Scientech, Inc., an American owned manufacturer of analytical instruments, has been serving the laboratory and analytical markets for 40 years. The Company is a small, closely held corporation, which offers products that are 100% Made in the USA. The Company was founded in 1968 by Dr. Robert W. Zimmerer, a former physicist at the National Bureau of Standards located in Boulder, Colorado. The Company was conceived as a producer of scientific measurement devices utilizing substantial technical expertise. Scientech's first product line was the original beamless electronic balance, which Dr. Zimmerer had invented. Scientech was also the first American balance manufacturer to utilize microprocessor technology in its line of electronic top-loading balances. This line included the first external keyboard for balances, which could select various functions such as parts counting, statistics, and weight averaging.