Schonstedt Instrument Company


    Founded in 1953 by Erick O. Schonstedt, Schonstedt Instrument Company was initially a contractor to the aerospace industry, providing high-grade magnetometers for aerospace and laboratory applications. They began making magnetic locators for land surveyors in the 1970’s and introduced a line of pipe and cable locators in 2002. Schonstedt pipe & cable locators broke new ground for the utility locating industry, offering better ergonomics, portability, and ease of use.