Jenoptik AG is a holding company which engages in the manufacture of optical instruments and lenses. It operates through the following segments: Lasers and Optical Systems, Metrology, and Defense and Civil Systems. The Lasers & Optical systems segment comprises the activities relating to lasers and optics. The Metrology segment focuses in the manufacture of production metrology used in the automotive industry. The Defense and Civil systems segment develops, manufactures, and markets mechatronic and sensor products for civil and military applications. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Jena, Germany.