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Jenoptik supports campaign “Thuringia? That’s us!”

Olaf Drillisch-Saathoff, Head of Human Resources at Jenoptik since May 2024, promotes Thuringia as a business location. read more

Kuwait uses Jenoptik technology to detect moving vehicle offences

Jenoptik will provide together with its local partner more than 100 TraffiPole housings equipped with systems to enforce red light, speeding and moving vehicle offences. read more

Jenoptik company secures new automation orders in North America

Prodomax, a member of the Jenoptik Group, will deliver innovative automation solutions to automotive manufacturers. read more

Jenoptik opens workshop for young people

A new youth enterprise workshop at Jenoptik in Triptis is the place to go for children and young people with an interest in STEM topics. read more

Jenoptik deploys speed enforcement system for work zone safety to Arkansas Department of Transportation

The Arkansas Department of Transportation partnered with Jenoptik to extend the DOT’s work zone safety initiative by deploying Jenoptik’s mobile speed enforcement system in construction zones to further increase safety for drivers and workers. read more

Jenoptik posts further growth in first quarter

With significant growth in revenue and earnings, Jenoptik delivered a solid start to the fiscal year 2024 and confirms the guidance for 2024. read more

Jenoptik presents new solutions for integrated quality assurance at Control 2024

Jenoptik and its associated brands showcase new metrology and optical inspection solutions for integrated quality assurance in the automotive industries. read more

Jenoptik to install SPECS average speed cameras along 25 routes in Greater Manchester

Jenoptik secures order with Transport for Greater Manchester to install SPECS average speed cameras across 25 routes. This marks the second phase of an upgrade project in the area to encourage improved driver behavior. read more

Winners of the 33rd young researchers’ state competition in Thuringia

On April 9, 2024, 140 young scientists presented their projects for “Jugend forscht” (young researchers) and “Schüler experimentieren” (students experiment) in the Thuringia state competition. Many projects and Thuringian schools were also awarded special prizes at the award ceremony. read more

Jenoptik to deliver speed enforcement systems to Prince George’s County, Maryland

Prince George’s County, the second largest county in Maryland, is receiving 66 speed enforcement systems from Jenoptik. Each system consists of a mobile trailer with solar panels and lithium batteries making them completely self-sufficient. read more

Jenoptik successfully concludes fiscal year 2023

Photonics group Jenoptik continued on its growth track in the past fiscal year, with growth driven by its photonics business, especially in the semiconductor equipment sector. read more

Ecuador makes its national roads safer with Jenoptik technology

The Ecuadorian National Traffic Commission selected Jenoptik for a 12 year project to make its roads safer. Together with its local Ecuadorian partner, the company will deliver about 120 speed enforcement cameras as well as services. read more

Jakob Habermann is the new Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of JENOPTIK AG

The previous Deputy Chairman and union representative Stefan Schaumburg has retired. read more

Germany's Economics Minister and Vice Chancellor Robert Habeck visited Jenoptik

During a company visit to Jena, the Minister spoke with employees and trainees about the challenges and experiences within the photonics industry, of everyday training and working life and the socio-political environment. read more

Jenoptik achieves strong revenue and earnings growth in fiscal year 2023

Despite an increasingly challenging economic environment, 2023 was a very successful year for Jenoptik. We achieved our revenue goals and earnings targets which we had increased in the course of the year. read more

Jenoptik introduces a new diode laser and presents a versatile range of photonic solutions at SPIE BiOS and Photonics West

At the world’s largest photonics technologies event in San Francisco, California, Jenoptik will be presenting its broad product portfolio of high-performance optical components and systems, which serve current trends in medical, laser, optoelectronics, semiconductor equipment, data transmission and imaging technology. read more

Change of divisional management of Jenoptik’s Smart Mobility Solutions division

The Jenoptik Group saw a change in the management of its Smart Mobility Solutions division at the turn of the year: Kevin Chevis retired at the end of 2023. Tobias Deubel took over as his successor on January 1, 2024. read more

State-of-the-art electron beam lithography system for Jenoptik’s high-tech fab in Dresden

Investment in new production tool: The new electron-beam lithography system (E-Beam) will be used to manufacture high-precision micro-optical components for customers in the semiconductor and optical communication sectors. read more

Jenoptik review of “MORE VALUE” Agenda 2025 at mid-stage: Execution well on track

Accelerated focus on core markets, revenue target of about 1.2 billion euros for 2025 confirmed, Profitability target (EBITDA margin) upgraded. read more

Change in the Supervisory Board of JENOPTIK AG

Daniela Mattheus became a member of the Supervisory Board on November 1, 2023. She succeeds Doreen Nowotne, who resigned from her position in October 2023. read more

Jenoptik remains on growth track

In an increasingly challenging economic climate, Jenoptik has continued to develop very well, with double-digit growth in both revenue and earnings. The robust increase in revenue over the first nine months was driven by all segments. read more

