Founded as a workshop for precision mechanics and optics in the German city of Jena in 1846, Carl Zeiss is today a global leader in the optical and opto-electronic industries. There are currently more then 14,000 employees in the Group. We have offices in over 30 countries and are represented in more than 100 countries, with production centers in Europe, North America, Central America and Asia. The company’s headquarters are located in Oberkochen, Germany, in northeastern Baden-Wuerttemberg.
Our most important task, as we see it, is to enable science and technology to go beyond what man can see. “We make it visible” – our corporate slogan, and our promise to our customers to open doors that were previously sealed.
We are market leaders in the majority of our fields. We offer an extraordinary spectrum of leading-edge solutions and products for: