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22 November 2021 | Press Release

Lisbon Planetarium Invites Visitors to Explore Whole New Worlds

Since 18 November 2021 the Navy planetarium in Lisbon, Portugal, has been welcoming visitors once more. And a totally different planetarium awaits them. For the first time here at the Navy planetarium, star and video projections will unite for performances that will illuminate the entire dome.

17 November 2021 | Press Release

ZEISS Celebrates 175 Years of Innovation, Passion and the Courage to Develop

175 years ago, on 17 November 1846, young mechanic Carl Zeiss opened his workshop for precision mechanics and optics in Jena, thus laying the foundation for what would become ZEISS. To mark this special day, the company ran a celebration event, the highlight of a jam-packed anniversary year. The virtual event took place on 16 November 2021 at the Volkshaus, in the company's founding city Jena.

11 November 2021 | Press Release

Biointelligence: New Ideas for a Sustainable Future

On 25 June 2021, ZEISS signed the charter for the Kompetenzzentrum Biointelligenz e.V. together with research institutions from the Stuttgart area. Other participants include the University of Stuttgart and the University of Hohenheim as well as the NMI in Reutlingen and the Fraunhofer-Institutes IPA, IGB, IAO, IBP in Stuttgart.

9 November 2021 | Press Release

Non-destructive battery module inspection on a whole new scale

The ZEISS VoluMax 9 titan is a 450 kV computed tomography system that blends compact design with robust performance. This easy-to-use machine enables sharp X-ray scans of large and dense parts such as battery modules for quick and precise quality assurance.

8 November 2021 | Press Release

ZEISS and EOS collaborate in in-process monitoring for metal powder bed

ZEISS and EOS, a leading supplier for responsible manufacturing solutions via industrial 3D printing technology, have declared their intent to jointly integrate and market the ZEISS AM in-process monitoring for in-situ surveillance of the powder bed for industrial 3D printing with metals.

5 November 2021 | Press Release

ZEISS Mineralogic 3D for Economic and Academic Geosciences Introduced

ZEISS today introduces ZEISS Mineralogic 3D software for automated quantitative mineralogy that achieves greater productivity and increased efficiency for the mining industry.

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ZEISS Press Contacts

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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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 Conferences

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.