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About Us

Professional solutions in spectroscopy Taking partnership to the next level

ZEISS Spectroscopy Your expert in holistic solutions

ZEISS enables you to increase the efficiency of your processes by supporting the requirements of quality assurance by:

  • providing the core components for both complex and fully automated systems in various sectors
  • working as a strategic partner to identify the best process control and monitoring solutions for our customers' needs
  • enabling customers to take the same spectroscopic method from the lab to the process  – with lab-like certainty
  • helping our customers to fulfill their promises to their own clients

Strength in numbers Manufacturing solutions and sharing successes

  • > 2 million

    gratings manufactured

  • > 1 million

    modules manufactured

  • > 15,000

    systems manufactured

Our four defining principles

  • World leading optical performance

    We are a conscious contributor to global megatrends and a reliable partner for international industry leaders and drivers of innovation. By developing and producing in-house, we raise the bar in terms of performance, durability and sustainability and provide our clients with a competitive technological advantage.

  • Customized solutions

    With our experience in process optimization, we benefit from in-depth knowledge of our clients’ ambitious measuring tasks. We secure monitoring and quality control processes and provide for more resource efficiency in the lab, on the production line, in the fields or in outer space.

  • Long-term partnership

    We always strive for collaborative cooperation with our clients to find the best possible solution. We profit from one another and learn from each other. We appreciate an open exchange and keep our promises.

  • Sustainable innovation

    As pioneers in scientific optics, we have always challenged our own imagination and aim higher. We bundle our knowledge in all areas and convert this into sustainable innovation and in-house developments.  

  • A little wavelength goes a long way

    ZEISS – over 140 years of experience in spectroscopy

    Long before Carl Zeiss Spectroscopy GmbH was founded on July 1, 2015 as a subsidiary of Carl Zeiss Jena GmbH, the successful history of ZEISS in spectroscopy began.

  • The first spectrometer for the spectral diffraction of light with a prism system

    The first spectrometer

    for the spectral diffraction of light with a prism system

  • Women on a photometer for color measurement

    The first photometer

    for color measurement

  • Man in front of quartz spectrograph

    The first quartz spectrograph

    for spectral analyses in the ultraviolet wavelength range

  • 1968

    The first SPECORD series

    two-beam spectral photometer for analyses in the laboratory

  • 1985

    The first multichannel spectrometer (MCS)

      as the first spectrometer with array detectors

  • Compact spectrometer for NIR range

    The world‘s first compact spectrometer

    for the near infrared wavelength range

  • 2000

    The first spectrometer

    with plastic grating and housing for high volume production

  • 2013

    The first process spectrometer

    with the highest level of robustness and long-term stability

  • Corona process device as first connected spectrometer

    The first connected spectrometer

    with real time access to data for defined product quality

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