Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes and scientifi c instruments. Founded as a family business in the nineteenth century, the company’s history was marked by unparalleled innovation on its way to becoming a global enterprise
present in over 100 countries. Today, Leica Microsystems belongs to Danaher Corporation, a publicly-traded company in the United States.
Its historically close cooperation with the scientifi c community is the key to Leica Microsystems’ tradition of innovation, which draws on users’ ideas and creates solutions tailored to their requirements. At the global level, Leica Microsystems is organized in four divisions, all of which are among the leaders in their respective fi elds: the Life Science Division, Industry Division, Biosystems Division and Surgical Division.