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National Technical Systems Silicon Valley Facility Now 'One-Stop Shop' For Telecommunications Network Equipment Testing

Adds Fire Testing, Mixed Flow Gas Testing Capabilities to Complete Portfolio of Services, Accreditations for NEBS Compliance Testing

FREMONT, Calif. and NEWARK, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Technical Systems, Inc. (NTS), a leading provider of testing and engineering services, announced today that NTS Silicon Valley is now completely equipped for comprehensive testing for NEBS compliance. NTS Silicon Valley, which consists of two facilities in Newark, CA and Fremont, CA, located less than one mile apart, has recently added NEBS fire testing and mixed flow gas testing, to complete the capabilities necessary to provide full service NEBS testing local to Silicon Valley.  Combined, the two facilities are almost 60,000 square feet of testing space focused on NEBS, Wireless, Commercial, and Medical device testing.

NEBS (Network Equipment Building Systems), developed by Bell Labs in the 1970s, is a set of safety, special and environmental guidelines applied to telecommunications network equipment. NEBS testing includes the key industry requirements for designing and building safe and reliable electronics for telecom network use.

Adding the new capabilities, along with enhanced program management services that help customers understand and comply with the stringent NEBS standards, minimizes potential delays in time-to-market deployment of telecommunications products, noted Gaylon Morris, General Manager of NTS Silicon Valley.

"We are pleased to announce that NTS Silicon Valley is now a 'one-stop shop' for NEBS testing for Telecommunications, Wireless, and Data Center Equipment Manufacturers," said Morris. "Completing this portfolio of services and becoming fully accredited has been a major goal of ours, one that allows us to fully service our important customers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. The high quality of NTS NEBS testing is recognized throughout the industry and is one of the reasons NTS has the largest global network of fully accredited ITL's offering these services."

For more information on NTS Silicon Valley, call 510-578-3500 or visit www.nts.com/locations/silicon_valley.

About NTS Silicon Valley

NTS Silicon Valley (formerly Elliott Laboratories) is a world-class product compliance and regulatory laboratory providing a full range of services including Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), Product Safety, Wireless/Radio, Wired Telecom, Environmental testing, International approvals and consulting services. Its goal is to save time and money for clients by achieving their compliance requirements quickly and efficiently, enabling them to bring products to the worldwide market without costly delays. From design-level consultation, pre-compliance testing, formal qualification testing services, finished product modifications, production sampling, international approvals management, NTS Silicon Valley is the "one-stop shop" for compliance and regulatory needs.

NTS Silicon Valley is outfitted with state-of-the-art testing equipment that offers clients a variety of services including: Thermal Stress and Extreme Environment Simulation, Shock and Vibration testing, and EMC / Wireless testing. The wide spectrum of services available at NTS Silicon Valley accommodates a number of different industries including Aerospace and Defense, Telecom, Medical and Consumer Electronics.

About National Technical Systems

National Technical Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of engineering services to the aerospace, defense, telecommunications, automotive and high technology markets. Through a world-wide network of resources, NTS provides full product life-cycle support, offering world class design engineering, compliance, testing, certification, quality registration and program management. For additional information about NTS, visit the Company's website at www.nts.com or call 800-270-2516.

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