Manz AG engages in the manufacture and sale of high-tech equipment in Germany, the United States, Taiwan, rest of Europe, China, and internationally. The company operates in five segments: Solar, Electronics, Energy Storage, Contract Manufacturing, and Service. The Solar segment provides system solutions for thin-film solar modules and CIGS thin-film technology. The Electronics segment offers production, assembly, and handling systems for the manufacture of flat screen displays, touch sensors, printed circuit boards, chip carriers, smartphones, tablet computers, laptops, wearables, and other consumer electronics; and automated assembly solutions for the automotive industry. The Energy Storage segment offers production, assembly, and handling equipment for lithium-ion battery cells, modules, and systems, as well as for capacitors for the manufacture of consumer electronics, power electronics, and other components of electrical powertrain. The Contract Manufacturing segment provides contract manufacturing services for equipment manufacturing, parts production, and assembly works for range of industries. The Service segment offers after-sales services, such as repair and maintenance, or conversion and upgrade services for machines and assemblies. Manz AG also provides simulation and factory planning, process and prototype development, and customer training services. The company was formerly known as Manz Automation AG and changed its name to Manz AG in June 2011. Manz AG was founded in 1987 and is based in Reutlingen, Germany.