News | March 30, 2010

Jenoptik's Lasers & Material Processing Division Has Received A Major Order Of Around 16 Million US Dollars

Source: Jenoptik

Following the major traffic safety order announced at the beginning of March, Jenoptik has received another major order. Jenoptik's Lasers & Material Processing division will deliver lasers for medical use to a US based client. The order covers a period of three years and has a total volume of 16 million US Dollars (just under 12 million euros).

Since 1999 the lasers for medical use have been produced in series at the Jena production site. Today approximately 2,200 lasers are manufactured every year. More than 10,000 of these lasers are used worldwide. They are continuously improved by Jenoptik. Areas of application for medical lasers are the fields of ophthalmology, dermatology, surgery and urology.

Jenoptik is one of the few suppliers worldwide with the capability to produce high volumes of complex lasers and laser systems that achieve the high quality levels and process reliability required for medical applications.

Tomorrow (Tuesday) Jenoptik will publish the Group's complete financial statements and provide an outlook for the current fiscal year as well as the future development of the Group.

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

With its Lasers & Material Processing division Jenoptik is one of the leading providers and has control of the entire value-added chain of laser material processing – from component through to complete system. In the area of laser technology, Jenoptik has specialized in high-quality semiconductor materials and reliable diode lasers as well as innovative solid-state lasers, e.g. fiber and disk lasers. In the area of high-power diode lasers Jenoptik is acknowledged worldwide as a leader in quality. In the area of laser processing systems Jenoptik develops systems that are integrated into production facilities of our customers and used for optimization and automation of processes. These systems enable our customers to work with plastics, metals, glass, ceramics and semiconductor materials with maximum efficiency, precision and safety.

SOURCE: Jenoptik