FOSS , the leading developer of analytical instruments, is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary in 2006.
FOSS was founded in Denmark in 1956 by Nils Foss. Today, 85% of the world's milk production, 80% of grain traded on the world market and 75% of the world's beer production is tested using FOSS solutions.
A common principle behind the success of FOSS over the last fifty years is the innovative application of technology to customers' specific analysis demands.
The company is running a number of events to celebrate the jubilee including industry conferences featuring high-level speakers and a competition offering a chance to win a holiday for two to Greenland each month during 2006.
For FOSS customers in Australia, New Zealand and surrounding areas, the company’s Directions 2006 customer conference in Yeppoon, Queensland will incorporate a celebration of 50 years of FOSS.
The FOSS name is known in laboratories and production facilities around the world for its robust, reliable and easy-to-use instruments that can make a significant impact on production output and quality.
The company is privately-owned and employs over 1100 people worldwide.
FOSS has manufacturing and research and development facilities in Denmark, Sweden and the USA.
Solutions are sold and supported through FOSS sales and service companies in 21 countries and by more than 75 dedicated distributors.