ZEISS Microscopy
Parco Scientific Company
Nikon Metrology Inc.
Nikon Metrology
Meiji Techno
Leica Microsystems Vertrieb GmbH
Bruker Corporation

12 Industrial Microscope Manufacturers in 2024

This section provides an overview for industrial microscopes as well as their applications and principles. Also, please take a look at the list of 12 industrial microscope manufacturers and their company rankings. Here are the top-ranked industrial microscope companies as of February, 2024: 1.Motic, 2.AmScope, 3.Nikon Metrology.

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List of 12 Industrial Microscope Manufacturers

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    • Bruker Corporation
      • United States of America Address: 40 Manning Rd, Billerica, Massachusetts, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Bruker, founded in 1960 and based in Billerica, Massachusetts, is a manufacturer and distributor of scientific instruments and analytical and diagnostic solutions. The company's product range includes analyzers, microscopes, and imaging solutions, which have applications in fields such as life science research, cell biology, and microbiology. In 1969, the company developed the world's first FT-NMR spectrometer system, enabling broadband proton decoupling. In 1997, it further expanded its capabilities by acquiring the analytical X-ray division of Siemens AG. The company holds ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certifications, and its products are available for sale worldwide.

    • Nikon Metrology
      • United States of America Address: 12701 Grand River Road Brighton, Michigan, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Nikon Metrology Inc., a manufacturer based in Brighton, Michigan, United States, specializing in providing solutions for industrial measurement, inspection, and quality assurance needs, was founded in 2010 with the merger of Nikon Instruments Inc.’s industrial instrument business unit and the former Metris NV, a company acquired by Nikon Corporation. The company develops systems for manufacturing operations, including 3D laser scanners, industrial microscopy tools, and laser radar measuring systems. It also provides X-ray and computed tomography (CT) systems, optical manual measuring instruments, and video measuring systems. Furthermore, the company extends its offerings to encompass flat-panel display (FPD) lithography systems and imaging solutions.

    • OPTIKA S.r.l.
      • Italy Address: Via Rigla, 30, Ponteranica, Bergamo, Lombardia, Italy

      Manufacturer Overview

      Optika Italy, established in 1971 and headquartered in Ponteranica, Italy, is a manufacturer and supplier of microscopes and microscopy accessories. The company offers a range of products, including biological microscopes, stereo microscopes, polarizing microscopes, inverted microscopes, and digital cameras with software. These tools find application across diverse sectors such as education, research, industry, and medicine. All of its processes adhere to the Quality Management System, following the UNI EN ISO 9001 standard.

    • Leica Microsystems Vertrieb GmbH
      • Germany Address: Ernst-Leitz-Strasse 17-37, Wetzlar, Hesse, Germany

      Manufacturer Overview

      Leica Microsystems is a developer and manufacturer of microscopes and scientific instruments for the analysis of microstructures and nanostructures. The company is a provider in compound and stereo microscopy, digital microscopy, confocal user scanning, and super-resolution microscopy with related imaging systems, electron microscopy, sample preparation, and surgical microscopy used in medical, life science, and industrial applications. The company’s services include service plans, preventative maintenance, remote care, and qualification services for ensuring compliance of Leica equipment to governmental regulations.

    • 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.

    • Nikon Metrology Inc.

      Manufacturer Overview

      Nikon Metrology Inc. is a manufacturer of advanced optical and precision technology. It is headquartered in Brighton, Michigan, and was established in 1917. The company manufactures a range of measuring instruments, including X-ray/CT inspection equipment, laser radar, 3D laser scanners, Image measurement systems and Optical measuring machines. Some of its popular products are the CrystaView 5 CMM software, the Nexo T2 laser tracker, and the MM-600 optical comparator. Nikon Metrology Inc. also provides after sale service, technical support and training services. Its products are used in various industries, including automotive, aerospace, and medical.

