Established in 1986 in Minneapolis, MN, Leeds designs, manufactures, and sells comparison microscopes and imaging systems, made in the USA of U.S. parts and imported parts, to forensic laboratories in the U.S.and around the world.  Leeds believes in manufacturing and selling high quality products supported by outstanding customer service.  

Effective March 2, 2015, U.S. Government Agencies may now purchase Leeds' forensic products (including the Discovery, LCF3, LCF2, LCT, LSV2, and N-IRC) directly through GSA Schedule Contract #GS-07F-097CA.


Leeds is ISO 17025 Accredited for CalibrationsLeeds offers exceptional microscope service with a superior reputation in the industry for calibration and repair of all brands of microscopes. Leeds has been certified by Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation, Inc. (PJLA) and meets the requirements of international standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and national standard ANSI/NCSL Z540-1-1994 while demonstrating technical excellence in the field of calibration.