New distribution agreement means improved customer service and support for Pacific Power Source’s customers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

Irvine, California, March 2013 — Pacific Power Source, Inc. is pleased to announce it has signed a formal distribution agreement with CALTEST Instruments GmbH to sell and support Pacific Power Source AC power products throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Effective immediately, CALTEST Instruments GmbH will be able to exclusively market AC Power Source solutions for test and measurement applications to customers in its territory. These solutions encompass both pre- and post-sales application consulting services to ensure our customers obtain the most cost effective AC power solution that meets their technical requirements. Under the agreement, application specialists from CALTEST Instruments GmbH will work closely with the customer and application engineers located at Pacific Power Source’s headquarters in California to identify optimal solutions to AC power test requirements.

CALTEST Instruments GmbH will also arrange for repair and UKAS accredited calibration services for existing owners of Pacific Power Source AC products in these territories, using trained technicians at CALTEST Instruments Ltd. in the UK to ensure continued operation of these valuable test assets.

“We are pleased to join forces with an organization that has the experience and professionalism demonstrated by CALTEST Instruments GmbH. We are confident Pacific Power Source customers will receive excellent application and service support through this new partnership.” according to Mitchel Orr, Pacific Power Source’s Sales Manager.

CALTEST Instruments GmbH will be exhibiting it range of products at the PCIM Europe 2013 from May 14th through 16th in Nuremberg, Hall 7, Booth 240 as well as at the Productronica 2013 Fair from November 12th through 15th in Munich.

Francois Epp, General Manager of CALTEST Instruments GmbH adds: “We are excited to add a well-respected and established product line like Pacific Power Source to our growing portfolio of power related products. Pacific Power Source products have an excellent reputation for performance, quality and reliability and we look forward to growing their business in Europe by offering our customer a wider choice of products.”

About CALTEST Instruments GmbH
CALTEST Instruments GmbH ( – located in Achern, Germany – specializes in the distribution of professional test and measurement instrumentation with an emphasis on power.  In addition to the complete product range of Pacific Power Source, CALTEST Instruments GmbH offers all products of the British manufacturer N4L ( These include high-precision Power Meters as well as Frequency Response and Impedance Analyzers, other Laboratory Power Amplifiers, software and accessories.

Plans call for adding other products from leading manufacturers in related fields to its portfolio. Main target markets and applications include the aerospace, industrial and medical electronics, the home appliance industry and the defense industry as well as the testing, test and measurement technology, manufacturing technology and IT and communications industries.

To contact CALTEST Instruments GmbH, visit or call +49(0)7841-68293-00 or email

About Pacific Power Source

Pacific Power Source, Inc., founded in 1973, is a world leader in high-performance AC Power Sources and Power Conversion Equipment. The company designs and manufactures its products at its headquarters and main facility in Irvine, Calif., and maintains sales and service centers in the US, China, the United Kingdom and Germany. In addition, Pacific Power Source has a worldwide network of sales representatives and distributors.

Pacific’s products range in power from 500 VA to greater than 625 kVA. Products are used in Power Line Conditioning, Frequency Conversion and Programmable AC Test Power applications.  The company can also design and customize products to exacting customer specifications.

Major markets served by Pacific Power Source include Commercial/Industrial and Military, with applications ranging from Research and Development and Manufacturing to Facility Power.  Key market segments include Aerospace, Appliances (“Whiteware”), Communications, Computers, Government Laboratories, Lighting, and Test and Measurement Instrumentation. The company’s customers include a broad array of domestic, military, and multinational firms with operations throughout the world.

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