Carl Zeiss India inaugurates its new campus & production facility in Electronic City, Bengaluru, on 11th July’12. Carl Zeiss is a global leader in the Optical and Opto Electronic Industry. Carl Zeiss are active in the fields of Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology, Industrial Metrology, Microscopy, Medical Technology, Vision Care, Consumer Optics / Optronics.
The new campus was inaugurated by the President & CEO of Carl Zeiss Group, Dr.Michael Kaschke. Speaking on this occasion Dr.Kashcke said "Carl Zeiss is a brand trusted by Scientists, Researchers and Doctors, Eye Care Professionals, Photographers and Metrology Specialists. This trust is built over an eventful journey of over 160 years. The new facility at Bengaluru adds greater focus to our pursuit of excellence in all spheres of our operations.
The new Carl Zeiss campus in Bengaluru India is a sign of things to come in the Carl Zeiss Group. Built on an area of 240,000 sq ft in the heart of Bengaluru’ s Electronic City, the new Carl Zeiss Head Office for India has 120,000 sq ft of built-up area which will accommodate close to 300 staff, a warehouse and production facilities for Coordinate Measuring Machines from the Industrial Metrology Business Group and Prescription lenses from the Vision Care Business Group. The investment in a modern facility in India, one of the fastest growing and important Rapidly Developing Economies (RDE) of the world, signifies Carl Zeiss' deep commitment to the Indian market.
"Strategic investments such as these are only possible because we have a long-term plan". He further added "overall we are very pleased with the development of our business in India so far and we are confident that we will continue to grow rapidly over the next years. It is important to maintain our high growth in the Indian market in order to sustain continued investments at a rapid pace".
The Indian subsidiary of Carl Zeiss was originally set-up in 1998 with the objective of getting closer to its customers, to take advantage of the high quality talent-pool that India offers and to take advantage of opportunities to globalise value creation at Carl Zeiss. "We have successfully completed the qualifying on all three fronts and now the main race begins" quips Dr. Kaschke.
Mr. V Srinivasan, Managing Director, Carl Zeiss India, said that ZEISS has grown into a powerful brand through unwavering focus on reliability, product quality and customer service. Carl Zeiss is expanding its operations in India to embrace the opportunities and challenges of the Indian market. The new facility, equipped with modern office space and excellent communication and training facilities, will house all of the Group's business units and activities in Bengaluru under one roof, including CARIn (Center for Applications & Research in India) the R&D center of the Medical Technology Business Group of Carl Zeiss. The Industrial Measuring Technology division shall in addition to producing Contura G2 and Spectrum model CMMs, also boasts of a world-class "Tech Center" where our customers can not only see our products but also find solutions for some of their difficult measuring challenges.
The new Carl Zeiss prescription lens manufacturing facility in Bangalore is a “State-of-the-art” laboratory set-up and run to global standards of Carl Zeiss. It is the most modern and largest prescription lens manufacturing facility catering to the domestic Indian market today.
Carl Zeiss in India successfully represents in the fields of Industrial Metrology, Microscopy, Medical Technology, Vision Care, Sports & Cine optics. Founded in 1998 in India, Carl Zeiss in India is headquartered at Bengaluru, with its Sales offices at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune. In addition to these offices, it has 35 Market Stock Points across India to facilitate its vision care business.
About : Carl Zeiss Group
Head Office : Oberkochen, Germany
Website : www.zeiss.de
The Carl Zeiss Group is an international leader in the fields of optics and opto-electronics. In fiscal year 2010/11 the company's approx. 24,000 employees generated revenue of about 4.237 billion euros. In the markets for Industrial Solutions, Research Solutions, Medical Technology and Consumer Optics, Carl Zeiss has contributed to technological progress all over the world for more than 160 years and enhances the quality of life of many people around the globe.
With its innovative technologies and leading edge solutions, Carl Zeiss is successful in the fields of Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology, Industrial Metrology, Microscopy, Medical Technology, Vision Care and Consumer Optics / Optronics. Carl Zeiss is represented with around 30 production and over 50 sales and service suites in more than 30 countries worldwide. Carl Zeiss AG is fully owned by the Carl Zeiss Stiftung (Carl Zeiss Foundation). Founded in 1846 in Jena, the company is headquartered in oberkochen, Germany.