Ion Science Ltd.

Ion Science is a leading UK manufacturer of technologically advanced photoionisation detection (PID) instruments for volatile organic compounds (VOCs). New to our range of products is the revolutionary TITAN, the world`s first benzene specific monitor ideal for petrochemical refinery applications. Our portfolio also comprises leak detection, mercury vapour detection and corrosion monitoring equipment, distributed worldwide. Since our foundation in 1989 we have served customers world-wide with companies and divisions dedicated to market sectors and geographical locations. Our head office is located near to Cambridge in the UK, with further offices in Texas, USA and Neandertal, Germany. We are an employee friendly organisation offering our people a number of benefits and opportunities, and we are proud to be accredited as an Investors in People organisation.

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The Hive,Butts Lane, Fowlmere , Royston , SG8 7SL United Kingdom

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Monitoring and Testing - Leak Detection
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Globally (various continents)
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Why Ion Science?Over 25 years experience

Ion Science has over 25 years experience designing, manufacturing and supplying gas sensors and gas detection instruments for a wide range of industries and applications.

Manufactured in-house at our UK plant, our sensor technology and instrumentation is designed and developed by a talented team and distributed worldwide via a global network of distributors.

World’s largest PID manufacturer

Experts in photoionisation detection (PID) technology, Ion Science manufacture and supply more PID sensors than any other gas detection company in the world.

Our PID sensor is used by major, global gas detection manufacturers and found within most PID instrumentation available today for the detection of volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

Renowned for its outstanding humidity resistant performance and anti-contamination design, Ion Science patented PID sensor technology gives results you can trust in the most extreme conditions.

Look no further for accurate, reliable, trusted PID technology from the global PID experts.

Exceptional customer service & support

We aim to be a pleasure to deal with, to listen to our customer feedback, do what we say and give the best advice. We aim to always do better than expected and support our customers as best we can.

Our instrumentation can be returned for servicing at our UK plant or to a local Authorised Service Centre trained and qualified to Ion Science standards, where you can expect to receive the same high levels of service support.

Dedicated Research & Development

With a dedicated R&D department, research is at the heart of our company and is fundamental to our technology and product development.

Investors in people

We truly believe in appointing the right candidate for each and every role and invest time and effort developing our people. We are a friendly company and pride ourselves on having a great company ethos and set of values at the core of our business.

We continue to withhold an accredited Investors in People award and are proud of this achievement.

ISO9001:2015 certified

We are ISO9001:2015 certified and we actively implement our management system for the continuous improvement of processes and procedures to enable us to provide our customers with the best possible products and service.

Maintaining this certification demonstrates our commitment to the continual improvement of our business management system and the standard of service to our customers.

Sponsorship & Donations

Ion Science is proud to support a number of local organisations and charities helping to make a difference to our local community and charitable causes.  We have provided support to Fowlmere Primary School, Circus Starr, Special Effect, CCLG and Baraka Community Partnerships, to name a few.


Our mission is to help our customers to understand their impact on the environment by making their operations cleaner, more economic and more efficient. We do this by advancing world-class technologies to make them fit for purpose, and by treating our business partners as equals, sharing knowledge, technology, and culture for the benefit for all.

Our company mission is to develop sensing technology that helps prolong the life of our planet and make our environment cleaner.