Technical Approvals – retained & achieved by ATEC

Technical approvals are key drivers tor ATEC. Furthermore, it is essential that we can objectively demonstrate our competence and performance to customers who rely on us to support mission-critical systems. Inevitably, time limits apply to most accreditations. Consequently, it is just as important to ensure we maintain the standards required for the regular reassessments. We have recently… Read more »

Another US trip to F16 TCG opens up more opportunity for ATEC

We have already reported on our initial visit to the USA earlier in the year as part of the Department for International Trade (DIT) mission working in collaboration with Composites & Aerospace of Northern Utah (CANU). During that visit, a key outcome recognised by all parties. To prosper in the US, we must continue to visit. This… Read more »

AT Engine Controls – Double Award-Winning Company!

Double Award winning company AT Engine Controls took home two prestigious awards at this year’s EEF Future Manufacturing event. The event was held at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford and the awards were for Health & Safety and Sustainability. Amazing achievement! Congratulations goes out to all employees here at AT Engine Controls who have… Read more »

NDI Networking Breakfast

The ATEC site recently played host to the latest NDI Networking Breakfast, allowing networking with 9 other NDI member companies. Networking is always a mix of making new contacts and building existing relationships. This is process through which good and mutually beneficial business opportunities can evolve. The chance to network with others focussed on the niche defence sector… Read more »

Military Airlift Conference 2018

A 3-day Military Airlift Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Canary Wharf in September brought together leaders from the international airlift community.  Across the gathering, expert speakers discussed several developments in the sector anticipated for the coming years. The event was the 14th running of this well-established forum. It has developed into a key platform for… Read more »

New and Expanding Business for ATEC

New Business ATEC is delighted to announce that we have secured new orders from Rockford Components Ltd;  Rockford Components is the UK’s largest independent provider of wiring, interconnect and system solutions for defence, aerospace, and industrial sectors. We are exploring several synergies between our two companies. We hope we can continue to work closely to… Read more »

Exploring Opportunities in the USA

A delegation from ATEC and others representing the UK Aerospace and Composites sectors took part recently in a specialist Trade Mission. We were exploring opportunities for new business in Northern Utah – an area with a strong advanced manufacturing ecosystem. The Trade Mission was arranged between the Department for International Trade (DIT) in collaboration with Composites &… Read more »

Sustaining Supplier Standards

Our quality and continuous improvement teams are constantly working to ensure we achieve the highest possible standards to meet the exacting needs of our world-class customers. We regularly welcome customer quality teams to our Wardley site to conduct their own, independent audits. Assessments to supplier standards in recent months have been typical… ATEC: Top 5% with Rolls… Read more »

WORLD CUP 2018

Never one to miss an opportunity for a bit of fun in the workplace, we had our world cup-cake (see what we’ve done there) draw. A delicious slant on the traditional paper draw. All those taking part received a cup cake with an edible (of course) flag depicting the country they drew. We eagerly await… Read more »

Celebrate Summer and Scoff Scones on 28th June

On Thursday 28 June, ATEC joined a host of other companies country wide in partnership with Action Medical Research who ran its annual fundraising promotion, Action Cream Teas in a box. A wonderfully delicious and simple idea, comprising two scrummy scones, paired with tasty Tiptree strawberry preserve and indulgent Roddas Clotted Cream. They even threw in Yorkshire tea… Read more »