Jena Carl Zeiss 1846
- Jena, Gera, Thuringia, Germany
Name abbreviated to Carl Zeiss, Jena in 1900s; Company named for founder Carl Zeiss (1816-1888). The company relocated from Jena to Oberkochen following the Soviet occupation of East Germany. The name Carl Zeiss, Jena continued in East Germany until German re-unification in 1989 when the Jena wing was amalgamated with the Oberkocken part of Zeiss as Carl Zeiss AG.