McBain is a U.S. company based in Southern California.

The majority of repairs are conducted at McBain’s facility in Simi Valley, California USA although we service and repair microscopes from all 50 states and from outside the United States.

Yes. We frequently receive microscopes from outside of California and will ship them back to you after repair-service.

Yes, McBain is often contracted by Universities or labs with a large number of on-site instruments that our technicians can service on-site if needed. Additionally, if you have a large or non-moveable microscopy system we can also travel to your location to conduct repairs. Contact us about your specific situation and we can advise.

In most cases we can provide an accurate estimate without in-person inspection. In some cases we need to physically inspect the microscope in order to understand specific service or repair requirements.

McBain has domain experience with applications in education, biomedical, forensics, clinical, research, semiconductor, aerospace and numerous other industries.

Typical repair turn around time is 30 days or less. More customized systems will require additional time. It is always best to schedule your service with us ahead of time to ensure the most rapid turnaround times. Contact us for a quote to learn more.

McBain Systems is ISO 9001 certified. All of McBain’s calibrations conform to ANSI / NCSL Z540-1. McBain’s master stage micrometer calibration is traceable to NIST to 0.00001”(10 micro inches). Additionally, McBain’s sales and service team follows proven internal guidelines and checklists to deliver a high-quality product that is precisely tuned.

We believe we can provide you with a unique combination of expertise, quality and support that you will not find anywhere else. McBain’s depth of experience, specific domain expertise, long track record and onsite repair technicians set McBain Systems apart from other providers. McBain provides a unique 23-point checklist that other companies cannot match. No other repair provider combines McBain’s depth of expertise with affordable yet personalized services.