Atec acquires Celtech

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Houston, TX (September 10, 2013) – Atec, Inc. acquires Celtech Corporation from ASE Holdings, Inc. (ASE).

Atec, Inc. has acquired Celtech Corporation located at 1300 Terminal Drive, Carlsbad, New Mexico from ASE. Celtech will continue at this location as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Atec, a 60 year-old company based in Stafford/Houston, Texas.

“Atec has strengthened its global leadership of the Military Intermediate Jet and Turboshaft Engine Test Stands business by purchasing Celtech Corp. Celtech’s renowned ancestry involving Page Avjet Support Equipment, Knight Aerospace Products, Space Corp and ASE brings a wealth of stock listed products, Intellectual Property, experienced personnel and customer relationships to our company,” offered Paul Fenley, President of Atec, Inc.

“Atec’s recent contract with the USAF (WRALC) for 5 year IDIQ task support of T20 & T21 test stands worldwide will see the benefits of streamlining for field operators and procurement agencies from this new affiliation. ASE will support us during the transition period to insure quality equipment, project success and responsive service for our important customer base,” Fenley added.

Celtech specializes in the design, fabrication, and integration of turbojet and turboprop mobile engine test stands and electronic systems. Celtech has over 300 installed systems worldwide, with 70,000 square feet of production facilities on a 10 acre corporate campus in the Carlsbad Airport Industrial Park.

Atec, Inc. provides turbine engine test facilities, along with precision manufacturing services for aviation and space flight components. The company’s expertise in upgrading and repairing engine test cells/stands, modular facilities, utilities subsystems, METS, fuel systems, adapter kits, and data acquisition & control systems is provided by 100+ employees, including over 30 engineers. Atec’s services include 5-Axis CNC machining, Electrical & Electronics design including programming, and Aero & Mechanical design including CFD/FEA. Atec’s Field Service group provides services to user locations around the globe. Atec delivers quality products and services on time to Aerospace Primes, DOD, Allies, Airlines, MROs and Energy Service Firms worldwide. The company is 60 years old and certified to AS9100C and ISO 9001.

Atec Chairman, Howard Lederer, stated that “Our combination with Celtech offers Intermediate Aviation Engine Test System users a stronger, more efficient provider-partner with a bigger menu of products & services. We will also expand our Energy Service product production in Carlsbad for our growing oil patch customer base.”

Atec has corporate initiatives in power conservation and regeneration, community organization involvement, veterans hiring, industry associations and STEM education.