Company History

Bill at our Open Field
Bill Stumpf testing at our "open field" in the early days of the company.

April 1983

D.L.S. Electronic Systems begins weekend operations
Open Field testing begins in Genoa City, WI -- literally in an open field!

June 20, 1983

D.L.S. begins full time operation at office space in Glenview, IL & in Genoa City, WI

Late 1983

First expansion in Genoa City

1986

D.L.S. becomes one of the first labs accredited by NVLAP to perform FCC testing
Don begins teaching EMC at University of Wisconsin at Madison/Milwaukee

1988

D.L.S. receives accreditation by NVLAP for MIL-STD testing

1991

Second expansion in Genoa City
D.L.S. is one of the first companies to test for the CE Mark

1995

After outgrowing the Glenview location, the company makes a move to Wheeling, IL
9 climate-controlled labs under one roof

1997

D.L.S. receives TUV Appointment, TUV's recognition of the validity of our test data
Site Three is built in Genoa City, with an enlarged door and additional storage area

1999

Wheeling facility expanded to include Product Safety testing

2002

Wheeling facility expanded to accomodate 3 additional chambers for large Military & RTCA testing

2003

D.L.S. is awarded the rare honor of NARTE Certified Organization accreditation
Requires 70-100% of engineers and technicians to be NARTE certified

2007

D.L.S. is recognized as CAB for EMC and R&TTE, equivalent to a Notified Body in Europe

2008

Genoa City Site One is rebuilt
This effectively expanded our wireless capabilities by adding a 3-meter, semi-anechoic chamber

2011

D.L.S. is accepted into the UL Third Party Test Data Program, making D.L.S. Conformity Assesssment a Certificated UL Agency
D.L.S. begins offering TestView, secure remote witnessing system

2012

D.L.S. is recognized by the Wireless Power Consortium as an authorized Qi test lab

2013

Wheeling campus expands with new building for Product Safety and Environmental testing

 

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