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MAN0147 4-Deep Inwater Imaging A Canadian based company that develops patented holographic technology to create microscopes for research and discovery. 2021-01-11
MAN0032 AML Oceanographic A Canadian manufacturer of SVPs, CTDs, and underway profiling systems for hydrographers and oceanographers that was established in 1974. 2019-02-20
MAN0101 AMT Analysenmesstechnik GmbH A manufacturing company based in Germany that was founded in April 2004. It is a manufacturer of electrochemical measuring and calibration devices for the use in laboratories, industrial applications, research and development and for environmental monitoring in natural waters. 2020-08-03
MAN0072 ASL Environmental Sciences A Canadian company providing oceanographic, acoustic, remote sensing and ice research products, equipment leasing, and scientific consulting services. 2020-04-16
MAN0018 ASV Global A global company, headquartered in Porchester (UK) that design and manufacture unmanned and autonomous marine systems for military, security, offshore energy and scientific applications. It has facilities in the UK, USA and Brazil. 2017-06-14
MAN0007 Aanderaa A Xylem brand, headquartered in Bergen (Norway) that designs, manufactures and sells sensors, instruments and systems for measuring and monitoring in Environmental Research, Marine Transportation, Oil and Gas, Aquaculture, Road and Traffic and Construction.  2016-03-04
MAN0042 Agilent Technologies A company based in Santa Clara, California (USA), specialised in developing and manufacturing analytical instruments, software and services for life sciences, diagnostics and chemical laboratories worldwide. It was established in 1999 as a corporate spin-off of the Hewlett-Packard Company (HP). 2019-06-16
MAN0076 Analytical Sciences Analytical Sciences Ltd, based near Cheltenham, England, UK designs and manufactures laboratory instrumentation for the analysis and automated preparation and handling of liquid (aqueous) samples. 2020-05-05
MAN0132 Anton Paar Austrian based Anton paar develops, produces and distributes laboratory instruments and process measuring systems, and provides custom-tailored automation and robotic solutions in the field of rheometry. Anton Paar GmbH is owned by the charitable Santner Foundation and was founded in 1932. 2020-11-13
MAN0174 Apollo Scitech A company founded in 2001 that specialises in analysers for carbon dioxide parameters in aquatic systems. 2021-03-30
MAN0183 Applied Acoustics Technologies A UK-based company with offices in the US specialising in the creation of subsea navigation, positioning and marine products. Founded in 1989. 2021-06-23
MAN0051 Aquatec Group A British manufacturing company founded in 1990 that specialises in the measurement of oceanographic and process parameters including temperature, depth, turbidity, suspended sediment, motion, orientation, cathodic protection, subsea leaks and marine mammal activity, as well as through and above water data communication systems. Other areas of expertise include consultancy, systems integration and real time monitoring systems. The company is headquartered in Basingstoke. 2019-09-04
MAN0019 AutoNaut A UK-based company that is part of the Seiche Group. It manufactures the AutoNaut range of wave propelled unmanned surface vessels (USV). It was formed in 2016 from MOST (Autonomous Vessels) Ltd. 2017-06-14
MAN0129 Beckman Coutler A US based company providing healthcare systems, technologies and biomedical testing. An operating company of Danaher Corporation since 2011. Founded in 1935. 2020-11-13
MAN0123 Bellamare, LLC Bellamare LLC is an engineering company that designs subsea instruments for the oceanographic, offshore, and aquaculture industries. They design underwater tools for subsea monitoring and intervention, and help marine scientists achieve their research goals by providing custom designed field and laboratory equipment, tailored to client specific demands. 2020-10-15
MAN0067 BioSonics, Inc. A US-based company specialised in hydroacoustic technologies for monitoring and assessing aquatic resources. BioSonics was founded in 1978 in Seattle, Washington (USA) by Bill Acker, a former Professor of Engineering at the University of Washington. BioSonics instruments were first utilised by the local scientific community for fisheries research; today, its technologies serve a wide range of costumers worldwide for the monitoring of biological and physical features in any aquatic environment. 2020-03-16
MAN0028 Biospherical Instruments A research-orientated company founded in 1977 that specialises in the manufacture of scientific instrumentation and environmental monitoring, in particular, high quality optical instruments for the oceanographic, atmospheric, water quality, and biological sciences communities. 2019-01-30
MAN0113 Blue Robotics A US based company specialising in the design and development of affordable marine robotics components and products. Founded in 2014 through Kickstarter. 2020-09-15
MAN0112 Braincon Corp. A company that designed and manufactured vehicles and instruments for measuring ocean proporties, based in Marion, Massachusetts. In operation between the 1960s and 1980s. 2020-09-08
MAN0052 British Antarctic Survey A British organisation that enables research in the polar regions. It originated from the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), and was renamed the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) in 1962. It became part of the Natural Environmental Research Council (NERC) in 1967. It is based in Cambridge, UK and operates research centres in the Antarctic, South Georgia and Arctic, research ships, research aircraft and various specialised vehicles and equipment. 2019-09-06
MAN0055 CODAR A company based in Mountain View, California that conducts research , design, manufacturing and support of high frequency (HF) radar systems primarily for ocean current and wave monitoring. Founded in 1984. 2019-10-18
MAN0131 CPS (Cilas) A US based based company providing particle sizer instruments to scientific laboratories. Cilas now longer trades but CPS US now provide support for Cilas instruments. 2020-11-13
MAN0089 Campbell Scientific A global manufacturer of environmental data loggers and data-acquisition systems, measurement and control products. It was founded in 1974 in Utah, U.S. by Eric and Evan Campbell. The first product marketed was the Model CA9 Path Averaging Laser Anemometer, which was developed for the U.S. Army, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. 2020-06-02
MAN0073 Carl Zeiss AG Carl Zeiss AG, branded as ZEISS, is a German manufacturer of optical systems and optoelectronics, founded in Jena, Germany in 1846 by optician Carl Zeiss. ZEISS Group develops, produces and distributes measuring technology, microscopes, medical technology, eyeglass lenses, camera and cinema lenses, binoculars and semiconductor manufacturing equipment. 2020-04-17
