Press Releases

TestMart Expands Government Service Product Offering
April 11, 2005
Agreement makes it easier for government user, military personnel, and federal contractors to research and buy Agilent Technologies test & measurement equipment

Exclusive GSA Contracts for Rugged Field Equipment Now at TestMart
March 28, 2005
Agreement makes it easy for military, government and federal contractor IT users to research and buy rugged portable computers, PDAs and displays

TestMart Now Offers Largest Selection of Direct From Manufacturer Certified Pre-Owned Test Equipment
March 16, 2005
Buyers get like new certified models at big savings, direct from top manufacturers

Aeroflex / Weinschel and TestMart Announce Exclusive Government Services Partnership
January 26, 2005
New agreement makes it easier for military personnel, government users and prime contractors to research and buy Aeroflex / Weinschel's superior quality components

Yokogawa Corporation of America and TestMart Announce New Government Services Partnership
January 5, 2005
Agreement makes it easier for military personnel, government users and contractors to research and buy Yokogawa and Ando test & measurement equipment

Acterna and TestMart Announce New Government Services Partnership
November 30, 2004
Agreement makes it easier for military personnel, government users and contractors to research and buy Acterna's industry-leading network test equipment

TestMart Wins 2004 Frost & Sullivan Award For Customer Service Innovation With SellDirect™
November 9, 2004
Leading test & measurement company called "pioneer" for innovative used equipment marketplace and industry's first comprehensive equipment "blue book"

Aeroflex Announces Partnership with TestMart
March 31, 2004
Aeroflex Test and Measurement Solutions Now Easier to Research and Buy for Military Personnel, and Government Users and Contractors

TestMart's GSA test and measurement store now open for business
March 17, 2004
Government, military agencies and contractors can now purchase thousands of test and measurement products at substantial U.S. government savings

TestMart awarded GSA schedules for 5,500+ Anritsu specialized test solutions
January 29, 2004
Government, military agencies and contractors now have access to largest selection of Competition In Contracting Act (CICA) compliant OTDRs, signal generators, Site Master hand-held cable and antenna analyzers, vector network and spectrum analyzers

TestMart Launches New Listing Tool and Selling Services for Test Equipment Sellers on eBay
December 10, 2003
TestMart to provide a broad set of services to prospective sellers of test equipment on the eBay site and through

TestMart announces record quarter and profitability
November 4, 2003
TestMart passes two significant financial milestones in the 3rd quarter of 2003

Anritsu Company (USA) Announces Partnership with TestMart as Part of Military and Government Business Plan
October 28, 2003
Anritsu's Specialized Test Solutions Now Easier to Research and Buy for Military Personnel, and Government Users and Contractors

TestMart Awarded GSA Contract
September 18, 2002
Hundreds of products now available under GSA contract at official government-sponsored test equipment Web site NAVICPmart.

Dr. H. Lee Buchanan, Former Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Joins TestMart Board of Directors
September 9, 2002
TestMart, a builder and operator of Web-based marketplaces, today announced that Dr. H. Lee Buchanan, former Assistant Secretary of the Navy for research, development and acquisition, has joined its Board of Directors.

Government Test Equipment Portal Selected to Host Life Cycle Conference Data
July 8, 2002
Navy's e-commerce test equipment to host information from the Navy's Test, Measurement and Diagnostic (TMDE) 4th annual TMDE Life Cycle Support Conference (LCSC)

NAVICPmart Selected to Present Paper at Annual GIDEP Workshop
May 27, 2002
NAVICPmart to lend its e-Commerce expertise to the 39th Annual Workshop and Information Sharing Conference held by the Government-Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP)

Government Test Equipment Portal Membership Passes Major Membership Milestone
April 17, 2002
Authorized user registrations at the Navy's e-commerce test equipment the 20,000 user mark

TestMart® Launches DoD-Sponsored Marketplace Featuring Deeply Discounted Electronic Instruments
September 19, 2001
E-Commerce Web site for general purpose test equipment (GPETE) provides authorized users discounts of up to 70% off of new brand-name products.

TestMart® Awarded Contract to Build Naval E-Commerce Marketplace
August 6, 2001
NAVICP selects TestMart private marketplace solution for its GPETE e-commerce portal.

TestMart® Announces Plan to Leverage Technology to Provide Private Market Solutions
June 11, 2001
Technology and Web solutions-based business model aligns resources with technology and business strategy.

TestMart® Named Authorized Fluke distributor
May 7, 2001
Online commerce marketplace will resell and maintain an inventory of Fluke industrial products ranging from Fluke’s popular hand held oscilloscopes to their industry-leading multimeters.

