About Kern & Sohn

The company KERN & SOHN GmbH was established in 1844 and therefore is the oldest Manufacturer of precision balances in Germany. Through constant growth you can now find KERN products in many countries all over the world and thanks to our loyalty to specialist dealers we do enjoy close and long-lasting relationships with many of our customers.

We offer our customers a wide and competitively priced range of balances and scales, ranging from the small pocket balance to the heavy load industrial scale. In our product range there is a large selection of analytical, laboratory and density determination balances, carat balances, pocket balances, industrial scales, stainless steel scales, food scales, price computing scales, pallet scales, floor scales, scales with roller tables, hanging scales, crane scales and counting scales as well as moisture analyzers.

Moreover we offer a great range of highly reliable neonate scales, baby scales, personal scales, body fat scales, handrail scales, adiposity scales, wheelchair platform scales, chair scales, hand grip dynamometers, small pet scales and veterinary scales.

But KERN does not only stand for precise weighing but also for precise optical instruments. So we can offer you a complete, carefully-designed range of compound microscopes, metallurgical microscopes, polarizing microscopes, stereomicroscopes, microscope cameras, analogue refractometers, digital refractometers, Abbe refractometers as well as a comprehensive range of accessories.

Another KERN strengths lies in the production of precision test weights in all OIML tolerance classes (E1-M3) – important tools for checking your measuring instruments within the scope of quality assurance provisions in accordance with ISO 9001ff.

We do belong to a small number of companies in Germany in possession of an accreditationas as a DAkkS calibration laboratory for balances and weights (D-K-19408-01-00), granted by the DKD.

Facts about Kern & Sohn
  • Founding: 1844
  • Focus : Manufacturer
  • Employees: 51-200
  • Industry : Laboratory analysis / Laboratory measurement technology

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Precise weighing is critical in laboratory and industrial environments. From accurate dosing of chemicals for research experiments to mass production of products, precise weight determination is often the first and most critical step. Modern balances and weighing instruments are sophisticated, offer impressive precision and are resilient to external influences such as temperature and humidity.

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Topic world Weighing

Precise weighing is critical in laboratory and industrial environments. From accurate dosing of chemicals for research experiments to mass production of products, precise weight determination is often the first and most critical step. Modern balances and weighing instruments are sophisticated, offer impressive precision and are resilient to external influences such as temperature and humidity.

15+ products
35+ whitepaper
10+ brochures