MAN0044 Cefas The Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) is a UK based centre for applied marine and freshwater science and research. It incorporates Cefas Technology Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cefas that specialises in the in-house development and application of Cefas technology to meet the needs of customers in the public and private marine sector, both nationally and internationally. 2019-07-11
MAN0087 Chelonia A UK based company founded in 2006. It specialises in the design and manufacture of automatic cetacean monitoring equipment for use in a wide range of projects and environments. 2020-06-02
MAN0004 Chelsea Technologies Group Chelsea Technologies Group is a UK limited company specialising in a range of sensors and systems for the oceanographic, maritime, environmental, defence, homeland security and industrial process control markets. 2016-03-04
MAN0186 Coastal Environmental Systems Coastal Environmental Systems was a designer and manufacturer of weather station hardware and software used in applications such as aviation weather, hazardous materials, transportation, and military. It was founded in 1981 and acquired by Campbell Scientific in 2016. 2021-07-26
MAN0148 CoastalOceanVision, Inc. A designer and manufacturer of advanced underwater measurement and observation systems specialising in plankton imaging systems and cabled seafloor observatories. Founded in 2015. 2021-01-05
MAN0135 Coda Octopus Products Ltd. An underwater technology company headquartered in Florida, USA. The company specialises in creating innovative software and hardware solutions for subsea surveys, ROV operations, marine construction, port security, and dredging. 2020-11-18
MAN0119 Columbia Weather Systems A US-based company specialising in the manufacture and distribution of Orion, Pulsar, Magellan, and Capricorn weather station systems. Founded in 1998, initially as a subsidiary of Hinds Instruments, Inc. 2020-10-07
MAN0173 Consilium Middle East Consilium Middle East is a subsidiary company of Consilium Marine AB, Sweden, established in 2000. It primarily develops products and systems for the Oil and Gas and Marine industries. Consilium also produces fire detection equipment for transport (e.g. trains) and high-value buildings such as hospitals, airports and museums. 2021-03-26
MAN0083 Corning Inc. An American multinational technology company that specialises in specialty glass, ceramics, and related materials and technologies including advanced optics, primarily for industrial and scientific applications. Founded in 1851, the company was named Corning Glass Works until 1989. 2020-05-28
MAN0069 Custom-made The instrument, sensor or device has been developed and/or manufactured using bespoke materials and/or designs and is not traceable to a specific manufacturer or organisation. 2020-04-07
MAN0124 Datawell B.V. A manufacturing company based in the Netherlands that manufactures the Waverider wave measurement sensor unit. 2020-10-26
MAN0102 Davis Instruments A company that specialises in instruments that measure marine weather. The company was acquired by Jim Acquistapace and Bob Selig in 1969. In 2019, Davis Instruments became part of the Advanced Environmental Monitoring group. 2020-08-03
MAN0178 Dr Haardt Optik Mikroelektronik Manufacturers of underwater optical sensors. 2021-05-11
MAN0091 Duncan and Associates Designers, manufacturers and suppliers of limnological, hydrobiological and oceanographic sampling and monitoring apparatus. They also supply sampling equipment for waste and industrial bi-products, discharges as well as active wastes. 2020-06-10
MAN0189 Dynamic Gravity Systems Dynamic Gravity Systems manufactures and services advanced technology gravity meters for airborne, marine, and land geophysical survey applications. Founded in April 2013. 2021-09-07
MAN0137 ESE A company founded in 1971 in California, USA. ESE specialises in digital clocks and timers, digital multi-meters, digital frequency counters, and more recently GPS master clocks, with applications in a variety of fields, including the broadcast, communication and military industries. 2020-11-18
MAN0074 EdgeTech Ltd. EdgeTech is a manufacturer of underwater technology solutions. Its products include: side scan sonars, sub-bottom profilers, bathymetry systems, AUV and ROV-based sonar systems, combined and customized solutions. In addition to the full line of underwater survey products, EdgeTech provides reliable USBL systems, transponder beacons, deep sea acoustic releases, shallow water and long life acoustic releases, MRUs and customized underwater acoustic command and control systems. The company traces its history back to 1965 when it started out as a division of EG&G Marine Instruments. In 1995, EdgeTech became a private company. In 2012 ORE Offshore, a leading provider of acoustic releases, transponders and USBL systems, adopted the EdgeTech name after over ten years operating as an affiliate organization within the company. The company also has a comprehensive suite of in-house testing facilities including test pools, acoustic test tanks, pressure test chambers and two company research vessels used for testing and sea trials. These facilities allow the companies to fully test and calibrate every system. 2020-04-28
MAN0050 Electronic Instruments Ltd. A British company that was situated in Richmond, Surrey and manufactured electrical measuring instruments. It specialised in pH meters and was active between 1939-2000. 2019-08-14
MAN0180 EndRun Technologies A producer of time and frequency instruments. The company is located in California and was founded in 1998. 2021-06-14
MAN0030 Ernst Leitz Founded in 1869, Ernst Leitz GmbH that originated from the Optical Institute founded by Karl Kellner in Wetzlar, Germany. It primarily manufactured optical equipment such as microscopes and cameras. In 1997, the corporation was divided into three independent companies; Leica Camera, Leica Geosystems and Leica Microsystems. 2019-02-08
MAN0106 FloCat A South Burlington, Vermont-based company that has been manufacturing specialty flow meters since 1998. 2020-08-17
MAN0126 Forsberg Services Ltd. A UK based company providing products and bespoke or tailored solutions for positioning, navigation and timing applications. Established in 1987, the company is located in Heysham. 2020-11-05
MAN0130 Fritsch A German based manufacturer of application-oriented laboratory instruments for sample preparation and particle sizing. Founded in 1920. 2020-11-13
MAN0115 Furuno Electric Co. Ltd A Japanese electronics company specialising in the manufacture and distribution of marine electronics systems, radar systems, fish finders and navigational instruments. Founded in 1938. 2020-10-07
MAN0081 GEOMAR GEOMAR - Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel is a research institute in Kiel, Germany. It was formed in 2004 by merging the Institute for Marine Science with the Research Center for Marine Geosciences (GEOMAR). 2020-05-22
