PANalytical Celebrates Its 10th Birthday

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18 September 2012, Almelo, The Netherlands: PANalytical, the leading global supplier of analytical X-ray instrumentation and software, is today celebrating its 10th year in the industry. PANalytical arose from the acquisition of Philips Analytical by Spectris a decade ago, allowing the company to combine ‘The curiosity of youth with a century of experience’. Since its inception PANalytical has continued to be a trusted and reliable partner focussing on customer satisfaction.

PANalytical’s product range includes X-ray diffraction (XRD) systems and X-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrometers as well as X-ray tubes, produced in its own state-of-the art facility in Eindhoven. In conjunction with increased investment in R&D and applications laboratories, PANalytical pushes the boundaries and with the aim of achieving customer satisfaction time after time.

“We are excited to reach this milestone in the evolution of PANalytical worldwide,” said Peter van Velzen, CEO of PANalytical. “We have always strived to use technology to innovate and add value to our work. Through continuous collaboration with customers and research groups we ensure that our products are at the forefront of innovation. Together with everyone at PANalyical I am looking forward to the next decade of serving our global clients”.

For further information, visit: www.panalytical.com

About PANalytical

PANalytical is the world’s leading supplier of analytical instrumentation and software for X-ray diffraction (XRD) and X-ray fluorescence spectrometry (XRF), with more than half a century of experience. The materials characterization equipment is used for scientific research and development, for industrial process control applications and for semiconductor metrology.

PANalytical, founded in 1948 as part of Philips, employs around 1000 people worldwide. Its headquarters are in Almelo, the Netherlands. Fully equipped application laboratories are established in Japan, China, the USA, and the Netherlands. PANalytical’s research activities are based in Almelo (NL) and on the campus of the University of Sussex in Brighton (UK). Supply and competence centers are located on two sites in the Netherlands: Almelo (development and production of X-ray instruments) and Eindhoven (development and production of X-ray tubes). A sales and service network in more than 60 countries ensures unrivalled levels of customer support.

The company is certified in accordance with ISO 9001-2008 and ISO 14001.

The product portfolio includes a broad range of XRD and XRF systems and software widely used for the analysis and materials characterization of products such as cement, metals and steel, nanomaterials, plastics, polymers and petrochemicals, industrial minerals, glass, catalysts, semiconductors, thin films and advanced materials, pharmaceutical solids, recycled materials and environmental samples.

PANalytical is part of Spectris plc, the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company.

For further information please contact:

Lidy Brink Manager Corporate Marketing & Communications
T: +31 (0) 546 534380
F: +31 (0) 546 534592
lidy.brink@panalytical.com