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 on Woodlynne, NJ
Hoyle and other partner go separate ways Hoyle and wife, Sheila, form Advance Scale Company, Inc based in Westmont, NJ with a focus on industrial light and medium scales
Advance Scale launches its Heavy Capacity (Vehicle, Truck and Railroad Scales) Division
Expanding its service capabilities, Advance Scale launches its Construction Division - becoming one of the first scale companies on the East Coast to build pit foundations for its vehicle, truck and railroad scales. This made Advance Scale as a sole source supplier for its heavy capacity division.
Advance Scale expands geographical coverage through acquisition of 2 local scale companies.
Advance Scale completes a major construction milestone with the completion of a major high-profile State Department of Transportation project.
Advance Scale celebrates its first retiree, Howard Cook, known throughout the scale industry as “Cookie”.
Advance Scale moves to its current 20,000 square foot headquarters located in Lindenwold, NJ.
Advance Scale of Maryland LLC opens an office. This provides coverage to Maryland, Northern VA and Southeastern PA
Advance Scale North Jersey opens operations in Northern NJ, New York and the five Boroughs.
Advance Scale launches a technology division servicing surveillance, security and access control systems.
Advance Scale celebrates its 25th Anniversary in operation.
Advance Scale launches operations in Long Island, NJ and acquires the Heavy Capacity Division of a competitive scale company.
Digital Scales Inc, located in Milltown, NJ, becomes a part of the Advance Scale family enhancing our capabilities in the light and medium capacity segments, specifically batching, systems and calibration.
Advance Scale rebrands as ADVANCE.
Advance Scale becomes the longest family-owned and operated scale company in the State of NJ
Advance Scale launches its Systems Integration Division focusing its efforts in meeting our customer’s needs for automation, data management and process control
Advance Scale retires its second employee in its history, George Kuzyk.
S.W. Betz, a Weighing & Material Handling Equipment company, becomes a part of the ADVANCE family.
Jim and Chris Santarpio, 2nd generation, take over the management and operations of ADVANCE.