One of the most technologically advanced and innovative areas of Carl Zeiss is lithography optics.
Working with the management on equal terms
The history of the high-tech group of companies started back in 1846 with a trial and error approach to
optical production. This method was enhanced by Ernst Abbe, a business partner of the company founder,
into a systematic, scientific technique.This marked the beginning of more than 160 years of ongoing innovation
at the company's founding site in Jena, Group headquarters in Oberkochen and at many other development
and production locations.
Innovative products can only be developed and produced with highly qualified and motivated staff. Carl Zeiss therefore places great emphasis on the careful selection of its employees, offers targeted training programs and provides an attractive working environment. This includes in particular the positive, respectful way in which colleagues treat each other to ensure that everyone can perform at their best in their everyday work.
The complexity of innovations will continue to rise in the future. The required competencies can only be bundled within strong networks. Therefore, Carl Zeiss collaborates closely with its partners not only in research and development, but also in the supply chain.
Constant, above-average investments in R&D and infrastructure enable Carl Zeiss to leverage the dynamic of the markets.