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Datest Receives 4th Service Excellence Award for Test Laboratory Services

Feb 06, 2020

Datest has been awarded a 2020 Circuits Assembly Service Excellence Award (SEA) for its outstanding customer ratings, as judged by its own customers. Datest was selected for the Test Laboratories category. This is Datest’s fourth Service Excellence Award.

Circuits Assembly Editor-in-Chief, Mike Buetow presented the award to Robert Boguski, Datest’s President, during a Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

Sponsored by Circuits Assembly, the SEAs for Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) providers and electronics assembly suppliers honor companies excelling in the crucial area of customer service. The program, now in its 28th year, functions as a way for participants to see how they compare to peers in customer satisfaction.

Mr. Boguski commented about the award, “This is Datest’s fourth Service Excellence Award in five years.  This year, as with previous years, we won on the strength of good words and positive recommendations from a completely new set of customers compared with last year.  Word continues to spread; because of it our customer base continues to grow.  I know I sound like a broken record when I say this, but it’s really true that your reputation precedes you.  Do what you say, with ethics and integrity, and word gets around.  We are once again humbled by this honor.  We don’t take it for granted.”

Datest provides advanced test engineering and inspection services to the CM/EMS and OEM communities, and many other industries. The team prides itself on their speed and flexibility in providing the best solution to each customer’s unique testing needs. With more than 34 years of expertise, Datest offers in-circuit testing (ICT), flying probe testing, X-ray inspection, boundary scan/JTAG testing, functional testing, failure analysis and other related services. Datest is an ISO9001:2015, ITAR and AS9100D-certified company, and a member of IPC, SMTA, EIPC, IEEE and ASNT.

For more information about Datest or to view the company’s complete service lineup, visit www.datest.com, or call (510) 490-4600.


Datest was founded in 1984 to address the growing trend of outsourcing assembly test services, together with increasing OEM demands that EMS providers deliver fully tested, functioning product. The company integrates traditional electrical board test methodologies (ICT, Flying Probe, and JTAG/Boundary Scan) with failure analysis (nondestructive as well as destructive), reverse engineering and “bonepile” rehabilitation, functional test development, and analytical laboratory services. Datest also offers comprehensive X-ray services (2D, 3D, and CT) for root cause analysis, high-level inspection and metrology, and dispute resolution.The Datest suite of services now includes a 225kV microfocus CT system from VJ Technologies, offering CT scanning and failure analysis services for all manner of larger objects besides printed circuit board assemblies. Datest is ITAR registered and has a quality management system (QMS) that is certified to ISO9001:2015 and AS9100D.  Datest is a member of SMTA, IPC, IEEE, EIPC and ASNT (American Society for Nondestructive Testing).

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