TestMart™ Dramatically Expands Information Resources With Exclusive Digital Original Catalog Library
March 19, 2001
More than 1,700 publications dating from 1969 gives engineers unprecedented access to wealth of specifications and product data.

TestMart™ Website Enhancements Further Streamline Equipment Procurement
March 12, 2001
Interface improvements and efficient relational database speed product searches and purchases

Breakthrough Configuration Tool Helps TestMart™ Users Select Options on Complex Equipment
December 5, 2000

TestMart™ Named Authorized Tektronix Distributor
September 11, 2000
Online commerce marketplace to stock and resell popular Tektronix products including digital oscilloscopes

TestMart™ Expands Editorial Offerings with Content from Desktop Engineering
September 6, 2000

Brooke Seawell Joins TestMart™ Board of Directors
August 21, 2000

TestMart™ Raises $26 Million in Third Round Financing
August 14, 2000

TestMart™ Bolsters Editorial Content With Contributions From NASA Tech Briefs
August 8, 2000
Leading Test and Measurement Commerce and Information Site Forms Alliance with Premier Design Engineering Publication to Provide Technical Briefs to

TestMart™ Establishes Partnership With Microwave Journal
July 26, 2000
Expert editorial insight on microwave, radar, and wireless technologies available on leading test and measurement e-commerce site.

TestMart™ to Offer Test and Measurement Products Through Ariba B2B Commerce Platform
July 13, 2000
Leading Test and Measurement Commerce and Information Site to Support cXML for Open Platform Interoperability.

TestMart™ Forges Alliance with Sensors Magazine
June 19, 2000
Unique insight on sensing, data acquisition and related equipment and applications now available on leading test and measurement e-commerce site.

Testmart™ Expands Coverage of PC-Controlled
Test and Measurement Instruments

June 1, 2000
Test and measurement e-commerce leader makes more than 1,100 PC-controlled instruments and related information available to satisfy growing markets.

TestMart™ Brings B2B E-commerce Marketplace to $100 Billion Test Industry
April 6, 2000
Company creates new transaction-based business model serving as both neutral information source and secure marketplace

TestMart™ Expands VXI Products Coverage
March 21, 2000
Site gives unprecedented access to VXI equipment and data, features editorial content from VXI and PXI Newsletter

Jeffrey Wheeler Appointed TestMart™ Chief Financial Officer
March 17, 2000
Seasoned financial executive to lend expertise to growing E-commerce site

TestMart™ Expands Coverage of Communications Test Equipment
February 28, 2000
Telecom professionals gain unprecedented access to
specialized equipment and comparison data

TestMart™ Redefines Test and Measurement Marketplace
February 23, 2000
Major site enhancements give TestMart™ users more power to compare, purchase, sell and maintain test and measurement equipment online

TestMart™ Makes C.A. Motzko's Enormous Catalog of Equipment Available Online
February 7, 2000
Comprehensive T&M database gives TestMart™ users access to technical information on more than 48,000 instruments

Frost & Sullivan Provides T&M Market Insight to TestMart™ Web site
January 25, 2000
Global market consultant publishes news and analysis of the test equipment industry on leading Web site marketplace

EE - Evaluation Engineering Establishes Partnership with TestMart™
January 21, 2000
Leading engineering publication contributes test and evaluation industry features to TestMart™

TestMart™ Introduces Sell Online Service
January 13, 2000
New feature on enables users to establish value of under utilized equipment and sell that equipment

TestMart™ Introduces Revolutionary Tool for Locating Test Equipment
November 29, 1999
Find like algorithms reveal alternative products

TestMart™ Moves to New Headquarters
October 18, 1999
New location for TestMart™

TestMart™ Adds Two New Storefronts to Test Equipment Community
September 14, 1999
Refurbished Equipment and Manufacturers Specials now available on line

Dave Eisenlohr Joins TestMart™ Test and Measurement Market Maker
August 4, 1999
Named Vice President of Engineering

TestMart™ Launches On-line Marketplace for Electronic Test Equipment
April 17, 1999
Neutral Internet Community Offers Information and E-Commerce for All Manufacturers, Service Providers and Customers

Don McCook Appointed Vice President of TestMart™ Internet Community
March 31, 1999
Test and Measurement Industry Veteran Joins Menlo Park Start Up

Peter Ostrow Appointed President and CEO of New E-Commerce Market Maker
March 11, 1999
Internet and Media Specialist To Lead TestMart™

New E-Commerce Market Maker Secures Initial Capitalization
March 11, 1999
Leading venture capital firms back TestMart™