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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

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 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

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 successfully closes sale of VINCORION

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

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

Active climate protection: Jenoptik will reduce CO2 emissions by 30 percent by 2025

New CO2 reduction target supplements ESG goals of the photonics group. read more

Jenoptik receives ASML Sustainability Excellence Award

Jenoptik has been awarded the 2021 ASML Sustainability Excellence Award for its sustainability strategy and impressing achievements regarding the sustainability targets “Increase Re-use” and “Ensure Business Continuity”. read more

Jenoptik signs ESG syndicated loan of 400 million euros

With a term of five years, the technology group secures room for further acquisitions and investments in the photonic core business. read more

With its new Agenda 2025, “MORE VALUE”, Jenoptik focuses on sustainable profitable growth in core photonics markets

Focusing on the three high-growth markets – semiconductors/electronics, life science/medical technology, and smart mobility – is the core of the company’s new Agenda 2025 “More Value”. read more

Successful closing of the acquisition of BG Medical and SwissOptic

With this acquisition, Jenoptik continues to focus on its core competency in photonics while speeding up profitable and sustainable growth. read more

JENOPTIK AG signs agreement to sell VINCORION

It will be acquired by a fund managed by STAR Capital Partnership LLP (“STAR”). read more

Jenoptik with continued growth; strong revenue and EBITDA guidance 2021 confirmed

Very good operating performance, robust free cash flow and very good financial and balance sheet position set to secure future growth of the photonics group. read more

For human rights and environmental protection: Jenoptik joins UN Global Compact

Clear commitment to sustainability by joining the world’s largest and most important initiative for responsible corporate management. read more

Jenoptik strengthens global photonics business with the acquisition of Berliner Glas Medical and SwissOptic

Expansion of global presence in attractive markets, predominantly the semiconductor equipment and medical technology industries. read more

Jenoptik will more than double on-site production capacity for its micro-optics business in Dresden

The Group plans to invest around 70 million euros in a highly functional cleanroom facility. Construction will begin in 2022 – production to start in early 2025. read more

Record figures achieved in 2nd quarter; strong performance expected to continue in 2nd half of 2021

Thanks to a sustained recovery in demand in the three photonics divisions Jenoptik posted a strong increase in order intake in the first six months 2021. read more

Jenoptik achieves record figures in the 2nd quarter 2021 and raises guidance for fiscal year 2021

Jenoptik achieved record figures in order intake, revenue and EBITDA in the 2nd quarter 2021. Order intake almost doubled compared with the prior-year period, revenue grew by almost 30 percent and EBITDA by approx. 120 percent. read more

Jenoptik sells non-optical process metrology business for grinding machines to Marposs

Jenoptik is focusing in the metrology business. Marposs takes over all Jenoptik employees at the main site in Peseux, Switzerland, as well as in Ratingen and Ludwigsburg, Germany, 40 people in total. read more

New owner for crystal growth business in Eisenach

Jenoptik sells crystal growth business to Hellma Materials, and continues to focus its business on photonic applications. Hellma Materials takes over all 25 employees, and continues all business activities. read more

Groundbreaking ceremony for the new Jenoptik staff restaurant on Jena campus

The modern facility for catering, meetings and breaks will be open to Jenoptik employees as of mid-2022. read more

Rising demand from the semiconductor industry: Jenoptik plans to expand its optics manufacturing capacities

The photonics group acquires a property in Dresden and will invest in new cleanroom fab. read more

Jenoptik with good start to 2021 – significant pick-up in order intake – full-year targets confirmed

Group revenue up by approximately 7 percent in Q1 2021, to 176.0 million euros. EBITDA grew significantly by approximately 47 percent to 20.0 million euros. Growing demand in the photonics divisions. read more

Jenoptik secures new automation orders in North America

Photonics company Jenoptik has secured new automation orders in the US and Canada in the first quarter of 2021 totaling more than 40 million USD that will help increase efficiencies in automotive manufacturing. read more

Jenoptik secures traffic safety equipment orders totaling over 24 million USD in North America

The orders for Jenoptik consist of existing road safety equipment and the latest version of the VECTOR camera platform for automatic number/license plate recognition (ANPR/ALPR). read more

Jenoptik subsidiary TRIOPTICS expands optical measurement product portfolio

TRIOPTICS is expanding its portfolio to include customized solutions for measurement requirements arising from the latest technology trends for cell phone camera optics. 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

Jenoptik expects significant and profitable growth in 2021

Jenoptik ended the 2020 reporting year with a strong fourth quarter and was able to significantly increase profitability in 2020. read more

Jenoptik successfully places 400 million euro debenture bond

The funds give the technology group room for maneuver for acquisitions and investments in its photonics core business. read more

