Martin Microscope Company of Easley, South Carolina will represent Leica industrial, materials research and forensics microscopy solutions exclusively in South Carolina. 

They will also represent Leica's industrial imaging solutions in North Carolina on a non-exclusive basis. Martin Microscope will provide expert applications and technology support with the high level of responsiveness that Leica's valued customers and soon-to-be customers demand.

"Martin Microscope Company has recommended and sold new and used Leica and Leica legacy products (Wild, Leitz, American Optical) throughout our 70 year history," says Bobby Martin, Owner of Martin Microscope.

"Our new collaboration with Leica Microsystems will significantly enhance our ability to provide the highest quality microscopes and imaging systems to our customers in the Carolinas, while providing the same high level of service and support for which we have always been known."

Martin Microscope Company was founded on July 4, 1946 by Bob Martin, and has a history of providing both Wild and Leitz microscopes (the foundation of the Leica Microsystems brand) dating back to 1950.

During the past seven decades, Martin Microscope has developed a top-notch sales and service organization for the industrial quality control and failure analysis market.

"We are very excited to join forces with Bobby Martin and Martin Microscope Company. Martin's sales and service organization has worked tirelessly over their past 70 years establishing a long list of satisfied and loyal customers.

“Martin Microscope will expand our presence in the Carolinas and allow us to provide an even higher level of service and support to our customers," said Lon Nelson, Director of Sales, Microscopy for Leica Microsystems Inc.