The partnership will see Zeiss provide a range of equipment benefiting departments throughout the business including wind tunnel, quality & inspection and prototype & test.

The installation of a new Zeiss METROTOM 1500 industrial computed tomography system at the factory in Grove will expand the team’s in-house capabilities and deliver greater insights into the quality and integrity of components, ensuring a precise, accurate and robust quality control process. With a continued commitment towards greater business efficiencies, Zeiss will play an integral part in this evolution.

Al Peasland, head of technical partnerships and innovation at Williams Racing said: “It’s with great pleasure that we can welcome Zeiss as a Williams Racing Official Supplier in a year when Zeiss celebrates the 175th anniversary of pioneering technological advances in optics. Their passion for excellence, and presence as a global leader, will bring new metrology capabilities into the Williams team.

"The competitive world of Formula One racing demands a continuous drive towards ever greater precision and quality. We’re excited to have ZEISS join us on this journey of transformation as we enter a new era for Williams Racing.”

Dr. Jochen Peter, member of the Zeiss Group executive board responsible for the industrial quality & research segment, said: “Safety and reliability are indispensable in Formula 1, qualities for which our customers value us and our products worldwide. We are proud to support Williams with our state-of-the-art industrial quality solutions and our commitment to precision and quality.”