Bangalore Lab Awarded Accreditation for Calibration of Electrical and RF Instruments
Bangalore, India July 31, 2012 - Tektronix (service-solutions.tektronix.com), the industry's leading multi-vendor service (MVS) provider of instrument calibration, repair and related services, today announced that the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) in India has accredited Tektronix to calibrate electrical and RF instruments at its Bangalore service facility.
The NABL accreditation means that Tektronix can now calibrate thousands of electrical and RF instruments, including oscilloscopes, multi-meters, signal generators spectrum analyzers, RF power meters, frequency counters, arbitrary waveform generators, and more from hundreds of manufacturers. In addition, the company can also calibrate instruments to the demanding ISO 17025 accreditation standard, which is increasingly required by international companies.
"We are delighted that we have been awarded this accreditation by NABL. It represents the culmination of many years of hard work and is the result of a multi-million dollar investment that Tektronix has made in new equipment, site infrastructure, and people in India." said Naresh Narasimhan, Marketing Manager of Tektronix India. "We can now address all of the electrical and RF calibration needs that a company may have. This means our customers will only need one supplier to manage their calibration program, reducing management costs and increasing the quality of the calibration itself."
The Bangalore lab is now accredited to calibrate instruments with the following parameters: AC/DC, resistance, capacitance, frequency, and oscilloscope amplitude, bandwidth, Time Marker, RF Power, attenuation, and VSWR. With the accreditation, the facility is the only one in India to be accredited to calibrate frequencies up to 18 GHz.
Bruce Bolliger, Vice President for Tektronix Service in Asia added, "There is a high concentration of electronic equipment, semi-conductor and defence manufacturing companies in Bangalore, and maintaining the highest level of quality is a top priority for these businesses. With this accreditation, customers now know there is a local supplier that can provide the quality and the swift turnaround time that is needed. Tektronix is committed to expanding its first-class global service business and this announcement is the first in a series we will be making as we grow our capabilities in India and throughout Asia."
Tektronix is the world's leading provider of multi-vendor calibration, repair and related services. Supporting more than 140,000 products from 9,000-plus manufacturers, the company provides services through more than 1,000 experienced associates across 100 plus points of service worldwide. Visit us at service-solutions.tektronix.com.