Reference standards

We are a global manufacturer and provider of reference standards. We have a long history in measurement science and producing reference materials for a wide range of applications.

Our facilities

Through a sustained programme of investment over more than a decade, we now have an unparalleled breadth of reference standards manufacturing capabilities. We have manufacturing facilities around the world – in Luckenwalde, Germany; Augsburg, Germany; Manchester, New Hampshire and Charleston, South Carolina – all of which have been operating for over 20 years and are accredited to ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO 17034. We have also recently opened our first reference materials manufacturing site in Nanjing, China.

Our manufacturing

Our manufacturing capabilities support a large portfolio of catalogue reference standards for a wide variety of application areas, including products sold under the Dr. EhrenstorferTM, MikromolTM, VHGTM and ARMITM brands. Alongside these catalogue ranges, we also provide a full suite of custom reference standards manufacturing services, including complete outsourcing solutions from sourcing / synthesis of materials through characterisation, certification, packaging and distribution.

We complement our own portfolio of reference standards with distribution of materials from the UK National Measurement Laboratory (NML) at LGC and other National Measurement Institutes, as well as the ATCC, pharmacopoeias and commercial producers.