Press release

NTS Longmont Achieves ISTA Laboratory Certification for Packaging Testing

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Technical Systems
, Inc. (“NTS”), the leader in qualification
testing, inspection, and certification solutions in North America, is
pleased to announce that its laboratory in Longmont, Colorado, achieved
ISTA Laboratory Certification. The certification ensures packages
undergo rigorous testing to protect against shock, vibration, and
atmospheric hazards.

“The ISTA certification is a testament to NTS’s commitment to
maintaining the highest standards for packaging testing,” said Michael
Graham, General Manager at NTS Longmont. The Longmont facility joins
several NTS locations, including NTS
Silicon Valley
, and NTS
, as robust laboratories with ISTA Certification.

The ISTA Laboratory Certification is important for conducting tests that
reduce the risk of package damage and eliminating trial and error
shipping practices. “We’re excited to use NTS to ensure the integrity of
our packages,” said Drea Michaelis of Preferred Packaging Products, a
new NTS customer. “Using a trusted name like NTS provides assurance that
our packages will reach end users in good shape.” With 28 labs in North
America, including several ISTA certified locations, NTS provides
customers with a one-stop shop for advanced product and package testing
services. Michael Graham embraces the new addition to his
state-of-the-art laboratory. “We continue to enhance the ways we help
our customers—and obtaining ISTA certification for product package
testing is another step in offering the most comprehensive testing
platform in the United States.”

About National Technical Systems

National Technical Systems, Inc. (NTS) is the leading provider of
qualification testing, inspection, and certification services in North
America, serving a broad range of industries, including the civil
aviation, space, defense, nuclear, telecommunications, industrial,
electronics, medical, and automotive end markets. Since 1961, NTS has
built the broadest geographic presence in the United States, offering
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. Operating through a network
of more than 27 technologically advanced testing laboratories, 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 is accredited by numerous national and international
organizations and 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
or call 800-270-2516.