29 July 2013

Tektronix Opens New Calibration Lab in Chengdu, China

Chengdu, China – 29 July 2013 – Tektronix has opened a new calibration laboratory in Chengdu, China. Tektronix is now the only multi-national company with commercial CNAS17025 calibration services in the Southwest China region – offering a single source calibration provider for customers’ entire instrument inventories.

The laboratory in Chengdu has the capability to provide CNAS 17025 accredited calibration for the following types of instruments: digital multimeters, clamp meters, oscilloscopes up to 6GHz, DC Resistance Boxes and RF Signal up to 26.5GHz.

The lab can also provide onsite calibration to customers throughout the region for products covered by Tektronix’s CNAS accreditation in Beijing and Shanghai. This scope of capability includes a broad range of electrical, RF, mechanical, physical/dimensional and temperature calibration.

Having locations close to our major customers will allow us to provide local service and faster turnaround times. Our strategy is to be present wherever our customers need us and we will continue to expand our reach accordingly,” said David Carew-Jones, vice president for Tektronix Service in Asia.

The Chengdu facility will provide customers in the Semiconductor, Electronics and Electrical Manufacturing and R&D, Telecom Manufacturing and R&D, Industrial, Medical Equipment Manufacturing and R&D, and IT Service Delivery sectors a single source calibration provider for their entire instrument inventory.

“Tektronix has more repair and calibration labs globally than any other Test and Measurement supplier,” said Bernie Duffy, vice president and general manager of Service at Tektronix. “It is our intention to continue to expand our coverage, as we know that customers prefer local providers. This latest expansion in China is yet another outcome of our multi-million dollar investment in service operations worldwide.”

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

Source: Tektronix