Gatan, Inc. is the world's leading manufacturer of instrumentation and software used to enhance and extend the operation and performance of electron microscopes. Gatan's products, which are fully compatible with all brands of electron microscopes, cover the entire range of the analytical process from specimen preparation and manipulation to imaging and analysis. Our customer base spans the complete spectrum of end users of analytical instrumentation typically found in industrial, governmental and academic laboratories. The applications addressed by these scientists and researchers include metallurgy, semiconductors, electronics, biological science, new materials research and biotechnology. The Gatan brand name is recognized and respected throughout the worldwide scientific community and has been synonymous with high quality products and the industry's leading technology. Gatan, Inc. is a member of the Analytical Instrumentation segment of the Roper Industries, Inc. family of companies. Following the successful growth of Gatan UK, manufacturing mainly SEM-based products, a move was made to Abingdon, near Oxford. The new factory has almost doubled the capacity of the previous unit, with increased clean manufacturing areas plus more applications and development laboratories.