- Over 30 years of industry-leading innovation.
- Equipment sold in more than 35 countries on five continents.
- Extensive pre-testing so your newly-installed equipment is ready for production in days.
- Fastest commissioning in the business.
- A customer-focused approach to design produces the best technical solution for your needs.
At a Glance
We believe in the power of innovation and quality to enhance life for all. Our mission is to design and build advanced equipment that creates strong and enduring connections.
THE TENSOR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Robert KepesPresident and CEO
Raymond CoeVP of Operations
Ken LuterbachDirector of Sales
Brief History of Tensor
George Kepes, founder of Tensor, passes away. After years of working with his father, Robert Kepes takes the lead.
Raymond Coe becomes VP of Operations and Tensor develops revolutionary, heavy-duty oscillator.
Raymond Coe, former Tensor Control Systems Designer, rejoins company.
Tensor survives an industry-wide meltdown and maintains position as a leader in the field.
Tensor develops a complete Premise Jacketing line.
Tensor expands into USA and incorporates in Hickory, North Carolina. Ken Luterbach, Director of Sales, joins company.
Tensor continues to develop new products and sets up a complete cable factory in Shanghai, China.
Tensor moves to current offices and triples manufacturing capacity.
The product line expands — Tensor introduces 100m tape accumulators and complete armoring lines.
Tensor goes global with first international sale.
John Marcelissen joins Tensor. A mechanical engineer from Nortel’s Optical Systems Divisions, he was instrumental in developing Tensor’s welders, oscillators, binders, and SZ strander.
Tensor Machinery Limited founded by George Kepes, Eng.
ABOUT OUR FOUNDER
In 1984 George Kepes founded Tensor Machinery—a company that would become a global force in fiber-optic machinery. He was a visionary engineer with a genius for finding elegant solutions to complex engineering problems. Those who knew him remember his warmth and keen sense of humor. The continued success of Tensor is a testament to George’s vision.