SPEA began manufacturing in-circuit test systems for the European market in 1976. Since then it has grown into a world-wide leader in the test of circuit boards, sub-assemblies and semiconductor devices. SPEA America, based in Tyler, TX, is the American subsidiary of the company providing equipment and test services to North and South America. SPEA America was inaugurated in 1999 and has installed many systems in the USA, Mexico, Canada and Brazil  since then in a diverse range of industries from medical electronics through automotive, defense, consumer electronics and, of course, EMS providers.

Datest is an “In-concert” partner of SPEA America, providing demonstration facilities on the West Coast and utilizing the flagship 4060 double-sided flying probe test system in addition to a 4040 single side flying probe test system.

SPEA, in North America as worldwide, has grown and flourished due to strong relationships with both customers and test industry partners.