Company Info

The LUM GmbH is one of the leading producers for analytical devices for dispersion analysis, particle characterization and materials testing.

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.


Our measuring equipment is used for the fast, reliable and comprehensive characterization of any demixing phenomena in dispersions and the testing of bonding and adhesive strength of composite materials.

The innovative devices are part of standard laboratory equipment in leading international companies of chemical, food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries.

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.

The corporate headquarters of LUM GmbH are located in Berlin , Germany. With offices and application laboratories in Paris, France, Shanghai, China and the US subsidiary LUM Corporation, located in Boulder , Colorado (USA), LUM has a global distribution network that is represented in 37 countries by us directly or through competent partners .