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About GDCA

TRACC and Collaboration

Shaping the foundations of GDCA’s work are our core values: Teamwork, Respect, Accountability, Continuous Improvement, and Customer commitment (TRACC). TRACC and our commitment to collaboration help us develop proactive legacy solutions that support our customers, partners, and supply chain.

Our OEM partners count on our expertise to maintain the high level of quality and rigorous standards their customers have come to expect. We firmly believe that collaboration helps us bring together the industry's best thinking and is a critical part of tailoring our solutions to meet customer needs. Through these partnerships and TRACC, GDCA focuses on collaborating to develop the best ideas for making painful issues of embedded obsolescence a thing of the past.

Committed to Legacy

As the pioneer in COTS obsolescence management, GDCA is authorized by our OEM partners to continue to manufacture and repair the embedded legacy products critical to long-lasting applications. Using OEM-authorized IP and original specifications, GDCA provides repair, long-term customer support, manufacturing, and sustainment for over three thousand End-of-Life, COTS, and custom-embedded computer boards and systems.

Established in 1987 and located in Livermore, California, GDCA has its roots in the Silicon Valley. GDCA’s location affords access to leading technology experts who help develop the ever-evolving tools we use to sustain our customers’ critical programs.

GDCA Leadership

Ethan Plotkin, CEO - Ethan Plotkin brings over a decade of international and cross-industry management experience to GDCA’s role as CEO. He is a veteran in business transformation…read more »

Arlin Niernberger, Director of Engineering Services - Arlin grew up in western Kansas but quickly realized opportunities were calling him elsewhere. He gained over 20 years of…read more »

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