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Universal Synaptics Corporation Announces Top Executive Appointment


Ogden, Utah. January 2, 2009 – Universal Synaptics Corp. announced today that it has appointed W. David Chambers President and CEO.  Universal Synaptics, a pioneer and market leader in aging aircraft, intermittent / No Fault Found (NFF) electronics testing, research and development and manufacturing sought a proven business leader to navigate the rapidly expanding business opportunities in the United States, Asia and Europe.  


            Mr. Chambers recently served 10 years as President and CEO of the Grand Canyon Railway in Flagstaff, Arizona. Prior to joining the Railway, Mr. Chambers served 10 years as President and CEO of Babbitt Brothers Trading Company also of Flagstaff, Arizona. Previous to moving his family to Arizona, Mr. Chambers served as Vice President and CFO of Anderson Lumber Company in Ogden, Utah and Financial Manager for Browning Arms in Morgan, Utah.


Mr. Chambers is a graduate of Weber State University and has been instrumental in community organizations.  He has served as Vice Chairman of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce, and as a Director of the Arizona Governor’s Tourism Advisory Council, and Arizona Bioscience Roadmap Steering Committee, as Vice Chairman of the Greater Flagstaff Economic Council and as Chairman of the Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce.


Universal Synaptics develops and manufactures unique electronics test equipment, and is demonstrating great successes in detecting "previously undetectable" intermittent / No Fault Found (NFF) circuitry problems in aging aircraft and other high-value electronics. These types of aging defects account for roughly 50% of all electronic failures throughout the world, and thus the opportunities are enormous.


“We have always been a strong Research and Development organization with cutting edge, effective products, and an extensive knowledge of the aging / intermittent problem" said Brent Sorensen, Chairman of Universal Synaptics. "Now, due to recent successes and huge market potential for our newest technology, our Company is expanding, not only in the United States but also in Asia and in Europe.  Mr. Chambers has a strong and extensive history in managing and growing complex and diverse organizations. His track record is flawless and we are extremely fortunate to have landed him within our organization, we look forward to having him as part of our expanding team”.


Since 1996, Universal Synaptics Corporation, based in Ogden, UT., has been an industry leader in detecting and isolating elusive intermittent faults, and spent years in the "trenches" researching and solving complex diagnostic and testing problems. Their research into the primary root causes of intermittent / No Fault Found (NFF) problems and the massive digital testing void that exists today with conventional scanning test equipment, led to the development of the patented Intermittent Fault Detector (IFD), hardware neural network and all-lines-all-the-time wiring / circuit analyzer test solutions.  For more information, please contact Universal Synaptics (801) 731-8508.