Partnership helps government users, military personnel, and federal contractors
save taxpayer money when buying technical equipment
SAN BRUNO, CA and FLUSHING, NY, July 17, 2006 - Kepco, Inc., designer and manufacturer of well-regulated DC power supplies and associated electronics equipment announced today a new partnership agreement with TestMart, Inc., the leading marketplace operator and service provider for the IT, network maintenance and test and measurement industry will provide a product catalog and government marketplace services to better serve and expand Kepco's federal customer channel.
The agreement authorizes TestMart to present a catalog of Kepco electronic power supplies, including digital- and analog-controlled fast-programmable a-c to d-c converters, capable of producing 1,2, or 4-quadrant (bipolar) outputs. Digital control is supported under the GPIB (IEEE 488.2), RS 232 and VXI buses, using SCPI and CIIL; VXI plug & play capability is available. Kepco also offers industrial and OEM modular DIN rail-mountable power supplies in single and multi-output designs; many designs current share for hot-swap and n+1 redundancy applications.
"Kepco will allow TestMart to offer the federal government more quality and affordable new ways to test," said Peter Ostrow, President and CEO of TestMart. "US government users and buyers of DC power supplies and other electronic equipment continue to have an easy way to search and procure the highest quality items that are compliant with the federal Competition in Contracting Act (CICA)."
"Kepco is pleased to be able to offer our broad line of DC power supplies to U.S. government customers through TestMart," said Saul Kepferberg, Vice President of Kepco. "We expect that, working with TestMart, Kepco will be able to expand its business while offering considerable savings to the federal government and enabling more end users of DC power supplies to benefit from our high quality and performance products."
Kepco products are under General Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) managed by TestMart, who will provide content, transaction, marketing, sales support and reporting services around them. TestMart also will provide presentation and order processing though the GSA's e-commerce web site, www.gsaadvantage.gov and the company's own online marketplace www.usa.testmart.com.
TestMart is the leading sales, marketing and online strategy partner for the test and measurement community. Manufacturers and sellers use TestMart to increase their military, government and commercial sales. Buyers rely on TestMart as an honest and efficient marketplace for purchasing test and measurement equipment. Headquartered in San Bruno, California, TestMart is a privately funded company. For more information, please visit www.usa.testmart.com.
About Kepco Inc.
Kepco, Inc., headquartered in Flushing, NY, has been making electronic power supplies since 1946, specializing in digital- and analog-controlled fast-programmable a-c to d-c converters, capable of producing 1, 2, or 4-quadrant (bipolar) outputs. Kepco has acquired a reputation for consistently supplying customers with the highest quality products. Kepco's designs have pioneered the development of the modern power supply, with such firsts as the first programmable power supply, the first bipolar (4-quadrant) power supply, and the concept of the wide-band operational power supply. All products manufactured by Kepco are backed by a tradition of service that helps customers achieve reliable solutions to their power supply needs. For more information www.kepcopower.com.