F. W. Breithaupt & Sohn GmbH & Co.KG

F. W. Breithaupt & Sohn GmbH & Co.KG

F. W. Breithaupt & Sohn GmbH & Co.KG worldwide has been the synonym for fine-mechanical and optical instruments of top precision and outstanding quality Made in Germany. Precision measuring instruments for Surveying, education, forestry, mining, meteorology, building construction, utilities, geology, military, permanent way inspection, metrology, industry, quarries, machine construction.

Company details

Adolfstr. 13 , Kassel , D-34121 Germany
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Industry Type:
Manufacturing, Other
Market Focus:
Internationally (various countries)
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We should be pleased if the instruments of this website assisted you in  solving your measuring task. Apart from standard instruments we offer many instruments for special applications.

In case you do not find the right instrument in this website, please let us know. Also in future your suggestions based on scientific knowledge and every days’ practice is will lead to instrumental improvements and new developments. For our overseas customers we offer in particular the delivery of complete surveying equipments. Engineers appreciate a delivery originating from one source.

Upon request we are gladly prepared to send further information with detailed technical description. We are looking forward to your specified inquiries even for products not contained in this website.
Thank you for your confidence which we shall honour by the excellent quality of our products.


A 8th-generation family enterprise

We take pride in the fact that our company since its foundation 1762 has been able to point to many exemplary achievements which became  standard-setters.

Under the direction of eight generations of the Breithaupt family, the company has made a name for itself through continuous innovation and development of products for surveyors in all areas of application and all parts of the world.

To us, this tradition implies not only looking back with pride, but also an obligation for the future: to continue our efforts in further perfecting our products, in taking up new ideas from practitioners and scientists and converting  them to useful product solutions – with the proverbial precision and Breithaupt quality.