Verder Scientific - Science for Solids

The Scientific Division of the family owned VERDER Group sets standards in high-tech equipment for quality control, research and development of solid matter. The fields of activity cover sample preparation of solids as well as analyzing technologies.

Our well-known companies have served research institutions, analytical laboratories as well as manufacturing companies in quality control and process applications for many decades with ever more sophisticated and reliable products which offer the solution to their individual task.

VERDER SCIENTIFIC products can be found in a number of industries including aerospace, agriculture, chemicals, construction and environment, energy, food, geology and metallurgy, material science, pharmaceuticals, scientific research and development and many more.

The VERDER SCIENTIFIC Division has around 800 employees worldwide, generating a turnover of €190 million and working with passion and expertise to develop and manufacture products as well as provide services for state of the art scientific applications. This combined with the will to respond to ever new requirements builds the foundation of our success.




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QNESS becomes part of the VERDER Group, uniting two technological leaders in metallography and hardness testing (ATM and QNESS) under the roof of VERDER SCIENTIFIC.

With the acquisition of ATM with 150 employees the VERDER group extends the portfolio of its Scientific Division in the business segment of sample preparation of solids. 

Supported by the VERDER Group, the "family of companies" benefits from operational synergies, joining forces to expand their product portfolio and further improve service to customers worldwide. 

GERO joins VERDER SCIENTIFIC. Their products extend the existing furnace portfolio of CARBOLITE in the temperature range up to 3000°C as well as for applications under vacuum, inert or reactive atmospheres. 

ELTRA and CARBOLITE enter the division. Their range of elemental analyzers and furnaces and ovens provides a perfect match to the laboratory and analytical product portfolio.

Due to the continuous growth of VERDER SCIENTIFIC new and more spacious facilities for R&D, production, shipping and administration are built in the city of Haan near Duesseldorf (Germany). 

RETSCH TECHNOLOGY is founded. With its innovative products based on Dynamic Image Analysis the new member of the VERDER SCIENTIFIC Division rapidly develops into one of the world's leading companies for optical particle analyzers. The focus of the VERDER SCIENTIFIC production companies is set on developing new products and improving existing product lines. 

RETSCH — a world-renowned company for laboratory mills and sieve shakers — becomes part of the VERDER family, extending the business activities towards scientific equipment. The first cornerstone of VERDER SCIENTIFIC is set.

The young Dutch salesman André Verder starts trading pumps and semi-finished plastic products. André continuously expands the activities by acquiring and setting up new members for the VERDER "family of companies".

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