Growth Around the Globe

Caroline Bennitt Uncategorized

It’s 8 pm in Singapore, and the Atec, Inc. office run by Kok Pin (KP) Tan is finalizing technical support for its clients in Asia.  In a time zone four hours away, Patrick Fourcampre-Maye of Vital Link Europe (VLE) is finishing an afternoon meeting in Dubai on test cell maintenance in UAE and Saudi Arabia. Simultaneously, Atec Chairman and CEO …

Board Member, Emily Pataki Appointed to Sunset Advisory Commission

Caroline Bennitt Uncategorized

Lt. Governor  Dan Patrick announced the appointment of Emily Pataki to the Sunset Advisory Commission. She is currently the President of Pedernales Electric Cooperative, the largest electric coop in the US.  We could not be prouder of our board member. Congratulations! See Lt. Governor’s Official Press Release Below: PR 10 26 2017 Lt. Gov. Patrick Announces Appointments to The Sunset …

Atec Opens Singapore Office

Caroline Bennitt Uncategorized

Atec has opened a Singapore Branch and hired Kok Pin (KP) Tan as Manager. KP Tan is a graduate Mechanical Engineer with 18 years of aeroengine support experience. KP has worked for many of the engine OEMs and we are excited to add him to our team. His knowledge and proximity will allow us to respond quickly to our Asian …

MRO Test Cell in Miami for JA Aerocell

Caroline Bennitt News

Atec has been awarded a significant contract to provide engineering, procurement and installation services, along with a full suite of equipment for a new test cell for JA Aerocell, LLC, an affiliate of Turbine Engine Center, Inc. The cell will be capable of testing engines up to 50,000 pounds of thrust, and is scheduled for completion in late 2018. “Atec …

Atec in the Cajun Navy

Caroline Bennitt People & Community

Hurricane Harvey leaves a wake of destruction behind, but also leaves a city and state united together to rebuild. Stories have emerged of everyday people doing extraordinary things to help their communities and friends. The Louisiana volunteer group, coined the “Cajun Navy” set out by the hundreds in boats rescuing people from their homes in Houston, Beaumont and Port Arthur. …

Atec Weathers Harvey

Caroline Bennitt News

We are very grateful to say that Atec’s family and our companies were fortunate to not have flooding from Hurricane Harvey. We are all about preparation and planning here in Texas and we are pleased to report that foresight has been rewarded. Atec, VLI and Hager have weathered what our Fort Bend County Office of Emergency Management has classified as …

David Johnston Onboard from Astronics

Caroline Bennitt News

Atec’s push for excellence in turbine engine test continues with the hiring of David Johnston, EE and former Engineering Director at Astronics Engine Test Systems. Johnston was a key developer of the US Navy’s JETI, SETI and TPTI DAS and Test systems. “To be able to bring in David Johnston and Dave Schafer as renowned turbine test control systems leaders …

Atec Acquires Astronics’ Engine Test Systems Lines

Caroline Bennitt News

Atec, Inc. has today acquired the engine test systems business and product lines of Astronics Test Systems, Inc. Astronics’ engine test products have a proud history involving the US Navy, Racal and EADS in Texas, California and Florida. Atec is the oldest engine test cell company in the USA, now with seven locations internationally. “Atec is expanding areas of our …

Atec Attends Citizens for Space Exploration in D.C.

Caroline Bennitt People & Community

Atec participated in the 2017 Citizens for Space Exploration Congressional Visits Trip May 23-25, 2017 to help advance support for human space exploration and demonstrate a large, grassroots constituency for space exploration. The 26th annual trip included 96 travelers, representing 27 states, who split into 3 or 4 person teams to conduct 401 Congressional office visits. The diverse group of …

Senator Ted Cruz visits Atec

Caroline Bennitt News

Senator Ted Cruz of Texas and his staff visited Atec headquarters in Stafford, Texas on Monday April 10, 2017. Atec’s recent awards from NASA and the Small Business Administration no doubt had his interest in our company at a high level. Sen. Cruz is chair of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Space, and he had recently pushed through the first …