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At a Glance

As an innovative and competent technology partner of our international customers we also aim to create value for our shareholders, in particular through sustainable growth and good profitability.

Dr. Stefan Traeger, President & CEO

Jenoptik at a Glance

Targets and Strategies

Sustainable profitable Growth as an Expert in Photonics

Photonics is a key technology for the 21st century and greatly contributes to increasing the efficiency of technological processes. Within this dynamic environment, we want to continue sustainable profitable growth as an expert in photonics and gradually become a global player. We preferably target sectors serving the digital world, healthcare, mobility, safety and infrastructure megatrends: Our principle „From good to great“ charts our path to this future.

Our Targets for 2018:

  • Revenue of around 800 million euros by 2018 (including smaller acquisitions), of which more than 40 percent in Asia and the Americas
  • EBIT margin of approximately 10 percent


Growth Model for the Jenoptik Group

Growth Strategy  

To continue sustainable and profitable growth, we continue to consistently make further headway in the Jenoptik Group’s core strategic topics of internationalization, innovation and operational excellence. To implement our growth strategy:

  • we realign our segments even more to markets and megatrends like automotive and semiconductor equipment,
  • extend our excellence program into extended focus, e. g. to optimize our sales organization and processes,
  • continue to work on our process of internationalization, together with greater vertical integration in our focus regions Americas and Asia/Pacific and
  • boost our financial strength.

Forecasts and Targets

The Jenoptik Group expects annual revenue of around 800 million euros with an average EBIT margin of 9 to 10 percent over the market cycles, and including smaller corporate acquisitions, to be achieved by 2018. More than 40 percent of revenue is expected to be generated in the target regions of Americas and Asia/Pacific.

Investment Highlights

Investment Highlights: Jenoptik is one of the globally leading companies in the Photonics market

We are one of the globally leading companies in the Photonics market, e. g. for

  • Laser for retina treatment in ophthalmology,
  • Laser perforation for airbag solutions,
  • High-end micro optics for semiconductor equipment industry,
  • Systems for red light and speed enforcement in traffic.
Investment Highlights: innovative solutions enable new cutting-edge products

Our innovative solutions enable new cutting-edge products and make our customers more efficient, e. g. with 

  • High-precision two-dimensional optical metrology systems in the automotive industry,
  • Flexible robot-based systems for three-dimensional laser material processing of complex geometric metal and plastic parts.

Investment Highlights: Jenoptik profits from sustainable megatrends in our target markets.

We profit from sustainable megatrends in our target markets.

  • Digital World: optical- and micro optical components and systems for semiconductor equipment industry
  • Health: medical lasers used as well as powerful digital imaging methods for new medical diagnostic applications
  • Mobility & Efficiency: Jenoptik metrology systems meet increasing quality requirements in the production
  • Infrastructure: systems for red light and speed enforcement, number plate recognition as well as Traffic Service Providing (TSP)
  • Security: energy systems with leading power density for military and civil vehicles
Investment Highlights: Jenoptik is opening up growth opportunities through further internationalization.

Jenoptik is opening up new and exciting growth opportunities through further internationalization.

  • Around two thirds of revenue is generated abroad
  • November 2014: Acquisition in Traffic Safety (UK: Vysionics)
  • April and June 2014: Strengthening the presence in the Netherlands (Traffic Safety) and India (Industrial Metrology)

Investment Highlights: Financially, Jenoptik is well positioned in the long term and shows solid organic growth.

Financially, Jenoptik is well positioned in the long term and shows solid organic growth.

  • Jenoptik has a sound balance sheet structure as well as a comfortable equity ratio of more than 50 percent.
  • April 2015: new debenture loans were issued and volume increased from 90 to 125 million euros
  • March 2015: our existing syndicated loan was extended and increased from 120 to 230 million euros

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