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Established in 1982, Microscan is a global leader in technology for precision data acquisition and control solutions serving a wide range of automation and OEM applications. Microscan has a strong history of technology innovation which includes the invention of the first laser diode barcode scanner and the 2D symbology, Data Matrix. Microscan is acclaimed as a technology leader in automatic identification and machine vision with extensive solutions for ID tracking, traceability and inspection.


Microscan focuses on technologies of automatic identification (auto ID), machine vision, and illumination with application solutions ranging from basic barcode reading up to complex machine vision inspection, gauging, and measurement. The solutions help manufacturers around the world drive down cost and waste, automate critical manufacturing processes, and increase yields, data acquisition and control solutions


From personal electronics to clinical instruments and car components, Microscan solutions enable critical production level applications such as quality control, work-in-process monitoring, guiding the movement of goods, component traceability, sortation, and lot tracking. An ISO 9001 certified company since 1996, with national recognition for Quality Leadership, Microscan is proud of their quality record and quality policy.


Microscan products are represented and supported through a global network of systems integration companies who specialize in automation solutions. The network includes more than 300 top automation integrators and value added resellers in over 30 countries, with technology specialization in specific sub-channels and complementary product lines. Microscan is a member of Spectris plc, a specialist technology-based instrumentation and electronics controls company.