About Zebra Technologies Corporation

About Zebra

Zebra Shows You What’s Important, What’s Critical and What’s Next

You may not always see Zebra, but Zebra solutions can be found working behind the scenes in many industries around the world. Ensuring every asset and worker on the edge is visible. Connecting them to the data they need. Guiding them with clear and accurate insights for the best next action. And optimizing workflows, operations, and decisions in real time for efficient, impactful results.

We empower the front line of business in retail/ecommerce, manufacturing, transportation and logistics, healthcare, public sector and other industries to achieve a performance edge.

With more than 10,000 partners across 100 countries, we provide better visibility through industry-tailored, end-to-end solutions that intelligently connect people, assets and data to help our customers make business-critical decisions.

Across the globe, where businesses and people find their edge, Zebra is there.

Year Founded: 1969

Channel Partners: 10,000+

Employees: ∼8,200

Patents: 4,400+

Global Offices 100+ in 45 countries

Zebra Portfolio: Barcode Printing, Mobile Computing, Data Capture, Locationing, Data Platforms, Software, Services, Supplies

Company Information

Vision and Leadership

Zebra`s Chief Executive Anders Gustafsson

"We are living in an on-demand economy where organizations must digitize their operations to compete. The pace of change is accelerating. We are the pioneers at the edge of the enterprise and we are investing in innovations to empower front-line performance so brands can deliver differentiated service and care to thrive into the future."

- Anders Gustafsson Chief Executive Officer


1969: Founded as Data Specialties by Ed Kaplan and Gary Cless

1982: First barcode printer

1986: First thermal printer for on-demand barcode labeling; changed company name to Zebra Technologies

1991: First laser-scannable two-dimensional barcode; initial public offering (NASDAQ-ZBRA)

1997: First wearable computer

1998: Merged with Eltron International, a provider of desktop and photo ID card printers

2000: Acquired Comtec Information Systems, a provider of wireless mobile printers

2004: First rugged RFID handheld; first enterprise Digital Assistant

2007: Anders Gustafsson appointed CEO; acquired WhereNet player tracking

2008: First mobile RFID printing solutions

2013: Introduced Zebra Sports solution; acquired Hart Systems; first IoT platform for enterprise; first smart environment for thermal printers (Link-OS)

2014: Announced agreement to purchase the Motorola Solutions’ Enterprise Business

2015: New brand as combined company; acquired ITR Mobility (iFactr); only migration path to modern OS for legacy Windows applications

2016: First all-touch Android inventory solution

2017: Introduced breakthrough Zebra Savanna™ data intelligence platform; Collaboration with NFL and Wilson Sporting Goods to track players and game footballs


As the pioneer at the edge of the enterprise, Zebra Technologies serves thousands of customers including many of the world's top companies. We build and deliver edge technologies that enable businesses to intelligently connect assets, data, and people. We are pleased to receive industry recognition for our efforts.

One of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers

Zebra Technologies named to Forbes’ Best Employer List for fourth consecutive year in recognition of the company’s commitment to employees and culture.

Top Channel Partner Program

Zebra received CRN’s 5-star rating for the fourth consecutive time based on our commitment to our partners globally who are among the most knowledgeable and competent in the industry.

Honored for Trend-Setting Design

Zebra Technologies' user-centered design approach recognized with fifth consecutive prestigious Red Dot award for innovative design.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Giving Back with the Gift of Education

Our support of Bernie’s Book Bank expands our engagement in education while helping local communities where we live and work.

Zebra Technologies’ Focus on Corporate Social Responsibility

At Zebra, our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities include operating our business in an ethical manner, protecting the environment through the eco-friendly design and manufacturing of our products and solutions, and the adoption of sustainable measures in our services and supply chain operations. We also engage and invest in the communities where we live and work. We invite you to learn more about our progress.


Bring Your Performance Edge to Zebra

You are hardworking, brave, and bold. You are an innovator with creative ideas. You are looking for a place to bring your unique edge, while getting the opportunity to sharpen it. You should apply for a role at Zebra.

Success requires more than just desire. It demands a performance edge, and Zebra empowers you to reach out and capture it. We are looking for team members who work hard to focus their unique talents while collaborating to reach a shared goal. We want those who appreciate being empowered and are brave enough to embrace it. We want people to boldly build something never before thought possible, but do it in a way that stays true to the spirit of Zebra.

It’s an exciting time to be at Zebra, and we hope you’ll contact us about areas where you can make a difference as we transform the world to be better, faster, smarter. Apply today.


Locations and Contacts

Zebra Experience Center
Corporate and International Headquarters

Zebra Technologies Corporation

Corporate and International Headquarters

3 Overlook Point Lincolnshire, Illinois 60069 USA

Phone: +1 847 634 6700

Toll-free: +1 866 230 9494

Fax: +1 847 913 8766

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