ESPEC Group acquires Qualmark

Wednesday, January 13 2016

ESPEC North America welcomes new sister company Qualmark.

December 28, 2015; Denver, Colorado

Qualmark Corporation announced today that pursuant to overwhelming shareholder approval, it has completed the merger announced on November 13, 2015 and has been acquired by ESPEC Corp., a Japanese corporation.

Andy Drenick, Chief Executive Officer of Qualmark, said “we are pleased to have achieved liquidity for our shareholders while maintaining relationships important to customers, employees, channel partners and vendors.”

Qualmark Corporation has been one of the leading manufacturers of accelerated reliability test equipment worldwide since pioneering the technology in the early 1990s. Its patented HALT (Highly Accelerated Life Test) and HASS (Highly Accelerated Stress Screen) chamber systems are recognized as one of the fastest and most effective disciplines for design reliability testing and production screening for electronics and electro-mechanical equipment. Qualmark is the knowledge leader in accelerated stress testing methods with over 4,500 HALT/HASS tests conducted in Qualmark’s lab facilities and worldwide installations of over 1200 systems in 33 countries in such diverse industries such as Aerospace, Consumer Electronics, Enterprise Systems, Medical, Sustainable Energy, and Telecommunications.

Qualmark will continue to operate with the same name and its own operations. ESPEC North America welcomes its new sister company to the ESPEC Group.

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