Particle Measuring Systems, Inc.
Without Measurement There Is No Control
5475 Airport Blvd.
Boulder, CO 80301 USA
Particle Measuring Systems is the global leader in microcontamination monitoring, with over 40 years of experience
delivering solutions for particle, molecular, and microbial
contamination detection in clean manufacturing environments. With offices in the US, Belgium, Brazil, China,
Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Singapore, UK, and
over 35 distributors providing sales and service in more than
70 countries, Particle Measuring Systems is local everywhere.
As the inventor of the laser-based optical particle counter,
Particle Measuring Systems sets the standard for contam-
ination monitoring in semiconductor, data storage, dis-
play, pharmaceutical, nanomaterial, aerospace, and related
industrial manufacturing applications. Our investments in
research, engineering, and manufacturing of products has
resulted in more than 60 patents related to our technology
and applications. Grounded by this technical foundation, our
market leadership is evidenced by advanced detection tech-
nologies and systematic releases of innovative solutions for
microcontamination monitoring applications. For years these
innovations have enabled process-driven companies to make
fact-based decisions, improve process yield, and comply with
changing regulatory requirements.
Our technologists actively participate with customers and
industry standards committees to understand the evolving
needs and challenges faced by our broad customer base. Our
renowned Particle College® program includes a two-day
series of lectures and hands-on labs covering basic concepts
through advanced applications of microcontamination mon-
itoring and control. The sessions are education-focused and
are offered semi-annually at the company headquarters in
Boulder, Colo., and periodically all over the world.
Acquired by Spectris in 1996, Particle Measuring Systems
is one of 13 operating companies focused on providing
productivity enhancing instrumentation and controls.
Headquartered in the UK, Spectris employs over 7,400 peo-
ple in more than 30 countries worldwide. The way we work
is supported by our values, providing a framework that all
of our people understand and respect: absolute integrity,
empowerment, customer focus, restless innovation and high