    • Motic

      Manufacturer Overview

      Motic is a global manufacturer of various microscopes for educational, medical, and scientific applications. The company was originally founded in 1988 by Hong Kong-based Chinese company Speed Fair Co., Ltd, but now operates primarily out of its US office in Waltham, Massachusetts. The company's product line includes stereo microscopes for 3D visualization and dissection, industrial microscopes for quality control and inspection, and compound microscopes for life science and research. Motic also produces common microscopy parts and accessories, such as replacement bulbs, mount camera adaptors, and stage plates.

    • Meiji Techno
      • Japan Address: 322-1,Chikumazawa,Miyoshi machi,Iruma-gun, Saitama, Japan

      Company Overview

      Meiji Techno Co., Ltd. (MTC) is a Japanese manufacturer and distributor of optical microscopes originally established in 1964 as Azuma Optics Company before rebranding in 1975. Based in Saitama, the company produces various microscopes for applications in education and life sciences, including inverted, compound, stereo, and polarizing models. These are utilized by clients in laboratory operations and quality control, analysis, and testing within the industrial sector. MTC has manufacturing facilities in Japan and China, with distribution operations in Shanghai, California, and New Jersey. Its North American subsidiary Meiji Techno America was incorporated in 1986, and is located in San Jose.

    • AmScope

      Company Overview

      AmScope, founded in 1996 and headquartered in Irvine, California, is a manufacturer and distributor that specializes in delivering microscopy and imaging solutions. Its comprehensive product range includes various microscopes, camera systems, accessories, slide scanners, and optics components. These offerings are utilized for research, diagnostics, and quality control in the scientific, educational, and industrial sectors. AmScope's microscopes find extensive application in laboratories and educational institutions for the magnification and analysis of microscopic samples. The company's camera systems enable image and video documentation, enhancing microscopy-related research.

    • Evident
      • Japan Address: Shinjuku Monolith, 3-1 Nishi-Shinjuku 2-chome, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan

      Company Overview

      Evident Corporation is a scientific research and development company in Shinjuku, Tokyo that was established in 2008. Formerly known as Olympus Scientific Solutions, the company specializes in developing cutting-edge technology and products for various industries, including aerospace, automotive, electronics, energy, and medical research. Evident Corporation has proliferated and expanded its product offerings and services to meet the needs of its customers. Their product offerings include non-destructive testing (NDT) solutions such as thickness gauges and automated inspection systems, XRF analyzers like handheld XRF analyzers, industrial microscopes, and video scopes and borescopes.

Industrial Microscope Manufacturer Ranking

*Including some distributors, etc.

Ranking as of February 2024

Derivation Method
Rank Company Click Share
1 Motic
2 AmScope
3 Nikon Metrology
4 Bruker Corporation
5 Leica Microsystems Vertrieb GmbH
6 Evident
7 Meiji Techno
8 ZEISS Microscopy
9 OPTIKA S.r.l.

Derivation Method

The ranking is calculated based on the click share within the industrial microscope page as of February 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

Newly Established Company

  1. Motic: 1988 (36 years ago)
  2. OPTIKA S.r.l.: 1971 (53 years ago)
  3. Meiji Techno: 1964 (60 years ago)

Company with a History

  1. ZEISS Microscopy: 1846 (178 years ago)
  2. Meiji Techno: 1964 (60 years ago)
  3. OPTIKA S.r.l.: 1971 (53 years ago)

Industrial Microscope Manufacturers in United States

*Including some distributors, etc.

Global Distribution of Industrial Microscope Manufacturers by Country

*Including some distributors, etc.

Country Number of Companies Share (%)
United States of America United States of America 2 28.6%
Japan Japan 2 28.6%
Italy Italy 1 14.3%
Germany Germany 1 14.3%
Deutschland 1 14.3%

List of Industrial Microscope Products

2 products are listed.

Leica Microsystems Vertrieb GmbH

Routine Industrial microscope DM2700 m

Ideal optical microscope for inspection and confirmation in routines ■ Stable white light with LED lighting at any time LED lighting provides a ce...

1 model listed

GOKO Imaging Devices Co., Ltd.

Digital Microscope with stage GOKO EV-1D

Digital Microscope with stage GOKO EV-1D ・Best suited for visual inspection and documentary evidence ・GOKO's unique zoom system: No need to re-f...

1 model listed

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