Retsch Technology – optical particle measurement at its best

Retsch Technology is your superior partner for optical particle characterization. We provide our customers with advanced technologies and comprehensive application expertise to obtain consistently reliable results. The measurement principles used in our particle analyzers are laser diffraction and dynamic image analysis which are suitable for the characterization of a variety of dispersed materials.

Retsch Technology analyzers cover a size range from 0.3 nm to 30 mm – from nano particles to pebbles! Our highly specialized team develops and manufactures the image analyzers at the company’s headquarters in Haan, Germany, near Duesseldorf.

Quality „made in Germany“ for research and quality control

Innovation, quality, and customer needs are the foundations of our actions. We not only provide first-rate measurement technology but also comprehensive service, thorough application support and hands-on training. As part of the Verder Scientific Division we offer worldwide support through a network of subsidiaries and distributors.

Retsch Technology is the only worldwide supplier of DIA, laser diffraction and Retsch sieve analysis equipment with an extensive understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of each method.

Leading manufacturing companies and research institutes have expressed their confidence by becoming our customers. Whether for production and quality control or R&D – you can be sure that all over the world Retsch Technology equipment contributes greatly towards the precision and reliability of analysis results.


Launch of the CAMSIZER X2 with innovative split-view optics

Retsch celebrates its 100th anniversary

Launch of the CAMSIZER P4 with higher resolution cameras and lenses

Relocation to new headquarters


Improvement of CAMSIZER® with AutoHeight, LED technology, Software, improved resolution, sharpness and contrast

The extended and completely refurbished Retsch Technology application laboratory is put into operation

Launch of the AutoSampler System

New shape features introduced for CAMSIZER® and step into online installation

Transfer of Retsch Technology into an independent company

Foundation of Retsch Technology as a profit center under the roof of Retsch in co-operation with Jenoptik. Opening up of new markets with the innovative CAMSIZER® particle sizer

Retsch becomes part of the Verder Group

Successive transfer of industrially used grinding and sieving principles into laboratory products for QC

The company's first own piece of laboratory equipment is developed, a mortar mill, which becomes known as the Retsch Mill - the synonym for efficient laboratory work

The company RETSCH is founded by F. Kurt Retsch in Düsseldorf

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