In 1885, David G. Cooper, the inventor of the first bimetal oven thermometer, founded The Cooper Oven Thermometer Company. In 2001, the company became known as Cooper-Atkins Corporation after acquiring Atkins Technical, a leader in thermocouple instrument technology. Today, Cooper-Atkins Corporation manufactures and supplies temperature, time, and humidity instruments for HVAC/R, OEM, foodservice, industrial, and healthcare markets. As a leading manufacturer of environmental and innovative food safety solutions, Cooper-Atkins has a global reach, and is a trusted resource for reliable, high quality instruments and expert advice.