MAN0103 GEOSense LLC GEOSense is a developer and manufacturer of tools for professional geophysicists based in California. It was established in 1994. 2020-08-03
MAN0094 Geo-Resources Instruments A manufacturer of core sampling systems based in the Netherlands. 2020-06-24
MAN0166 GeoSpectrum A Canadian based company that designes and manufactures underwater acoustic technologies for commercial, research, defence and surveillance applications. 2021-03-09
MAN0121 Gill Instruments Based in Lymington, UK, Gill Instruments Ltd supplies ultrasonic anemometers for wind speed and direction measurement, along with wind accessories. 2020-10-07
MAN0188 Graco Inc. Graco is an American manufacturer of fluid-handling systems and products based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Founded in 1926. 2021-09-07
MAN0141 Guralp Systems A UK based company that manufactures force-feedback, broadband seismometers, accelerometers and data acquisition systems for a range of research and industrial applications. Founded in 1987. 2020-12-18
MAN0116 HOBI Instrument Services A US-based company providing calibration, maintenance and repair of oceanographic and radiometric equipment formerly made by HOBI Labs Inc., which ceased operations in 2014. They also offer select built-to-order products. 2020-10-07
MAN0127 HORIBA Instruments The HORIBA Group of worldwide companies provides an extensive array of instruments and systems for applications ranging from automotive R and D, process and environmental monitoring, in-vitro medical diagnostics, semiconductor manufacturing and metrology, to a broad range of scientific R and D and QC measurements. 2020-11-13
MAN0075 HS Engineers A German company that designs and manufacturs technologies for use in the aquatic environment: In lakes, rivers, oceans; for oceanography, limnology, hydrology, coastal protection, civil engineering, etc., including flow meters, multi-parameter probes, and directional sea-state probes. The company was founded in 2001. 2020-04-28
MAN0092 Hach A global company that specialises in the manufacture and distribution of analytical instruments and reagents for quality testing of water and other liquid solutions in both laboratory and field settings. The company was founded in Iowa, USA in 1947, and is now headquartered in Colorado, USA. 2020-06-11
MAN0107 Heitronics A company that develops, manufactures and distributes industry-specific systems and solutions for contactless temperature measurement (infrared radiation thermometers) with long-term stability of temperatures ranging from -100 to 3000 degrees Celsius. The product range is complemented by display and networking devices, accessories for mounting, adapting and protecting the instruments, calibration certification as well as configuration and evaluation software. Founded in 1995. 2020-08-17
MAN0181 Hellenic Centre for Marine Research A Greek governmental research organisation operating under the supervision of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT) of the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs. The HCMR comprises three Research Institutes: the Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture (IMBBC), the Institute of Marine Biological Resources and Inland Waters (IMBRIW) and the Institute of Oceanography (IO). 2021-06-17
MAN0104 Hemisphere GNSS A manufacturing company that specialises in satellite navigation and heading technology in the agricultural, marine, surveying, GIS mapping, and machine control markets. It was founded in 2013. 2020-08-03
MAN0099 High Tech Inc. A company that specialises in manufacturing hydrophones and data acquisition instrumentation for use by the Navy and worldwide seismic community. High Tech products and systems have been selected to meet the stringent requirements of military applications including Anti-Submarine Warfare, Propulsion Noise Test Systems, Torpedo Testing, Marine Ambient Noise, Arctic Noise Monitoring and Surveillance. Founded and incorporated in the state of Mississippi in 1989. 2020-07-20
MAN0160 Honeywell An engineering company founded in 1906 by Mark Honeywell under the name Honeywell Speciality Company. It operates in four areas of business: aerospace, building technologies, performance materials and technologies (PMT), and safety and productivity solutions (SPS). 2021-02-08
MAN0161 Honeywell Aerospace A commercial company that operates within the Honeywell International Inc. enterprise. It specialises in avionics, aircraft engines, flight management systems, and service solutions to manufacturers, airlines, airport operations, militaries, and space programs. 2021-02-08
MAN0190 Hukseflux Thermal Sensors A company that designs and supplies sensors for measurement of heat transfer and thermal quantities such as solar radiation, heat flux and thermal conductivity. They also provide testing services, including material characterisation and calibration. The company is based in Delft, the Netherlands and was founded in 1993. 2021-09-10
MAN0066 Hydro-Optics, Biology and Instrumentation Laboratories, Inc. A US-based company specialised in sponsored research and instrument manufacturing. HOBI Labs' main products include spectral optical backscattering, fluorescence and attenuation sensors designed for natural water measurements, as well as hyperspectral radiometers. HOBI Labs was founded in 1997 and ceased operations in 2014; since then, a separate company called Hobi Instrument Services has been providing calibration, repair and limited sales of HOBI Labs instruments. 2020-03-19
MAN0140 Hydroid A manufacturer of Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs). It was established in 2001 by the inventors of the REMUS UUV. It became a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime in 2008. It has been part of the Huntington Ingalls Industries since 2020. 2020-12-11
MAN0150 Hydroptic A manufacturer and distributor of systems designed for the collection, identification and enumeration of zooplankton and microscopic sediment particles in both fresh and salt water, including the ZooSCAN, UVP and Nemo systems. Established in 2007. 2021-01-05
MAN0152 Ifremer - Detection, Sensors and Metrology Laboratory A laboratory within the Unit of Technology Research and Development (RDT) and Department of Physical Resources and Deep-Sea Ecosystems (REM) at the French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (Ifremer). It is responsible for developing new solutions for marine instruments or in situ measurement sensors, new methods for inhibiting biofilms and marine fouling, and new techniques for chemical and physical analysis. 2021-01-06
MAN0046 Imagenex A Canadian manufacturer of underwater sonar equipment founded in 1988. Renowed for the development of the Delta T multibeam sonar unit. 2019-08-01
