"Innovation has a long tradition at Carl Zeiss: it is in the company's genes. Optical technologies are key technologies
for our future. Their applications in industry and science will make increasing inroads into our everyday lives",
says Dr. Michael Kaschke, President and CEO of Carl Zeiss.
The company has stood for innovation for more than 160 years. The research and development teams work
intensively on constantly expanding the technology leadership. The ownership structure lays the foundation
for ensuring that investments in innovations can be made with vision and foresight.