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Leica Microsystems (Schweiz) AG

Leica Microsystems - the brand for outstanding products

Leica Microsystem’s mission is to be the world’s first-choice provider of innovative solutions for our customers’ needs for vision, measurement, lithography and analysis of microstructures.

Leica, the leading brand for microscopes and scientific instruments, developed from five brand names, all with a long tradition: Wild, Leitz, Reichert, Jung and Cambridge Instruments. Yet Leica symbolizes innovation as well as tradition. The company is represented in over 100 countries with 8 manufacturing facilities in 6 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries and an international network of dealers. With its workforce of about 3300 employees it makes a turnover of 480m euros. The international management is headquartered in Wetzlar, Germany.

The companies of Leica Microsystems Group operate internationally in four business segments, where we rank with the market leaders.

Microscopy Systems

Our expertise in microscopy is the basis for all our solutions for visualization, measurement and analysis of microstructures in life sciences and industry. With confocal laser technology and image analysis systems, we provide three-dimensional viewing facilities and offer new solutions for cytogenetics, pathology and material sciences.

Specimen Preparation

We provide comprehensive systems and services for clinical histo- and cytopathology applications, biomedical research and industrial quality assurance. Our product range includes instruments, systems and consumables for tissue infiltration and embedding, microtomes and cryostats as well as automated stainers and coverslipers.

Medical Equipment

Innovative technologies in our surgical microscopes offer new therapeutic approaches in micorsurgery. Every surgical microscopy systems that we build is based on the goal of providing the best possible condition for surgeon, assistant and patient.


Leica Microsystems (Schweiz) AG
Max Schmidheiny-Strasse 201
CH-9435 Heerbrugg
Tel: +41 (71)7263333
Fax: +41 (71)7263219

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