A tec, Inc. is dedicated to producing quality products and services for our Aerospace and Energy clients. Our 68 years of experience in design, manufacturing, construction, procurement, maintenance and field service offer confidence and value to our customers worldwide. Our companies provide harsh environment solutions for medium volume requirements involving turbine engine test, aero support equipment, space flight components and energy service products. Celtech, the world’s leading test stand provider, has bolstered our intermediate test stand production, heavy fabrication facilities and field services. Hager Machine & Tool offers CNC lathe and waterjet expertise to address our growing manufacturing. Vital Link, Inc. is the premier hush house and noise suppressor provider and maintainer globally. Our latest addition of the Astronics Engine Test Systems line (NETS) positions us for growing Naval aviation support. New offices in Singapore, Oklahoma City, London, Dubai and Minneapolis have also extended our reach of our 400 member team. Together, we offer 375,000 sq. ft. on 60+ acres at 11 international locations.

Our customers include most Aerospace Primes, USDOD and our Allies, NASA Launch Providers, Airlines, MROs, Engine OEMs, and Energy Services Majors. Approximately 50% of our work is for worldwide delivery, with new assets and sustainment tasks both emphasized. Atec offers the modern infrastructure and capabilities of a Prime, with the speed and value of an award-winning Small Business. Atec emphasizes Small Business and Collaborative Contracting to cut costs, increase speed and ensure satisfaction.

The Company strives to be responsible to all stakeholders: customers, employees, community, country, earth and shareowners. Atec has been following the responsible principles of ISO9001, AS9100, and ISO14001 for many years. We are committed to excellence in an all-inclusive world, pushing our performance beyond only financial success. Environment, Health, Safety, Security, Diversity, Ethics, Governmental Compliance, Risk Management, Quality, Strategy, Goals and Social Responsibility are all important factors in our operations and success.

Atec supports Aerospace & Energy customers with:

  • Engineering, manufacturing, and procurement
  • Construction, field service and inspection
  • Repairs, modernization, and training

Mission Statement

Atec’s mission is to provide quality services and products to our customers on time, at a profitable and competitive price, utilizing the highest practical technology while generating challenge, fulfillment, and pride for our employees and community.

Vision Statement

Atec seeks to be the global leader in Aeroengine test systems and a valued provider of aerospace products and field services.

Quality Policy

Atec, Inc. pledges to work closely with our customers to provide products and services that meet their specifications and conform to recognized government and industry standards. Each employee is responsible for the quality and continued innovation of Atec’s methods, products and services.

Parent Company


Atec, Inc.

  • Founded 1953; Incorporated 1956
  • Cage Code – 09552
  • SAMS/ DUNS #026595124
  • DoDAAC – EZ3699
  • 200 employees – SW Houston, TX USA 77477
  • Campus: 10 acres, 5 buildings; 100,000 sq. ft.
  • Atec Innovation, LLC – Incorporated 2016
  • Atec Commercial Systems, Inc. – Incorporated 1990
  • Atec Resources, Inc. – Incorporated 1989
  • Kestran, Inc. – Incorporated 1969
  • Offices: OKC, Minneapolis & Singapore


Vital Link, Inc.

  • Founded 1990; Acquired January 2017
  • Cage Code – 0ZV99
  • SAMS/ DUNS #789317120
  • DoDAAC – EZ5901
  • 125 employees – Sealy, TX USA 77474
  • Campus: 30 acres, 7 buildings; 125,000 sq. ft.
  • Vital Link Europe, Ltd – London, Dubai & Istanbul

Celtech Corporation

  • Founded 1976; Incorporated 1983; Acquired September 2013
  • Cage Codes – 65552, 04984 & 54932
  • DUNS #021623657
  • DoDAAC – EZ5575
  • 60 employees – Carlsbad, NM USA 88220
  • Campus: 10 acres, 12 buildings; 100,000 sq. ft.

Hager Machine & Tool, Inc.

  • Founded 1976; Incorporated 1986; Acquired August 2016
  • Cage Codes – 7BPU4
  • DUNS #137580601
  • 15 Employees-N. Houston, TX USA
  • Campus: 5 Acres, 1 building; 25,000 sq. ft.

Parent Company Key Certifications 
AS9100 and ISO9001 logoISO-14001

  • AS9100:2016 Rev. D
  • ISO 9001:2015
  • ISO 14001:2014 Compliant
  • Certified Small Business per NAICS 336413
  • Laboratory Control Source approved supplier
  • Financial statements audited by BDO Seidman
  • Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) system approved by DCAA
  • PPIRS/CPARS On Time Delivery-Green
  • NIST 800-171 Compliant InfoSec Program
  • National Instruments Certified Alliance Partner
  • Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney Engine Test Cell Licensee
  • SAE Technical Subcommittee on Test Cells (EG-1E)
  • AIAA Turbine Engine Working Group (TETWoG)
  • Propulsion Support Equipment Working Group (PSEWG)
  • Defense Logistics Agency Best Value Medalist Program
  • Federal Procurement Programs
    • DESP III
    • EPas (Navy)
    • F2AST
    • Seaport-e
    • PIF
    • FMS/FMF
    • PROS IV & PROS V
  • JEDMICS, GIDEP and WAWF authorized
  • Registrant as Manufacturer & Exporter by USDOS