Manufacturing Modernized

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2016 and early 2017 have seen notable Celtech operational improvements. Twenty new personnel have complimented facility, equipment and process upgrades. Mike Rigdon, Button Allison and Tina Licon have responded to Paul Fenley’s leadership, and the Carlsbad team has launched a true turnaround success. These modernizations include: Inventory Adjacent to Manufacturing- Paint Booths Upgraded- Abrasive Blast Modernized- UV Penetrant/Crack Detection Facility- …

Vital Link Joins Atec Team

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Houston, TX—Atec, Inc. acquires Vital Link, Inc. (Sealy, TX)  including Vital Link Europe Ltd (Camberley, UK). Atec, Inc. is excited to announce its acquisition of Vital Link, Inc. Headquartered on 30 acres near Sealy, Texas, Vital Link is the premier company in military engine test enclosures worldwide. Key officers and employees are committed to remain as Vital Link moves forward …

3D Printer Plan

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Atec is continually striving to update capabilities and capacities in our machine shops. September 12-15, Atec personnel attended the International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago, IL at McCormick Center and purchased 5 new machines: Haas VF-4 Mill with 5-Axis Drive, Haas UMC-750 simultaneous 5-Axis Mill, Omax 60120 9-Axis WaterJet, Global Advantage 9.12.8 CMM, and Micro-Hite 900 with digital controller. “The …

Celtech’s New Video

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Celtech Corp. is proud to release its new video produced by Zoom Creative Solutions. The Celtech Campus is comprised of 12 buildings and over 75,000 sq. ft. This video helps to display Celtech’s growth and improvements. Please watch below: “Celtech is excited to post our new video. It helps to share with the viewer our upgraded facilities, new equipment, and …

Korean Air T-20 Test Cell Successfully Upgraded

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The F100/F110 Test Cell in Busan, South Korea has been upgraded to a modern T-20B hybrid with data recording, etc. The outdated system was dismantled and extensive repairs were made to the equipment at Celtech’s factory in Carlsbad. Repairs and refurbishment took under a year to complete and re-commission. Atec field teams were onsite at the Korean Air Depot for …

T21 Production Peaking

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Celtech Corp. has ramped up production of T21 test stands for T56 engine prop-on testing. Having just completed a second stand for the Indonesian Air Force, Celtech has numerous T21s in manufacture, refurbishment and repair for the USAF and Allies. C130 Hercules interest and usage is growing worldwide to support today’s large load missions. “The inquiries related to these turboprop …

Kenyan Air Force J85 Test Cell Completion

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Celtech has completed installation/commissioning of a new J85-21 jet engine test system for the Kenyan Air Force at Laikipia Air Force Base in Nanyuki, Kenya. A subsidiary of Atec.com, Celtech has more intermediate (tarmac) turbine test stands worldwide than any other OEM. Celtech constructed the new T-20C test system, modernizing the test platform, by replacing problematic, older equipment and analog …

T56 Test Stands for Indonesia

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Celtech has announced that the 1st phase of a contract to upgrade T56 engine testing for the Indonesian Air Force’s C130 fleet has been successfully completed. A new T21D “prop-on” test stand has been delivered and commissioned. The new stand offers many structural and operating improvements from Celtech and Atec’s active engineering review program begun in early 2014. Indonesia’s new …

Bahrain Systems Announced

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Button Allison, Production Manager, was pleased to announce that Celtech had begun work on a major J85 jet engine testing systems contract from the island Kingdom of Bahrain. “Bahrain has been a strong ally of the United States for many years and this contract will modernize their aircraft maintenance infrastructure. Celtech is committed to providing America’s long-time allies in the …

Mike Rigdon new President

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Houston, TX (July 21, 2015) – D. Michael Rigdon was named President of Celtech Corporation following board meeting activities today.  Mike Rigdon was born and grew up in Tucumcari, New Mexico. “Rigdon has done a fabulous job turning around a fine old company in Celtech.  Production and sales have grown dramatically, a respected product line has been refreshed and customers …