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Jenoptik expands military laser rangefinder capabilities in the US

Jenoptik is adding to its laser rangefinder (LRF) product portfolio and increasing its US presence by adding custom engineering and testing capabilities to the Jupiter, Florida facility in 2020. read more

Annual General Meeting: conference room in Weimar, Germany

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

Power supply units for Patriot missile defense system

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

Thomas Breen

Tom Breen joins JENOPTIK Optical Systems as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Mr. Breen brings over 25 years of leadership experience in the optics and photonics industry. Jenoptik looks forward to working with him on the next stage of growth and development. read more

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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

Preview Interim Report Q1

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

Thermography camera VarioCAM? HD

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

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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

300th Jenoptik airbag scoring machine goes to China

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

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Jenoptik receives long-term order for infrared optics

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

Corona Virus

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

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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

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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

Corona Virus

Information on the prevention against the Corona virus

The Jenoptik Board informs about measures to maintain our ongoing operations read more

Road traffic on a bridge

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

Skyline of Yokohama, Japan

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 Shanghai

More women in management positions at Jenoptik

Jenoptik’s Executive Management Committee has defined a bundle of measures that shall promote the careers of women, more internationality and diversity in the company. read more

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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

2020 New Year’s reception of Jenoptik

29th New Year’s reception of JENOPTIK AG

At the beginning of the 2020 fiscal year Jenoptik welcomed around 600 guests to its New Year’s reception in Jena. The guests have already donated around 8,200 euros for a project of a German road traffic safety association. read more

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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

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Jenoptik presents new products for laser material processing at SPIE Photonics West 2020

At the 2020 Photonics West trade fair in San Francisco Jenoptik will inform about products and solutions such as F-theta lenses for ultra-short pulses and an innovative alignment concept for beam expanders. read more

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Jenoptik announces the appointment of Mark Enright as Sr. Director of the Silicon Valley Application Center

Industry expert Mark Enright joins the North American management team of Jenoptik. read more

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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

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2019 Jena Science Night

On November 22, 2019, the Jenoptik Group again took part in the Science Night in Jena with many products and exhibits. read more

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 ?esky Metrologicky Institute (CMI) in Brno. read more

Jenoptik at ?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

TraffiStar S350 Laser Scanner

Speed measurement with TraffiStar S350 laser scanner: update on the planned retrofit

As the manufacturer of the TraffiStar S350 speed measuring system we provide information about the development and evaluation after a court ruling. 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

TraffiStar S350 with TraffiTower

Speed measurement with TraffiStar S350 laser scanner: Statement on the verdict of the Saarland Constitutional Court

On the occasion of a judgement in Saarland, Germany we inform about our TraffiStar S350 laser speedometer. 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

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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

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VECTOR SR, a new Spot Speed camera from Jenoptik has achieved Home Office Type Approval

Jenoptik's VECTOR SR spot speed camera has achieved HOTA, passing the rigorous evaluation and testing required to allow it to be operated as an unattended enforcement device for the measurement of vehicle speeds. 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

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LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA: Setting the stage for the future with a new strategic direction and key photonic technologies

At Asia’s leading photonics trade fair, Jenoptik will be demonstrating its service spectrum, from single components through to highly complex systems for biophotonics, industry and semiconductor manufacturing. 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

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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

Lidar competencies

Jenoptik presents at the DVN Lidar Conference

The exhibits shown at the DVN lidar conference in Frankfurt/Main on November 20 consist of optics, coatings and semiconductor lasers for use in high-performance lidar systems for the automotive, mobility and automation technology sectors, which Jenoptik already supplies to various industrial and automotive customers. 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

New Jenoptik office building in Camberley, UK

Jenoptik Traffic Solutions UK has opened a new head office in Camberley, Surrey

The new office at Watchmoor Park, Camberley is more than just a new building – it brings together two previously separate offices and represents an opportunity for UK based staff to work together in more efficient, enjoyable ways. 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

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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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AMB 2018: Jenoptik presents new automated Opticline shaft measuring system

Jenoptik will exhibit its broad industrial metrology portfolio at the AMB 2018 trade fair on September 18–22, 2018, in Hall 7, Stand A33. 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

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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

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LASYS 2018: Jenoptik demonstrates new laser material processing solutions for automotive production

The Jenoptik Automotive, Healthcare & Industry, and Optical Systems divisions are showcasing together at LASYS, the only international trade fair with a clear focus on laser material processing, from June 5-7, 2018, in Hall 4, Booth D17. read more

New metrology plant in Villingen-Schwenningen

Jenoptik to invest 11 million euros in a new production facility for industrial metrology

220 metrology employees in Villingen-Schwenningen will have access to the latest development, production and office areas for global automotive and industrial customers. 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

Roughness, contour measurement with Waveline W900

Jenoptik to present new production metrology at Control 2018

At the Control 2018 trade fair in Stuttgart, Jenoptik will be presenting several industrial metrology innovations, reflecting the latest trends in quality assurance. Visit Jenoptik in Hall 3, Stand 3501. 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

Medical technology and diagnostics

CMEF 2018: High-performance cell diagnostics with Jenoptik’s miniaturized imaging platform

With “JENOPTIK SYIONS”, Jenoptik is broadening its extensive expertise in diagnostics and analytics solutions to include a digital image capture, processing and analysis platform that can be configured to the customer’s specific needs. 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

Data traffic in high speed

New traffic safety order from the Middle East

The Qatar Ministry of Interior once again orders speed enforcement systems from Jenoptik. read more

Jenoptik at LASER World of Photonics exhibition

Jenoptik showcasing numerous new products at LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA

At Asia’s leading trade fair for the photonics industry, Jenoptik will be presenting its solutions for the global megatrends digital world, healthcare and industry 4.0. 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

New Year Reception

27th New Year’s Reception of JENOPTIK AG

At the start of the 2018 fiscal year, Jenoptik welcomed around 600 guests to this year’s New Year’s reception in Jena. The guests have already donated around 6,700 euros to the KLEX Children and Youth Center. read more

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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