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Cars in motion on a road and light effects in the dark of the night

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

Preview Interim Report Q3

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

VINCORION - Our new brand for the mechatronic business

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

Contour measurement technology for Czech Metrology Institute

Jenoptik equips the Czech Metrology Institute with contour measurement technology

Jenoptik supplies the high-precision contour measuring system Waveline W900C to Český Metrologický Institute (CMI) in Brno. read more

Investors Darling 2019

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

Preview Interim Report Q2

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

Clean Room Diode Lab

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

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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

NASA Mars Rover

First images from Mars will be seen through Jenoptik lenses

When NASA launches the Mars 2020 mission the first images back to Earth in February of 2021 will be seen through lenses designed and engineered by Jenoptik. read more

Pulse Compression Grating (PCG)

Stable laser manufacturing processes with fine-adjusted optics from a single source

As core elements of any laser manufacturing system, optics and micro-optics shape laser light in wavelengths from UV to IR. Jenoptik not only provides optical components, but also F-theta lenses matched with diffractive optical elements. read more

Vision-enhanced Laser Tool

Jenoptik demonstrates intelligent plug-and-play systems for laser material processing

Jenoptik will present its quick-integration optical system platforms for manufacturers of laser production systems at the LASER World of PHOTONICS trade fair in Munich. read more

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Jenoptik recognized at 2019 TEA Thea Awards for Outstanding Achievement

Nemo & Friends SeaRider at Tokyo DisneySea, an immersive 3D ride on which Jenoptik served as key contributors, received a prestigious award for outstanding achievement at the 25th Annual TEA Thea Awards. read more

Preview Interim Report Q1

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

Cell

Jenoptik at CMEF Spring 2019: Core technologies form the basis of new biophotonic solutions

The global technology group Jenoptik will be presenting JENOPTIK SYIONS, its key digital imaging platform to support the development of advanced devices for biophotonic applications, at China’s International Medical Equipment Fair, CMEF Spring. read more

The Semistation combines mobile and stationary speed monitoring.

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

Prodomax Automation Ltd

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 production facility in Bayeux, France

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

Dr. Stefan Traeger (left), Hans-Dieter Schumacher

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

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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

Medical technology and diagnostics

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

Clean Room Diode Lab

Jenoptik increases capacity and support with new photolithography equipment

Jenoptik is responding to the growing demand for high performance microoptics used in fiber optic communications, semiconductors, biophotonics and defense applications with the installation of new photolithography equipment. read more

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Jenoptik remains on course for growth with record figures

According to provisional calculations, Jenoptik ended the 2018 fiscal year with new record figures. read more

Brand launch at Photonics West 2019

More focus on photonics with new brand, structure and corporate culture

Under the claim “More Light”, Jenoptik positions itself more strongly as an application specialist for photonic technologies. The new brand identity was presented for the first time at SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco. read more

Fast Focusing Module (FFM)

Jenoptik at SPIE Photonics West: Setting the stage for the future with a new strategic direction and key photonic technologies

At the world’s leading photonics trade fair, Jenoptik will be demonstrating its service spectrum, from single components through to highly complex systems, which are being used to successfully address future challenges in semiconductor manufacturing, biophotonics, and industrial processes. read more

Jenoptik New Year Reception 2019

28th New Year's Reception of JENOPTIK AG

At the start of the 2019 fiscal year, Jenoptik welcomed around 500 guests to this year’s New Year’s reception in Jena. The guests have already donated around 8,000 euros to the Arche in Berlin. read more

Prodomax Automation Ltd

Jenoptik wins two major North American automation orders worth over 12 million euros

Prodomax Automation Ltd., a member of the Jenoptik Group, is very pleased to announce the award of two new orders which together amount to slightly above 12 million euros in North America, underlining a strong order entry start in 2019. read more

Germany starts section speed control in Lower Saxony

Section speed control with Jenoptik technology starts in Germany

Jenoptik is the first company in Germany to receive German type approval for an average speed control system. Full operation of the system starts now in an 18-month pilot project in Lower Saxony. read more

LiDAR Competencies

Jenoptik presents lidar expertise in Turin

Jenoptik showcases its expertise and products for complex lidar systems at the Vehicle & Transportations Technology Innovation Meetings (VTM). read more

Preview Interim Report Q3

Jenoptik remains on course for growth and raises full-year revenue forecast again

All segments contributed to this encouraging performance in the first nine months of 2018. Group revenue rose significantly, demand in our markets remains robust. read more

