Anton Paar Provetech started its activities in 1873 being its founder Mr. Berthold Pensky, founder of the Pensky-Martens method. Back then it was named Petrotest. The company is linked to the market in the petrochemical industry for nearly 140 years. Petrotest has in its product line various types of equipment with improved design, among which is, equipment for measuring oxidation stability, equipment for measuring the flash point, among others.
The firm was recently acquired by Austrian company Anton Paar, taking the new name of Anton Paar Provetech GmbH.