• Incorporated in 1970
• Acquired by FLIR Systems in November 2007
• Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, USA
• Selling globally through distribution, Extech is the go-to source for:
- 15 categories of test and measurement instruments
- Thermal imaging cameras
- Portable printers
• Employs over 100 personnel worldwide
• International design, manufacturing and warehousing facilities located in Taiwan, Hong Kong
• ISO 9001:2008 certified by TUV
• Known for the Extech Advantage™: Innovation, Selection, and Support
Incorporated in 1970, Extech Instruments is based in Nashua, New
Hampshire USA, just north-west of Boston. Recognized for the breadth and
depth of its Test & Measurement offering and strong distribution
network, Extech was acquired by FLIR Systems
in November 2007. Extech Instruments’ high-value, handheld test
instruments and FLIR-branded infrared thermal imager are sold through a
network of national catalog houses, regional stocking distributors,
internet, and international master distributors. The company has become
one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of test equipment and
portable printers and the Extech Instruments brand is regarded in many
industries as the brand of choice. ISO 9001:2008 certified by TUV,
Extech’s enviable reputation is built on innovative products that offer
unique and patented designs with features, functions and reliability at
an affordable price.Test & Measurement Instruments
The Extech Instruments Division
is a manufacturer and supplier of 15 major product categories of
technically advanced, portable meters including multimeters, clamp
meters, electrical testers, and environmental meters for the measurement
of light, sound, temperature, humidity, airflow, RPMs, and water
quality. The company has a strong presence in the electrical, HVACR,
construction, manufacturing, plant/MRO, process and automation,
environmental, electronics/testing, and field service/maintenance
The Extech Data Systems Division is one of the world's leading
developers of portable printers for enterprise-wide applications
centered on mobile information and remote transactions. Extech printers
are high speed, innovative, rugged, reliable, and easy to use. With over
17 years experience developing portable printers, Extech Data Systems
has the industry knowledge, design expertise, and technological skills
needed to meet customer mobile printing needs. On December 16, 2009 the
Portable Printers division was acquired by Datamax-O'Neil – the global
leader in stationary, portable label and receipt printing solutions. For
more information, please visit the Datamax-O'Neil website.
FLIR Infrared Thermal Imagers
Since 1978, FLIR Systems has been the global leader in infrared thermal
imaging. FLIR offers the widest selection of innovative and
award-winning infrared cameras and accessories for beginners to seasoned
pros. As a FLIR company, Extech plays a key role in the U.S.
distribution of FLIR infrared thermal imagers.
By leveraging decades of experience growing strategic relationships
with major distribution channels, Extech is accelerating access to
FLIR’s innovative infrared cameras through local and online stocking
distributors in U.S. markets.
Extech employs over 100 people worldwide. In addition to the US world
headquarters, Extech is affiliated with design, manufacturing and
warehousing facilities in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and China.
Extech Instruments has become a market leader with innovative
products that offer more functionality and exceed customer expectations.
For example, Extech was the first to offer a Type K thermocouple input
on its multimeters and clamp meters and the first to introduce handheld
test and measurement products with a built in PC interface and
datalogging capabilities. Their latest patented innovation combines
built-in non-contact IR Temperature capabilities within key product
categories. This innovation has earned several Product of the Year
Design Awards for Extech.
Our promise of excellence in technology is more than just a slogan — it’s our name: EXcellence in TECHnology.
Our company mission is to create value for the company, our employees
and our customers through Innovation, Selection and Support. We are
always looking to develop products which make their jobs easier. We
guarantee our customers real value with the very best in quality
assurance, technical support, NIST certification and after sales service
and support. Of course we can’t do this without a team of talented and
hardworking employees dedicated to the mission and ensuring we all
experience that Extech Advantage.
To learn more about our parent company, FLIR Systems, click here.