About Denver Test Systems
Defense Test Systems, Inc. dba Denver Test Systems, was incorporated in May of 1987 for the purpose of selling reconditioned in-circuit test systems to the printed circuit board manufacturing industry. Originally head-quartered in Denver, CO, the company moved to Phoenix, AZ in 1997.
Defense Test Systems, Inc. dba Denver Test Systems was incorporated in May of 1987 for the purpose of selling reconditioned automatic test equipment (A.T.E.) to the printed circuit board manufacturing industry.
1987 - Start of business, Incorporated at Defense Test Systems, Inc dba Denver Test Systems in Denver, CO.
1990 - Relocated to a larger sales and warehouse facility in Englewood, CO for the purpose of adding a parts sales department.
1993 - Added GenRad reconditioned A.T.E. and parts sales to product line.
1997 - Expanded product lines and service to include the sale of Hewlett Packard A.T.E. and parts to it reconditioned product line. Established a Technical Support Center in Tempe AZ to repair and recondition HP 3065 and HP 3070 ATE.
1998 - Expanded to International Sales in India, Israel, Germany, and U.K.
2003 - Moved headquarters to Phoenix AZ location with 7500 sq. feet of warehouse and office space.
2006 - Purchased REACT Corporation, Aurora, CO, to increase capability in Teradyne and Factron product lines.
2007 - Celebrated 20 years in business.
2009 – Added China, Brazil, Philippines, and Mexico to world-wide customer base.
2009 – Established alliance partnership with Bravo Technical Services, the premier GenRad/Teradyne service provider.
2011 – Moved to new location in Phoenix with expanded lab and repair capabilities.
2016 – Celebrated 29 years in business.
Karol Shupe - President
- 29 Years experience as a responsible small business owner, manager and employer
- Founder and CEO, Denver Test Systems, May 1987
- Developed new business markets in a fast changing high tech field
- Restructured business plan to work through economic recessions of 1990 and 2008
Education and Training:
- B.A., University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
- Leading Edge Business Training, Aurora, CO
- Past President, Denver Cherry Creek Rotary Club
- Rotary District 5450 Officer