Milestones

1/21/2016 ASD Inc. introduces first full-range field solution to synchronize spectrometer data collection
7/21/2015 ASD Inc. introduces the next generation FieldSpec 4 spectroradiometer
9/2014 ASD Inc., a PANalytical company introduces the QualitySpec Trek, a new portable full-range handheld NIR spectrometer
12/2013 PANalytical Boulder announces lightest, fastest, full-range handheld NIR mineral identification instrument
11/2012 Spectris plc signs agreement to acquire Analytical Spectral Devices, Inc.
9/2012 ASD Inc. Named to Inc. 5000 for Sixth Year in a Row
3/2012 ASD Announces LabSpec 4 Line of Portable Laboratory Instrumentation
1/2012 ASD Releases TerraSpec 4 Mineral Analyzers for Mining Optimization and Faster Field Exploration
11/2011 FieldSpec 4 line of spectroradiometers introduced
9/2011 ASD recognized by Inc. Magazine, fifth appearance on Inc. 5000 list
6/2011 ASD is accepted into the Rockwell Automation Encompass Partner Network
2/2011 ASD unveils QualitySpec 7000 over-the-belt analyzer for mining applications
9/14/2010 ASD Releases the FieldSpec® HandHeld 2™ for Scientific and Field Spectroscopy
8/27/2010 ASD Inc. ranks on the Inc .5,000 List for fourth consecutive year
2/23/2010 ASD Inc. and co-sponsor IEEE GRSS bring together 40 of the world's foremost experts in the cutting-edge use of reflectance spectroscopy at the highly successful Art, Science and Applications of Reflectance Spectroscopy Symposium held in Boulder.
8/19/2009 ASD Inc. ranks on the Inc. 5,000 List for third consecutive year
7/7/2009 ASD Inc. releases the QualitySpec® K-B Sample Press
6/23/2009 ASD Inc. launches new customer-focused website
5/11/2009 ASD Inc. ranked on the Boulder County Business Report’s Mercury 100 List for fastest growing companies fourth consecutive year
11/1/2008 ASD Inc. named 2008 Photonics Company of the Year by Colorado Photonics Industry Association (CPIA)
10/1/2008 ASD Inc. named to Deloitte & Touche Colorado Fast 50 for 3rd consecutive year
8/1/2008 ASD Inc. named to 2008 Inc. 5,000 List for second year in a row
5/1/2008 Named to Boulder County Business Report’s Mercury 100 List for fastest growing companies
5/1/2008 Awarded Governor's Award for Excellence in Exporting
5/1/2008 ASD introduces the 700Z for drug anticounterfieting detection
10/1/2007 ASD Named to the 2007 Deloitte & Touche Colorado Fast 50 List for second year
8/1/2007 Named to Inc. Magazine’s inaugural Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies
8/1/2007 Named to Boulder County Business Report’s Mercury 100 List for fastest growing companies
7/1/2007 Moved to new headquarters, adding 5,000 additional square feet
6/1/2007 ASD joins C2B2, The Colorado Collaboratory for Biofuels and Biomass
5/1/2007 ASD installs first generation of over the conveyor belt (OTB) systems in cement plants in OEM alliance with ABB
3/1/2007 ASD enters Pulp and Paper markets with introduction of QualitySpec® K-B
10/1/2006 Named to the 2006 Deloitte & Touche Colorado Fast 50 List
9/1/2006 Introduced LabSpec® 5000/5100, adding new features to the LabSpec line
8/1/2006 Awarded the Innovation Quotient (IQ) Award for the RxSpec® Technology
8/1/2006 Annual Alexander Goetz Instrument Support Program introduced
5/1/2006 Entered particle board markets via co-marketing Agreement with Dynea Oy
5/1/2006 Named to Boulder County Business Report’s Mercury 100 List for fastest growing companies
3/1/2006 Introduced the LabSpec® 2500/2600, the enhanced portable spectrometer for general industrial use
10/1/2005 Introduced the FieldSpec® 3, the next generation for Remote Sensing
9/1/2005 Added 7,000 sf of Space for Increased R&D Operations
1/1/2005 Celebrating 1000 Units Sold into more than 50 countries
12/1/2004 ASD installs the RxSpec into high volume pharmacies – the worlds first on line drug validation systems
12/1/2004 Introduced the AgriSpec®, for vegetation and soil analysis
2/1/2004 Introduced the TerraSpec®, for the minerals and mining exploration markets
10/1/2003 Introduced the QualitySpec® Pro, a transportable benchtop spectrometer
4/1/2003 Introduced the FieldSpec® HandHeld Pro, a higher resolution hand held spectroradiometer
8/1/2002 Named to Boulder County Business Report’s Mercury 100 List for fastest growing companies
5/1/2002 LabSpec® Pro Wins Laboratory Equipment Reader’s Choice Award
8/1/1999 LabSpec® Pro Wins Instrument Business Outlook’s Gold Award for Industrial Design
7/1/1999 Introduced the FieldSpec® Pro, a new level of performance for remote sensing users
3/1/1999 Introduced the LabSpec® Pro, the next generation of ASD instruments for lab use
2/1/1999 Introduced the FieldSpec® HandHeld, an ultra compact spectroradiometer for field use
8/1/1998 ASD awarded U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Cold Regions Research Laboratory SBIR (small Business innovative research) contract to develop an all array full range spectrometer for measuring optical properties of snow
3/1/1997 ASD awarded NASA Goddard SBIR (small Business innovative research) contract to develop SeaSpec®, a submersible dual CCD spectrometer instrument designed for measuring in-water optical properties
4/1/1996 ASD awarded U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Cold Regions Research Laboratory SBIR (small Business innovative research) contract to develop IceSpec™, a dual CCD spectrometer designed for measuring optical properties of floating sea ice
9/1/1995 ASD awarded STTR (small business technology transfer research) contract entitled “Imaging the Eye by Noninvasive Reflectance Oximetry”
6/1/1995 Introduced the FieldSpec® Classic, a new generation of specroradiometers
4/1/1993 Introduced the LabSpec® VNIR, for the laboratory market
3/1/1993 Introduced the FieldSpec® Full-Range expanding the spectral range available to remote sensing scientists
7/1/1990 Introduced the PSII, Personal Spectrometer, the worlds first portable spectroradiometer
2/1/1990 ASD incorporated in the state of Colorado

 

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