Autotest Delivers ATE System to China

April 14, 2003 by Jeff Shepard

Autotest Co. (San Antonio, TX) has delivered of the first of several Autotest power supply Automated Test Equipment (ATE) systems planned for China's academic community to the Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China.

The fully featured Autotest Universal Testing System (UTS) designed and manufactured by Autotest will be used to support the university in the development of its space and dynamic power technology programs. According to the company, the delivery of this first Autotest ATE system to the Zhejiang University signals the beginning of a developing relationship between Autotest and the prestigious Chinese academic community. The multi-faceted systems provided by Autotest include hardware interfaces and software application programming using Autotest's Automated Program Generator (APG) for Windows software.

"Technology is driving much of China's growth," said Michael McGregor, VP for Sales and Marketing with the U.S. based Autotest Co. "Autotest is a technology leader, and we've built a very successful business over the years by developing relationships that provide solutions and support for customers, wherever they are in the world. We're excited about our expansion in China because it allows us to contribute to and benefit from China's technological development"

"We found that Autotest Co. is the only company which could develop such a flexible and powerful multi-faceted system for us performing tests on AC/DC, DC/DC, and DC/AC converters. We look forward to working with Autotest in contributing to China’s power electronic technological developments", according to Dr. Zhao-Ming Qian, Professor of the College of Electrical Engineering Zhejiang University and Deputy Director of the (China) National Engineering Research Center for Applied Power Electronics (NERCAPE).