About Our Company

ZS Instruments is a division of ZS Systems LLC specializing in the research, development, and manufacturing of precision measurement tools. Founded in the Purdue Research Park by Purdue Engineering alumni, we have continued to expand and recently opened a new manufacturing facility in Lafayette, Indiana.

With a portfolio of top quality precision Rotary and Angle Encoders, Linear Encoders, and Digital Readouts, we offer both off the shelf and custom solutions to meet the needs of a variety of customers. Our products are currently used by national labs, universities, OEMs, metal working shops, and manufacturing plants across all 50 states, as well as dozens of countries internationally.

We believe that our initiative to create user-centered products and dedicating personal attention to each customer to fulfil their both technical and non-technical needs have led to our sustained and improved global success.

Distributor Opportunities

Are you an installer, reseller or service provider in the field of Digital Readout, measuring tools and position feedback products? Join our network today and add our top quality made in the USA products to your catalog! We have opening in many regions of the country as well as in Canada and Mexico. ZS instruments offers exceptional technical support and wide range of solutions to maintain the wide range of equipment, including many 3rd party and obsolete products. Custom solutions available upon request. Enjoy top quality at competitive pricing, and short lead times.


We are HIRING! Do you have passion for electronics and precision equipment? Do you have excellent hand/eye coordination, and basic understanding of electrical circuits? We have several Electronics Technician/Precision Assembler positions available at our Lafayette, IN plant. Enjoy day time shift and a quiet climate control environment. Pay rises in 3-12-24 months, competitive pay and benefits.