About Nortek

About Nortek

Nortek AS is a scientific instrumentation company that develops and manufacturers acoustic Doppler instrumentation. This includes Doppler Velocity Logs (DVL) used for navigation in the subsea, as well as the Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) and current meters for use in the ocean, rivers, lakes and laboratories. Nortek is composed of a dedicated team of well-trained technicians, engineers, and oceanographers. Our diverse product portfolio spans from navigation to wave measurement systems to single point turbulence sensors to long-range current profilers.

Our customers are scientists, research institutions, and consulting engineers, all with demanding applications requiring state-of-the-art instrumentation that is reliable and easy to use.

Our main office is about 15 km south of Oslo, Norway and this is where we do  development, product assembly and testing. In addition, we have subsidiaries in the US, UK, China, France and the Netherlands, each with technical staff.  In other areas, our products are distributed by regional representatives.

We currently ship close to 1000 instruments per year and our instruments are in use in more than 75 countries around the world.

Nortek is privately held.