In the Lasers & Material Processing division Jenoptik receives a large order worth 13 million US dollars from the USA

Continuing success for Jenoptik's medical lasers, particularly in North America

Jena, (PresseBox) - Jenoptik was awarded a large order in the Lasers & Material Processing division. Over the next three years the optoelectronics group will supply a US customer with lasers worth approx. 13 million US dollars (approx. 10 million euros). The lasers are destined for medical use.

As such, the Jenoptik Group is expanding its globally leading position in the area of medical lasers and establishing itself in North America as a leading provider of medical lasers. More than 15,000 Jenoptik medical lasers are in use worldwide, enabling millions of patients to receive non-invasive surgery and consequently an improved quality of life. In the medical technology field, lasers are used in ophthalmology, dermatology, surgery and urology.

Jenoptik is one of the few providers worldwide with the capability to mass-manufacture the complex lasers and laser systems and achieve the high quality levels and process reliability required for medical applications. Jenoptik continues to further develop the lasers and since 2010 its product offering has also included a compact design of the tried and tested laser for use in various medical devices.


As an integrated optoelectronics group, Jenoptik operates in five divisions: Lasers & Material Processing, Optical Systems, Industrial Metrology, Traffic Solutions and Defense & Civil Systems. Its customers around the world primarily include companies in the semiconductor and semiconductor equipment industries, the automotive and automotive supplier industries, the medical technology, security and defense technology industries as well as the aviation industry.

The Group was created out of the former Kombinat VEB Carl Zeiss Jena in 1991, as a result of the German reunification. The Jenoptik Group headquarters are in Jena (Thuringia). In addition to several major sites in Germany Jenoptik is represented in nearly 70 countries. JENOPTIK AG is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and included in the TecDax index.

In the Lasers & Material Processing division Jenoptik has control of the entire value-added chain of laser material processing and is one of the leading providers - from component through to complete system. In the area of lasers, Jenoptik has specialized in high-quality semiconductor materials and reliable diode lasers as well as innovative solid-state lasers, for example disk and fiber lasers. In the area of high-power diode lasers, Jenoptik is acknowledged worldwide as a leader in quality for high-power diode lasers. These laser sources are used, among other things, in the areas of laser material processing, medical technology and show & entertainment. In the area of laser processing systems Jenoptik develops laser systems and machines that are integrated into production facilities for customers as part of their process optimization and automation. These systems enable them to work with plastics, metals, glass and thin-film solar cells with maximum efficiency, precision and safety.

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