Ridgetop Group, Autotest Co. combine product and sales strengths for ATE market

San Antonio, TX-based Autotest Company and Tuscon, AZ-based Ridgetop Group announced May 6 that they have signed a re-seller agreement for Ridgetop to take over the global sales and marketing of Autotest products.

San Antonio, TX-based Autotest Company and Tuscon, AZ-based Ridgetop Group announced May 6 that they have signed a re-seller agreement for Ridgetop to take over the global sales and marketing of Autotest products.

Ridge TopIn a combined press release, the companies said the new agreement combines Ridgetop Group's technical problem-solving capabilities and existing technical sales channels throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia, with the Autotest Co.'s engineering, manufacturing expertise, and 42-year history of power supply test products.

Logo01 Copy"Autotest Co. and Ridgetop Group have been exploring ways to take advantage of each other’s strengths for several years," Autotest president Robert Cox said. "Today, I am proud to announce that we have reached a definitive agreement in which Ridgetop Group will take over all of the sales and marketing functions from Autotest." 

"After some initial discussions, Bob and I realized we could really help each other meet the characterization and production test needs in this highly specialized industry," added Tom Heiser, Ridgetop president and CEO. "We continue to explore ways to deepen our partnership and hope we can make more announcements like this in the near future."

Privately-held Autotest Co. was founded to provide flexible ATE systems for power supplies, and claims to be the first commercial manufacturer of automated power supply test equipment. Autotest continues to provide products and services for automated test systems and flexible ATE systems for power supplies in mil/aero, telecom, medical, automotive, and green energy industries.

Ridgetop Group is a privately-held AS9100D-certified company,  specializing in the development of advanced diagnostic methodologies and products, CBM+, and prognostic health management, ensuring precise identification and isolation of system anomalies, advance notice of impending systems failure at the integrated device level, and both hardware and software for mission-critical systems for avionics, rolling stock, and energy applications.

Ridgetop Group's UTS-325 power supply testing systemRidgetop Group's UTS-325 power supply testing system

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