History Timeline

2008 - 2010
2008 - 2010
  • Work progresses internally on the commercialization of the QC-30, an internal thread inspection system built from R&D for NIST and US Army. New project strategy is to achieve a form factor that will give users a fully portable solution for API and then NPT thread form inspection.
2008
  • QC-40 - Developed first for oil and gas industry as a Progressive Cavity Pump (PCP) Stator Profiling tool. Expanded market application: QC-40’s unique characteristics to measure out of round shapes is now being adapted for pipe and tubular goods production to check ovality.
2010
  • Quest Integrity Group sale - With Quest Reliability and Quest TruTec now operating under the Quest Integrity brand, the company is sold to public company TEAM, Inc. for cash plus stock. Company maintains autonomy of brand.
  • Strategy to return to direct incubation of new technology companies, which was legacy of Flow Research, is prioritized by management. QUEST brand change and expansion of company operations put into process.
2010
  • Quest Metrology, LLC - spun out and established as new business platform to commercialize first of its kind portable API thread form profiler and grow the automation of thread form measurement.
  • August - Acquisition of selected assets from Johnson Thread-View Systems, LLC delivers addition of vision-based automated thread inspection system around which to build next generation stationary OD and ID full-form thread measurement systems.
  
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