Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. Joins PICMG Consortium

Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. (ATS) is now an associate member of the PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group (PICMG), furthering the company’s reach in providing analysis, design, and product solutions for managing heat inside Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture (AdvancedTCA®), CompactPCI® and AdvancedMC™ platforms.

Advanced Thermal Solutions Inc.
Advanced Thermal Solutions Inc.

Norwood, MA, April 23, 2008 – Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. (ATS) is now an associate member of the PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group (PICMG), furthering the companys reach in providing analysis, design, and product solutions for managing heat inside Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture (AdvancedTCA®), CompactPCI® and AdvancedMC™ platforms. ATS joins more than 450 companies that collaborate on open specifications for high performance telecommunications and industrial computing applications.

ATS has a long history of developing thermal solutions for telecom and datacom OEMs and operators. It provides test lab services, thermal analysis devices, and wide range of heat sinks and attachment systems used around the world. In joining the PICMG consortium, ATS brings an expansive awareness of todays thermal issues, and more effective methods for cooling hot electronics.

“The advent of AdvancedTCA, CompactPCI, and AdvancedMC is raising new challenges for innovative and affordable cooling solutions at the component, PCB and system levels,” said Kaveh Azar, president and CEO of Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. “We look forward to working with the members of PICMG to enhance our future knowledge of these important form factors and provide guidance on practical cooling approaches for all the design standards. We will also be a resource on thermal issues as new standards are developed.”

AdvancedTCA is a series of industry standard specifications, supported by more than 100 companies, for the next generation of carrier grade communications equipment. These standards incorporate the latest trends in high speed interconnect technologies, next generation processors, and improved reliability, manageability and serviceability, and have led to new blade (board) and chassis (shelf) form factors that are optimized for communications.

About Advanced Thermal Solutions

Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. is a leading engineering and manufacturing company supplying complete thermal and mechanical packaging solutions from analysis and testing to final production. ATS provides a wide range of air and liquid cooling solutions, laboratory-quality thermal instrumentation, along with thermal design consulting services and training. For more information about Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc., please visit www.qats.com or call 781-769- 2800.

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