LOS ANGELES — Testronic Inc. (www.testroniclabs.com), a provider of post production QA services to the television and film industry, has acquired the businesses of Check Disc Labs and Giant Interactive. The acquisition adds 120 highly-experienced engineers and executives to the Testronic team and creates a powerful service company with the addition of new offices in Hollywood and New York.
Photo (L-R): Jason Gish and Jonathan Burk
“Testronic has been serving the film and television community for over 20 years and has a high reputation amongst some of the largest studios,” says Jason Gish, president of Testronic. “Adding Giant and CDL not only increases our offering, but also introduces new clients that we can service and adds incredible talent to our growing team. I am thrilled we’ve been able to create this alliance with two companies I have long known and respected.”
“This is a really great day for me and all my team,” adds Jeff Stabenau of Giant, which has facilities in Burbank, CA and New York City. “The opportunities we have to extend our services, scale and capabilities to our clients, and further the careers of our staff are clear. Can’t wait to get going.”
Jonathan Burk, general manager of CDL, also sees a bright future. The company provides quality assurance services for the home video industry.
“It’s fair to say that CDL and Testronic have long been mulling over a joining of forces. There are so many complementary aspects of our businesses and Jason has been a friend of mine for many years. It’s a happy moment for CDL.”
Testronic’s services include content QC, software compatibility and automation, functional testing, localization and more. From its offices in the UK, Poland, US, Romania and Serbia, the company’s 1,500-plus staff provide the expertise clients need to confidently launch new streaming originals, features, episodic TV and games.