, 2016 1:48 AM ET

Electronic Equipment, Instruments and Components

Company Overview of Carl Zeiss AG

Company Overview

Carl Zeiss AG specializes in the fields of optics and optoelectronics. Its business units develops, manufactures, and distributes 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. The company provides microchips; measuring solutions that are used to make various components, such as micro and macro parts, ship engines, and wind turbines; microscope systems for biomedical research and materials inspection; medical systems that are used in ophthalmology, and neurosu...

Carl-Zeiss-Strasse 22

Oberkochen,  73447


Founded in 1846


49 7364 20 0


49 7364 20 6808

Key Executives for Carl Zeiss AG

Chief Executive Officer, President, Labor Director and Member of Executive Board
Age: 58
Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Board
Age: 53
Senior Vice President of Business Services & Infrastructure
Principal Scientist of Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology
Head of Group Function Personal
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Carl Zeiss AG Key Developments

ZEISS Reports Earnings Results for the Year Ended 30 September 2015; Provides Revenue Guidance for the Fiscal Year 2015/16

ZEISS reported earnings results for the year ended 30 September 2015. For the period, the company increased both its revenue and earnings: revenue rose to €4.511 billion compared with €4.287 billion. This corresponds to an increase of 5% with a figure of €369 million, EBIT was slightly above last year's figure of €360 million. For the fiscal year 2015/16, the group anticipates only moderate growth of the global economy. Nevertheless, the group expects a slight increase in revenue for 2015/16.

ACCRETECH and ZEISS Agree to Extend the Contract for Business Partnership

ACCRETECH and ZEISS have agreed to extend the contract for business partnership. For 20 years since 1995, ACCRETECH and ZEISS have been collaborating in the field of precision measuring instruments. While ACCRETECH engages in the sale of precision measuring instruments by ZEISS in Japan, ZEISS is responsible for the sale of its general-purpose precision measuring instruments in Europe, North America and India. To further continue this business relationship, the companies has reached the agreement to extend the business partnership contract for at least another five years through the discussions at the annual regular meeting with ZEISS held in Shonan in June 2015.

Carl Zeiss AG Collaborates with STEPPER EYEWEAR

Carl Zeiss AG and STEPPER EYEWEAR have signed a license agreement that allows STEPPER the exclusive use of the ZEISS trademark for manufacturing and worldwide distribution of optical frames, sunglasses and accessories.

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