Company:  NATIONAL TECHNICAL SYSTEM ...
Form Type:  10-K
Filing Date:  4/30/2013 
CIK:  0000110536 
Address:  24007 VENTURA BLVD 
City, State, Zip:  CALABASAS, California 91302 
Telephone:  (818) 591-0776 
Fiscal Year:  01/31 
Description of Business
National Technical Systems, Inc. (�NTS� or the �Company�) is the leading independent provider of testing and certification services (�T&C�) in the United States, serving numerous attractive and growing end markets. During its more than 50 years in the business, the Company has built the dominant testing platform in the country, with no close second. NTS� expansive geographic presence, experienced sales force, deep client relationships, breadth of capabilities and continuous innovation are unmatched by any competitor, making the Company a unique one-stop resource to meet its clients� demanding and evolving requirements. NTS is accredited by numerous national and international technical organizations which allow the Company to have its test data accepted in most countries. NTS serves clients primarily in the aerospace, defense, telecommunications, automotive, energy, consumer products, commercial and industrial products and medical markets.
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  FORM 10-K
    PART I
      ITEM 1. BUSINESS.
      ITEM 1A. RISK FACTORS.
      ITEM 1B. UNRESOLVED STAFF COMMENTS.
      ITEM 2. PROPERTIES.
      ITEM 3. LEGAL PROCEEDINGS.
      ITEM 4. MINE SAFETY DISCLOSURES.
    PART II
      ITEM 5. MARKET FOR REGISTRANT'S COMMON EQUITY, RELATED ...
      ITEM 6. SELECTED FINANCIAL DATA.
      ITEM 7. MANAGEMENT'S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL ...
        Results of Operations
        Liquidity and Capital Resources
          CASH FLOW
      ITEM 7A. QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE DISCLOSURES ABOUT ...
      ITEM 8. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND SUPPLEMENTARY DATA.
        Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
        REPORT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
        BALANCE SHEET
        INCOME STATEMENT
        INCOME STATEMENT
        STOCKHOLDERS EQUITY
        CASH FLOW
      ITEM 9. CHANGES IN AND DISAGREEMENTS WITH ACCOUNTANTS ON ...
      ITEM 9A. CONTROLS AND PROCEDURES.
      ITEM 9B. OTHER INFORMATION.
    PART III
      ITEM 10. DIRECTORS, EXECUTIVE OFFICERS AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
        NAME AND TITLE
        NAME AND TITLE
      ITEM 11. EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION.
        COMPENSATION TABLE
        OPTIONS
      ITEM 12. SECURITY OWNERSHIP OF CERTAIN BENEFICIAL OWNERS AND ...
        BENEFICIAL OWNERS
      ITEM 13. CERTAIN RELATIONSHIPS AND RELATED TRANSACTIONS, AND ...
      ITEM 14. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTANT FEES AND SERVICES.
    PART IV
      ITEM 15. EXHIBITS, FINANCIAL STATEMENT SCHEDULES.
    SIGNATURES
    VALUATION AND QUALIFYING ACCOUNTS
  EXHIBIT 10.5
  EXHIBIT 21.1
  EXHIBIT 23.1
    CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
  EXHIBIT 23.2
    CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
  EXHIBIT 31.1
    CERTIFICATIONS
  EXHIBIT 31.2
    CERTIFICATIONS
  EXHIBIT 32.1
    CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO 18 U.S.C. SECTION 1350,
  EXHIBIT 32.2
    CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO 18 U.S.C. SECTION 1350,
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