MAN0070 Impact Subsea Ltd. A subsea technology company that designs and manufactures a range of high-performance sensor solutions designed for use on underwater vehicles (such as Remotely Operated and Autonomous Vehicles) and can also be used in a number of other underwater applications. Impact Subsea provides sensor solutions to the Oil and Gas, Renewables, Underwater Research and Defence markets. Established in 2015, the company has developed a portfolio of underwater technology encompassing Sonars; Altimeters; Depth Sensors; Attitude and Heading Reference Systems; Flooded Member Detection Systems and bespoke Pressure Housings. 2020-04-16
MAN0053 JFE Advantech A Japanese company based in Nishinomiya that manufactures and sells measuring instruments, water level gauges, and other diagnostic equipment. It was established in 1973 and is a subsidiary of Kawasaki Steel, now known as JFE Steel. 2019-09-17
MAN0117 Japan Radio Co. A Japanese technology company that manufactures and distributes radio communication equipment. Founded in 1915. 2020-10-07
MAN0082 K.U.M. K.U.M. Umwelt- und Meerestechnik Kiel GmbH is a German engineering company specialising in marine services and equipment for research. 2020-05-22
MAN0108 KC Denmark A/S A company specialising in development of various types of sampling equipment for oceanographic, environmental and pollution investigations. Supplying equipment to universities, research institutes, municipal authorities and consulting engineers specialising in environmental and pollution affairs. Founded in 1979. 2020-08-17
MAN0167 Keithley Instruments A US-based company that develops, manufactures, markets, and sells data acquisition products, as well as complete systems for high-volume production and assembly testing. Keithley Instruments was founded in 1945 and merged with Tektronix Inc. in 2010. 2021-03-09
MAN0041 Kipp and Zonen A company based in Delft, Netherlands, that develops, assembles and distributes instruments for measuring solar radiation parameters to monitor atmospheric properties for scientific purposes and renewable energy applications. It started out in the same city in 1830 as a pharmacy shop named 'Kipp' after its funder Petrus Jacobu Kipp. The company was re-named 'Kipp & Zonen', meaning 'Kipp and sons', when Kipp's sons took over the business in 1866. The company extended its specialisation to telephones and accessories for railway companies, until the first promotion of the thermopile in 1923; this marked Kipp & Zonen's shift towards solar radiation instruments, which persists to this day. 2019-06-12
MAN0142 Kistler A manufactuer of dynamic pressure, force, torque and acceleration technology for industry and scientific research. Their headquarters are based in Switzerland, but have other locations globally. Founded in the 1960s. 2020-12-18
MAN0015 Kongsberg Maritime A Norwegian technology subsidiary of the Kongsberg Group. It delivers systems for positioning, surveying, navigation and automation to merchant vessels and offshore installations. It was formed in 1997, consisting of the following companies: Kongsberg Simrad, Kongsberg Norcontrol, Kongsberg Norcontrol Simulation and Simrad. It has around 4000 staff and operates in 20 countries. 2017-06-14
MAN0040 Kongsberg Mesotech The Canadian subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime. It manufactures underwater acoustic instrumentation, supplying a global customer base for a wide range of applications. It started out in Vancouver in 1973, and was acquired by Simrad in 1996. 2019-06-12
MAN0153 Kongsberg Seatex A manufacturing subsidiary of Kongsberg that specialises in navigation; seismic spread; and onshore and space-based systems. It was founded in 1984. 2021-01-08
MAN0154 Kongsberg Simrad A subsidiary of the Kongsberg Maritime that specialises in electronic equipment for professional fish-finding and underwater research such as hydrographic echo sounders. It was established in 1946 as Simrad Yachting. 2021-01-08
MAN0155 Krohne An instrument manufacturing company that specialises in industrial process measurement. It was founded in 1921 by Ludwig Krohn as LUDWIG KROHNE and SOHN. 2021-01-19
MAN0006 LEGOS CNRS and NKE Instrumentation Collaboration between the Laboratoire d'Etudes en Geophysique et Oceanographie Spatiales (France), the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France) and NKE Instrumentation (France). 2016-03-04
MAN0143 LEMI A developer and manufacturer of high quality electromagnetic (EM) sensors for the geophysical industry. Since its foundation in 2008, the company has transferred into a joint venture by Houston, Texas based KMS Technologies in the US. 2020-12-18
MAN0061 LP-Research A company based in Tokyo, Japan specializing in the design and development of life science and research equipment including Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) Devices. 2020-01-14
MAN0029 Leica Microsystems Founded in 1997, Leica Microsystems GmbH is a manufacturer of optical microscopic equipment. It is a successor company of Ernst Leitz that was founded in Germany in 1869. 2019-02-08
MAN0021 Liquid Robotics A US-based subsidiary of The Boeing Company, that designs and manufacturers the Wave Glider range of autonomous, unmanned surface vehicles (USVs). 2017-06-14
MAN0063 Lockheed Martin Sippican A subsidiary company of Lockheed Martin that was formed in 2004 from a merger between Lockheed Martin and Sippican Holdings Inc. It specialises in oceanographic and meteorological instrumentation, underwater vehicles, countermeasure, sea-air, and data acquisition systems. 2020-01-14
MAN0054 Lufft An international company that specialises in the development of climate and environmental measurement, particularly intelligent meteorological sensors for road systems and industrial applications. It was originally founded by Gotthilf Lufft in Stuttgart, Germany in 1873. It became part of the OTT Hydromet marketing group in 2016. 2019-10-16
MAN0156 Marine Magnetics A Canadian company that specialises in magnetic sensors for marine environments that was founded in 1998. 2021-01-19
MAN0158 Maxim integrated An American, publicly traded company, founded in 1983, that designs, manufactures, and sells analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits. Maxim Integrated develops integrated circuits for the automotive, industrial, communications, consumer, and computing markets. 2021-02-04
MAN0036 McLane Research Laboratories A manufacturer of bio-geochemical/physical oceanographic sampling and profiling instruments, founded in 1983 in the United States of America. 2019-03-13
MAN0059 Metek Metek Meteorologische Messtechnik, Germany, offers a wide range of high-end meteorological instrumentation starting with a family of sonic anemometers and variants of versatile data loggers. Ground based remote sensing techniques provide profiles of wind, temperature, rain rate and cloud droplets in continuous unattended operation. The company was founded in 1989. 2020-01-14
MAN0043 Metrohm A company based in Herisau, Switzerland, that manufactures high-precision instruments for chemical analysis. The Metrohm Group was founded in 1943; it includes Metrohm Applikon, specialised in online analysers, and Metrohm Autolab, focused on instruments for electrochemical research. 2019-06-16
