OriginLab Corporation, formerly Microcal Software, Inc. publishes Origin, an advanced scientific graphing and data analysis software. The company strives to develop software that is easy to use, yet has the power and versatility to provide a complete solution to the needs of scientists and engineers. Since its inception in 1992 the company has sold over 100,000 copies of Origin and has evolved as a major force in the technical graphics market. OriginLab's Japanese and German versions of Origin have all the same functionality as the English version, allowing the company to meet the graphing and analysis needs of the Japanese and German scientific communities.
The first copy of Origin was sold in March of 1991 under its parent company, MicroCal Inc., a world leader in the design of the ultra-sensitive calorimeters. The initial success of Origin led to to the creation of Microcal Software Inc., an independent company, in October of 1992. In August 2000, the company name was changed from Microcal Software, Inc. to OriginLab Corporation, to be more synonymous with the main product name. The company now services more than 1000 customer sites at corporations, universities, and research laboratories with tens of thousands of users worldwide.
OriginLab Corporation employs scientists and engineers with significant experience in academic and industrial research environments. They bring technical expertise and knowledge from a wide variety of fields, including physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, and electrical and computer engineering. The broad spectrum of backgrounds provides a constant source of new ideas which help OriginLab Corporation serve the technical graphics, data analysis, and data acquisition needs of scientists, engineers, instrument manufacturers and software developers worldwide.