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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. 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. 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. 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. More

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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. 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. 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. More

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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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. More

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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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. More

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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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. More

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New traffic safety order from the Middle East

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

Stabilization systems for sensors and weapon systems on vehicle-based platforms

Jenoptik Participating in the Modernization of the Leopard 2 Tank for the Bundeswehr

The Jenoptik Defense & Civil Systems segment will provide digital electric gun turret drive systems to a total value of more than 12 million euros. More

Preview Interim Report Q3

Jenoptik remains on course of growth after nine months; guidance firmed up at upper end

In the third quarter of 2017 the Jenoptik Group consolidated its performance over the first half-year and has continued to see successful growth, particularly in its order figures, revenue and earnings. More

CFO Hans-Dieter Schumacher and CEO Dr. Stefan Traeger

Jenoptik Supervisory Board extends the CFO contract for Hans-Dieter Schumacher by additional five years

At its regularly scheduled meeting on September 14, the Supervisory Board of JENOPTIK AG made the unanimous decision in favor of early extension of the contract of Chief Financial Officer Hans-Dieter Schumacher by five years until March 31, 2023. Hans-Dieter Schumacher has been a member of the Executive Board since 2015. More

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Jenoptik acquires Five Lakes Automation LLC.

The US company is specialized in process automation for the automotive industry. In combination with its laser machine business the acquisition enables Jenoptik to tap growth potential within the US market. More

Preview Interim Report Q2

First half-year 2017: Jenoptik posts growth in revenue and earnings, guidance for current fiscal year confirmed

As expected, the Jenoptik Group recorded continued growth and saw further gains over the 1st half-year, particularly in terms of orders, revenue and earnings. More

Laser Application

Jenoptik sells 3D laser machines with an approximate value of 10 million euros to leading German car manufacturers

The 3D laser machines are used in new production processes, such as for the manufacture of innovative components of electric cars. More

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Jenoptik supplied traffic safety technology to Kuwait

The Ministry of Interior in Kuwait received new stationary speed enforcement systems. More

Preview Interim Report Q1

Jenoptik posts a good start to the year in the first quarter of 2017

As expected, the Jenoptik Group made a solid start into the 2017 fiscal year and saw further increases over the first quarter, particularly in terms of orders, revenue and earnings. More

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Jenoptik moving to a new technology campus in Michigan

A modern technology campus for metrology and laser machines provides Jenoptik with state-of-the-art infrastructure in Rochester Hills, Michigan. More

CEO Dr. Michael Mertin and CFO Hans-Dieter Schumacher

Jenoptik again demonstrates operational strength with revenue growth and earnings upswing in the 2016 fiscal year

The Jenoptik Group closed the 2016 fiscal year with great success, setting new records in orders, revenue, earnings and free cash flow. More

Stabilization systems for sensors and weapon systems on vehicle-based platforms

Jenoptik receives follow-up contracts for retrofitting Leopard 2 tanks

The Jenoptik Defense & Civil Systems segment is to supply 17-kilowatt auxiliary power units and electric turret and weapon stabilization for the Leopard 2 tank. More

Power supply units for Patriot missile defense system

Jenoptik receives Patriot order worth approximately 13.8 million US dollars

Jenoptik supplies important components for the Patriot integrated air and missile defense system. More

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Jenoptik remains on course of growth with new record figures

According to preliminary figures, Jenoptik increased its group revenue and also achieved an operating result that sets a new record for recent years. More

Turkisch State Railways (TCDD) passenger train

Jenoptik once again to supply on-board gensets for passenger trains in Turkey

Jenoptik delivers gensets to a Turkish manufacturer of railway vehicles with a volume of approximately 3.3 million euros. More

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Jenoptik acquires British software company

The acquisition of Essa Technology extends the Group’s expertise in software for traffic enforcement and public safety & security. More

VarioCAM HD thermography camera

Order for industrial thermography cameras with a value of almost six million euros