Road traffic on a bridge

Jenoptik wins traffic safety orders in the MENA region

Jenoptik delivers hundreds of systems for speed enforcement to Algeria’s Ministry of Interior and Local Government and to another key client in the Middle East. read more

Golf Charity Event benefits Rainbow Connection

Jenoptik’s first ever golf charity event benefits Rainbow Connection in Michigan

Golf Charity Event raises 10,551 US dollars to fulfill wishes for children with life threatening illnesses. read more

300th Jenoptik airbag scoring machine goes to China

300th Jenoptik airbag scoring machine goes to China

Chinese car models will continue to be equipped with lasered airbag solutions from Jenoptik. The long-standing customer and partner Xinquan ordered two perforation machines for different technologies and materials. read more

Clean Room Diode Lab

Jenoptik further expands manufacturing capacity

JENOPTIK Optical Systems, LLC adds 8,100 square feet of manufacturing space to the Jupiter, Florida facility with the addition of a new optical assembly building. read more

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Jenoptik further expands automation manufacturing capacity

Jenoptik Automotive North America LLC adds 40,850 square feet of manufacturing space to increase automation capabilities. read more

VINCORION - Our new brand for the mechatronic business

VINCORION is the new name for Jenoptik’s mechatronic business

Parts of Jenoptik’s Defense & Civil Systems division will appear under a new brand name for the first time at Innotrans in Berlin from September 18 to 21, 2018. read more

Roughness, contour measurement with Waveline W900

Jenoptik to present production metrology innovations at IMTS 2018

At the IMTS 2018 trade fair in Chicago, Jenoptik will be presenting several new industrial metrology advances, showing the latest trends in quality assurance. Visit Jenoptik in East Hall, Booth 135536. read more

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Jenoptik strengthens its metrology business with the acquisition of OTTO Vision Technology GmbH and OVITEC GmbH

OTTO and OVITEC specialize in optical 2D and 3D inspection systems for quality assurance and process optimization. With this acquisition the Jenoptik Group is expanding its position as a systems provider of production metrology and industrial image processing applications. read more

SPECS3 VECTOR

NMi type approval for the Netherlands awarded to Jenoptik’s VECTOR P2P system

Jenoptik’s latest average speed enforcement solution, VECTOR P2P, has been awarded NMi approval, allowing it to be operated as a live enforcement system. read more

Preview Interim Report Q2

First half-year 2018: Jenoptik increases revenue and significantly improves earnings; outlook for the full year raised

The development of the group’s business has been very pleasing. All segments contributed to growth in the first half-year. Demand remains buoyant in our key markets. read more

Clean Room Diode Lab

Jenoptik is investing in its Berlin site

Jenoptik is responding to the growing demand for high-power laser diodes with technical modernization and higher levels of staffing. read more

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Jenoptik completes acquisition of Prodomax Automation Ltd.

With the closing on July 23, 2018 Jenoptik has completed the acquisition of 100 percent of the Canadian company Prodomax Automation Ltd. read more

JENOPTIK Optical Systems, LLC collaborated with Google on microscopy technology to assist pathologists in detecting cancer with deep learning

JENOPTIK demonstrates an Augmented Microscopy Platform for Pathology Applications

JENOPTIK Optical Systems, LLC collaborated with Google on microscopy technology to assist pathologists in detecting cancer with deep learning read more

Jenoptik announces acquisition of Prodomax Automation Ltd.

Jenoptik announces acquisition of Prodomax Automation Ltd. and raises its 2018 revenue guidance

Jenoptik has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the Canadian company Prodomax Automation Ltd. for a consideration of slightly below 2x expected sales, or around 7x expected 2018 EBITDA. read more

Preview Interim Report Q1

Jenoptik got off to a good start in 2018

Group revenue grew to 189.9 million euros. The Executive Board confirms 2018 guidance based on current business performance. read more

Jenoptik Strategy 2022 More International

Jenoptik announces new international representation on the Executive Management Board

With more internationalization as a focus in its Strategy 2022, Jenoptik brings more global diversity to the EMB with the appointment of three new members. read more

CFO Hans-Dieter Schumacher and CEO Dr. Stefan Traeger

Jenoptik closes 2017 fiscal year with record figures

Jenoptik closed the 2017 fiscal year with new record figures, particularly in revenue and earnings. On a regional level, growth came from the strategic target regions of the Americas and Asia/Pacific. read more

SPIE Startup Challenge 2018

Photonics entrepreneurs gain Jenoptik support in cash and expertise

Founding Partner Jenoptik once again supported the Startup Challenge pitch competition at Photonics West, hosted by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. read more

