Friday, January 19, 2018

About Us

A Message from the President & CEO: Carol P. Wallace
Carol P. WallaceSince our establishment in 1885, Cooper-Atkins has built a solid reputation as a leading manufacturer and provider of quality time, temperature and humidity instruments.

The inventor of the first bimetal oven thermometer, David G. Cooper, founded The Cooper Oven Thermometer Company in 1885. During the 1960's, The Cooper Thermometer Company broadened its brand with the development of three cooking lines. The acquisition of The Croydon Thermometer Company further expanded the consumer product line into weather instruments, and two separate marketing groups were established for the consumer and industrial markets to advance these new product lines.

In 1984, the Industrial Division of (Electro-Therm) Electromedics was purchased, immediately launching Cooper into the Digital Thermometer business, and the company officially became Cooper Instrument Corporation strengthening its presence in the HVAC/R, OEM and Industrial markets.

In 2001, the company became known as Cooper-Atkins Corporation after acquiring Atkins Technical, a leader in thermocouple instrument technology. In 2003 KTG, Inc., a developer of wireless enterprise solutions for temperature monitoring and food safety with hand-held PDA applications including inspections and training, and innovative software solutions was purchased.

Here at Cooper-Atkins Corporation we take extreme pride in our service levels and in our customer relationships. These qualities have helped our business grow for 130+ years. As a leading manufacturer of environmental and innovative food safety solutions, we have a global reach and are a trusted resource for reliable, high-quality instruments and expert advice. Our commitment to the industries we serve is captured in our mission and vision statements.

In today's rapidly changing world, we at Cooper-Atkins Corporation will continue to expand our technological capabilities, and are committed to pursuing the potential of all measuring system technologies with the expertise to support them. As the company continues to meet the needs of its customers, it will do so by not only remaining focused on the education and promotion of important industry issues, but by our dedication to providing the highest level of exceptional customer service and satisfaction.

A customer-centric technology leader in monitoring 
solutions for the global Foodservice, Healthcare and
Industrial markets.


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