Jenoptik wins a “best award” at Blechexpo 2023

Jenoptik received an innovation award for its PSS-40/LCLW inspection station at the trade fair for sheet metal processing. read more

Blechexpo 2023: More efficient stamping production thanks to optical inspection with integrated laser processing

At the trade fair for sheet metal working, Jenoptik will be introducing its PSS-40/LCLW inspection machine, which optimizes the manufacturing of stamped parts thanks to integrated laser cutting and laser welding. First demonstrations at Blechexpo in Stuttgart from November 7 to 10, 2023 at the Jenoptik booth in hall 6, booth #6209. read more

Prodomax secures major automation order for new automotive EV production in North America

Prodomax, a company of the Jenoptik Group, has secured an order from an existing customer for the turnkey design, construction and commissioning of four robot welding assembly lines in North America. read more

New Jenoptik F-Theta objective lens for high-precision laser structuring of state-of-the-art solar cells

A new lens of the JENar™ Silverline™ product family enables efficient laser material processing of solar cells and thus indirectly contributes to the further development of renewable energies such as photovoltaics. read more

New Jenoptik UFO Probe® Vertical: Time-saving testing of PICs at wafer level for high-volume manufacturing

With the new UFO Probe® Vertical, Jenoptik is expanding its portfolio of probe cards for testing photonic integrated circuits (PICs) at wafer-level. Jenoptik is presenting this at this year's ECOC Exhibition 2023. read more

Topping-out ceremony for the new high-tech fab in Dresden

The construction of the new Jenoptik fab in “Silicon Saxony” is progressing according to plan. read more

Sabine Klisch now responsible for brand and communications at Jenoptik

Sabine Klisch is the new Director Corporate Identity & Communication at JENOPTIK AG. She has been responsible for brand and communications of the listed photonics group since July 2023. read more

Jenoptik posts dynamic growth in the first half-year 2023

Jenoptik continued to perform very well in the first half-year, with double-digit revenue and earnings growth. Our Advanced Photonic Solutions and Smart Mobility Solutions divisions posted significant revenue growth. Guidance for 2023 confirmed. read more

Jenoptik remains main sponsor of “Imaginata” in Jena for another three years

Jenoptik and Imaginata Jena will continue their partnership. For another three years, Jenoptik will financially support the Jena “Experimentarium” as main sponsor. Jenoptik President & CEO Dr. Stefan Traeger and Heidrun Jänchen, board member of Imaginata, signed the sponsorship agreement on July 26, 2023. read more

New Florida legislation allowing school zone speed cameras will help save lives and keep our kids safer

New life saving Florida legislation making school zone speed cameras legal taking effect July 1st 2023 will greatly increase school zone safety and keep our kids and communities safer.
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Jenoptik opens new medical technology site in Berlin

Together with the employees of the Berlin sites in Germany and guests, the photonics group Jenoptik officially celebrated the completion of its new site in Berlin. In the new production facilities, more than 100 employees will develop and manufacture optical components and systems especially for dentistry and robot-assisted surgery. read more

Jenoptik introduces high-power F-Theta lens with large scan field at LASER World of PHOTONICS

At the leading trade fair for photonics in Munich, Germany, Jenoptik will debut a new high-power F-Theta lens and present its broad product portfolio for photonics applications. read more

Jenoptik posts good start to fiscal year 2023

With double-digit growth in revenue and earnings, Jenoptik delivered a solid start to the fiscal year 2023 and is optimistic for the remainder of the fiscal year. read more

Jenoptik delivers one of the world’s first distracted driver programs in Victoria, Australia

The contract is to deliver a full-service, mobile road safety camera solution that can detect illegal mobile phone use, the absence of seatbelts and the provision of an offences verification system. read more

Winners of the 32nd "Jugend forscht" state competition in Thuringia

On March 31, 2023, young researchers presented their projects for "Jugend forscht" and "Schüler experimentieren" in the Thuringia state competition. Jenoptik and STIFT were the two state sponsors again. read more

Jenoptik continues to grow

The photonics group Jenoptik continued on its growth path in 2022 fiscal year. Significant double-digit increase in order intake and revenue. read more

Jenoptik hands over more than 8,000 euros in donations to the parents’ initiative for children with cancer in Jena

The money comes from two donation initiatives at Jenoptik, namely last year's Christmas party in Jena and Jenoptik's drinks proceeds from the Night of Science. read more

Jenoptik posts dynamic growth in fiscal year 2022

Revenue up by more than 30 percent. EBITDA margin sharply up to around 18.8 percent. Sustained strong demand. read more

Jenoptik New Year's reception at the imaginata Jena

The Jenoptik Executive Board welcomed around 350 guests to the company's 30th New Year's reception. read more

Major order in the field of semiconductor equipment

Jenoptik signed a multi-year framework agreement for semiconductor equipment in the upper double-digit million euro range at the end of 2022. read more

Improvements in sustainability

Thanks to an improved MSCI ESG rating, Jenoptik is one of the 15 percent of the world’s best-rated companies in the Electronic Components sector. read more

