DENT and Setra Systems Announce Joint Development Partnership | DENT Instruments

DENT Instruments, a global leader in the design and manufacture of power and energy measurement instruments, today announced their Joint Development agreement with Setra Systems, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of sensors and display monitors for HVAC and building automation systems. DENT and Setra will continue their collaboration on a series of Joint Development projects that will help tackle some of the challenges faced by their served customer base. The Joint Development agreement brings together two leading manufacturers of building automation sensors to expand the market and help customers address the challenges of energy management.

Christopher DENT, President of DENT Instruments, said, “We are pleased to be working with Setra to develop state-of-the-art instrumentation that meets the energy measurement and management needs of our customers. Setra is a global leader in building sensor technology with a dominant position in the industry. We intend to leverage the technical strengths of both our respective companies to deliver new products that are both innovative and cost-effective.”

The Joint Development is part of Setra’s strategy to expand their energy management solutions offering to their current customer base. The project will leverage the technical, engineering, and commercial expertise of the two companies to identify opportunities to innovate and provide solutions for the industry’s greatest challenges. “Setra is excited to work with DENT to develop innovative solutions which help our customers reduce their energy consumption and become more efficient,” says David Carr, General Manager of Setra. “Roughly 65% of the world’s energy is consumed in buildings, so this is a great opportunity to leverage each company’s strengths to provide solutions to energy management issues of today and tomorrow.”


DENT Instruments designs and manufactures data loggers and energy records for today’s energy professionals. DENT’s products are often the first step in developing strong energy strategies, for maintaining peak operations, and for lowering operating costs. For over 25 years, DENT Instruments has built a reputation for providing instruments of the highest quality whose robust design, small size, and remote data acquisition make them the loggers of choice for companies large and small. DENT Instruments is headquartered in Bend, Oregon and is a locally-owned and managed business, and is a key contributor to the economic health and well-being of Central Oregon.


Setra Systems designs and manufactures a broad line of sensing products. This includes humidity, current, vacuum, and pressure sensing instruments, low pressure calibrators, and weighing and counting scales for a wide variety of applications in the HVAC/R, Semiconductor, Test & Measurement, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Barometric, Vacuum, and Industrial markets. Setra has been designing and manufacturing sensor instruments and products since 1967, and we are dedicated to lean manufacturing, standard processes, and continuous improvement.

Setra delivers exceptional customer service, engineering expertise, and technical support to reduce development risks, improve the understanding of deign issues, and quickly identify the right solutions. Decades of application engineering experience provides the perspective and knowledge to quickly prototype, build, and deliver components, sub-assemblies, or systems exactly to a customer’s critical requirements.

Setra headquarters and manufacturing facility is located in Boxborough, MA. Setra Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of Danaher Corporation.