Because we are inventors, Highland’s facilities are part factory, part laboratory. Our scientists use a variety of sophisticated tools and methods to create new answers to our customers’ new needs. We use the same capabilities to test products during production for continuous quality assurance.

Among the instruments that support our in-house R&D capabilities are:

  • Stereo optical microscope
  • Compound optical microscope
  • Scanning electron microscope
  • Fourier transform infrared spectrometer with microscope
  • Ultraviolet-visible spectrometer
  • Flame atomic absorption spectrometer
  • X-ray spectrometer
  • Gas chromatograph
  • High-performance liquid chromatograph
  • Thermogravimetric analyzer
  • Differential scanning calorimeter
  • Dynamic mechanical analyzer