Jenoptik’s ALPR solutions help combat theft

Jenoptik recently deployed its mobile trailer solution with their highly advanced automatic number/license plate reader (ALPR) technology to aid in the identification and recovery of equipment and material theft from work zones in Lea County, New Mexico. read more

Jenoptik receives Thuringia Innovation Award 2022 for opto-electronic UFO Probe®Card

The photonics company impressed the expert jury with its well-thought-out approach to solving the increasing demand for photonic technologies in the electronics and semiconductor industries. read more

Jenoptik Supervisory Board appoints two new Executive Board members

Effective January 1, 2023, Dr. Ralf Kuschnereit will be appointed to the Executive Board. The Supervisory Board has also appointed Dr. Prisca Havranek-Kosicek as the new Chief Financial Officer. read more

Jenoptik again posts highly profitable growth in the third quarter – sustained good demand

Primarily thanks to the sustained strong performance of the Advanced Photonic Solutions division, Jenoptik continued on its path of profitable growth in the third quarter read more

Jenoptik further expands photonics manufacturing capacity

Jenoptik adds 7,110 square feet of manufacturing space to its Jupiter, Florida facility to meet continuing high demand for advanced photonic solutions. read more

Jenoptik shows advanced competencies for applications in life science and medical technology at COMPAMED trade show

Jenoptik will be represented with its bundled competencies at COMPAMED, the trade fair for medical technology, in Duesseldorf, Germany in hall 8a, booth #H19.1 from November 14 to 17, 2022. read more

Safer and greener roadworks improved by enhanced Jenoptik enforcement solution

Jenoptik developed a series of enhancements to its temporary speed camera enforcement which means more sites can be monitored through an innovative, environmentally friendly power solution. read more

Jenoptik Adds Speed and Red Light Enforcement Solutions through NCPA Partnership

Jenoptik is pleased to announce they have added their highly advanced speed and red light enforcement solutions to the National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance.
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Groundbreaking ceremony for the new high-tech fab in Dresden

Jenoptik is investing more than 70 million euros in new and state-of-the-art production facility for micro-optics and sensors. read more

Jenoptik posts strong results in second quarter

Jenoptik showed a very positive operating performance also in the second quarter of 2022. Revenue grew by more than a third. In the first six months, this resulted in a revenue increase of 35.8 percent, to 447.2 million euros. read more

Jenoptik expands road safety project in Uzbekistan

Together with its partner Atlas International, Jenoptik will deliver mobile and stationary speed enforcement systems as well as “smart city” components to Uzbekistan. read more

Jenoptik sponsors two scholarships for IRSC students pursuing the Laser Photonics program

JENOPTIK is pleased to announce that we now offer two scholarships for Indian River State College (IRSC) students. read more

Jenoptik successfully closes sale of VINCORION

Major milestone reached in the company’s transformation into a pure and globally leading photonics group read more

Jenoptik Awarded Contract with NCPA for License Plate Recognition Solutions

Jenoptik is pleased to announce they have been awarded a contract with the National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA). read more

Jenoptik expands production capacity with the relocation of its Canadian facility

Jenoptik is pleased to announce the expansion of its presence in the Canadian market with the doubling of its R&D and manufacturing space in Ontario. read more

Jenoptik with good start to fiscal year 2022

In the first quarter of 2022, Jenoptik was able to continue its good performance in the fiscal year 2021, and increase revenue by 38.5 percent to 208.5 million euros. read more

CFO Hans-Dieter Schumacher will leave JENOPTIK AG after the expiry of his contract

Chief Financial Officer Hans-Dieter Schumacher has notified the Supervisory Board that, for personal reasons, he will not be available for a further term of office after his current Executive Board contract which expires in March 2023. read more

Jenoptik launches its industrial metrology brand HOMMEL ETAMIC

Jenoptik presents its brand for the comprehensive metrology product portfolio with a new market appearance, enabling a more focused customer approach. read more

Jenoptik wins Intertraffic Green Globe Award

TraffiPole, a new housing system enabling more sustainability and emission reduction in traffic monitoring, has won the prestigious Intertraffic Green Globe Award. read more

Jenoptik expects further profitable growth in 2022

2021 was a very successful year for Jenoptik, and one in which we made key strategic decisions for our further growth. Revenue of the continuing operations grew by 22.0 percent to 750.7 million euros. read more

Jenoptik and ACCRETECH bring “Opticline” optical metrology to the Japanese market

With their strategic partnership, Jenoptik and Accretech will combine economic and technological strengths to create added value for the entire Japanese industry from February 1, 2022. Jenoptik thus gains another strong distribution partner. read more

2021 another record year for Jenoptik

According to the preliminary figures, total revenue in the reporting year came to 895 million euros and was thus at the upper end of the forecast range. read more

Jenoptik and SFC Energy sign cooperation agreement to increase traffic safety with environmentally friendly technologies

SFC fuel cell technology supplies Jenoptik’s systems for speed monitoring with environmentally friendly and dependable energy. read more