Founded in 1846 in Jena, ZEISS develops and distributes measuring technology, microscopes, medical technology, eyeglass lenses, camera and cine 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 Research & Quality Technology, Medical Technology, Vision Care/Consumer Products and Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology. ZEISS is represented in over 40 countries around the globe with more than 50 sales and service locations, over 30 manufacturing sites and about 25 research and development facilities. The company is headquartered in Oberkochen, Germany. Carl Zeiss AG is fully owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation (Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung)