Our customer relationships have been the foundation on which our second generation family business has grown since 1973, when ADVANCE was founded by Jim and Sheila Santarpio. Since then, dedication, professionalism and integrity have positioned us as a leading provider of weighing system solutions throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and Northeast corridor.
Jim (Hoyle) Santarpio leaves Toledo Scale and becomes a partner in Certified Scale Company, inc based out of his garage in Maple Shade NJ, Advance Scale founded in 1973.
ADVANCE launches its Heavy Capacity (Vehicle, Truck and Railroad Scales) Division.Advance Scale launches its Construction Division.
ADVANCE expands geographical coverage through acquisition of 2 local scale companies. Advance Scale moves to its current 20,000 square foot headquarters located in Lindenwold, NJ.
ADVANCE opens an office in Baltimore, Maryland area. Advance also opens an office in Northern NJ and launches operations in Long Island, NY. Advance Scale becomes ISO 9001 registered.
ADVANCE launches its Systems Integration Division, focusing on automation, data management and process control. S.W. Betz, a Weighing & Material Handling Equipment company, becomes a part of the ADVANCE family. ADVANCE becomes ISO 17025 accredited.
ADVANCE partners with local technical schools to create formalized Service Technician Training Program.
ADVANCE is dedicated to providing the highest quality weighing systems, services, technology, material handling, and technical support. ADVANCE is committed to exceeding our customer’s expectations. ADVANCE incorporates its ISO Quality Management System at all levels of engagement to ensure continual process improvement. ISO 17025