About TESCAN

TESCAN is one of the global suppliers of scientific instruments. The company is building its reputation and brand name in the field of designing and manufacturing scanning electron microscopes and system solutions for different applications.
 
The company is focused on research, development and manufacturing of scientific instruments and laboratory equipment such as:
  • scanning electron microscopes
  • supplementary accessories for SEMs
  • light optical microscopy accessories and image processing
  • special vacuum chambers and custom systems
  • detection systems
  • scientific hardware and software development

Headquarters


TESCAN Headquarters

TESCAN Brno, s.r.o. - Libušina třída 1, 623 00, Brno - Czech Republic

Research & Development

TESCAN strives to keep improving continuously their products, which creates a competitive advantage for its customers. The TESCAN brand is becoming established thanks to the company's participation in top research projects and cooperation with the leading companies in the field of electron microscopy and microanalysis. As a result, TESCAN's instrumentation and innovative solutions have won a leading position in the world of nano- and microtechnology.
 

Manufacturing philosophy

We recognize that the highest quality and reliability of our products is the foundation of our business. The advanced information system for resources and company processes optimization, the top level of our technology equipment and quality management system constitute the real preconditions for meeting customer expectations about quality, price and delivery.
 

Worldwide Support

  • TESCAN CHINA, Ltd.
  • Tescan USA, Inc.
  • TESCAN-UK, Ltd.
  • TESCAN ORSAY FRANCE S.A.R.L.
  • TESCAN BENELUX

Certificates

Sales & Service

Almost 2000 SEM installations in more than 77 countries prove the highest technical solution of TESCAN products.

TESCAN sales and service network covers countries all over the world. The team of sales representatives and well-trained service staff is capable to assure fast service and customer support as well as detailed product information.

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Almost 2000 SEM installations in more than 77 countries prove the highest technical solution of TESCAN products.
Almost 2000 SEM installations in more than 77 countries prove the highest technical solution of TESCAN products.

History and Present

Founded as a small company for manufacturing programmable control units for general purposes, upgrading analogue scanning electron microscopes and manufacturing accessories for them in 1991, the TESCAN is today one of the global suppliers of scanning electron microscopes and solutions for materials science, industry, biology and life sciences, forensic science and others.

2016

  • Introduction of Models 2016 equiped with TriglavTM column - XEIA3 model 2016, GAIA3 model 2016 and MAIA3 model 2016

2015

  • Newly established subsidiary company TESCAN do Brasil
  • Newly established subsidiary company TESCAN Benelux
  • Q-PHASE, the unique multimodal holographic microscope, introduced
  • XEIA3 introduced

2014

  • Acquisition of AppFive
  • GAIA3 introduced
  • RISE - World's first fully-integrated Scanning Electron Microscope and Raman Imaging introduced

2013

  • New subsidiary company TESCAN-UK Ltd formed
  • Merger of TESCAN an ORSAY PHYSICS: TESCAN ORSAY HOLDING, a.s.
  • Inauguration of the new production and administration building
  • New subsidiary company TESCAN Brno, s.r.o. formed
  • MAIA3 introduced

2012

  • CEO Jaroslav Klima named Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 in the South Moravian Region and Technology Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 in the Czech Republic

2011

  • FERA3 introduced
  • TIMA (TESCAN Integrated Mineral Analyzer) introduced
  • 20th anniversary of the company
  • 1000th SEM installed
  • ISO Certification, Certificate of Exceptionality (TÜV SÜD Czech)

2010

  • Introduction of third generation of SEMs
  • Transformation to a joint stock company
  • Acquisition of Tescan USA
  • General Manager Jaroslav Klima named Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 in the South Moravian Region

2009

  • Establishing a branch office in China (TESCAN China)
  • INDUSEM introduced - a scanning electron microscope for industrial use

2008

  • LYRA I FEG introduced
  • Introduced VEGA II EasyProbe, an EasySEM™ with a fully integrated One-Touch EDX

2007

  • LYRA I FIB-SEM introduced
  • MIRA II Schottky FE-SEM with In-Beam Detector
  • World’s first live stereoscopic SEM imaging

2006

  • VEGA II 3D Metrology

2005

  • MIRA I Schottky FE-SEM
  • In-Flight Beam Tracing™ technology for MIRA introduced

2004

  • VEGA II SEM - second generation with 8 standard models
  • Released Wide Field Optics™ unique electron-optical design
  • ISO 14001, 9001 Quality Certification

2003

  • LVSTD – the Low Vacuum Secondary Electron Detector – patented

2002

  • Large chamber models for VEGA SEM released

2001

  • Award of the Engineering Academy of the Czech Republic

2000

  • Variable Pressure VEGA SEM introduced

1999

  • VEGA SEM with built-in remote control introduced

1996

  • First compact fully PC controlled SEM PROXIMA introduced

1992

  • Image processor “Satellite” for upgrading older SEMs to digital image acquisition

1991

  • TESCAN, s.r.o. established