• Anton Paar The Americas Technical Center

    Experience | Learn | Measure

    The Americas Technical Center is located in Ashland, Virginia, and features over 4,000 square feet of laboratory space equipped with the latest Anton Paar instruments in addition to a full-service lecture hall and a state-of-the-art auditorium. Experience, learn, and measure with our experts in the fields of rheometry, particle characterization, petrochemical analysis, and accelerated sample preparation. The Americas Technical Center is where precise measurement is taught, demonstrated, and developed.

About the technical center

  • Experience | Learn | Measure

    In the Anton Paar The Americas Technical Center you are welcome to:

    • Experience the latest technology offered by the state-of-the art instruments from Anton Paar.
    • Learn and get hands-on training from our trained specialists. Ask us about custom-tailored programs for your industry.
    • Measure your samples on our highly precise instruments and experience the Anton Paar difference.
  • Industry-specific solutions

    Anton Paar application experts will conduct demonstrations and seminars customized to your business needs. From pharmaceutical to petrochemical to academia – The Americas Technical Center can host the training that fits your industry's specialized application needs.

    Academic support

    Our measurement solutions are successfully employed in academia and research worldwide. We provide extensive support to academics for research projects, training, and sample testing in our center.

    Explore the specially designed educational packages from Anton Paar that are revolutionizing the way education is passed on to the next generation.


    Can we bring our samples to the lab for testing?
    Yes, in most cases you can bring or send your samples to the lab for testing. For the safety and security of all participants, please send in a list of samples you would like to bring so that our specialist can go over it. Contact: info.tatc[at]anton-paar.com

    Do we need to pay for the training?
    Generally, training at The Americas Technical Center is free of charge although there are exceptions in which case a fee is required.

    Any questions we didn’t answer? Please call us at (800) 722-7556 or email info.tatc[at]anton-paar.com

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News updates

  • June 21, 2018: Goochland High School STEM Students Visit

    Before heading for summer break, students from the Goochland High School STEM program visited The Americas Technical Center (TATC) in Ashland, VA. The students took a tour of Anton Paar’s laboratories and enjoyed live soft drink application demonstrations performed by product specialists. 

    June 20, 2018: Live Demo for Puerto Rico Highways & Transportation Authority (PRHTA)

    The Americas Technical Center (TATC) recently conducted a successful live web demonstration for PRHTA that focused on measuring asphalt samples. Instruments used included the RKA 5 softening point tester, SVM 3001 viscometer, PNR 12 automatic penetrometer, CLA 5 flash point tester, and C-PTD Peltier temperature device. This is one of the benefits of the Technical Center: In addition to the resources for in-house seminars and training, it also provides space to conduct live web-based demos which are ideal for customers like PRHTA – we are able to bring TATC to them!

    March 13-16, 2018: Rheology Bootcamp

    This four-day training course focused on the MCR rheometer hardware and RheoCompass™ software from Anton Paar, in addition to the fundamentals of rheology. Attendees learned not only how to properly care for and maintain their MCR rheometer, but also grew in their understanding of data interpretation and analysis.

    November 7-8, 2017: Litesizer Academy

    In November of 2017, participants from all over the United States attended Litesizer Academy at the Americas Technical Center. Dr. Vinod Radhakrishnan, product specialist for Anton Paar, trained participants on the Litesizer 500 particle analysis instrument and software, as well as the fundamentals of Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS), Electrophoretic Light Scattering (ELS), and Static Light Scattering (SLS).

    October 24, 2017: Raman Spectroscopy Training

    Highly-specialized training was given to Anton Paar Americas and Anton Paar USA employees, as they furthered their expertise in using Anton Paar Cora Raman Spectrometers, in addition gaining further application knowledge.

    September 27, 2017: Particle Characterization Training

    Anton Paar Americas and Anton Paar USA employees came together for specialized training on Particle Characterization measurement and instruments spread across multiple Anton Paar product lines, in addition to instruction on product applications.