About Us

SPECTRO, a business unit of AMETEK Inc., manufactures advanced instruments and develops the best solutions for elemental analysis in a broad range of applications

Elemental analysis is continuing to develop at a fast pace worldwide with the need for ultimate precision, complex system requirements, and expanding fields of applications for even routine operations. SPECTRO leads the progress advancements in this field by providing new solutions and continuous innovations.

Founded in 1979 as a 3-man-enterprise, SPECTRO today has 600 employees around the world and is listed as the clear market leader for metal analyzers. In addition, growth in the sales of ICP and XRF spectrometers has continued to exceed industry averages. Our sister company, Nu Instruments is a market leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance mass spectrometers, with a portfolio that includes Multi-Collector ICP-MS, Time-of-Flight ICP-MS, High Resolution ICP-MS, Glow Discharge Mass Spectrometry, Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry, Gas Analysis Mass Spectrometry and Thermal Ionization Mass Spectrometry.

Since our inception, over 50,000 instruments have been delivered globally. These include handheld spectrometers for applications such as metal recycling to fully automatic sample preparation and analysis systems for the process control in a variety of industries covering difficult applications. Our customer list covers the spectrum from small to large international companies in many different industries. SPECTRO is proud to be a vital partner in providing quality products to improve both safety and offer superior analytical analysis to our customers.