NTS Expands Testing Services in Colorado – Sep 14, 2016

NTS Expands Testing Services in Colorado

NTS Now Offers Environmental and Dynamics Testing including Temperature, Altitude, Vibration, Shock, and many other Capabilities

Longmont, CO National Technical Systems, Inc. (“NTS”), the leading independent provider of environmental simulation testing, inspection, and certification solutions in the United States, has recently acquired the test equipment assets for an additional facility in Longmont, Colorado. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.

The new facility will be known as NTS Longmont West and is located eight miles from the existing NTS Longmont EMC laboratory (formerly EMC Integrity). Combined, these two facilities uniquely fulfill the regions need for a single resource for both environmental/dynamics and EMC/EMI testing.

The NTS Longmont West capabilities include independent and combined environments covering testing categories such as thermal cycling and shock, humidity, altitude, overpressure, blowing rain, vibration, shock, HALT, acceleration, and package testing. Combined temperature and humidity capabilities include walk-in and drive-in, man rated chambers allowing the evaluation of larger equipment and systems. Vibration capabilities include high acceleration and displacement electrodynamic as well as servo hydraulic shakers. Also available are a variant of package testing systems including drop shock towers and sled (also capable of evaluating components for aircraft), bounce, transportation vibration, and impact.

“We are pleased and excited to be able to offer our Colorado region clients these new services,” stated Vicki Panhuise, CEO of NTS. “This full-service environmental lab perfectly complements the EMC expertise in our existing Longmont facility.”

A ribbon cutting and open house are scheduled for September 30, 2016.

NTS is a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based Aurora Capital Group.

About National Technical Systems

 National Technical Systems, Inc. (NTS) is a global independent provider of environmental simulation testing, inspection, and certification services, serving a broad range of industries, including the civil aviation, space, defense, nuclear, telecommunications, industrial, electronics, medical, and automotive end markets. During its more than 50 years in business, NTS has built the broadest geographic presence and sole national footprint in the United States, an unparalleled breadth of capabilities, and has fostered continuous innovation, making NTS a unique one-stop resource to meet its clients’ demanding and evolving requirements. Operating through a network of 28 technologically advanced testing laboratories across the United States, this geographically diverse footprint puts NTS facilities in close proximity to its more than 4,000 clients, allowing NTS to serve the nation’s most innovative companies with industry-leading accessibility and responsiveness. NTS’ offering spans more than 70 distinct environmental simulation and materials testing categories, including climatic, structural, dynamics, fluid flow, EMI/EMC, lightning, product safety, acoustics, failure analysis, chemical, and other industry-specific tests, allowing it to handle its clients’ most demanding needs. Additionally, the company is accredited by numerous national and international organizations, which allows NTS to have its test data nearly universally accepted worldwide. NTS operates its inspection division under the Unitek brand, providing a wide range of supply chain management services. NTS’ certification division, which operates under the NQA brand, is one of the largest and most respected global ISO registrars, with active certifications in more than 75 countries. For additional information about NTS, visit our website at nts.com or call 800-270-2516.

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