Jenoptik More Light

Strategy 2022: Jenoptik will intensify its focus on key competencies in photonics

Jenoptik achieved new record figures in the fiscal year 2017. New group strategy is based on more focus, innovation, and internationalization. read more

Medical technology and diagnostics

SPIE Photonics West 2018: High-performance cell diagnostics with Jenoptik’s miniaturized imaging platform

With “SYIONS”, Jenoptik introduces a digital image capture, processing and analysis platform that can be configured to the customer’s specific needs. read more

California Office and Application Center

Jenoptik establishes application center in Silicon Valley

Jenoptik, an industry leader in high performance optical systems and healthcare & industry solutions, is pleased to announce the opening of a West Coast office to enhance customer proximity and leverage growth in the US. read more

25 mm f/2, 400–1700 nm hyperspectral lens

Jenoptik showcasing numerous new products at Photonics West 2018

Following a surge in demand over the past two years, Jenoptik's Optical Systems division will cater especially to laser material processing market with a host of new and improved products in 2018. read more

Data traffic in high speed

Jenoptik receives new traffic safety order from Kuwait

Jenoptik’s TraffiSection technology will be used for section speed control on one of the world’s longest sea bridges. read more

Preview Interim Report Q3

Jenoptik remains on course of growth after nine months; guidance firmed up at upper end

In the third quarter of 2017 the Jenoptik Group consolidated its performance over the first half-year and has continued to see successful growth, particularly in its order figures, revenue and earnings. read more

Laser technology delivers impressive accuracy

Jenoptik presents fast and precise 3D laser metal cutting machine at Fabtech 2017

Jenoptik will be showcasing its 3D laser metal cutting technology, JENOPTIK-VOTAN® BIM, at North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event in Chicago. read more

Clean Room Diode Lab

Jenoptik further expands manufacturing capacity with a new class 5 clean room

Jenoptik triples clean room space at its Jupiter, Florida location to address increased global demand for optical systems. read more

Air-cooled electric generator for integration into military platforms.

AUSA 2017: Modular air-cooled alternator complements Jenoptik product line

At the AUSA annual meeting and exposition, a military trade show taking place in Washington D.C. on October 9–11, 2017, Jenoptik will showcase an air-cooled 600-ampere alternator for the first time. read more

CFO Hans-Dieter Schumacher and CEO Dr. Stefan Traeger

Jenoptik Supervisory Board extends the CFO contract for Hans-Dieter Schumacher by additional five years

At its regularly scheduled meeting on September 14, the Supervisory Board of JENOPTIK AG made the unanimous decision in favor of early extension of the contract of Chief Financial Officer Hans-Dieter Schumacher by five years until March 31, 2023. Hans-Dieter Schumacher has been a member of the Executive Board since 2015. read more

Laser technology delivers impressive accuracy

Jenoptik presents fast and precise 3D laser metal cutting machine at Welding & Cutting 2017

Jenoptik will be showcasing its 3D laser metal cutting technology, JENOPTIK-VOTAN® BIM, at the world’s leading international trade fair for joining, cutting, and surfacing in Düsseldorf. read more

DLEM 45 Laser Rangefinder Module

Jenoptik supplements its laser rangefinder product family

Jenoptik will present the new products DLEM 30 and DLEM 45 at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) trade fair in London from September 12 to 15, 2017. read more

Opticline CA618 optical metrology

EMO 2017: Jenoptik presents automated solutions in industrial metrology

In Hannover, Jenoptik will be presenting several industrial metrology innovations, showing the latest trends in quality assurance. The focus will be on automated industrial metrology solutions that are compatible with Industry 4.0. read more

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Jenoptik acquires Five Lakes Automation LLC.

The US company is specialized in process automation for the automotive industry. In combination with its laser machine business the acquisition enables Jenoptik to tap growth potential within the US market. read more

Jay Kumler Optical Systems

President of JENOPTIK Optical Systems LLC, Jay Kumler Appointed to Luminate National Advisory Board

Industry expert Jay Kumler joins 11 other nationally recognized OPI entrepreneurs, innovators, business executives and investors to the Luminate national advisory board. read more

Preview Interim Report Q2

First half-year 2017: Jenoptik posts growth in revenue and earnings, guidance for current fiscal year confirmed

As expected, the Jenoptik Group recorded continued growth and saw further gains over the 1st half-year, particularly in terms of orders, revenue and earnings. read more

Laser Application

Jenoptik sells 3D laser machines with an approximate value of 10 million euros to leading German car manufacturers

