ZEISS #measuringhero Award 2021 started

Applications are open until July 30th in eight categories

Oberkochen, Germany | 17 June 2021 | ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions

The global ZEISS #measuringhero Award kicked off its new season. Once again ZEISS is looking for heroes of metrology. Applications are welcome on measuringhero.zeiss.com until July 30th, 2021. The winners of eight new categories will be invited to an individual metrology training and a Formula One experience day at Williams Racing in the UK.

With the #measuringhero award, ZEISS honors the work of its customers who are ensuring the quality of industrial companies. "Day by day, our customers check the quality of their products and ensure smooth workflows and efficient production processes. We are very pleased to appreciate our customers for their responsible tasks with the ZEISS #measuringhero Award," highlights Dr. Marc Wawerla, Head of ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions. The #measuringhero award is part of the #measuringhero initiative, which also includes the weekly YouTube vlog series with Jay Elepano and the #measuringhero community.

The award winners are selected by an international jury. The members include ZEISS experts as well as Keith Mills, Editor of Metrology News, Dr. Markus Rochowicz, Group Manager Cleanliness Technology at Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation and Al Peasland, Head of Technical & Innovation Partnerships at Williams Racing.

With the #measuringhero award, ZEISS honors the work of its customers who are ensuring the quality of industrial companies © Carl Zeiss
The global ZEISS #measuringhero Award kicked off its new season

Metrologists can demonstrate their skills in the following award categories:

  1. Customer Loyalty Reward
  2. Efficient Measurement – Individual Component
  3. Efficient Measurement – Process Set-up
  4. Perfect Measuring Room
  5. Creative Fixturing
  6. Most Exotic Particle Image
  7. Smoothest Surface
  8. Fascinating X-perience
Last year, hundreds of metrologists from more than forty countries worldwide applied. The ten award winners in the seven categories were delighted to receive their award. Under the following video, the greetings of the awardees have been summarized: YouTube #measuringhero. As the official award ceremony had to be postponed due to the pandemic-related travel restrictions, the 2020 awardees will be invited to the UK together with the winners of this year's #measuringhero Award.
Press Contact

Bernd Balle
ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions
Phone: +49 7364 20-8148
bernd .balle @zeiss .com


ZEISS is an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the fields of optics and optoelectronics. In the previous fiscal year, the ZEISS Group generated annual revenue totaling 6.3 billion euros in its four segments Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology, Industrial Quality & Research, Medical Technology and Consumer Markets (status: 30 September 2020).

For its customers, ZEISS develops, produces and distributes highly innovative solutions for industrial metrology and quality assurance, microscopy solutions for the life sciences and materials research, and medical technology solutions for diagnostics and treatment in ophthalmology and microsurgery. The name ZEISS is also synonymous with the world's leading lithography optics, which are used by the chip industry to manufacture semiconductor components. There is global demand for trendsetting ZEISS brand products such as eyeglass lenses, camera lenses and binoculars.

With a portfolio aligned with future growth areas like digitalization, healthcare and Smart Production and a strong brand, ZEISS is shaping the future of technology and constantly advancing the world of optics and related fields with its solutions. The company's significant, sustainable investments in research and development lay the foundation for the success and continued expansion of ZEISS' technology and market leadership. ZEISS invests 12 percent of its revenue in research and development – this high level of expenditure has a long tradition at ZEISS and is also an investment in the future.

With over 34,000 employees, ZEISS is active globally in almost 50 countries with around 30 production sites, 60 sales and service companies and 27 research and development facilities. Founded in 1846 in Jena, the company is headquartered in Oberkochen, Germany. The Carl Zeiss Foundation, one of the largest foundations in Germany committed to the promotion of science, is the sole owner of the holding company, Carl Zeiss AG (status: 31 March 2021).

Further information at www.zeiss.com

ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions

ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions is a leading manufacturer of multidimensional metrology solutions. These include coordinate measuring machines, optical and multisensor systems, microscopy systems for industrial quality assurance as well as metrology software for the automotive, aircraft, mechanical engineering, plastics and medical technology industries. Innovative technologies such as 3D X-ray metrology for quality inspection round off the portfolio. In addition, ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions offers a broad global spectrum of customer services with ZEISS Quality Excellence Centers close to its customers. The company is headquartered in Oberkochen. Production and development sites outside Germany are located in Minneapolis in the USA, Shanghai (China) and Bangalore (India). ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions is part of the Industrial Quality & Research segment.

Press Contact

Bernd Balle
ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions
Phone: +49 7364 20-8148
bernd .balle @zeiss .com

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