History

History

2017

Extension of production facilities.

Z-LASER awarded with “Industry Award 2017 Best of”.

2016

Presentation of the new laser projector LP-HFD2 as the successor of the laser projector LP-HFD.

2015

Optimization of the international sales office and partner network.

New managing director

From January 2015 Dipl.-Ing. Rüdiger Ruh as managing director / COO the company.

2013

Presentation of new products

  • Presentation of the fiber-coupled laser ZFSM / ZFMM – today Z-FIBER
  • Presentation of the camera- and laser-based measuring system Z3D-Control.
2012

Changeover of production processes

All internal production processes have been adapted to the latest international standards.

2011

Establishment of new product range

Presentation of the ZQ product range.

Installation of the solar park

In the middle of the year, Z-LASER‘s own solar park was established. From now on, Z-LASER generates a considerable part of the energy requirement via the in-house solar system.

2010

Opening branch USA / Canada

Foundation of Z-LASER America Inc. (Montreal).

2008

Opening branch Italy

Foundation of Z-LASER Italia Srl. (Milan).

2005

Moving to new company building

… into Merzhauser Straße 134. The location here offers room for growth and, thanks to the direct connection to public transport, makes it very easy for employees to get there. There is also a large car park for visitors and staff.

2002

Submission of new patents

Development of the speed-dependent power control of laser projectors, new optics, mechanical and electronic designs.

2001

Integration of the company Lasertechnik Deutschland GmbH in Z-LASER

2000

Z-LASER is well-established on the market with individual laser systems. Z-LASER is the market leading laser manufacturer for the clothing industry, tyre manufacturing, the concrete and prefabricated housing industry and medical technology. The demand extends across industries. The company strikes out in a new direction.

1998

Development of the first 2D laser projector with 532 nm

1997

Participation in different fairs

… here German Pavilion New Delhi (India)

1996

Development of the first DPSS laser

1995

Presentation of the ZP laser

“The Champion”, the first refrigerated industrial line laser

Participation in different fairs

..here Bangalore (India)

1992

Development and patenting of laser leveling systems

1991

3D-Measurement System Vision 2000

Development of the 3D-Measurement System Vision 2000 and presentation of the first diode lasers.

1989

Presentation of the first laser projection system for CNC machineries

…at the Wood fair (expo) LIGNA, Hanover, Germany.

1985

Qualified industrial engineer, Kurt-Michael Zimmermann, establishes the company Z-LASER in Freiburg i. Br. Initially the company specialises in innovative development of laser systems as positioning aids.