Despite the corona pandemic: Carl Zeiss AG announces sales growth
The Carl Zeiss optical group expects an operating result of just over one billion euros for the financial year 2020/21 (September 30), despite the corona pandemic. As the Zeiss Group announced in Oberkochen, earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) will reach a new high. In fiscal year 2019/20, EBIT was 922 million
Euros was reached. Zeiss did not provide exact figures. The final figures for the past financial year will be published in December.
Best result in company history
For the first time in its 175-year history, Zeiss will close the financial year with a turnover of more than seven billion euros. The previous year it amounted to nearly 6.3 billion euros.
Zeiss manufactures products in various fields of optics and photonics, including medical technology, microscopes and industrial measurement technology. The product line also includes spectacle lenses or optics for semiconductor production. In addition to a full-frame camera developed in-house, the manufacturer also manufactures high-quality lenses for cameras and video. The group employs more than 34,000 people (as of March 31, 2021) in nearly 50 countries. The main headquarters of the company, founded in Jena in 1846, is Oberkochen in the Ostalb district.
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