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Quantron GmbH

Quantron GmbH, located in Kleve, Germany, develops, manufactures and distributes worldwide advanced arc/spark optical emission spectroscopy (OES) systems for numerous metals analysis applications, including: o ferrous and non-ferrous foundries o primary metal production (steel plants, aluminium, copper, etc.) o metal processing & machining industries (diecasting, forging, rolling mills, etc.) o suppliers of metal products to automotive industries o premium metal trading companies, scrap dealers, recycling o RoHS-compliant lead-free applications for electronics industry o contract laboratories with metallurgical services o special applications in extraction and mining of precious metals o incoming metal inspections & quality control o automatic analysis system solutions for foundries and steelworks; The arc/spark OES market has been growing significantly in recent years, with an estimated total market size of $150-200 million in 2006. Since its inception, Quantron has grown very rapidly to an annual revenue run-rate greater than $6 million. Quantron was established in June 2002 by a dedicated group of founders with many years of extensive experience in the spark-OES metals analysis markets. Quantron's main shareholder was Mr. Paul Friedhoff, the former founder and CEO of Spectro A.I. GmbH, and a well-known pioneer in the world of spark-OES. Mr. Friedhoff will continue to lead the business as Managing Director and Executive Chairman. After the acquisition, Bruker-Quantron GmbH will remain and expand in its Kleve location in order to provide leading stationary and mobile OES systems. Bruker AXS will contribute its global distribution, demonstration and service capabilities, as well as R&D and operating management assistance, to further accelerate the growth and profitability of Bruker-Quantron. The majority of the successful distributors of Quantron will be retained, and will benefit from support by additional regional Bruker AXS spark-OES applications and service centers worldwide. *


Period Start 2002-06-01 established
Period End 2006-09-06 renamed
  Group Bruker (Group)
  Today Bruker Elemental GmbH
  Successor Bruker Quantron GmbH
Product Industry analytical instrument
Region Region Kleve
  Country Germany
  Street 64 Tiergartenstr.
  City 47533 Kleve
    Address record changed: 2020-12-02
Basic data Employees n. a.
  Currency USD
  Annual sales 6,000,000 (revenue, annual (greater than) 2005-12-31)
    * Document for »About Section«: 
Record changed: 2023-12-30


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