Company Info

LUM GmbH was founded in 1994 by the Managing Partner Prof. Dr. Dietmar Lerche as innovative development, production and service corporation. The headquarters are located in Berlin, Germany. The company has a location in the German federal state Brandenburg for cell production, an office and application laboratory in France and three subsidiaries: LUM Corporation, USA, LUM (Changzhou) Instruments Co. Ltd, China, and LUM Japan Co., Ltd.

LUM GmbH consists of a highly qualified, multidisciplinary team of scientists, technicians and engineers. Scienfific and measurement-technology expertise has been obtained for decades in:


  • Particle characterization
  • Analysis of suspensions and emulsions, including stability evaluation
  • Determination of adhesive and bonding and strengths
  • Quality assurance and process optimization.

This knowledge and its continuous extension form the basis for customer-oriented problem solving, product developments and services for our national and international customers, working in larger industrial, food, cosmetics, pharmaceutical enterprises and increasingly in the academic sector.

The innovative analytical instruments 'made by LUM' are part of standard laboratory equipment in many R&D and QA/QC departments. LUM instruments enable our customers successfully to develop and formulate new and improved products and introduce them onto the market, following our slogan 'The Next STEP in Dispersion Analysis and Materials Testing'.