Founded in 1961, National Technical Systems provides companies and government organizations throughout the world with process and product compliance services, technical resources, design engineering solutions and program management support. Its services include prototype development and evaluation, systems integration, marginal design, product life cycle support, project management, managed engineering, quality assurance and certification assistance services. National Technical Systems serves the aerospace, automotive, commercial products, defense, hardware and software, medical, nuclear and telecommunications markets. It has partnerships with MPR Associates, Yokogawa Corporation of America, Gems Sensors and Advanced Thermal Solutions. National Technical Systems maintains a location in Los Angeles.