Facts about FOSS

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Where in the world

FOSS has manufacturing, research and development facilities in Denmark and China. Solutions are sold and supported through FOSS sales and service companies in 28 countries and by more than 75 dedicated distributors.


Financial strength

FOSS is a 100% family-owned company with a solvency ratio of 81% and has a turnover of € 231 million, with 98% of turnover outside Denmark.

FOSS has been awarded the AAA diploma rating for the highest credit rating in D&B’s rating scale and with an EBITA of more than 20% of turnover.


People at FOSS

FOSS employs more than 1300 dedicated worldwide, all of whom are highly qualified for their job such as the many factory-trained and certified support engineers stationed close to our customers across the globe.

Many employees have a top-level scientific or technical background, including more than 130 Master of Science and more than 20 PhDs in areas such as Photonics, Chemometrics, Physical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Fermentation and bio-engineering, Astrophysics, Optical Communication, Physics, Quality, Nanotechnology, Food Science, Adaptive Radiotherapy.

FOSS in brief

More than 1350 dedicated employees world-wide

Sales and service companies in 28 countries

More than 75 dedicated distributors around the world

Headquarters in Denmark

98 percent of FOSS’ business is generated outside Denmark

Approvals, standards and recognitions for FOSS solutions include: EU, IDF, AOAC, FGIS, ISO

Did you know that…

…the ‘top 100’ companies in food and agriculture use FOSS solutions