Located in Fremont, CA, Datest offers comprehensive PCBA test, inspection and rework services. The new strategic alliance expands the resources available for local application support and test program development service for GOEPEL electronic’s JTAG/Boundary Scan products in the North American market.
The scope of the agreement includes membership in the global alliance program GATE™ (GOEPEL Associated Technical Experts). As part of the cooperation, Datest will offer GOEPEL electronic’s U.S. customers extensive services in the domain of design for testability (DFT) and direct application support, as well as training and integration services for GOEPEL electronic JTAG/Boundary Scan products.
“The services provided by Datest are a perfect addition to our product portfolio of intelligent solutions for extended JTAG/Boundary Scan,” says Heiko Ehrenberg, Managing Director and regional GATE™ manager of GOEPEL electronic’s U.S. subsidiary GOEPEL electronics LLC in Austin, TX. “By combining our competences, we are going to be in an even better position to accommodate the demands of the U.S. market for excellent JTAG/Boundary Scan test strategies and respective equipment and services in a comprehensive way.”
“We are delighted and energized by the formation of this new partnership, and we are flattered to have been selected by GOEPEL electronic to become a coveted Center of Expertise,” said Robert Boguski, President of Datest. “Together, we expect to reach new markets and promote new applications in a focused, disciplined approach. Datest’s 26 years of leadership in PCBA test and test engineering complements GOEPEL electronic’s 19 years of relentless innovation in JTAG/Boundary Scan. As partners, we will be unbeatable in the high-end, high-density test marketplace, offering integrated test solutions and test system demonstrations to our clients throughout the Western U.S. and beyond.”
About Datest Corporation
Datest is an ISO9001 and AS9100-certified provider of advanced, integrated PCBA testing and inspection services to the CM/EMS and OEM communities since 1984. Datest features in-circuit testing and test engineering development for all major platforms and well as flying probe testing, boundary scan testing, functional testing and test development, and 5DX automated x-ray inspection. Datest also offers a wide variety of engineering and value-added services, of which the Blackfox training programs play a significant part. For more information about Datest, please visit http://www.datest.com or call (510) 490-4600.
About GOEPEL electronic
GOEPEL electronic is a worldwide leading vendor of professional JTAG/Boundary Scan solutions and technology innovator of IP based instrumentation. With more than 100 new product launches over the last five years alone the company established its position as the market’s leading innovator. A network of branch offices, distributors, and service partners ensures the global availability of the products as well as the support of the more than 7,500 system installations. Founded 1991 and headquartered in Jena, Germany, GOEPEL electronic has currently about 160 employees and generated a revenue of 17.9 Million Euro in 2009. GOEPEL electronic has continuously been ISO 9001 certified since 1996 and has been honoured with the TOP-JOB award for being one of the best medium-sized companies in Germany. GOEPEL electronic’s products won several awards in recent years and are used by the leading companies in telecommunication, automotive, space and avionics, industrial controls, medical technology, and other industries. Further information about the company and its products can be found on the internet at http://www.goepel.com.