Jenoptik and 4JET jointly launch new technology

The technology enables rapid prototyping of vehicle tires through precise laser material processing. The process replaces the time-consuming manual carving of tires and thus significantly reduces development cycles and prototyping costs in tire development. read more

Successful landing on Mars: Perseverance rover is equipped with Jenoptik lens assemblies

Jenoptik is proud of seeing the first images of Mars taken with the engineering cameras and lens assemblies that Jenoptik contributed to the Mars 2020 mission. read more

Jenoptik with outstanding profitability in 2020

According to the preliminary figures, Jenoptik achieved its forecast revenue figures. Despite a challenging market environment, this solid performance was mainly driven by sustained strong demand from the semiconductor equipment industry and the acquisition of TRIOPTICS. read more

Jenoptik exceeds forecast for adjusted EBITDA margin for 2020

The Executive Board today gained fundamental information that the Group’s adjusted EBITDA margin will probably reach around 17.5 percent, and thus will be significantly above the expected range. read more

Jenoptik green-lights plans for modern company restaurant in Jena-Göschwitz

It will provide space for both exchange and meetings between Jenoptik employees at the Göschwitz site. read more

Innovation in the Health Care and Life Sciences Markets drives new North American business for Jenoptik’s BioPhotonics Group

New development orders in North America demonstrate Jenoptik’s wide range of precision optical system design capabilities and commitment to advancing medical device innovations. read more

Supervisory Board members waive part of their compensation in 2020

Employee representatives and the Executive Board have jointly decided to to donate an amount of around 60,000 US dollars to Jenoptik US employees. read more

Jenoptik is improving in terms of sustainability

Several measures in the photonic group lead to positive evaluations by two institutes. read more

Jenoptik invests in state-of-the-art E-Beam lithography tool

New double-digit million euro production tool to manufacture future sensor generations for the semiconductor equipment industry. read more

Jenoptik reports improvements in revenue and earnings in third quarter in comparison with prior quarters

“Jenoptik’s order intake stabilized in the third quarter at the prior-year level. In the period from July through September, we also saw an appreciable improvement in the quality of our earnings compared to the prior quarters. This makes us confident for the coming months,” says Stefan Traeger. read more

Jenoptik is now anticipating revenue in a range of 730 to 750 million euros

The adjusted EBITDA margin is expected at the upper end of the range communicated before. read more

Jenoptik receives a major order from the automotive industry

The order comprises three complete production cells for cutting and welding body components for electric cars. read more

Jenoptik has successfully completed acquisition of TRIOPTICS GmbH

With the closing on September 24, 2020, JENOPTIK AG has successfully completed the acquisition of the first tranche of 75 percent of the Hamburg-based optics specialist. read more

manager magazin awards Jenoptik as one of the best communicators on the German capital market

Jenoptik again took first place in the SDax in the renowned capital market competition "Investors' Darling". read more

Jenoptik with sustained good demand from the semiconductor equipment industry and the public sector in first half-year

From January through early March business performance was in line with expectations, but clear impacts of the corona pandemic and increasing uncertainty within the automotive industry became apparent from late March on. read more

Jenoptik accelerates profitable growth with acquisition of TRIOPTICS

TRIOPTICS is a leading high-growth photonics company (revenue of around 80 million euros and operating margin before depreciation of approximately 27 percent in 2019). read more

Executive Board and Supervisory Board of JENOPTIK AG propose to the Annual General Meeting 2020 to pay a dividend of 0.13 euros per share

The highest priority of the Executive Board is to keep the operational business processes running, and to continue to enable strategic investments in the future development of Jenoptik. read more

Patriot missile defense order

Through its mechatronics VINCORION business, Jenoptik will supply spare parts for the Patriot air and missile defense system’s power supply. read more

Jenoptik supplies generators to a US customer

Through its VINCORION investment, Jenoptik received a long-term order for generators that a US customer is integrating into military vehicles. read more

Jenoptik with positive start in first quarter; positive development of orders and cash flow creates solid basis for future performance over the year, despite corona crisis

Positive development of orders and cash flow creates solid basis for future performance over the year, despite corona crisis read more

Keeping track of critical temperatures— Jenoptik wins contract to supply infrared cameras

Jenoptik and InfraTec continue their partnership: Their thermographic cameras provide high-precision, non-contact detailed images of heat distributions and measure temperatures, for example for use in fever detection. read more

JENOPTIK AG with positive outlook for the year: Executive Board confident that current market expectations for 2020 can be met

1st quarter with declines in revenue and earnings, but solid demand and good free cash flow. read more

Jenoptik supplies state-of-the-art laser systems for automotive supplier Xinquan in China

