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22 April 2021 | Press Release

Four New Focal Lengths Added to the ZEISS Supreme Prime Radiance Family

ZEISS has added four new lenses to the ZEISS Supreme Prime Radiance family launched in 2019. The 18 and 135 millimeter focal lengths add telephoto and wide-angle specialties to the seven focal lengths available to date. The new 40 and 65 millimeter lenses enhance the standard range, meaning that the ZEISS Supreme Prime Radiance family, as a self-contained series, now covers all possible applications for high-end film production.

21 April 2021 | Press Release

ZEISS revolutionizes quantitative petrography

ZEISS Axioscan 7 expands the possibilities of automated petrography by combining unique motorized polarization acquisition modes with unprecedented speed and a rich software ecosystem for visualization, analysis, and collaboration.

19 April 2021 | Press Release

Insider Information

Carl Zeiss Meditec AG (ISIN: DE0005313704) has achieved revenue of EUR 767.4 million in the first half of fiscal year 2020/21 (previous year: EUR 714.9 million). This corresponds to a revenue development of +7.3% vs. the past year (after adjustment for currency effects : +10.5%). In the second quarter of FY 2020/21, revenue amounted to EUR 398.5 million (past year: EUR 345.3 million) – a growth rate of +15.4% (after adjustment for currency effects: +18.8%).

7 April 2021 | Press Release

ZEISS Introduces New Microscopy Slide Scanner

With the release of ZEISS Axioscan 7, ZEISS presents its next-generation slide scanner for the automated digitization of microscopy samples.

31 March 2021 | Press Release

ZEISS Opens High-Tech Center to Leverage New Digital and Other Market Opportunities in North America

ZEISS, the leading global optics and optoelectronics technology company, has completed construction of its new R&D, production, sales and customer service site in the San Francisco Bay Area.

24 March 2021 | Press Release

ZEISS Introduces the First Crystallographic CT System

ZEISS Research Microscopy Solutions, the performance leader in non-destructive 3D imaging systems, today introduces ZEISS Xradia CrystalCT™ micro-computed tomography (microCT) system to enable 3D crystallographic imaging of polycrystalline materials.


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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
vybhav .sinha @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

Christina Mayer – Press contact for Camera Lenses & Sports Optics

Christina Mayer – on parental leave
ZEISS Consumer Products
christina .mayer @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)7364 20-62074

Stand-in: Christoph Riess
christoph .riess @zeiss .com

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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 Conference Fiscal Year 2019/20

ZEISS Looks Back on Overall Good Fiscal Year 2019/20
Revenue reaches 6.3 billion euros (-2% vs. prior year) – EBIT at 922 million euros (-141 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.