Our founder Don and VP of Engineering Raul working on a machine

Our Story Began Over 25 Years Ago in A Basement

PACE Technologies was founded by Dr. Donald Zipperian, PhD and Cathy Zipperian, who laid the foundation of our company in the confines of their Minnesota basement. What began humbly with metallographic consumables has since blossomed into a comprehensive end-to-end metallography solution provider now based in Tucson, Arizona. We are proud to work with hundreds of esteemed laboratories and universities worldwide.

  • Expertise in Materials Testing

    We pride ourselves on offering an extensive array of equipment and consumables tailored to meet the exacting needs of materials testing. Our meticulously curated selection encompasses top-of-the-line cutting, polishing, and grinding machines, alongside a diverse range of microscopes and precision instruments essential for accurate measurements.

  • High-Quality Products and Consumables

    As expected, quality is our top priority. We offer a wide range of high-quality materials testing equipment, consumables, and accessories. Our products are designed to deliver accurate and reliable results, ensuring that your testing processes are precise and dependable.

  • Exceptional Customer Support:

    Delivering exceptional customer support is core to our business. Whether you need assistance with product selection, technical guidance, or post-purchase support, our dedicated team is here to assist you.

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