Avantes is the leading innovator in the development of fiber-optic spectroscopy instruments and systems with over 25 years of experience developing customer-defined spectrometer configurations.

With a long history of consulting with clients across diverse industries and applications, Avantes is an experienced partner, equipped to guide customers who want a solution tailored to their application and research needs. By building best in class spectrometers and providing second-to-none customer service, Avantes offers customers the peace of mind that the Avantes solutions they purchase will meet, and exceed, their expectations.

Our Mission

Avantes is the innovative, trusted leader in high quality and customer oriented optical instruments and solutions. We achieve this through service-oriented thinking and acting, encouraging and motivating each-other with a positive critical and professional attitude.

Our vision is to enrich the lives of mankind in the world we live in.
The mission is provide state of the art, innovative measuring equipment that helps mankind live longer, healthier, and saving the planet for generations to come.

Avantes instruments and accessories are also deployed into many OEM applications in many industries in markets throughout the world. With over 25 years of experience in fiber optic spectroscopy and thousands of instruments in the field, Avantes is eager to help our customers to find the perfect solutions for their spectroscopy challenges.

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Enabling Advances in Technology

Avantes spectroscopy solutions facilitate measurements in the ultra-violet, visible and near-infrared wavelengths ranging from chemical composition and quantification to color measurement and radiometry. With an installed base of over 45,000 systems throughout the world and over 25 years of experience in fiber optic spectroscopy, Avantes is equipped to meet the challenges presented by applications facing our customers.

Avantes spectrometers, light sources and fiber optic sampling accessories provide the enabling technology for spectroscopy and material characterizations in different markets and industries. Visit the pages below to find our more about the industries we serve, the measurement techniques we support, examples of applications and our products:

For OEM customers (original equipment manufacturers), Avantes believes in a partnership approach to tailor our solutions and manufacturing processes to meet the needs of the end use application. Avantes Sales Engineers follow a discovery process with our potential OEM partners to ensure our solution recommendation closely aligns with their needs. Upon reaching a consensus with our customers our team of engineers and support personnel works collaboratively to ensure successful integration and maximum interoperability.

Avantes Worldwide

Avantes serves our customers through a combination of direct and indirect sales and technical support personnel. Through our 2400 m2 headquarters in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands and direct offices in the USA and China, our Sales Engineers work closely with our customers to better understand their applications and recommend appropriate solutions. Avantes also has an extensive network of 46 distributors in 35 countries who are well-trained in the configuration and usage of Avantes spectroscopy solutions.

Avantes administrative and production organizations are based in the Netherlands where our employees are dedicated to quality workmanship and a relentless drive to meet and exceed our customer’s expectations.

Developing new markets – Nynomic

The Nynomic group develops and produces contact-less optical high-tech measurement systems for a wide range of applications. Starting with the optical component [spectrometer unit, optical bench] over measurement units up to turn-key solutions the companies within the group offer a complete range for different levels of integration and value creation. Those technologies and competences within the group are used in all levels of integration, to offer state-of-the art customer solutions with optimal value creation.

Application examples start from content material analysis in the agricultural sector, process monitoring in the semiconductor industry, systems for the cleaning of endoscopes, measurement systems for incoming goods inspection and process optimization in the wood processing industry up to infrared camera systems for early fire detection. Furthermore, this broad technology base is supposed to solve a wide range of measuring problems in various branches and applications.

The main focus for the group is the OEM business. We supply well-known customers, partly with a long history of collaboration, with individual customized solutions developed and produced in house. 

Part of Nynomic AG are the eight companies Spectral Engines OyLayTec AGAPOS GmbH, Avantes B.V., tec5 AGSensorthermLemnatec and m-u-t GmbH with their subsidiaries.

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