National Technical Systems (“NTS”) is the leading provider of product qualification testing, inspection, and certification services in North America. NTS serves the full range of performance-critical industries, including the civil aviation, space, defense, nuclear, telecommunications, and medical end markets. Within its nationwide network of laboratories, NTS has built the broadest geographic presence in North America. NTS’ offering spans more than 70 distinct product qualification testing categories, including climatic, structural, dynamics, fluid flow, EMI/EMC, lightning, acoustics, and other industry-specific tests, allowing NTS to handle its clients’ most demanding needs. NTS’ certification division, which operates under the NQA brand, is one of the largest and most respected global ISO registrars for performance-critical end markets, with active certifications in more than 75 countries.