1964: UNITED was established
1965: Introduced the Speedy Tester. The most competitively priced table top hydraulic tester in the western markets, which is still available today.
1968: Introduced the most efficient electro-mechanical testing machine of its time utilizing ball-screw mechanics.
1974: First UTM machine manufacturer to incorporate a dedicated computer as part of a testing system.
1980: Introduced a Fully Automatic System (FAS), capable of testing up to 65 samples without any operator involvement.
1980: Introduced “E Series” the only test system of its kind designed to test 6 samples simultaneously.
1984: The first PC based UTM was introduced.
1984: First Company to successfully produce and market a Rockwell Hardness Tester using load cell, solid-state electronics, instead of the traditional dead weight system.
1991: Developed an automatic carbon fiber testing system. The system included:
- Laser fiber measurement technology for fibers with diameters in the range of 6-10 microns.
- Barcode reader for specimen identification and control. Fully automatic system operation, data acquisition and control for measurement of over 250 test specimens without operator intervention.
2000: Developed a computer controlled Fatigue to Failure (FTF-48) test system capable of dynamically testing up to 48 rubber specimens at one time.
2017: Relocated to a new state-of-the-art facility in Fullerton, CA.