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About us

Dedicated to providing an open and honest scientific approach to seismic monitoring.

Company Overview

At the forefront of seismology for almost four decades, Nanometrics empowers scientists and industries to understand our planet and mitigate seismic risk. Guided by our core values of global leadership, intentional innovation, trust, ethics, and stability, we deliver precise instruments and advanced networks, turnkey monitoring systems, and actionable insights for a safer, more sustainable world.

Seismic Instruments and Systems

We design and manufacture the advanced instruments and systems that power groundbreaking research for leading scientific institutions, universities, and government agencies. Our precision products, customizable solutions, and exceptional customer support fuel discoveries in earthquake detection, volcano monitoring, and other vital areas of Earth science.

Seismic Monitoring Services

We provide strategic intelligence for industries worldwide. Our turnkey monitoring solutions, expert analysis, and global experience translate seismic data into actionable insights that manage risk and inform operational decisions. From mining to new energy solutions, we are the trusted advisors enabling responsible development and environmental monitoring.

Our Story

Founded on a vision to advance seismic data collection, Nanometrics continues to innovate. Our integrated solutions, deep expertise in network design, and data processing capabilities make us a leader in global seismic monitoring. Our Global Headquarters in Kanata, Ontario connects to our worldwide operations that provide local expertise. We are committed to scientific collaboration and building technologies that protect both people and the planet.

Bureau Veritas certifies that the management system of Nanometrics has been audited and found to be in accordance with the requirements of the management system standards for ISO 9001:2015 for the manufacture of instruments and accessories.