MAN0182 Microsemi Symmetricom A term to describe the acquisition relationship between Symmetricom and Microsemi. Symmetricom was a manufacturer of time synchronisation and timing technology. It was acquired by Microsemi in 2013. 2021-06-22
MAN0128 Microtrac Based in the USA, Microtrac is a pioneer and leading manufacturer of light scattering instruments for particle analysis. While Microtrac existed first as a business segment within a larger organization, the company Microtrac Inc. was ultimately founded in 1999. 2020-11-13
MAN0163 Moog Crossbow A company that manufactures and supplies GPS-aided inertial measurements units (IMU), attitude and heading reference systems (AHRS), vertical gyroscopes and inclinometer/tilt sensors. The company was derived from Crossbow Technologies after it was acquired by Moog Inc. in 2011. 2021-02-08
MAN0165 Mors Environment A manufacturer of underwater acoustic systems (releases for heavy lift, transponders, and surface equipment) and oceanographic instrumentation (current meters, tide gauges, and sound velocimeters), the company provides technical and offshore support in these fields. The United Kingdom division of Mors Environment is Oceano Instruments. 2021-02-10
MAN0170 NKE Instrumentation A french company that manufactures oceanographic loggers, multiparameter probes and autonomous monitoring stations that measure the physico-chemical parameters of fresh and sea water to monitor the environment and water quality. Founded in 1984. 2021-03-22
MAN0048 Nanometrics A Canadian company providing monitoring solutions and equipment for seismic monitoring and research, with offices in Ottawa, Calgary, Beijing and Houston. Founded in 1986. 2019-08-07
MAN0003 National Oceanography Centre A marine science research and technology institution based on two sites in Southampton and Liverpool, United Kingdom. 2016-03-04
MAN0168 Natural Resources Canada, Geological Survey of Canada The Geological Survey of Canada, including the Pacific Geoscience Centre, forms part of the Earth Sciences sector of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). Founded in 1842, it is Canada's national organization for geoscientific information and research. 2021-03-09
MAN0122 Navico Simrad Yachting A subsidiary of the Navico group that specialises in that specialises in navigation products for marine vessels. It was established in 1946. In 2008 the company absorbed MX Marine - acquired as a result of the takeover by Navico of the marine electronics division of Brunswick New Technologies Inc in 2007. 2020-10-08
MAN0144 Naxys A developer of high-tech leak detection and condition monitoring systems for subsea installations within the oil and gas industry. Based in Norway, founded in 1999. 2020-12-18
MAN0086 Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research A Netherlands based independent research organisation founded in 1932. It specialises in providing solutions to major challenges facing societies. It was initially divided into fifteen institutions, including TNO-NITG, until a re-organisation in 2005. 2020-06-02
MAN0068 Nortek Nortek designs, develops and produces scientific instruments that apply the Doppler principle to underwater acoustics in order to measure water in motion, such as currents and waves. 2020-03-25
MAN0138 Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine A provider of navigation solutions, including radars, compass systems, steering systems, speed logs, integrated bridge and control systems. Established in 1997 from three well-known names in the marine industry: Sperry Gyrocompass, C. Plath and Decca. Formed part of the Northrop Grumman group in 2001. 2020-12-08
MAN0136 OMEGA Engineering Inc. An international engineering company based in Connecticut, USA, founded in 1962. The company specialises in instrumentation, primarily for the measurement of temperature, pressure, humidity, and flow and level. In addition to this the company designs and manufactures data loggers and recorders. 2020-11-18
MAN0111 Ocean Ecology A UK based company specialising in marine surveys, data analysis and consultancy. They also offer marine survey equipment for hire covering a wide spectrum of offshore marine, coastal and aerial applications. Founded in 2013. 2020-08-27
MAN0100 Ocean Sonics An ocean technology company based in Nova Scotia, Canada. Ocean Sonics specialise in digital hydrophones for both discrete measurement and long term monitoring applications. 2020-07-28
MAN0031 Olympus Olympus is a Japanese manufacturer of optical and digital precision technology for medical systems, digital cameras and scientific applications. It is a global corporation that was founded in 1919. 2019-02-08
MAN0157 Onset Computer Corporation A company that designs and manufactures data loggers and monitoring solutions which are used to measure, record, and manage data for improving the environment and preserving the quality of temperature-sensitive products. Their HOBO data logger and weather station products are used around the world in a broad range of monitoring applications, from verifying the performance of green buildings and renewable energy systems to agricultural and coastal research. It was founded in 1981. 2021-02-04
MAN0139 Orolia Spectracom A company of the Orolia group since 2007. Spectracom was originally founded in Rochester, New York USA in 1972. It is a manufacturer of precision time and frequency instruments and network-centric equipment used in a wide range of industries. 2020-12-08
MAN0114 PANalytical B.V. PANalytical was a manufacturer of analytical instrumentation and software for X-ray diffraction (XRD) and X-ray fluorescence spectrometry (XRF). The materials characterization equipment is used for scientific research and development, for industrial process control applications and for semiconductor metrology. PANalytical, formerly Philips Analytical, was founded in 1948 and merged with Malvern Instruments Ltd. On the 1st of January 2017 to form Malvern Panalytical. Its headquarters were in Almelo, The Netherlands, with application laboratories established in Japan, China, the USA and The Netherlands. 2020-09-22
MAN0162 PNI Sensor Coorporation A manufacturing company founded in 1987 by George Hsu. It specialises in location and motion tracking sensor systems. 2021-02-08
MAN0090 PanGeo Subsea Inc. A Marine geophysical-geotechnical service delivery company specializing in high resolution 3D acoustic imaging solutions to mitigate risk in offshore installations by imaging and identifying geohazards in the seabed and providing detailed soil stratigraphy. PanGeo Subsea Inc. is a privately held Canadian company established in 2006. 2020-06-03
MAN0085 Photo Research Inc. Manufacturer of measuring equipment and supplies, radiometers, and spectrometers. Founded in 1941. Combined with the Novanta company, JADAK, in 2016. 2020-05-28
