Dent Instruments

Our Company

Helping Customers Manage Energy Costs since 1988


From the beginning, our focus was clear

Like so many other great companies in the 80s, DENT Instruments was a dream actualized in a home garage - with the idea that a tool could be both environmentally useful, as well as economically beneficial.

A strong commitment to continuous improvement

Today, from a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, we continue our 30-year reputation for providing instruments of the highest quality whose robust design, small size, and remote data acquisition make them the loggers of choice worldwide.

Forward momentum is fundamental to our success

Over the next decade, DENT’s growth is set to exceed all expectations. With new products in development, we will remain an industry trailblazer, while also continuing to be a key contributor to the economic health of our home in Central Oregon.

DENT Leadership

Christopher Dent  - President

Christopher Dent


Christopher Dent founded DENT Instruments and remains its Senior Designer. His qualifications include: B.S. in Astronomy, M.S. Mechanical Engineering, and a P.E. in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering. He is also the Past Chairman of the NEMA 5ESM Technical Committee.

Kevin Pack - Director of Sales & Marketing

Kevin Pack


Kevin brings over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, product development and product management with over 10 years in the HVAC & energy management industry at Veris Industries/Schneider Electric.  His qualifications include a B.S. in Communications and a strong emphasis on customer service and relationships.

Michael Antle - Controller and Director of HR

Michael Antle

Controller and Director of HR

Michael has more than 14 years of progressive experience in finance and accounting across multiple industries including leadership experience at organizations such as Central TX Farm Credit and Humm Kombucha. His qualifications include: BBA in Marketing, BBA in General Business and an MBA in Finance.

Jon Birky - Director of Operations

Jon Birky

Director of Operations

Jon brings over 20 years of experience in the technology field at Hewlett-Packard, Tektronix, Serveron and Idatech prior to coming to DENT Instruments. His qualifications range from production to procurement, to mechanical and electrical engineering. He was an integral part of the Engineering group at DENT Instruments for almost 10 years prior to moving into the Director of Operations role.

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