New ZEISS China Headquarters Open in Shanghai

Business activities to be more sharply focused on the requirements of this dynamic market and on the high expectations of customers.

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OBERKOCHEN, Germany, Sept. 18, 2015 /CNW/ - ZEISS has celebrated the grand opening of its new China headquarters building in Shanghai. The new China headquarters, located in the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone, encompasses a total area of 16,400 square meters. It is home to a wide range of activities: China Sales & Service headquarters for the Medical Technology, Microscopy and Industrial Metrology business groups, competence and training center, manufacturing facility for the ZEISS Industrial Metrology business group and central logistic and warehousing function for the Chinese market. Headquarters management supporting functions such as human resources, finance and accounting, legal and information technology for all ZEISS China entities are also now centralized in the new facility. The new building also houses the Shanghai Innovation Center, the Group's first corporate innovation and research and development center outside of Germany.


ZEISS is an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the optics and optoelectronics industries. ZEISS develops and distributes lithography optics, measuring technology, microscopes, medical technology, eyeglass lenses, camera and cine lenses, binoculars and planetarium technology. With its solutions, the company constantly advances the world of optics and helps shape technological progress. The company is divided up into the six business groups Industrial Metrology, Microscopy, Medical Technology, Vision Care, Consumer Optics and Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology. ZEISS is represented in over 40 countries - with around 30 production sites, over 50 sales and service locations and about 25 research and development facilities. In fiscal year 2013/14 the company generated revenue approximating 4.3 billion euros with just under 25,000 employees. Founded in 1846 in Jena, the company is headquartered in Oberkochen, Germany. Carl Zeiss AG is the strategic management holding company that manages the ZEISS Group. The company is wholly owned by the Carl Zeiss Stiftung (Carl Zeiss Foundation).

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For further information: Press contact, ZEISS Group, Jörg Nitschke, Press Spokesman, Phone +49(0)7364-20-3242, Email:,

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