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National Technical Systems Adds Wireless, Product Safety, International Approval Capabilities at Plano, TX Facility

Key Facility Services Cover Licensed and Unlicensed Low Power Devices, Information Technology Equipment, Medical Devices

CALABASAS, Calif. and PLANO, Texas, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Technical Systems, Inc. (NTS), a leading provider of testing and engineering services, today announced that its Plano facility is now offering wireless and product safety testing services and international product approvals. These new capabilities enhance the comprehensive set of testing and engineering services already in place at the Plano facility.

NTS Plano can fulfill current and future NTS customers' needs in terms of licensed and unlicensed radio testing, product safety evaluations and testing, and the attainment of international product approvals.  While not specifically limited to these technologies, the lab will be focusing on licensed and unlicensed low power devices that fall under FCC, Industry Canada, and R&TTE EU regulations.  Product safety testing and evaluations services will focus on information technology equipment, medical devices, and other commercial, consumer, and industrial applied products.

"Our goal is to be our customers' natural first choice for testing in the South Central United States, serving all their needs for comprehensive testing and engineering," said John Ngo, General Manager of the Plano facility. "We have added staff, equipment and expertise as part of our commitment to expanding our wireless, product safety and international approval to offer our regional customers a true 'one-stop shop' for their needs."

The Plano facility, which currently consists of 50,000 square feet of laboratory space plus a remote 44,000 square foot test site, also offers extensive EMC (electromagnetic capability) testing services with seven EMC and EMI chambers including a large 10-meter chamber and two 3-meter chambers, EMP (electromagnetic pulse) testing, capabilities for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) testing, indirect lightning testing, air flow measurement capabilities and a full suite of environmental and dynamics testing capabilities including 18 chambers and five shakers, among other capabilities and services.

Currently, NTS Plano test data is also accepted based on mutual regional agreements (MRAs) in other countries including South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Australia and the European Union.

About NTS Plano
NTS Plano has compliance testing facilities equipped with the latest test tools and is staffed by test engineers with years of experience and the most up-to-date training in wireless and wired telecom technologies, as well as domestic and international product approvals. The combination of experience and high-end test systems gives NTS Plano the ability to assist any company seeking to bring products to market with speed and efficiency. NTS Plano also provides a variety of EMC/EMI/ESD services to a multitude of industries with expertise in testing to military, aerospace, telecommunications, and other industry specifications.

About National Technical Systems (NTS)
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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