MAN0175 Picarro Inc. Picarro is a provider of solutions to measure greenhouse gas concentrations, trace gases and stable isotopes across many scientific applications, along with the energy and utilities markets. Founded in 1998. 2021-04-28
MAN0184 Plymouth Marine Laboratory A UK-based marine science charity focused on providing evidence-based environmental solutions to societal challenges by applying cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research that benefits society and promotes stewardship of marine ecosystems. PML also has commercial trading subsidiary, PML Applications Ltd, which delivers services, products and solutions related to the marine environment in key sectors such as ballast water management and biofouling. 2021-07-15
MAN0033 Pro Oceanus A manufacturer of dissolved gas sensors. It was established from research in the Oceanography Department at Dalhousie University in 1998, which resulted in the GTD-Pro. Its headquarters are in Nova Scotia, Canada. 2019-02-20
MAN0005 Pyro Science and Graz University of Technology Collaboration between Pyro Science, Germany and the Graz University of Technology, Austria. 2016-03-04
MAN0037 R.M. Young A North American company that develops and manufactures meteorological instruments. It was founded in 1964 and is based in Michigan, USA. 2019-04-08
MAN0095 R2Sonic A company specialising in the design of multibeam echosounders. The company was founded in Texas, USA in 2006. 2020-07-02
MAN0049 RBR A Canadian designer and manufacturer of oceanographic instruments, including sensors, loggers and compact systems. 2019-08-07
MAN0133 Raytheon Technologies Corporation A US based global aerospace and defense contractor and industrial corporation. The company researches, develops and manufactures advanced technology products, and was founded in 1922. 2020-11-18
MAN0145 Ref Tek A developer of seismic monitoring products for the land, marine and oil exploration markets. Founded in 1975 as Refraction Technology Inc, the brand Ref Tek was acquired by Trimble Navigation in 2012. In 2020, it returned to its engineering and customer service roots when it was purchased by Ref Tek Systems Inc, a subsidiary of Xeos Technologies Inc. 2020-12-18
MAN0179 Remote Measurement and Research Co. A US-based company specialising in instruments for remote environments, particularly maritime applications. RMRCO provide special instrument design in additional to peripheral hardware for network installations. 2021-05-13
MAN0022 Rockland Scientific A Canadian company that specialises in systems that measure marine turbulence. It designs and manufactures high accuracy instrumentation for oceanographic research that are deployable in coastal and deep sea applications. It was founded in 2005, by co-founders Rolf Lueck and Fabian Wolk. 2017-06-14
MAN0038 Rotronic AG A global company that is a brand of the Processing Sensing Technologies (PST) group. It develops and manufactures solutions for measuring and monitoring relative humidity, temperature, CO2, differential pressure, pressure, flow, dew point and water activity. It was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Switzerland. 2019-04-08
MAN0134 SKIPPER Electronics AS A Norwegian manufacturer of navigation echosounders, speed logs and echosounders for merchant, fishing and navy purposes. The company was established in 1973 and is situated in Oslo. 2020-11-18
MAN0187 Sartorius AG The Sartorius group is an international pharmaceutical and laboratory equipment supplier, covering the segments of Bioprocess Solutions and Lab Products and Services. Founded in 1870 in Gottingen, Germany. 2021-08-09
MAN0027 Satlantic An ocean technology company and brand of Sea-Bird Scientific that develops optical sensors for aquatic research and water quality monitoring. The company was initially founded in 1990. Danaher acquired three ocean science instrumentation companies, Sea-Bird Electronics (2008), WET Labs (2010), and Satlantic (2011), which were then combined to form Sea-Bird Scientific. 2018-07-05
MAN0084 Schott AG A company specialising in the manufacture of glass and glass-ceramics. It is headquartered in Mainz, Germany. Founded in founded in Jena, Germany in 1884. 2020-05-28
MAN0078 Scientific Fishery Systems A US company that specialises in developing products and technologies for fisheries. It was founded in 1992. 2020-05-15
MAN0039 Scripps Institution of Oceanography An academic institution located at the University of California, San Diego. It specialises in the biological, physical, chemical, geological, geophysical and climate studies of the oceans and earth. It was originally founded in 1903 as the Marine Biological Association of San Diego, before it was merged with the University in California in 1912 (Scripps Institution for Biological Research). It changed its name to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in 1925. It maintains several oceanographic research vessels including the RV Roger Revelle. 2019-05-03
MAN0109 Sea Mammal Research Unit A marine science research organisation that was established in 1978 by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) when the Seals Research Division and Whale Research Unit merged. Originally based in Cambridge, SMRU moved to the University of St Andrews in 1996. 2020-08-17
MAN0013 Sea-Bird Scientific A large, global company that develops and manufacturers products for the measurement of salinity, temperature, pressure, dissolved oxygen, fluorescence, nutrients and related oceanographic parameters in marine waters. It is formed from three ocean science companies, Sea-Bird Electronics, WET Labs and Satlantic that were combined in 2011. 2017-06-14
MAN0185 Seametrics, Inc. Seametrics, a member of the TASI Flow Group, is a designer and manufacturer of a variety of flow metering and submersible sensor products for users in irrigation, fracking, water and wastewater, environmental, and processing applications. Founded in 1990. 2021-07-26
MAN0177 Seapoint Sensors, Inc. Manufacturers of underwater optical sensors. The instruments are designed for in-situ measurements in fresh and salt waters including extreme of conditions, and for in-line industrial applications. Founded in 1994. 2021-05-11
MAN0047 Septentrio A Belgian designer and manufacturer of GPS/GNSS receivers for industrial applications, with offices worldwide. Founded in 2000. 2019-08-07
MAN0057 Sequoia Scientific A manufacturing company in the United States which specialises in technologies for submersible and field measurements of particles and particle size distributions that was founded in 1995. The company is particularly notable for using laser diffraction technology, producing the LISST (Laser In-Situ Scattering and Transmissometry) series of measuring devices. 2019-12-06
MAN0176 Sercel A company that designs and manufactures high-tech solutions for subsurface exploration, structural monitoring, defence and underwater acoustics applications. Founded in 1956 under the name SMEG, Sercel took on its current name in 1962. Headquartered in Nantes (France), Sercel operates worldwide and employs more than 1500 people. 2021-04-29
