ZEISS Microscopy
Torr Scientific Ltd
Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Kurt J. Lesker Company

7 Synchrotron Manufacturers in 2024

This section provides an overview for synchrotron as well as their applications and principles. Also, please take a look at the list of 7 synchrotron manufacturers and their company rankings. Here are the top-ranked synchrotron companies as of March, 2024: 1.Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd., 2.Torr Scientific Ltd, 3.ZEISS Microscopy.

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List of 7 Synchrotron Manufacturers

*Including some distributors, etc.

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    • Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.
      • Japan Address: ThinkPark Tower, 1-1 Osaki 2-chome, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. (SHI) was established in 1888. SHI offers complete solutions for industrial machinery production and operations, heavy machinery for infrastructure, logistics, and construction, power generation systems as well as systems to reduce pollution, water purification, and ship construction. In addition, SHI also offers various software services including IT solutions.

    • ZEISS Microscopy
      • Address: Carl-Zeiss-Str. 22 Oberkochen , Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland

      Manufacturer Overview

      ZEISS Microscopy, established in Jena, Germany, in 1846 is a manufacturer of optics and optoelectronics used in Precision Mechanics, Binoculars, Microscopy, and Eyeglass Lenses. Their product portfolio includes precision optics, such as lenses, mirrors, and prisms, laser mirrors used in laser cutting, and medical devices, optoelectronic devices and Coatings and Thin Films. The company also provides solutions including industrial quality, microscopy research, project simulation, sample testing and product development. The company also offers customer services that include support, custom research projects and customized services.

    • G&H

      Manufacturer Overview

      G&H, established in 1983 and headquartered in Edinburgh, UK, is a manufacturer of photonic components, modules, and systems. The company specializes in acousto-optics, fiber optics, electro-optics, precision optics, and crystal optics. Its product and service range includes photonic components, modules, and systems. G&H has over 200 employees and operates in more than 20 countries. The company's products are used in a wide variety of applications, including telecommunications, medical imaging, aerospace, defence and industrial automation.

    • Kurt J. Lesker Company

      Company Overview

      Kurt J. Lesker Company was founded in 1954 and is a manufacturer and distributor of vacuum equipments based in Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania, United States. The company manufactures various vacuum products such as vacuum chambers, vacuum pumps, pressure measuring devices, polymer coatings, and thin film deposition systems. The products are used in various fields such as decorative coatings, aerospace, electronics, optics, and LED. The company has obtained the ISO 9001 standard certificate.

    • Torr Scientific Ltd
      • United Kingdom Address: Unit 11, Pebsham Rural Business Centre, Pebsham Lane, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN40 2RZ, United Kingdom
    • CERN
      • Switzerland Address: CH-1211 Geneva 23, Switzerland

      Company Overview

      CERN, established in 1954 and headquartered in Meyrin, Geneva, Switzerland, is a European organization for nuclear research that explores the fundamental structure of the particles comprising all matter. The company’s basic tools are particle accelerators and detectors. These tools were initially invented for research and now find widespread applications in various fields, from medical diagnostics and therapy to computer chip manufacturing. It created the World Wide Web to facilitate information sharing among scientists. It also developed the Grid, a global computing network that processes the colossal volume of data generated by the LHC experiments.

Synchrotron Manufacturer Ranking

*Including some distributors, etc.

Ranking as of March 2024

Derivation Method
Rank Company Click Share
1 Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.
2 Torr Scientific Ltd
3 ZEISS Microscopy
4 Winlight
5 Kurt J. Lesker Company

Derivation Method

The ranking is calculated based on the click share within the synchrotron page as of March 2024. Click share is defined as the total number of clicks for all companies during the period divided by the number of clicks for each company.

Number of Employees

  1. ZEISS Microscopy: 35,000
  2. Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.: 24,584

Newly Established Company

  1. Torr Scientific Ltd: 1998 (26 years ago)
  2. CERN: 1949 (75 years ago)
  3. G&H: 1948 (76 years ago)

Company with a History

  1. ZEISS Microscopy: 1846 (178 years ago)
  2. G&H: 1948 (76 years ago)
  3. CERN: 1949 (75 years ago)

Global Distribution of Synchrotron Manufacturers by Country

*Including some distributors, etc.

Country Number of Companies Share (%)
Japan Japan 1 25.0%
Deutschland 1 25.0%
United Kingdom United Kingdom 1 25.0%
Switzerland Switzerland 1 25.0%

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