The LUM GmbH is one of the leading producers for analytical devices
for dispersion analysis and particle characterization.
On the basis of longtime experiences in the field of fluid mechanics,
rheology and colloid chemistry the company, founded by Prof. Dr.
D. Lerche in 1994, has developed the innovative STEP-Technology®,
which is the technical platform for different product lines.
The produced measuring equipment is used for the fast, reliable
and comprehensive characterization of any demixing phenomena
The innovative devices are part of standard laboratory equipment
in leading international companies of chemical, food, cosmetics and
Due to an effective network with national and international partners,
latest research results are transformed into the present products
and commercialized as new applications and devices. The portfolio
is contineously extended.
LUM GmbH offers a wide range of contract research and analysis
in the competence fields, too. The innovative strength of LUM
and its staff is documented in many applied and granted patents
as well as in reviewed international scientific publications.
In December 2004, the LUM Corporation was founded in
Boston, MA, USA, as LUM's own subsidiary. LUM Corporation is
responsible for the sales in the NAFTA-region and is located
in Boulder, Colorado, USA. The global LUM-sales network
covering 37 countries at present is still expanding.