October 14, 2012

Tektronix Awarded Accreditation for Onsite Calibration in Europe

Tektronix (service-solutions.tektronix.com), the industry's leading multi-vendor service (MVS) provider of instrument calibration, repair and related services has announced that it has received accreditation to perform on-site calibration for electronic instruments by the DAkkS accreditation body in the Federal Republic of Germany. Onsite calibration services can provide significant cost advantages and minimize downtime, offering superior quality without disrupting business.

Not limited by manufacturer, the accreditation strengthens Tektronix' growing MVS capabilities in Europe. The scope of the DAkkS accreditation is recognized internationally and covers all countries in the European community. Tektronix already has calibration labs in the UK, France, Germany, Russia and the Netherlands.

Covering onsite calibration for oscilloscopes and probes, both for voltage and current, and both for active and passive probes, this accreditation means that Tektronix will be able to perform calibrations for the following parameters: DC voltage measurement, DC voltage generation, DC current generation, Risetime measurement, Risetime generation, Oscilloscope with Oscilloscope Calibrator: DC voltage generation, Sine Frequency Response generation, AC voltage (sine) generation, DC resistance measurement, DC voltage measurement and Frequency.

"Minimizing equipment downtime is critical to our customers and having the ability to come directly to their location and perform the highest quality on-site calibration is extremely important to their business and keeping their schedules moving forward," said Christophe Bassole, Vice President of Service at Tektronix. "We can now perform accredited calibrations in addition to our depot calibration, giving the customer more choice than ever before."

About Tektronix 
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. Visit us at service-solutions.tektronix.com.