The Company History of Carl Zeiss

Carl Zeiss
The Carl Zeiss Group is an international leader in the fields of optics and opto-electronics. In fiscal year 2010/11 the company's approx. 24,000 employees generated revenue of about 4.237 billion euros. In the markets for Industrial Solutions, Research Solutions, Medical Technology and Consumer Optics, Carl Zeiss has contributed to technological progress all over the world for more than 160 years.

With its innovative technologies and leading-edge solutions, Carl Zeiss is successful in the fields of Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology, Industrial Metrology, Microscopy, Medical Technology, Vision Care and Consumer Optics/Optronics. Carl Zeiss AG is fully owned by the Carl Zeiss Stiftung (Carl Zeiss Foundation).

Vision Care
The Vision Care business group of Carl Zeiss is the only manufacturer to combine ophthalmic expertise and solutions with an international brand. The business group develops and produces technologically excellent instruments and offerings for the entire eyeglass value chain. With around 9,900 employees (FTEs), the business group is one of the world's leading providers of eyeglass lenses and generated revenue totaling EUR 849 million in fiscal year 2010/11.

The Vision Care business group generated revenue of EUR 849m, a slight reduction over the prior year (prior year: EUR 881m). The Vision Care business group was fully consolidated in fiscal 2010/11. In the prior year the business of Carl Zeiss Vision was valued at equity in the financial statements of the Carl Zeiss Group.

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