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In 2020, Avantes celebrated 25 years of leading innovation in the development of fiber optic spectroscopy instruments. For a quarter of a century, Avantes has designed customized spectrometer configurations tailored to the needs and demands of our customers across diverse industries and applications. We are your experienced partner, building best in class spectrometers and providing unrivaled customer service.

As the leading innovator in the development and application of miniature spectrometers, we continue to develop and introduce new instruments that leverage our advanced optical platforms and electronics with a range of high-performance detectors from world-class manufacturers. Avantes instruments and accessories are also integrated into many OEM applications in many industries and markets around the world. With a quarter of a century of experience in fiber optic spectroscopy and thousands of instruments in the field, Avantes is eager to offer our customers enlightened solutions for spectroscopy.

Avantes works with customers in a variety of markets, including chemical, (bio)medical, environmental, glass & coating, life-science, chemistry, lighting semiconductor, agricultural and food processing technology. Additionally, Avantes works with research organizations and universities, aiding in developing research and teaching opportunities. Our OEM program is designed to work with our customers to identify needs and customize an Avantes’ spectroscopy solution based on our customer’s needs and Avantes technical knowledge and experience. Avantes’ continued growth is based upon a commitment to providing exceptional technology and superb customer satisfaction.

Our Mission

We provide state of the art, innovative measuring equipment that helps mankind live longer and healthier while saving the planet for generations to come.

Avantes Values

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


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Avantes World Headquarters

Avantes’ worldwide headquarters is based in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. It all literally started in a garage and nowadays we’re housed in state of the art, 2500m2 facilities. Around 60 people work here every day to develop, build, sell and ship spectrometers, light sources, fiber optic cables and accessories for our valued customers.

Oude Apeldoornseweg 28
7333 NS Apeldoorn
The Netherlands
Telephone: +31 313 670 170
E-mail: [email protected]

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Avantes North America

Avantes, Inc., located in scenic Louisville, Colorado, serves the North American market with a combination of direct sales and a network of distributors.

Ubicado en la bella ciudad de Louisville, Colorado, Avantes Inc. sirve nuestros clientes de Norte America. Tenemos ventas directas al publico y una red de distribuidores.

2586 Trailridge Drive East
Suite 100
Lafayette, CO 80026
Telephone: 303.410.8668
E-mail: [email protected]

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Avantes China

Our Chinese offices are located in Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai and Guangzhou. From there, over 20 professionals sell, support and develop our line of products.

Room 1209-1210, ULO Park, No.601
Chaoyang District, Beijing
The Netherlands
Telephone: +86-10-8457 4045
E-mail: Henry Zang, General Manager: [email protected]

Avantes UK

Founded in 2011, the Avantes UK sales & support office serves our customers in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Iceland.

Ashcombe House
5 The Crescent
KT22 8DY
Leatherhead, Surrey
Telephone: +44-1372 363736
E-mail: [email protected]

Nynomic Group

The OEM business is the main focus for the Nynomic group with a long history of collaborations and individually customized solutions developed and produced in house for a long list of well-known clients.
The Nynomic AG consists of six companies, Spectral Engines Oy, LayTec AG, APOS GmbH, Avantes B.V., tec5 AG, and m-u-t GmbH, along with their subsidiaries.

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Avantes Distributors

Avantes engineering, manufacturing, sales, and service headquarters is in the Netherlands. The company also operates direct offices in China, the United Kingdom, Germany, and North America. In addition, Avantes has a growing worldwide distribution network of more than 40 qualified distributors to meet our customer’s needs worldwide.

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