GRL signs strategic alliance with Japan Quality Assurance Organization and DSP Research, Inc


The partnership creates a new one-stop service offering for customers in Japan targeting technology-driven opportunities in domestic and international markets

Santa CLARA, California., November 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Granite River Labs (GRL), a global leader in engineering services, test automation for digital connectivity and charging, and a provider of international market access services, has announced a strategic alliance with one of the world’s most respected players in the testing and certification of safety, Quality Assurance in Japan. Organization (JQA).

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The alliance also includes DSP Research, Inc., a JQA group company that is internationally recognized for the inspection and testing of telecommunications and wireless equipment. This positions organizations to deliver to customers Japan a one-stop-shop for electronics testing, certification and market access services.

GRL has provided of Japan electronics manufacturing ecosystem with critical troubleshooting, testing and certification support for over a decade. Its Yokohama test lab offers a wide range of services, including conformance test, process, voltage, temperature (PVT) stress testing and correction, signal and power integrity verification, and engineering consultation. Leveraging GRL’s international presence and perspective, the recently introduced Market Access Services help exporters address the ever-changing requirements of country-specific and import telecom protocols and tap into local, regional and global markets.

JQA’s extensive network, which includes laboratories in Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka and Kyushu, along with DSPR’s main location at Kobedeploys electromagnetic safety and compatibility (EMC) testing and telecommunications verification to customers across the country.

As one of its first steps, the alliance is organizing a face-to-face workshop on automotive Ethernet and 5G in November, hosted by the three partners. Other areas of focus include security testing, EMC testing, telecom and wireless testing, high-speed interface testing and certification services, and digital platform and certification services.

“DSPR is proud to be the first private body registered in Japan for inspection and testing of telecommunications and radio equipment. We are equally pleased to expand the range and reach of our offering in partnership with a dedicated industry pioneer like GRL,” said Nobuhiro NakanishiPresident of DSP Research, Inc.

“This alliance is a major milestone for GRL, JQA and DSPR,” he said Holger Kunz, President of GRL Worldwide Services. “The natural synergy between GRL’s technical expertise in high-speed interface testing and sophisticated market knowledge, combined with JQA’s safety and EMC capabilities, and DSPR’s reputation in telecom and wireless testing, will open up opportunities to new. This is great news for Japanese companies targeting technology-driven opportunities in local and international markets, especially those involved in the important consumer electronics and automotive industries.”

About JQA

The Japan Quality Assurance Organization (JQA) specializes in registration services for ISO management systems, as well as safety testing and certification for compliance with a variety of national and international standards. It started functioning in 1957, initially as an inspection body designated under of Japan Law on Export Inspection, his work has contributed to the development of of Japan economy by testing and certifying the product intended for overseas markets. Built on a wealth of expertise and knowledge in testing and certification, the organization has continuously enhanced our conformity assessment services while being accredited by relevant authorities – at home and abroad – to meet the diverse needs of today’s globalized economy. . For more information, visit

About Granite River Labs

Founded in Silicon Valley in 2010, Granite River Labs (GRL) is a leading provider of end-to-end testing, certification and compliance services and proprietary instrumentation and software solutions to support the development and commercialization of sophisticated connected devices . GRL helps engineers solve difficult design and validation challenges. GRL was founded with a vision to provide affordable testing services to help hardware developers implement digital interface technologies as they become faster, more complex and more challenging to test. Today, GRL has worked with hundreds of companies supporting the adoption of new and emerging technologies from their worldwide test facilities and R&D centers. GRL’s combination of market-leading technical expertise, extensive capabilities in connectivity and charging technologies, and intense focus on quality and customer service excellence has led to rapid growth and recognition as the “go-to” expert. For more information, visit

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