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Comtest to represent Tektronix and Keithley in South Africa

October 2015 News

Tektronix and Keithley, worldwide suppliers of test equipment for engineers focused on electronic design, manufacturing, and advanced technology development, have appointed Comtest as its authorised distributor in South Africa and selected countries in southern Africa.

With headquarters in Oregon, USA, Tektronix and Keithley has, for the past 65 years, provided solutions for test, measurement and monitoring problems, solved design challenges, improved productivity and dramatically reduced users’ time to market.

John Winderam, Tektronix director of UK, Middle East & Africa Sales commented, “The appointment of Comtest as the Tektronix and Keithley authorised distributor for southern Africa represents a positive step in the evolution of our business. Comtest has a track record of delivering complex test and measurement solutions, and high-level customer satisfaction in all areas of the market in which they operate. This will be of major benefit to Tektronix and Keithley customers going forward.”

Barend Niemand.
Barend Niemand.

Comtest managing director, Barend Niemand, expressed his delight at the signing of the distributor agreement and is confident that this new partnership will take Tektronix and Keithley to new heights in South Africa. “We are one hundred percent committed to Tektronix and Keithley brands. Adding them to the Comtest stable means we can now deliver a better solution to the market. To complement this offering, Comtest has the right mix of highly trained technical staff to give our customers the comfort of choice when dealing with our group of companies.”

Hilton Preston, Comtest sales director says, “Comtest has set up a Tektronix and Keithley division, staffed with a full complement of trained sales and technical people. I am really looking forward to this new challenge. We’re going to the market with an excellent range of products, supported by a high level of service from people with specialist knowledge and expertise.”

Products in the test and measurement equipment portofolio include oscilloscopes, logic analysers, protocol analysers, signal generators, spectrum analysers, digital multimeters, power analysers, frequency counters and timers, RF power meters and video test solutions.



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