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ZEISS announces software sales partnership with Artec 3D

ZEISS strengthens system-independent software distribution.

18 June 2024
Oberkochen, Germany | 18 June 2024 | ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions

ZEISS is cooperating with Artec 3D, a Luxemburg-based technology company that develops, manufactures, and distributes handheld and portable 3D scanners. Under the agreement, Artec 3D will offer ZEISS’ state-of-the-art inspection software as a valuable extension to their range of 3D scanning hardware. The combination of ZEISS software with Artec 3D scanners allows an increasing user group to benefit from an outstanding 3D solution for a broad range of metrology applications.

ZEISS software allows to analyze 3D measuring data generated from 3D scanners and to create comprehensive reports.

For ZEISS, the goal of this partnership is to further expand the market-leading position of the ZEISS metrology software. Dr. Marc Wawerla, Head of ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions, states: “We are excited to partner with Artec 3D to enable customers from all industries to benefit from our market leading expertise in metrology software.”

Artec 3D CEO and President Art Yukhin is certain that the partnership will bring more opportunities to both sides. "Artec 3D is pleased to partner with ZEISS, a fellow leader in the industry; this will allow us to provide our advanced users with more options for complex tasks," he said. "We are excited to begin this cooperation, and to see what else we can accomplish."

ZEISS software allows to analyze 3D measuring data generated from 3D scanners and to create comprehensive reports.

PRESS CONTACT Bernd Balle ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions


ZEISS is an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the fields of optics and optoelectronics. In the previous fiscal year, the ZEISS Group generated annual revenue totaling 10 billion euros in its four segments Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology, Industrial Quality & Research, Medical Technology and Consumer Markets (status: 30 September 2023).

For its customers, ZEISS develops, produces and distributes highly innovative solutions for industrial metrology and quality assurance, microscopy solutions for the life sciences and materials research, and medical technology solutions for diagnostics and treatment in ophthalmology and microsurgery. The name ZEISS is also synonymous with the world's leading lithography optics, which are used by the chip industry to manufacture semiconductor components. There is global demand for trendsetting ZEISS brand products such as eyeglass lenses, camera lenses and binoculars.

With a portfolio aligned with future growth areas like digitalization, healthcare and Smart Production and a strong brand, ZEISS is shaping the future of technology and constantly advancing the world of optics and related fields with its solutions. The company's significant, sustainable investments in research and development lay the foundation for the success and continued expansion of ZEISS' technology and market leadership. ZEISS invests 15 percent of its revenue in research and development – this high level of expenditure has a long tradition at ZEISS and is also an investment in the future.

With over 44,000 employees, ZEISS is active globally in around 50 countries with more than 60 sales and service locations, 35 research and development facilities, and 35 production facilities worldwide (status: 31 March 2024). Founded in 1846 in Jena, the company is headquartered in Oberkochen, Germany. The Carl Zeiss Foundation, one of the largest foundations in Germany committed to the promotion of science, is the sole owner of the holding company, Carl Zeiss AG.

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ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions

ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions is a leading manufacturer of multidimensional metrology solutions. These include coordinate measuring machines, optical and multisensor systems, microscopy systems for industrial quality assurance as well as metrology software for the automotive, aircraft, mechanical engineering, plastics and medical technology industries. Innovative technologies such as 3D X-ray metrology for quality inspection round off the portfolio. In addition, ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions offers a broad global spectrum of customer services with ZEISS Quality Excellence Centers close to its customers. The company is headquartered in Oberkochen. Production and development sites outside Germany are located in Minneapolis in the USA, Shanghai (China) and Bangalore (India). ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions is part of the Industrial Quality & Research segment.

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