The partners InfraTec GmbH and Jenoptik, who have been working together since 1997, have extended their cooperation for another two years. More

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Dr. Stefan Traeger will be the new Chairman of the Executive Board of JENOPTIK AG

The Supervisory Board of JENOPTIK AG has appointed Dr. Stefan Traeger as the future Chairman of the company’s Executive Board for a term of three years. More

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Jenoptik receives order for the production of radomes

Jenoptik is to supply 28 protective domes to BAE Systems for the Eurofighter Typhoon. The value of the contract is in the high single-digit million euro range. More

Preview Interim Report Q3

Jenoptik reports good earnings and full order books at the end of first nine months 2016

The Jenoptik Group ended the first nine months of 2016 as well as expected, with order figures, earnings and cash flow all seeing very good growth. More

Power supply units for Patriot missile defense system

Jenoptik completes five-year defense frame agreements with US Government

Within the scope of the two contracts Jenoptik will supply spare components for the Patriot integrated air and missile defense system. More

Power supply units for Patriot missile defense system

Further major order for Patriot components

Jenoptik again supplies components for the Patriot integrated air and missile defense system. More

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Jenoptik supplies highway toll monitoring systems for the first time

Jenoptik is supplying Toll Collect with up to 600 complete systems to monitor future truck toll payments on Germany’s federal highways. More

Stabilization systems for sensors and weapon systems on vehicle-based platforms

Jenoptik to supply equipment with a value of 22 million euros to Poland for military land vehicles

The Jenoptik Defense & Civil Systems division will deliver 126 electrical turret and weapon stabilization systems for the Leopard 2 tank. More

Stationary Traffic Safety Systems

Jenoptik receives first order for traffic safety equipment from Jordan

Jenoptik’s Traffic Solutions division will deliver a total of 100 stationary traffic safety systems to the Kingdom of Jordan. Jenoptik has already provided many countries in the region with traffic safety equipment. More

CEO Dr. Michael Mertin

Jenoptik President & CEO Dr. Michael Mertin will not extend his employment contract as a member of the Executive Board of JENOPTIK AG

After the termination of his current contract Dr. Mertin will concentrate on new challenges outside Jenoptik. More

Power supply units for Patriot missile defense system

Jenoptik receives additional order from Raytheon worth just under 4 million euros

Jenoptik will once again deliver important components for the Patriot missile defense system. More

Power supply units for Patriot missile defense system

Jenoptik wins Patriot orders in the amount of 11 million euros

Jenoptik‘s Defense & Civil Systems division will supply components for the Patriot missile defense system within the scope of several contracts. More

Preview Interim Report Q2

Jenoptik remains on growth track in first half-year 2016

The Jenoptik Group ended the first half of 2016 as well as expected, with strong performance in terms of revenue, earnings and cash flow. More

Red Light and Speed Monitoring

Jenoptik wins major traffic safety order in Australia

Jenoptik camera systems for speed and red-light enforcement will help increase traffic safety in the State of Western Australia in the next seven years. More

Jenoptik TraffiStar systems improves safety

Canadian province of Ontario continuing traffic safety program with Jenoptik

Jenoptik’s Traffic Solutions division received the order to continue and to expand the operation of digital camera systems for red-light monitoring in Canada. More

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Major order from medical technology sector

Jenoptik delivers laser worth more than 11 million US dollars to the USA. More

Groundbreaking ceremony for the new technology campus in Rochester Hills

Jenoptik invests around 15 million US dollars at its US location in Rochester Hills, Michigan

Jenoptik is building a modern technology campus for engineering, production, sales and service for metrology and laser machines for the automotive industry. In future, other Jenoptik businesses will also expand their North American business from this location. More

Preview Interim Report Q1

Jenoptik posts increase in revenue and earnings in the first quarter 2016

The Jenoptik Group ended the first quarter of 2016 as well as expected, with particularly strong performance in terms of revenue, earnings and cash flow. Growth was seen in all of the Group’s segments. More