Instrument Systems closes year with record results

Dec. 1, 2010
Date Announced: 01 Dec 2010 Munich – Specialist manufacturer of solutions for light measurement Instrument Systems GmbH has closed the business year 2009/2010 with the best results since the company was founded in 1986. Revenues rose by 47.1% to 10.3 million euros – after 7.0 million euros in 2008/2009. This means that Instrument Systems has undergone above average growth in the wake of the past financial crisis and has continued to expand market leadership in LED measurement. The company has a long track record of defining global benchmarks and supplies turnkey solutions for fast testing in production settings. Virtually all the major companies in the automotive and aviation industries use equipment from Instrument Systems when testing lighting components and displays in the vehicle interior or cockpit.Technology from Instrument Systems is a hallmark for accuracy and quality. All instruments are developed and manufactured in Munich. The company generates 82% of its sales in foreign markets.“We are proud of this record result and the outstanding work carried out by our employees,” comments company founder and president Richard Distl. He added that the key driver for the enormous growth was the sustained boom in the LED industry which was due in particular to LED backlight units in LCD TV sets and the increasing use of LED technology in general illumination. Distl also expected the other markets served by Instrument Systems to outperform average increases. “We want to continue our growth trajectory in the current business year and are planning to double sales to approximately 20 million euros. We are dedicated to living up to the trust customers place in our work.”Company Profile of Instrument Systems GmbHInstrument Systems was founded in 1986 and is based in Munich. The company develops, manufactures and markets turnkey solutions for light measurement. Instrument Systems delivers a comprehensive range of light measuring products for industrial and research applications. These include high-performance array and scanning spectrometers as well as imaging photometers and colorimeters. Key applications are LED and display measurement, as well as spectroradiometry and photometry. Instrument Systems is one of the leading manufacturers for spectral light measurement systems. The innovative measuring systems from the Munich company deliver accurate and reliable results for all optical parameters of light sources in conformity with CIE recommendations. Instrument Systems provides support for the global customer base with backup from a comprehensive network of representatives.

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