The 3D laser machines are used in new production processes, such as for the manufacture of innovative components of electric cars. read more

Customer Service Diagnostics and Analysis

Jenoptik awarded for above-average supplier performance

With Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems and Boeing, two American customers have awarded the Jenoptik technology group for its above-average supplier performance in 2016. read more

traffic technology solutions by Jenoptik

Jenoptik supplied traffic safety technology to Kuwait

The Ministry of Interior in Kuwait received new stationary speed enforcement systems. read more

Surface Measurement

Jenoptik presents smart solutions at LASER World of PHOTONICS 2017

At this year’s leading trade fair for the photonics industry, Jenoptik exhibits its products and solutions for technology megatrends of the digital world, healthcare & life science, and mobility. read more

Preview Interim Report Q1

Jenoptik posts a good start to the year in the first quarter of 2017

As expected, the Jenoptik Group made a solid start into the 2017 fiscal year and saw further increases over the first quarter, particularly in terms of orders, revenue and earnings. read more

Technology Campus in Rochester Hills

Jenoptik moving to a new technology campus in Michigan

A modern technology campus for metrology and laser machines provides Jenoptik with state-of-the-art infrastructure in Rochester Hills, Michigan. read more

Jenoptik Shanghai

CMEF 2017: Preventive healthcare and gentle treatments with medical technology solutions from Jenoptik

Jenoptik will be unveiling its latest solutions to enable advanced biomedical and diagnostic devices for early detection and effective treatment of diseases at this year’s China International Medical Equipment Fair. read more

Roughness, contour measurement with Waveline W900

Control 2017: Jenoptik presents innovations in industrial metrology

In Stuttgart, Jenoptik will be presenting several industrial metrology innovations, showing the latest trends in quality assurance. Visit us at the Control from May 9-12, 2017 in hall 3, stand 3501. read more

SPECS3 VECTOR

Jenoptik launches new products at TRAFFEX

Jenoptik Traffic Solutions will be attending the TRAFFEX show in Birmingham, introducing the innovative new VECTOR SR system, alongside their full range of advanced ANPR solutions, at stand B22. read more

CEO Dr. Michael Mertin and CFO Hans-Dieter Schumacher

Jenoptik again demonstrates operational strength with revenue growth and earnings upswing in the 2016 fiscal year

The Jenoptik Group closed the 2016 fiscal year with great success, setting new records in orders, revenue, earnings and free cash flow. read more

Stabilization systems for sensors and weapon systems on vehicle-based platforms

Jenoptik receives follow-up contracts for retrofitting Leopard 2 tanks

The Jenoptik Defense & Civil Systems segment is to supply 17-kilowatt auxiliary power units and electric turret and weapon stabilization for the Leopard 2 tank. read more

Jenoptik at LASER World of Photonics exhibition

LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA: Maximum efficiency and quality with productive solutions from Jenoptik

Jenoptik will be showcasing its new solutions, technological developments for laser material processing at LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA in Shanghai. read more

Civilian rescue hoist SkyHoist 800

Jenoptik introduces design awarded new prototype of civilian rescue hoist “SkyHoist 800”

This hoist model, which has won two design awards, is being presented in Dallas, Texas from March 7-9 at HAI Heli Expo, the American specialist trade fair for helicopters. read more

Power supply units for Patriot missile defense system

Jenoptik receives Patriot order worth approximately 13.8 million US dollars

Jenoptik supplies important components for the Patriot integrated air and missile defense system. read more

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Jenoptik remains on course of growth with new record figures

According to preliminary figures, Jenoptik increased its group revenue and also achieved an operating result that sets a new record for recent years. read more

SPIE Startup Challenge 2017

Winners of the 2017 SPIE Startup Challenge

Founding Partner Jenoptik once again supported the pitch competition at Photonics West, hosted by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. read more

Turkisch State Railways (TCDD) passenger train

Jenoptik once again to supply on-board gensets for passenger trains in Turkey

Jenoptik delivers gensets to a Turkish manufacturer of railway vehicles with a volume of approximately 3.3 million euros. read more

Data traffic in high speed

Jenoptik acquires British software company

The acquisition of Essa Technology extends the Group’s expertise in software for traffic enforcement and public safety & security. read more

Application example for healthcare and medical technology: D2 mini laser

SPIE Photonics West 2017: Staying healthy with medical technology solutions from Jenoptik

Jenoptik will be showcasing its new medical technology solutions at SPIE Photonics West and again support the SPIE Startup Challenge. read more