Electronics & Computers

CSS Acquires QuadTech

January 10, 2012

The purchase will enable CSS to provide a more comprehensive line of electrical power test instrumentation and automated test systems, as well as safety testers to customers throughout North American.

Lake Forest, CA-- Chroma Systems Solutions Inc. (CSS) announced the acquisition of primary assets of Massachusetts-based QuadTech Inc., an industry-leading provider of electrical safety equipment and systems. CSS, located in southern California, is a complete solutions provider of power electronics testing instrumentation and systems. Under Chroma's ownership, QuadTech customers will benefit from an increased product offering and power testing expertise, as well as more access to inventory, applications, services, and world-class customer support.

Established more than 20 years ago, QuadTech achieved strong business growth and forged strong relationships with its customer base, distributing products manufactured by Chroma under their brand. QuadTech, which now will operate entirely under the Chroma brand, will be led by Chroma Systems Solutions' President and CEO, Fred Sabatine.

"We are pleased to announce our new partnership with QuadTech, a world renowned company, with an excellent knowledge in the electrical safety test market," says Mr. Sabatine. "The two companies provide distinct areas of expertise and share many positive attributes, including maintaining a high standard of engineering knowledge with the sales teams and providing great customer care. We are confident this acquisition will contribute to our commitment to exceed customer expectations for cost-effective test equipment, service, and support and allow Chroma to become better known by a wide range of new customers.

With this acquisition, QuadTech employees join Chroma Systems Solutions in providing sales and service of Chroma's comprehensive line of electrical power test instrumentation and automated test systems, as well as safety testers throughout North American, including new products targeted at emerging commercial and defense markets, solar, EV/automotive, and LED. It was also announced that Mike Cronin has rejoined the QuadTech team and will head Chroma's eastern sales and service center.

"This will provide great opportunities for our customers," says Mr. Cronin. "As part of the Chroma brand, our sales engineers are now able to offer our customers a wider selection of power test products and automated testing systems without any interruption in the service and support they have come to expect."

About QuadTech
QuadTech is a solutions provider of electrical safety testers, passive component measurement testers, AC and DC power sources, DC loads, and automation software. These testing solutions enable manufacturers to test the safety and quality of their electrical products while ensuring compliance to regulatory agencies. Based in Marlborough, MA, QuadTech offers calibration and repair services, and has a worldwide network of direct sales and distributors, who service and support customers around the globe.

About Chroma Systems Solutions
Chroma Systems Solutions Inc. is the North American business unit of Chroma ATE, a world leader in power testing instruments and systems. With offices and manufacturing facilities located around the globe, Chroma is committed to provide excellence in product, service, and innovation. Chroma Systems Solutions is located in Lake Forest, CA. For more company and product information, dial 949-600-6400.

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