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11 October 2021 | Press Release

Successful Closing: Capture 3D Joins the ZEISS Group

ZEISS has confirmed that the acquisition of Capture 3D, the leading US partner for GOM 3D non-contact measuring solutions, has been concluded successfully. With the completion of this transaction, Capture 3D has become part of the ZEISS Industrial Quality & Research segment.

11 October 2021 | Press Release

ZEISS Introduces New Generation of the V8 Riflescope Family

ZEISS is presenting its new generation of the V8 riflescope family with four new high-performance models. These all feature a center tube diameter of 30/34 mm, exceptional optical performance, an extra-large eye box, and a particularly fine illuminated dot, thereby offering innovative features for successful hunting.

7 October 2021 | Press Release

ZEISS Supporting the Conservation of Rare Shorebirds

Together with its long-time partner BirdLife International, ZEISS is pleased to announce its new role as BirdLife Species Champion for the spotted greenshank. The spotted greenshank is considered an endangered shorebird and migratory bird whose population continues to decline due to dwindling habitat.

6 October 2021 | Press Release

Autonomous measuring robot: research project successfully completed

As a leading provider of innovative solutions in the field of inline measurement technology such as the new ZEISS AICell trace product category, which combines real-time process monitoring and metrologically traceable inline measurement technology in a single cell, ZEISS knows its customers' requirements and their strategies through its active exchange with them.

30 September 2021 | Press Release

Change to Executive Board of Carl Zeiss Meditec AG

President and CEO of Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, Dr. Ludwin Monz, has announced to the Supervisory Board that he will not be accepting another term in office. The Supervisory Board notes his decision with regret. Today, Dr. Monz and the Supervisory Board agreed to end his term on 31 December 2021.

30 September 2021 | Press Release

Changes to Executive Board of Carl Zeiss AG

Dr. Ludwin Monz will be stepping down from his position as President and CEO of the Executive Board of Carl Zeiss Meditec AG at his own request and by amicable agreement on 31 December 2021. He will be succeeded by Dr. Markus Weber - currently as a member of the Executive Board of Carl Zeiss AG responsible for the ZEISS Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology segment.


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1st place: Set of Emiliania huxleyi phytoplankton, acquired with a ZEISS GeminiSEM field emission scanning electron microscope Courtesy of A. Gónzales Segura, D. Molina Fernández and I. Sánchez Almazo, University of Granada, Spain
1st place: Set of Emiliania huxleyi phytoplankton, acquired with a ZEISS GeminiSEM field emission scanning electron microscope Courtesy of A. Gónzales Segura, D. Molina Fernández and I. Sánchez Almazo, University of Granada, Spain
2nd place: Fluorides on an anode surface of a Li-ion battery, acquired with a ZEISS Crossbeam 550 focused ion beam scanning electron microscope Courtesy of A. Kopp, Aalen University, Germany
2nd place: Fluorides on an anode surface of a Li-ion battery, acquired with a ZEISS Crossbeam 550 focused ion beam scanning electron microscope Courtesy of A. Kopp, Aalen University, Germany
3rd place: Synnemata of a new Talaromyces species found in South Africa, growing on oatmeal as a growth medium, acquired with a ZEISS AxioZoom.V16 zoom microscope Courtesy of C. Visagie, University of Pretoria, South Africa
3rd place: Synnemata of a new Talaromyces species found in South Africa, growing on oatmeal as a growth medium, acquired with a ZEISS AxioZoom.V16 zoom microscope Courtesy of C. Visagie, University of Pretoria, South Africa
3rd place: Thin section of an agate from Brazil, acquired with a ZEISS Axioscope light microscope Courtesy of B. Cesare, University of Padova, Italy
3rd place: Thin section of an agate from Brazil, acquired with a ZEISS Axioscope light microscope Courtesy: B. Cesare, University of Padova, Italy

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Corporate Communications

Jörg Nitschke – Head of Corporate Brand & Communications

Jörg Nitschke
Head of Corporate Brand & Communications and Group Press Spokesman
joerg .nitschke @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)7364 20-3242

Ralf Langen – Head of External Corporate Communications

Ralf Langen
Head of External Corporate Communications
ralf .langen @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)7364 20 87999

Gudrun Vogel – Jena Site Communications

Gudrun Vogel
Jena Site Communications
gudrun .vogel @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)3641 64-2770

Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology

Bernd Balle – Pressekontakt für die Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH

Jeannine Rapp
Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH
jeannine .rapp @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 7364 20 75435
Mobile: +49 151 17210759

Industrial Quality Solutions

Bernd Balle – Press contact for Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH

Bernd Balle
Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH
bernd .balle @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)7364 20-8148

Research Microscopy Solutions

Vybhav Sinha – Press contact for Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH

Vybhav Sinha
Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH
press .microscopy @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)3641 64-3949

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Medical Technology

Sebastian Frericks – Director of Investor Relations and press contact for Carl Zeiss Meditec AG

Sebastian Frericks
Director of Investor Relations
Carl Zeiss Meditec AG

General Inquiries:
press .meditec @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)3641 220-331

Investor Relations:
investors .meditec @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)3641 220-116

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Vision Care

Joachim Kuss – Press contact for Carl Zeiss Vision International GmbH

Joachim Kuss
Carl Zeiss Vision International GmbH
joachim .kuss @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)151 42112288

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Consumer Products

Tatjana Schürholz – Press contact for Consumer Products

Tatjana Schuerholz
ZEISS Consumer Products
tatjana .schuerholz @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)7364 20-16797

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Planetariums

Gudrun Vogel – Press contact for Planetariums

Gudrun Vogel
Carl Zeiss AG
gudrun .vogel @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)3641 64-2770

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Press Release Half-Year 2020/21

Half-Year Figures: ZEISS Reports Successful Start to Fiscal Year
Half-year revenue reaches 3.4 billion euros (+6% compared to prior year) – EBIT at 591 million euros (+136 million euros vs. prior year)

Annual Report

Annual Report 2019/20 for the ZEISS Group

Overall, the ZEISS Group had a good fiscal year 2019/20 (end of reporting period: 30 September 2020): revenue totaled 6.297 billion euros (prior year: 6.428 billion euros). With a slight decline of 2% due to the COVID-19 pandemic, revenue almost reached last year's level.

Annual Report

Annual Report 2018/19 for the ZEISS Group

The ZEISS Group continued its growth trajectory, with revenue and earnings reaching new heights in fiscal year 2018/19, which ended 30 September 2019. Revenue grew by 11 percent, reaching 6.428 billion euros (previous year: 5.817 billion euros). Adjusted for currency and consolidation effects, revenue rose by 8 percent.