What drives us As the pioneer of scientific optics, we continue to challenge the limits of human imagination. With our passion for excellence, we create value for our customers and inspire the world in new ways.

ZEISS at a Glance

ZEISS is an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the fields of optics and optoelectronics. The ZEISS Group develops, produces and distributes measuring technology, microscopes, medical technology, eyeglass lenses, camera and cinema lenses, binoculars and semiconductor manufacturing equipment. With its solutions, the company constantly advances the world of optics and helps shape technological progress.

ZEISS is divided up into the four segments Industrial Quality & Research, Medical Technology, Consumer Markets and Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology. The ZEISS Group is represented in more than 40 countries and has over 50 sales and service locations, more than 30 manufacturing sites and about 25 research and development centers around the globe.

ZEISS in the United Kingdom

ZEISS UK - Microscopy, Meditec and Consumer Optics

The ZEISS UK Head Office is located just outside of ​Cambridge. The facility provides an excellent customer demo area showcasing the latest technology from ZEISS’ Consumer Products, Medical Technology and Research Microscopy Solutions segments. We have a strong Customer Interaction Centre, as well as an on-site repairs facility for Medical Technology and Research Microscopy Solutions. We also have a third party off-site repair centre for our Sports Optics Division.

ZEISS UK - Industrial Metrology

Our facility covering ZEISS Industrial Metrology is based in Rugby and offers an excellent demonstration centre on site. Our precision solutions are used to aid industries including automotive and aerospace. ZEISS solutions ensure maximum standards of quality wherever high precision is a must.

ZEISS UK - Vision Care

Based in the heart of Birmingham, ZEISS Vision is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of optical goods. Combining ophthalmic expertise and dispensing solutions with an internationally recognized brand, we are dedicated to supporting our customers with premium-quality optical products.


The entire ZEISS portfolio offers promising technology that guarantee its partners and customers true excellence. What unites all ZEISS business groups is our high standard of quality and innovation.


Did you know that every second of every day, somewhere in the world, two new people choose to wear our ZEISS spectacle lenses!

Organizational Structure

Organizational Structure

Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology is defining the microelectronics age. ZEISS semiconductor manufacturing equipment makes microchips increasingly powerful, and more energy- and cost-effective.

Industrial Quality & Research ensures quality standards. Industry and science use ZEISS coordinate measuring machines, metrology software and microscope systems to identify the smallest structures and processes.

Medical Technology speeds up medical progress. ZEISS products and solutions for ophthalmology, neurosurgery, ENT surgery, dentistry and oncology enhance patients’ quality of life.

Consumer Markets creates unforgettable moments – as one of the leading manufacturers of eyeglass and cine and camera lenses, as well as binoculars, spotting scopes and riflescopes.

ZEISS worldwide

ZEISS worldwide

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ZEISS weltweit

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History

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Responsibility

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