A Chinese automotive supplier has ordered an additional laser-scoring machine for precision airbag perforation, investing in industry leading technology for processing automotive interiors. read more

Jenoptik receives long-term order for infrared optics

Jenoptik supplies specialized, sophisticated infrared optics to Rheinmetall. read more

Jenoptik Executive Board decides on measures to steer through the Corona crisis as well as possible

In addition to protecting the employees, the primary objective is to secure the operational business and to continue to allow strategic investments. read more

Jenoptik achieves 2019 targets; outlook is subject to review

The Jenoptik Group achieved growth of 2.5 percent in the 2019 fiscal year and exceeded the high level of the prior year despite a difficult market environment. read more

JENOPTIK AG: Proposal for appropriation of profit and outlook 2020 under review due to SARS-CoV-2 outbreak

Ad-hoc information pursuant to Article 17 MAR read more

Jenoptik helps increase road safety and security in North America with new traffic camera systems

Jenoptik has secured traffic safety equipment orders totaling over 21 million US dollars in the US and Canada that help support Vision Zero initiatives. read more

Jenoptik invests in Japan and takes over a long-standing joint venture completely

In future Jenoptik will hold 100 percent of the shares in the Japanese company JENOPTIK Japan Co. read more

Jenoptik remained on path for growth in 2019

Based on preliminary figures, group revenue grew to around 855 million euros in 2019. Good order intake development in fourth quarter. Growth is to continue in 2020. read more

Jenoptik Group strengthens its position as a full-service provider of automated manufacturing solutions with the acquisition of INTEROB

With the takeover Jenoptik opens up additional regional and technological growth potential in the automotive industry. read more

Jenoptik stops sales process of VINCORION

The Executive Board of JENOPTIK AG has decided today to stop the process of selling the mechatronic business operating under the brand name VINCORION. read more

Jenoptik secures long-term contract in the automotive industry

Jenoptik will supply a laser-optical subsystem for the PM2.5 particle sensor, developed by HELLA, that will now make it possible to reliably and precisely measure minute concentrations of particulate matter inside vehicles and in their immediate environment. read more

Jenoptik posts rise in revenue and EBITDA after nine months

Key drivers were the contributions to revenue from the companies acquired in 2018 and good business with the semiconductor equipment and automation industries. read more

Jenoptik receives permission to export power supply units

As anticipated, the power supply units for the "Patriot" air missile defense system will be delivered to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) still this year. read more

Jenoptik again among the best communicators on the German capital market

First place in the SDax index for Jenoptik at “Investors' Darling” and third place in the overall ranking of the competition in which the financial communication of all 160 German Dax companies is evaluated. read more

Jenoptik grows in the second quarter of 2019

Jenoptik Group revenue was up in second quarter of 2019; order intake in first half-year only slightly down on prior year. Continuing reluctance to invest especially in the automotive industry. read more

Further Jenoptik investments at Berlin Adlershof Technology Park

Jenoptik is again investing in equipment for its state-of-the-art production of semiconductor lasers. read more

Dr. Stefan Traeger to remain Chairman of the Executive Board of the Jenoptik Group for another five-year term. Supervisory Board gives the go-ahead for starting the VINCORION sales process.

In its extraordinary meeting on July 29, 2019, the Supervisory Board of JENOPTIK AG confirmed CEO Dr. Stefan Traeger in office and approved the start of a structured sales process for the mechatronics division VINCORION. read more

Rise in first-quarter order figures provides sound basis for further development

In the first three months of 2019, Jenoptik reported good demand in the semiconductor equipment and automotive markets. On a regional level, growth was exclusively achieved outside Europe. read more

Jenoptik receives traffic safety order from the City of Cologne

The City of Cologne orders ten speed camera trailers for semistationary speed control. read more

Jenoptik gains new automotive orders worth almost 20 million euros

Strong demand for automation solutions continues with further new orders in North America. read more

Jenoptik opens new production facility in France

Near Bayeux in French Normandy Jenoptik has invested in a modern production environment for the approximately 60 industrial metrology employees. read more

2018 a new record year for Jenoptik

Jenoptik closed the 2018 fiscal year with record figures in revenue, earnings and free cash flow. Business performance was driven by strong demand from markets and successful acquisitions. read more

Jenoptik streamlines corporate structures: German legal units of the Division Light & Optics bundled

As part of its Strategy 2022, Jenoptik is merging its business in the Light & Optics division in Germany to form JENOPTIK Optical Systems GmbH. read more

Jenoptik starts digital imaging project with major life science partner

Jenoptik signs long-term agreement to develop and produce microscopy imaging instrument with leading life science company based on the technology platform JENOPTIK SYIONS. read more