Elcometer, Inc., a leader in the design, manufacture, and supply of inspection equipment to the coatings industry, has opened a new office in Charleston, S.C., to serve the Southeastern U.S. market. This territory includes North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.

Elcometer's new regional office will help the company serve the many industries in this growing area of the country and will be headed by Kim Thompson, who brings several years of experience in the following areas: computer-based software solutions, industrial equipment, blasting, painting, abrasives, safety and spray booths.