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About us

We develop and manufacture optical linear and angle encoders for demanding positioning tasks

We provide customers with premium-quality encoders from our standard program as well as customized products adapted to their needs. The implementation of highly complex, individually designed solutions to problems is our specialty.

With unique custom designs, we realize positioning tasks together with our customers that are second to none.

We are equipped with state of the art manufacturing technologies which enable us to produce our measuring systems at a very high technological level. The large proportion of in-house manufacturing guarantees the outstanding quality and reproducibility of our products.

Our team is happy to support you in the realization of your concepts and is at your service worldwide.

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What we stand for

  • Our employees are the driving force behind our success
  • Openness and trust characterize our community
  • Sustainable developments and perspectives shape our thoughts and actions
  • Made by NUMERIK JENA: our customers are active worldwide, and so are we. We rely on Germany as a development and production location and on an extraordinarily high level of vertical integration
  • At an attractive location, state of the art workplaces in a high-tech company await you
  • We are a company that looks to the long-term. The guarantor for this is our non-profit shareholder: the DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN-STIFTUNG GmbH

The team

Technology is the key to breaking new ground and shaping the future. The basis for this is provided, on the one hand, by our high-precision measuring systems. And on the other, our employees: from apprentices to experts, they shape the technology of tomorrow with their motivation, ideas and know-how and bring NUMERIK JENA internationally to the forefront.

Together, we aim to shift boundaries and drive innovation.

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Facts & figures


Customized products



including 10 apprentices


square meters

of clean room space for the production of our products


Average age

16 to 65 years

Our location in Jena, Germany

Major names from Jena are familiar globally: this is where entrepreneurial success stories such as those of ZEISS, Jenoptik and SCHOTT began. In Jena, the cradle of the European optics and photonics industry, tradition is combined with strong, innovative companies in the high-tech industries. With this recipe for success, Jena has established itself as a pioneering high-tech center in Thuringia and Central Germany.

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Environmental protection and sustainable action are among the essential core values of our corporate philosophy

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