SPECTRO Analytical Instruments, Inc.



Volume 29
Issue 12

Company Description

SPECTRO Analytical Instruments, a member of the AMETEK Materials Analysis Division, is a leading global supplier of analytical instruments for the elemental analysis of materials in industry, research, government, and academia. The company specializes in optical emission and X-ray fluorescence spectrometry and since inception has deployed more than 30,000 instruments worldwide. For a broad spectrum of companies in many different industries, SPECTRO is proud to be a vital partner providing the highest quality products for superior analytical analysis and safety.

Chief Spectroscopic Techniques Supported


  • Inductively coupled plasma (ICP-OES and ICP-AES)

  • ICP-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS)

  • Energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (EDXRF)

  • Optical emission spectroscopy (arc spark OES)

  • Handheld XRF

Markets Served

SPECTRO Analytical Instruments is a global leader in the design and production of a wide range of elemental analysis spectrometers for laboratory, portable, and at line applications in the following markets: environmental, geochemical, petrochemical, chemical processing, agriculture, agronomy, academia/research, pharmaceutical, electronics, food, cosmetics, cement, metal analysis, mining, polymers, precious metals, aerospace, paper and converting, and ceramics.

Major Products/Services


  • SPECTROBLUE – ICP-OES with patented OPI-Air Interface eliminating need for external chiller

  • SPECTRO ARCOS – ICP-OES features the UV-Plus system and ability to do tough applications including halogens

  • SPECTRO GENESIS – ICP-OES, comes with factory installed methods

  • SPECTRO XEPOS – EDXRF offering high sensitivity for light, medium, and heavy elements

  • SPECTROSCOUT – Portable EDXRF analyzer with exceptional performance

  • SPECTRO MIDEX – Micro XRF for small spot analysis

  • SPECTRI iQ II – Benchtop SDD-based ED-XRF system for industrial process control

  • SPECTRO xSORT – Handheld XRF for PMI, grade ID, sorting, environmental analysis

  • SPECTROMAXx – CCD-based, spark discharge OES for metal analysis

  • SPECTROLAB – Stationary metal analyzer with hybrid optic (CCD and PMT)

  • SPECTROTEST – Mobile metal analyzer with carbon determination


SPECTRO's North American headquarters is located in Mahwah, New Jersey, providing application, technical, and customer service support along with a west coast office located in Long Beach, California. SPECTRO's engineering, manufacturing, and main headquarters are located in Kleve, Germany, with sales and support locations in over 50 countries.

SPECTRO Analytical Instruments, Inc.
91 McKee Drive
Mahwah, NJ 07430

(800) 548-5809
(201) 642-3000

(201) 642-3091


WEB SITEwww.spectro.com

USA: 50
Global: Over 400 (13,000 total globally for AMETEK)