News | May 7, 2010

Legal Entities Of JENOPTIK Divisions Now Follow Divisional Organization Structure

The Laser Technology division of JENOPTIK Laser, Optik, Systeme GmbH and JENOPTIK Laserdiode GmbH have merged to form JENOPTIK Laser GmbH. The Optics, Microoptics and Digital Imaging business units of JENOPTIK Laser, Optik, Systeme GmbH now operates under the business name JENOPTIK Optical Systems GmbH.

With the formation of JENOPTIK Laser GmbH and JENOPTIK Optical Systems GmbH the legal entity structures in Germany now follow Jenoptik's new divisional organization.

The spin-off of the Laser Technology business unit and the merger of JENOPTIK Laserdiode GmbH into JENOPTIK Laser GmbH have become effective with the entry into the Commercial Register of the Local Court of Jena on May 3, 2010. Thus, the assets of the Laser Technology business unit and of JENOPTIK Laserdiode GmbH, including all existing contractual relationships and human resources, have been transferred to JENOPTIK Laser GmbH in accordance with the German Reorganization of Companies Act. All rights and obligations from existing contracts, proposals and orders will be fulfilled by JENOPTIK Laser GmbH without any disadvantages on the part of our customers and suppliers.

At JENOPTIK Laser GmbH, we pool our resources and focus our work on laser sources. We cover the entire value chain in the field of OEM laser sources - from epitaxial layer structuring of wafers, over semiconductor material and diode lasers, up to solid-state and fiber lasers. Page: 2 of 2 Date: May 5, 2010

JENOPTIK Laser, Optik, Systeme GmbH has changed into JENOPTIK Optical Systems GmbH.
After the spin-off of the Laser Technology business unit the former company JENOPTIK Laser, Optik, Systeme GmbH will completely dedicate its efforts to the field of developing, manufacturing and selling systems and components for optical and opto-electronic applications. In order to accentuate this focused approach, the company's name has changed to JENOPTIK Optical Systems GmbH.

Operating under the new name, JENOPTIK Optical Systems GmbH with its three business units - Optics, Microoptics and Digital Imaging – will continue to act as the lead company of the Optical Systems division within the Jenoptik Group structure, combining all activities in the field of optics and optoelectronics. With the legally implemented concentration on optical systems, modules and components, our R & D, manufacturing and selling operations are even better focused towards our customers' needs.

With a corporate structure that complements Jenoptik's operational five division structure, we can better serve the immediate needs of customers and more quickly implement market strategies for the future.