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Our Collective Expertise and Experience as Part of the University of York Goes Back Over 30 years

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York EMC Services History

York EMC Services has been in operation since 1995 however our collective expertise and experience as part of the University of York goes back over 30 years.

The company has grown and now has four sites across the UK including 3 UKAS accredited Test Laboratories. We have an excellent reputation in the Regulatory Compliance industry for providing technical expertise and unrivalled customer support.



First commercial EMC courses delivered by the York Electronics Centre, commercial arm of the Department of Electronics, University of York.



The York Electronics Centre commenced offering EMC consultancy and testing.



Comparison Noise Emitter (CNE) launched.



Launch of EASY1 – emission assessment system no.1 in collaboration with Farnell Instruments.



BiLog antenna designed and launched.

Yorkshire EMC club inaugural meeting.



York EMC Services founded as a company limited by guarantee.

UKAS accreditation achieved for EMC testing at the York laboratory.



EMC test laboratory moved to Castleford and opened as a state of the art UKAS accredited test facility.



EMC York Conference and Exhibition lauched.

1998   Bilog antenna licensed to Chase EMC now TESEQ.



Active Receive Antenna (ARA01) and CNEV launched.

YES launches its Railway EMC Services.



YES acquired the Donibristle Laboratory from GEC-Marconi Avionics.

CNEVII lauched.



First orders received for the Comb Generator Emitter (CGE01).



Harmonics and Flicker Generator (HFG01) and CGE02 launched.



CGE03 launched.

YES & The Department of Electronics scoop both best paper awards at IEEE EMC 2004.



YES undertakes research project into the effectiveness of sheep tagging on behalf of the Scottish Government.



Bristol Laboratory opened following the purchase of Global Telecommunication Laboratories (GTL).

York EMC Services Ltd is founded as a company limited by shares but remains a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of York.



UKAS accredited safety testing offered from Castleford for the first time.

UKAS accredited EMC and safety testing offered from the Bristol laboratory for the first time.

YES undertakes site testing and consultancy associated with the Gau Train in South Africa.



Bristol laboratory moved to new state of the art facilities in Yate.



YES undertakes EMC site testing work in the Australian outback.



York Reference Source (YRS01) launched.



Nick Wainwright announced as Chief Executive Officer.

YES commences providing testing as a CBTL under the CB Scheme.

YES undertakes EMC site testing projects in Singapore, Denmark and Germany.



YRS03 and CNEVI launched.

YES appointed by BIS as a Notified Body 5562 for the assessment of EMC Technical  Documentation under the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC.

YES is successfully audited by MET Labs to provide NRTL certification access to North America and Canada through the CB Scheme.

In October work was started on a new State-of-the-Art YES laboratory in Grangemouth, conveniently situated close to the M9 between Edinburgh and Glasgow.



New Grangemouth Laboratory opens its doors to customers, providing Compliance Testing and Training Services to Scotland and the North of England.

Official opening ceremony for Grangemouth Laboratory on 6th March with the Rt. Hon. Michael Connarty, MP for Linlithgow and East Falkirk.

20 Years since York EMC Services was spun out of the University of York's Department of Electronics and founded as a company limited by guarantee.



UKAS accredited radio testing offered by YES for the first time.

YES is one of the first companies in the UK to be awarded the new, more stringent, Investors in People standard

YES is awarded the maximum five stars for the second year running in RISQS audit.

New Castleford Laboratory in Speedwell Road becomes operational in parallel with the existing Methley Road facility while the latter is moved across to the new site.


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EMC Design Course was definitely worth my while attending (Testimonial)
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York EMC Services consistently delivers an excellent service, with useful advice always provided (Testimonial)
The support the engineers offer is fantastic and we really appreciated the great job they do, sometimes at very short notice. (Testimonial)
Training courses where extremely well delivered in a very effective format from experts within their respective fields (Testimonial)
York EMC Services provide us with the Right Service at the Right Price and usually Right Now! (Testimonial)
Despite our demands York EMC consistently provided us with well managed, quality and personable service (Testimonial)
YES did an excellent job in the presentation and demonstration during our In-house EMC Course (Testimonial)
We recently used YES for the first time. Staff were very helpful and supportive (Testimonial)
I appreciated the advice given during and after the testing. I would not hesitate to use YES again.  (Testimonial)
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