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2011-07-28 05:00:00

CALABASAS, Calif., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Technical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTSC) (NTS), a leading provider of engineering services, announced today that it is the first lab that has been qualified by the ZigBee Alliance to offer certification testing of the enhanced version of ZigBee Smart Energy version 1.1 standard. Additionally, NTS has also released an update to its ZigBee Smart Energy test harness - NTS SETest 1.1 - designed to pre-test ZigBee Smart Energy devices...

2011-07-21 05:30:00

CALABASAS, Calif., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Technical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTSC) ("NTS"), a leading provider of testing and engineering services, announced today that it has completed a key step in its strategic growth plan with the acquisition of substantially all of the business and assets of Ingenium Testing, a leading product compliance and engineering services provider based in Rockford, IL. NTS acquired the business and assets of Ingenium and two affiliated...

2011-07-21 05:00:00

CALABASAS, Calif., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Technical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTSC) (NTS), a leading provider of testing and engineering services, announced today the appointment of Justin C. Jacobs to its Board of Directors. Mr. Jacobs' appointment fills a vacancy that was created when Jack Lin, Ph.D., resigned from the Board of Directors on April 7, 2011. "We are extremely pleased to have Justin on the Board," said Donald J. Tringali, Chairman of the Board. "Justin...


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  • A spider.
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