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Press Releases 2014

Jenoptik starts new year with positive outlook

The Jenoptik Group is confident of its prospects in the 2015 fiscal year. On the back of a good order and project pipeline as well as positive effects resulting from the acquisition of Vysionics, the British traffic solutions specialists, the Executive Board is anticipating substantial growth in 2015. More

International average speed enforcement projects successfully implemented

The Jenoptik Traffic Solutions division is commissioning several projects for section speed control in Austria and Switzerland. The new Jenoptik subsidiary Vysionics received an award for such an average speed enforcement project in Great Britain. More

Michael Mertin re-appointed President of Photonics21

The Jenoptik President & CEO will once again represent the technology platform for the European photonics sector for the next two years. More

Jenoptik acquires leading UK road traffic safety technology company

Jenoptik has bought 92 percent of the shares in Vysionics, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of road safety technology systems. The acquisition reflects the strategy of the Group to invest specifically in global growth markets. More

High order backlog creates good conditions for growth in 2015

In the first nine months of 2014, the Jenoptik Group generated revenue totaling 420.1 million euros, slightly down on the prior year. Rise in order intake, profitability improved. More

Jenoptik delivers gensets for over 120 passenger trains

The Jenoptik Defense & Civil Systems division will equip Turkish passenger trains with on-board gensets on behalf of Hyundai Rotem. More

German Design Award for Jenoptik product

The Jenoptik Traffic Solutions division received the German Design Council’s “German Design Award – Special Mention” for the TraffiTop, a new housing for use in mobile traffic monitoring. More

Jenoptik delivers laser machines to automotive suppliers in Asia and North America

Jenoptik is expanding its laser machine business in both these growth regions. In the 3rd quarter 2014, the Lasers & Material Processing division received several orders with a total volume of over 10 million euros. More

Jenoptik revises 2014 revenue and earnings guidance

Annual targets are no longer attainable due to subdued demand from the machine construction, automotive and semiconductor equipment industries, as well as project postponements and more stringent export restrictions. More

Jenoptik receives order worth millions for the production of medical lasers

The order, for over 4 million euros, confirms the continued good demand for medical lasers from Jenoptik. More

Jenoptik and Raytheon sign letter of intent

Both companies want to explore joint power generation projects. More

Jenoptik presents laser system for precise 3D metal processing at EuroBLECH

From October 21-25, 2014, Jenoptik’s Lasers & Material Processing division will present at the world’s leading exhibition for the sheet metal working industry – the 23rd EuroBLECH in Hanover – the laser system JENOPTIK-VOTAN® BIM for cutting and welding of metals. More

High order intake in first half-year forms solid basis for Jenoptik’s future development

Jenoptik closed the first half-year 2014 as expected. Revenue unchanged from prior year, EBIT slightly improved. In light of geopolitical uncertainties, the guidance is firmed up at lower end of range. More

Acquisition reinforces Jenoptik presence in India

The Group is taking over a 100 percent of a joint venture in Bangalore and is thus consistently pursuing its strategy of increased internationalization and greater proximity to its customers. More

Award for new solar cell technology with Jenoptik laser

The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, ISE, has been honored with the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2014. The laser used in this technology was provided by the Jenoptik Lasers & Material Processing division. More

Jenoptik laser technology to combat sea parasites

A rather unusual application: Jenoptik’s Lasers & Material Processing division is supplying the Norwegian company Stingray Marine Solutions AS with lasers to combat parasites that attack farmed salmon. More

Jenoptik wins major traffic safety order in Singapore

Jenoptik’s Traffic Solutions division will fit 240 locations in the Southeast Asian city-state with latest traffic enforcement systems. The order confirms the success of the Group’s internationalization strategy in the Asia/Pacific region. More

Jenoptik starts into 2014 according to plan

Jenoptik completed a good first quarter 2014, as expected. The order situation in particular showed a clearly positive development. Guidance confirmed. More

Additional order and acquisition help expand Jenoptik‘s business activities in the Netherlands

The Jenoptik Traffic Solutions division has taken over Robot Nederland B.V. The presence in the Netherlands has also enabled Jenoptik to receive a new order for stationary traffic monitoring. More

CFO Rüdiger Andreas Günther will not extend his contract beyond March 2015

Rüdiger Andreas Günther, Chief Financial Officer of JENOPTIK AG, will not be seeking another term on the Executive Board after the expiry of his contract at the end of March 2015. More

Jenoptik supplies equipment for military land vehicles

On behalf of a German systems supplier, the Jenoptik Defense & Civil Systems division will equip military land vehicles with turret and weapon stabilization systems and with 17-kW Auxiliary Power Units. More

ERGO sells stake in Jenoptik

Around 4.88 million shares with a value of over 60 million euros were placed. More

Jenoptik successfully closes 2013 fiscal year

In 2013, the Jenoptik Group saw its fourth successive year of organic growth and generated revenue above the 600 million euro mark for the first time in the company’s recent history. More

Intertraffic 2014: Jenoptik presents flexible product range for global traffic safety

Under the theme “Paving your way to Traffic Safety”, Jenoptik’s Traffic Solutions division exhibits its new flexible approach with product news like the “MiniRack”, an optical traffic light detection technology and TraffiTower 2.0 at the Intertraffic Trade Fair in Amsterdam, from March 25th to 28th. More

International Design Award for Jenoptik product

Jenoptik’s Traffic Solutions division has been recognized with an “iF product design award” for the TraffiTower 2.0, a new housing for use in traffic monitoring. More

2013 targets met: Jenoptik succeeds in a challenging market environment

Despite a challenging market environment, the Jenoptik Group achieved revenue of 600 million euros for the first time in 2013. More

Traffic safety technology for Kuwait

Jenoptik delivers modern digital technology for stationary and mobile traffic monitoring to the State of Kuwait. More

Jenoptik with new technologies and products at Photonics West 2014

In San Francisco Jenoptik will be showcasing new technologies and further developments of its products from the Laser & Material Processing and Optical Systems divisions at Photonics West, while also supporting again the SPIE Startup Challenge. More

Jenoptik Sells TLS-Dicing® Laser Technology to 3D-Micromac AG

The Lasers & Material Processing division of Jenoptik is selling its thermal laser separation technology. It is used for various applications such as the separation of microchips in semiconductor manufacturing. More

Jenoptik supplies electro-mechanical stabilization systems for military land vehicles

The Jenoptik Defense & Civil Systems division will equip a total of 86 military vehicles with turret and weapon stabilization systems on behalf of a German Original Equipment Manufacturer. More