MAN0045 Shimadzu A Japanese technology company with offices worldwide, which produces analytical and measuring instruments, medical systems, aircraft equipment and industrial machinery for use in a variety of research fields. 2019-07-19
MAN0146 Silicon Audio A Texas, US based company focused on the development and application of advanced sound and vibration transducer technology. These include seismic sensors for energy exploration and scientific monitoring, microphones for consumer communication and hearing device applications, and sensors for measuring wind in extreme flow conditions. 2020-12-18
MAN0159 Smartfin A project that aims to unite the surfing community and the research community by developing oceanographic sensors integrated into surfboard fins. These are provided to researchers and citizen scientists surfers around the world at little to no cost. 2021-02-04
MAN0164 Solar Light Company, Inc. An American company that manufactures Precision Light Sources, Light Measurement Instrumentation, UV Transmittance Analysers, Meteorological Instrumentation, OEM Instrumentation, and over 135 different types of Sensors. They provide a wide array of services, including accelerated UV materials testing, NIST-traceable spectroradiometric analyses, reflectance and spectral transmittance testing, and calibrations for light meters and light sources. They were founded in 1967. 2021-02-10
MAN0011 Sonardyne A UK-based, global company that designs and manufactures underwater acoustic positioning, inertial navigation, wireless communications and sonar technology systems. It was founded in 1971 by John Partridge. It is headquarted in Yately, UK. 2017-06-14
MAN0071 Sound Metrics A company based in Bellevue, Washington, US, that designs and manufactures imaging sonars. The companys line of products can be deployed from vessels, ROVs (remotely operated vehicles), AUVs (autonomous underwater vehicles) and by divers. Founded in 2002. 2020-04-16
MAN0062 Sparton of Canada A subsidiary company of the Sparton Corporation formed in 1930. At the time, the Sparton Corporation was formally known as Sparks-Withington. 2020-01-14
MAN0088 Star-Oddi An Icelandic company founded in 1985, responsible for the manufacture of miniature sensors and data loggers used in aquatic research.An Icelandic company founded in 1985, responsible for the manufacture of miniature sensors and data loggers used in aquatic research. 2020-06-02
MAN0034 SubCtech A German company that manufactures underwater technologies, subsea solutions and ocean monitoring systems to science and industries such as offshore oil and gas. The company specialises in Li-Ion batteries, pCO2 analysers and system solutions. It was founded by Dipl.-Phys. Stefan Marx in 2010. 2019-02-22
MAN0105 Subsea Technology and Rentals Ltd. A specialist technology company providing rental and sales services globally to the offshore marine sectors. Originally named Sonar Equipment Services (SES), the company re-branded to STR in February 2014 to better reflect the range of products and services supplied. 2020-08-06
MAN0097 Sunburst Sensors A US-based company that specialises in the design and manufacture of autonomous instruments that measure marine and freshwater inorganic carbon parameters pCO2 (partial pressure of carbon dioxide) and pH using patented drift-free technology. It was founded in 1999. 2020-07-16
MAN0096 Systems Engineering and Assessment Ltd. An engineering and software design company that provides a wide range of services for Government agencies, industry and academia, primarily in the defense, transport and energy sectors. Founded in 1969 in the UK. 2020-07-02
MAN0060 Systron Donner Inertial Systron Donner Inertial manufactures navigation products including quartz MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical) Gyroscopes, Accelerometers, Inertial Measurement Units (IMU) and GPS/ Inertial Navigation System (INS) products. Divisions of Systron Donner became part BEI technologies in 1995 before evolving into Systron Donner Inertial in 2002. It was acquired by EMCORE in 2019. 2020-01-14
MAN0172 Technicap A French company founded in 1963 that specialises in underwater sediment traps, ADCP structures, bottom mounted instruments, sampling bottles, frames and surface buoys. 2021-03-23
MAN0010 Teledyne RD Instruments A Teledyne Marine brand, that specialises in Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers (ADCPs). It manufactures solutions for current profiling, wave measurement and precision underwater navigation applications. It was founded in 1982. 2017-06-14
MAN0016 Teledyne Reson A Teledyne Marine brand established in 2013, that specialises in the design, development, manufacture and commissioning of advanced multibeam sonar-systems, sensors, transducers, hydrophones and survey software. They operate in the hydrographic, offshore, dredging, defense and security and marine-research business areas. The founding company was established in 1976 by three brothers (Jens, Claus and Per resen Steenstrup) as RESON A/S. It is notable for the development of the SeaBat multibeam sonar system and acquired ATLAS HYDROGRAPHIC in 2014. 2017-06-14
MAN0120 Teledyne TSS Based in Aberdeen, UK, Teledyne TSS specialises in the design, manufacture and support of marine products for applications including navigation, motion compensation, platform stabilisation, and subsea pipe and cable survey. Founded in 1903 as S.G. Brown Ltd, it eventually merged with TSS to become TSS International. It was subsequently purchased by Teledyne in 2008. 2020-10-07
MAN0020 Teledyne Webb Research A Teledyne Marine brand that specialises in neutrally buoyant, autonomous drifters and profilers, autonomous underwater gliding vehicles and moored underwater sound sources. It is notable for the APEX (Autonomous Profiling Explorer) profiling float and Slocum Glider. 2017-06-14
MAN0125 Thales Group A french multinational company that designs and builds electrical systems, providing services for the aerospace, defence, security, and transportation industries. The company is headquartered in Paris, and was founded in 2000. 2020-11-16
MAN0035 Thermo Fisher Scientific (Thermo Scientific) A brand of Thermo Fisher Scientific. Thermo Fisher Scientific is an American biotechnology company founded in 2006 by the merger of Thermo Electron and Fisher Scientific. Following multiple mergers with other companies, the company has offices and locations world-wide with approximately 70,000 employees. 2019-02-25
MAN0079 Topcon Positioning Systems A company that specialises in developing global positioning products and technologies for geo-businesses and geospatial industries. It was founded in the 1980s in Japan. 2020-05-15
MAN0077 Trimble A company that specialises in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics technologies for agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation and logistics applications. It was founded in 1978. 2020-05-06
