Savant, Inc. was founded in 1969 by Theodore W. Selby as a consulting firm specializing in the development of advanced lubrication technology for the oil and energy industries. As founder, Ted continues to be actively involved in every aspect of the business and has been granted over 40 U.S. patents for lubricant test methods and high-precision test instruments.
Located in Midland, Michigan U.S.A., Savant Labs is a world-class independent testing laboratory and research center offering standardized and custom-designed lubrication specification testing for passenger cars, heavy-duty diesels, locomotive, turbine power generation, and many other applications.
Savant, Inc. is a privately held company. Sister companies include Tannas Co., King Refrigeration, and Institute of Materials (IOM), all of which are members of the Savant Group of companies. All four Savant Group companies are ISO 9001:2015 certified and actively participate in industry organizations involved with the advancement and quality control of lubrication such as the ASTM, SAE, ILSAC, STLE, ILMA, EI and CEC.