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Company History

Com-ten office Com-Ten Industries has been manufacturing high quality tensile and compression test systems since 1960 that are ideal for most material testing needs. The company was founded as Research Products Co., Inc. in St.Petersburg, FL. In1970 new owners renamed the company Com-Ten Industries and remodeled theentire product line. Since the arrival of todays owners in 1993, the company has more than doubled in size. The company is employee owned with more than 54% of eligible employees owning stock. In 1997 the principals of Com-Ten purchased a 22,000 sq. ft. building. In April of 1998 Com-Ten moved from 3,500 sq. ft. into 12,000 sq. ft. of newly remodeled space with the balance available for future expansion.


The trade name of Com-Ten Industries was established in 1997 as the companys internet name and address and is what it is known by today.
Since 1993 Com-Ten has introduced its low cost Digital Force Meter, a portable Motorized Fastener Tester, a Digital Fastener Tester, C-Tap Test AcquisitionPackage Software, the E-Z Test line of force gauges with test stands, and the 95 series Message Central Controller. In 2003 Com-Ten introduced a completely new line of Universal Testing Machines coupled to the all new ComTouch Control System.
Com-Ten has also released the completely revised C-Tap 2.0 software.



August 2007 : Com-Ten Industries was sold to ForceLeader, Inc.

logo andilogForceLeader is an affiliate company of ANDILOG who has been a leading manufacturer of Force Gauges Fand related products in Europe for over 20 years. Tom Giebner of Com-Ten, in planning for his and JoAnns retirement sometime in the future, was attracted to ForceLeader because of ANDILOGS desire to expand their product line and have a presence in the USA. This then allows the continuation of the Com-Ten line into the foreseeable future.


Centor Star force gauge Mary DESEVRE of ForceLeader will be in charge to handle the business in Pinellas Park. She has great experience in Force measurement. "The on-going operation of Com-Ten is of primary interest to us and I am really enthusiastic to expand and improve on the fine products & service that Com-Ten has provided for 47 years." In the near future the ANDILOG force gauges will be also be assembled, distributed, and maintained in the USA by the Com-Ten organization.



Com-Ten is located in Pinellas Park, Florida about 20 minutes from the Tampa International Airport. Click here for a map to Com-Ten.

Driving from the North or South, take I-275 toward St. Petersburg. Get off at exit 28 and head West for about 3 miles. Turn left on 49th Street North. Go 3/4 mile and Com-Ten is on the left side. You have to pass Com-Ten and make a U-turn to come back up and turn into the parking lot.


Quality Information

Com-Ten Industries has an established in-house quality program that controls all aspects of operation and manufacturing. We are now certified ISO 9001:2008.
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