MAN0017 Tritech A Moog Inc. company that provides sensors and tools for Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicles (ROV) and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs). Established in 1991, Tritech was founded by Richard Marsh and Dick Wright, beginning operations as a two-man outfit from a converted house in Kingswells, Aberdeenshire. 2017-06-14
MAN0169 Tsk America, Inc. A company that distributes professional equipment, such as drafting instruments, laboratory equipment, and scientific instruments. Founded in 1981. 2021-03-17
MAN0080 Turner Designs A company that specialises in developing fluorometers for environmental and industrial uses. It was founded in 1975. 2020-05-15
MAN0098 Turo Technology A Tasmanian-based company providing specialised oceanographic and water quality instrumentation. It was founded in 1991. 2020-07-16
MAN0008 Unisense A manufacturer of microsensors and instrumentation for microscale measurement based in Denmark. 2016-03-04
MAN0058 University Marine Biological Station Millport The University Marine Biological Station Millport (UMBSM) was a higher education institution located on the island of Great Cumbrae in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland, and run by the University of London. It closed in 2013 and is now the Millport Field Centre, run by the Field Studies Council. 2019-12-10
MAN0056 University of Minnesota A University based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Founded in 1851. 2019-10-18
MAN0024 University of Washington A public research university whose largest and original campus is in Seattle, Washington, United States. Founded in 1861 as the Territorial University of Washington, it is one of the oldest universities on the West Coast. The university has three campuses: the oldest and largest in the University District of Seattle and two others in Tacoma and Bothell. 2017-07-03
MAN0002 Unknown A manufacturer or developer exists but the information is unavailable at this time. 2016-03-04
MAN0025 Vaisala A Finland-based company that specialises in environmental measurement, especially weather measurement. The company was established in 1936 by Professor Vilho Vaisala and initially manufactured radiosondes. 2017-08-04
MAN0014 Valeport A UK-based company that designs and manufactures instrumentation for the oceanographic, hydrometric and hydrographic markets, with a worldwide customer base that includes the environmental, military, oil and gas, renewable, construction, dredging and civil engineering sectors. It was founded near Dartmouth, in Devon in 1969 by Jim Stevens and originally sold the Braystoke Flow Meter, an impeller-type device which was used in the feasibility study for the Thames Barrier. The popularity of this led to an expansion of the company into other types of flow meters and accessories. Valeport was then purchased in 1982 by Oceonics Group PLC prior to their flotation, which led to an expansion of Valeport's expertise to include CTD measurement. Oceonics sold Valeport in 1985. 2017-06-14
MAN0110 Van Walt A company providing equipment for groundwater, surface water, soil monitoring and data collection telemetry solutions. Founded in 1982, they have offices in the UK, New Zealand, Spain and South Africa. 2020-08-27
MAN0026 WET Labs A brand of Sea-Bird Scientific, the business manufactures oceanographic and environmental fluorometers, transmissometers, scattering sensors and spectrophotometers. The company was initially founded in 1992. Danaher acquired three ocean science instrumentation companies, Sea-Bird Electronics (2008), WET Labs (2010), and Satlantic (2011), which were then combined to form Sea-Bird Scientific. 2017-12-08
MAN0171 Wildlife Acoustics A company that specialises in bioacoustics monitoring technologies for scientists, researchers, and government agencies internationally. The company was founded by Ian Agranat in 2003. 2021-03-23
MAN0191 Wildlife Computers A US and New Zealand based company that designs, manufactures and sells custom marine tags and provides telemetry and project solutions to the scientific community. Founded in 1984. 2021-10-06
MAN0064 Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution A US-based marine research and engineering institution founded in 1930. 2020-02-12
MAN0065 Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Star Engineering A developmental collaboration between WHOI and Star Engineering Inc., a provider of Printed Circuit Board Assemblies, Cable Assemblies and Mechanical Box Build Assemblies. 2020-02-12
MAN0118 Wärtsillä Corporation A German company specialising in hydroacoustic systems for naval, hydrographic and commercial applications. Founded in 1926 as ELAC (Electroacustic GmbH). 2020-10-07
MAN0093 Yellow Springs Instrument Inc. A US-based company specialised in water sensing instrumentation for use in environmental monitoring. The company is a subsidiary of Xylem Inc. and was founded in Ohio, USA in 1948. 2020-06-11
MAN0149 Yokogawa Fluid Imaging Technologies, Inc. A manufacturer of flow imaging particle analysis solutions. Including the flagship product, the FlowCam. Founded in 1999. Fluid Imaging Technologies, Inc. changed its name to Yokogawa Fluid Imaging Technologies, Inc. on April 29, 2020 when it was acquired by Yokogawa Electric Corporation. 2021-01-05
MAN0009 ecoSUB Robotics A UK-based company that designs, manufactures and sells small low cost Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) for environmental monitoring in research, defense, oil and gas industries. The company was spun out of Planet Ocean Limited, a marine science technology specialist, following extensive collaboration with the Marine Autonomous Robotics Systems (MARS) group at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), UK. It was incorporated on the 27 April 2016. It is headquartered in Camberley, UK. 2017-06-14
MAN0023 iRobot A US-based company that designs and builds robots in the areas of mapping and navigation, human-robot interaction, and physical solutions. The company was founded in 1990 by Massachusetts Institute of Technology roboticists. The company inspired the first Micro Rovers used by NASA, deployed the first ground robots used by U.S. Forces in conflict, brought the first self-navigating FDA-approved remote presence robots to hospitals and introduced the first practical home robot with Roomba. 2017-07-03
MAN0151 iSiTEC GmbH A developer and manufacturer of measuring and analysis devices, simulation devices and automatic sampling systems. iSiTEC was founded in Bremerhaven in 1996. 2021-01-05
MAN0012 iXblue A French-based, global company that provides navigation, positioning, imaging and photonics for sea, land, air and space applications. It is recognised for its work on the development of Fibre-Optic Gyroscopes (FOG). It was founded in 1998 and has operations in over 30 countries. 2017-06-14
MAN0001 unspecified There is no manufacturer or developer 2016-03-04