• Then and now: Looking back over 100 years for Anton Paar in the science industry
  • High-end instruments for modern laboratories from a single source.
  • Anton Paar has been evolving products and processes for over 100 years.

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Then and now: Looking back over 100 years for Anton Paar in the science industry

May 25 2022

High-end instruments for modern laboratories from a single source

While Anton Paar density meters are known around the world for their speed and accuracy, the Austrian brand has established an entire instrument portfolio that covers all the needs of a modern laboratory: From spectrometers, X-ray diffractometers and particle size analysers to density meters, indentation testers, refractometers, polarimeters, viscometers, and rheometers, the portfolio offers outstanding precision and reproducibility to support various types of pioneering research and quality checks in laboratories around the world.

For over 50 years, moreover, Anton Paar has also been developing and producing process instrumentation solutions for density, viscosity, O2, CO2, and refractive index measurement for various industries.

Across development, manufacturing, distribution and service, Anton Paar follows the principle of unbeatable quality. That’s why all critical mechanical parts are produced in-house at the high-tech production facilities in Austria. Over decades, Anton Paar has earned a reputation as a manufacturer of the most precise and premium analytical products. This is why 99 of the world’s top 100 universities rely on instrumentation made by Anton Paar.

Anton Paar have created a dedicated space on their website where you can experience their 100-year stories, with continuously updated content. Click here to celebrate the 100th anniversary, and learn how the company think the unthinkable to create the exceptional.

Market leader

For 100 years, Anton Paar has combined high-precision technology with scientific curiosity and a thirst for research. Today, it is the global market leader in the fields of density and concentration measurement, rheometry and CO2 measurement. Many of the world’s leading companies - not just across beer, wine, and soft drink production, but also in pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, and chocolate and cell phone display manufacturing - rely on the technical know-how and instruments of the Anton Paar Group.

Anton Paar GmbH has 45 sister companies and sales subsidiaries, as well as 50 sales partners, and operates in more than 110 countries around the world. "Talent, commitment, and inner cohesion, in both successful and difficult times, have always distinguished us and our company,” said CEO Friedrich Santner. “With these attributes, we are confidently entering the second century of our history."

Charitable foundation

The non-profit Santner Private Foundation has owned the company since 2003. The foundation has two purposes: the promotion of non-profit science and research, and the prevention of drug addiction and the support of projects to combat addiction.

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