From our Headquarters in Toronto, Canada, GAO Tek Inc., a leading North American supplier of high quality fiber optical products, and telecommunications, networks, PSTN, CATV, environmental, structural, water and chemical and bio-medical test and measurement instruments, is proud to serve Chicago, Illinois, the third biggest city in the U.S. and among the most diverse economies in the country.

The Windy City is often referred to as a global architecture capital and is an efficient economic powerhouse, home to several major corporate headquarters, including a considerable few in the Fortune 500. One of the world’s largest and most diversified economies, Chicago has no single industry that accounts for more than about 15% of the city economy. It is a hub for finance, commerce, technology, telecommunications, health services, food processing, transportation, printing, publishing, and insurance sectors.

All of these diverse group of industries have presented endless opportunities for our company. We have been steadily serving the Chicago market since the beginning of the millennium.

At the core of GAOTek products selection is one of the world’s largest collection of advanced fiber optic products. From advanced fiber testers and compatible transceivers to media converters and fusion splicers, GAOTek has a great lineup of products. With many of the nation’s largest technology firms being situated here and a strong presence of the manufacturing industry including food manufacturing, metals and plastic, some of the finest fiber optic products have been provided by GAOTek to these industries.

Besides fiber optic products, GAOTek also sold advanced PSTN and cable test equipment, electrical testers, environmental test and measurement equipment etc. to several Chicago companies. Chicago is also a leader in the biotechnology sector with many companies choosing to locate their research centers here. GAOTek has supplied a wide range of life science equipment used in laboratory settings including spectrophotometers, polarimeters, viscometers etc. to these biotechnology companies. Another popular line of GAOTek products is electrical testers such as LCR and clamp meters, digital multimeters, ohmmeters, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers, and digital oscilloscopes. Structural engineering products such as leeb hardness testers, coating thickness gauges, crack and flaw detectors, water resources engineering products including conductivity, ion, ph, and water meters, and PSTN and cable test equipment including data transmission analyzers, handheld ADSL2+ testers, portable cable & antenna analyzers etc. from GAOTek have been in huge demand from customers in Chicago.

Chicago is also the site of an increasing number of web startup companies and is an entrepreneurial hub for many other startups. From the very start, GAOTek has been meeting the needs of this thriving economy and has been the preferred supplier of quality engineering products to many companies in Chicago.