Mario de Aranzeta
Senior RF Engineer
When ACS launched a new facility in the heart of Raleigh NC’s Research Triangle Park (RTP), we knew we had to hit the ground running. RTP is home to some of the most innovative high-tech companies in the world – companies who demand industry-leading EMC/EMI testing and wireless certification to advance their products to market. With his extensive industry experience and in-depth knowledge of wireless technologies, Mario de Aranzeta was the logical choice to help launch the RTP lab.
Mario’s introduction to electronics came at an early age: when he was a child, his father enjoyed repairing consumer electronics for friends and family. His son picked up the hobby, which eventually led to an Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Toledo. In 1993, Mario began working with Intellon Corp., an Orlando company that develops integrated circuits for powerline communications. As an RF products development engineer, he was introduced to EMC/EMI required for FCC approval.
In 1999, Mario accepted a position with Timco Engineering and, for the next 15 years, expanded his knowledge of EMC/EMI. He was promoted to lab manager and then to senior engineer. When the opportunity to join ACS as the Raleigh facility’s Senior RF Engineer came up, he jumped at the chance. “ACS brings a very real and genuine service quality to EMC/EMI testing.” This is a vision Mario shares and seeks to realize with each customer.
ACS-Raleigh offers the latest testing technologies in 7,000 square feet of engineering space. Boasting a 3-meter semi-anechoic chamber, coupled with a 10-meter OATS, the facility is capable of keeping pace with the rapid-fire innovation of RTP’s leading companies.
But, for Mario and his team, ACS is much more than its technology: “It has always been my goal to create an environment where my clients can come in and find a friendly knowledgeable partner to help them through the EMI/EMC experience. I feel that ACS exemplifies this in the industry.”
During his time away from work, Mario can usually be found at classic British car shows in his Triumph TR-250 with one of his three dogs, riding passenger. He also enjoys amateur radio events (amateur radio licensed as N4TSV) – he can’t stay away from electronics for long!