Our Story It’s a company with a storied history. A collection of innovators, always at the forefront of technology. 1974 Inverness was founded by design engineer Samuel Mann, the inventor of the Inverness System. The original company HQ was in a 2 family home in Fairlawn, NJ. 1982 Inverness moves to expanded facilities in Fairlawn, NJ. 1991 Inverness introduces its first specially formulated Ear Care Antiseptic. 1993 The first group of Inverness Regional Trainers was hired. Today, Inverness has a full staff of experienced trainers positioned in every region of the United States. 1999 Inverness is sold to Cookson PLC, London 2000 Inverness launches the Inverness 2000 system featuring a fully-integrated piercing earring cartridge and the now-famous patented Inverness Safety Clutch 2006 Inverness relocates to the company’s current home city of Attleboro, MA 2012 Inverness is purchased by The Richline Group, A Berkshire Hathaway Company. 2014 Inverness celebrates 40 years of peace of mind piercing.