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Combining the talents and skills of its staff in the areas of materials analysis, instrument sales, and education, The McCrone Group is internationally regarded as “The Premier Microscopy Resource” and recognized as a world leader in microscopy, microanalysis, materials characterization, and the solving of tough materials problems. We are located in Westmont, Illinois.

The McCrone Group includes McCrone Associates, Inc.; McCrone Microscopes & Accessories, LLC; Hooke College of Applied Sciences, LLC; and

Founded in 1956, McCrone Associates, Inc. has been collaborating with clients for more than 65 years, and is focused on solving difficult materials and particle identification problems along with the day-to-day analysis needs of clinical laboratories, scientific researchers, business organizations, and government agencies worldwide. Scientists at McCrone Associates consult directly with clients, and use the most advanced microscopy techniques and instrumentation to help solve their problems.

McCrone Microscopes & Accessories, LLC is the authorized dealer for Nikon light microscopes, Linkam heating/cooling stages, the JEOL NeoScope benchtop SEM, Timegate spectroscopy instruments, and a variety of digital imaging systems, microscope accessories and laboratory supplies. The technical sales representatives at McCrone Microscopes are trusted advisors to microscopists worldwide.

Hooke College of Applied Sciences, LLC provides education and training to scientists worldwide. Online short courses in materials analysis include topics in polarized light microscopy, FTIR, and scanning electron microscopy. Your unique objectives can also be met in a customized course.

Modern Microscopy is an online collection of articles, scientific tips, and tutorials related to microscopy and microanalysis written by scientists from The McCrone Group and contributing scientists from around the world.