This medium-sized, family-run company KERN & SOHN GmbH was founded by Gottlieb Kern in 1844 and manufactures high-precision balances, including laboratory balances, analytical balances, moisture analyzers, industrial balances, crane scales, counting balances, pallet scales and test weights in all OIML accuracy categories. One of its core areas of expertise is the DKD calibration of scales and weights. The calibration laboratory is in the vanguard of European technology and its high level of automation enables DKD calibrations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. As well as scales, test weights and DKD calibrations, the company also offers a comprehensive service covering all aspects of weighing technology. The company is certified in accordance with the latest version of DIN ISO 9001:2000 and accredited to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025. It is also represented by an extensive network of specialist retailers worldwide.