Half-Year Figures: ZEISS Innovations Help Achieve Strong Growth

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ZEISS Cinema Lens Demo Center

15 May 2019 | Press Release

ZEISS Opens Cinema Lens Demo Center in Los Angeles

For over 100 years, ZEISS has provided cinematography lenses to filmmakers at all levels. From their headquarters in Germany, each cine lens is designed and manufactured at the highest quality and exhibits the versatile look with neutral color rendition ZEISS is known for. That aesthetic was applied to the brand's expansion into the greater Los Angeles area.

07 May 2019 | Press Release

Half-Year Figures: ZEISS Innovations Help Achieve Strong Growth

The ZEISS Group had a successful end to the first six months of fiscal year 2018/19 (ended 31 March 2019) and saw its revenue rise by 9 percent to EUR 3.019 billion. 90 percent of this sum was generated by markets outside Germany. At EUR 443 million, earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) were significantly higher than the previous year (EUR 380 million). The EBIT margin rose to 14.7 percent and incoming orders hit EUR 3.161 billion.

ZEISS Smart Microscopy

07 May 2019 | Press Release

ZEISS Smart Microscopy: Efficient digital documentation

The microscopes ZEISS Axiolab 5 and ZEISS Axioscope 5, as well as the microscope cameras ZEISS Axiocam 202 mono and ZEISS Axiocam 208 color, can be combined to form a Smart Microscopy system that takes away a large share of the workload from the users. It automatically adjusts many of the required settings, thus digital documentation of microscopic specimens becomes easier and more efficient.

Elektromobilität

06 May 2019 | Press Release

ZEISS eSolutions Metrology Solutions for eMobility

With ZEISS eSolutions, ZEISS is offering metrology and inspection solutions that provide seamless quality assurance for the entire powertrain in hybrid, electronic and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. ZEISS will present selected solutions at the Control trade fair in Stuttgart, Germany, from 7-10 May 2019.

X-Ray

06 May 2019 | Press Release

ZEISS X-ray Tomographs Offer Complete Solutions, from Nano to Macro in 2D and 3D

ZEISS will present its comprehensive ZEISS X-ray Series portfolio at the Control trade fair in Stuttgart from 7 through 10 May 2019. From nanometer imaging to scanning large components – ZEISS X-ray tomographs offer one solution for a wide range of analysis, quality assurance and process control applications.

06 May 2019 | Press Release

At CONTROL 2019, ZEISS Looks Back at 100 Years of Measuring Technology

In keeping with the theme "Connect to Productivity," ZEISS will present selected solutions, including eMobility and destruction-free quality assurance with the ZEISS X-ray Series, at the Control trade fair in Stuttgart, Germany, from 7 through 10 May 2019. This event will also provide an opportunity to look back at 100 years of company history.


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ZEISS Cinema Lens Demo Center
The ZEISS Cinema Lens Demo Center boasts a 9-seat 4K HDR theater, full editorial suite with DaVinci Resolve and Nuke software, and lens projection room equipped with GECKO-PRO technology. The prep floor is replete with third-party cameras ready to be outfitted with ZEISS optics
ZEISS Cinema Lens Demo Center
The newly opened ZEISS Cinema Lens Demo Center in Sherman Oaks, California, offers customers and partners the opportunity to explore the company's products and services up close.
ZEISS Smart Microscopy
Clevere Ergonomie für komfortables Arbeiten im Labor: Benutzer greifen mit nur einer Hand auf alle wichtigen Bedienelemente zu, einschließlich Aufnahmeknopf, Tischtrieb, Fokusknöpfe und Helligkeitssteuerung.
ZEISS Smart Microscopy
Clevere Ergonomie für komfortables Arbeiten im Labor: Benutzer greifen mit nur einer Hand auf alle wichtigen Bedienelemente zu, einschließlich Aufnahmeknopf, Tischtrieb, Fokusknöpfe und Helligkeitssteuerung.
Elektromobilität
ZEISS eSolutions: From energy to eMotion
X-Ray
ZEISS X-Ray Series macht das Unsichtbare sichtbar
100 Jahre Messtechnik
Eine Zeitreise 100 Jahre Messtechnik bei ZEISS
New industrial lens
ZEISS Ventum 2.8/21: Lightweight industrial lens with E-mount for use with drones
New industrial lens
With the release of the ZEISS Ventum 2.8/21, ZEISS presents a particularly lightweight wide-angle lens that enables long-range shots that are rich in detail.
ZEISS Otus 1.4/100
The extremely high imaging performance and reliable production quality set the ZEISS Otus 1.4/100 apart in this class of lenses
New ZEISS Otus 1.4/100 DSLR Lens
With the new ZEISS Otus 1.4/100, ZEISS is expanding its lens family for Canon1) and Nikon1) photographers who do not want to make any compromises concerning image and processing quality
ZEISS Celldiscoverer 7 with LSM 900
Whether working with 2D or 3D cell cultures, tissue sections or small model organisms, users can now enhance ZEISS Celldiscoverer 7 with ZEISS LSM 900 for optical sectioning to get more information from their samples.

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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
Tel.: +49 (0)7364 20-3242

Markus Gögele – Head of External Corporate Communications

Markus Gögele
Head of External Corporate Communications
markus .goegele @zeiss .com
Telefon: +49 (0)7364 20 62232

Gudrun Vogel – Jena Site Communications

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology

Ilka Hauswald – Press Contact for Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH

Ilka Hauswald
Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH
ilka .hauswald @zeiss .com
Tel.: +49 (0)7364 20-9231

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Industrial Quality Solutions

Bernd Balle – Press contact for Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH

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

Research Microscopy Solutions

Kristin Unger – Press contact for Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH

Kristin Unger
Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH
kristin .unger @zeiss .com
Tel.: +49 3641 64-3402

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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
Tel.: +49 (0)3641 220-331

Investor Relations:
investors .meditec @zeiss .com
Tel.: +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
Tel.: +49 (0)151 42112288

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Camera Lenses & Sports Optics

Jörn Leonhardt – Press contact for Camera Lenses & ZEISS VR One Plus

Jörn Leonhardt
Carl Zeiss AG
joern .leonhardt @zeiss .com
Tel.: +49 (0)7364 20-4694

Planetariums

Gudrun Vogel – Press contact for Planetariums

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

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Half-Year Figures 2018/19

ZEISS Innovations Help Achieve Strong Growth
Half-year revenue increases by 9 percent to EUR 3 billion – EBIT margin rises to 14.7 percent

Annual Report

Annual Report 2017/18 for the ZEISS Group

The ZEISS Group is continuing its growth trajectory. In fiscal year 2017/18 (ended on 30 September 2018), the company achieved record-breaking revenue and earnings: revenue increased by nine percent to EUR 5.817 billion (previous year: EUR 5.348 billion). After currency adjustments, revenue rose by 12 percent.