Salford University Technology Tournament – 2017

On March 15th the Rotary Club of Worsley held their Technology Tournament promoting STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. This year they expected to host teams from four schools, with each school providing five teams who will be competing in five separate challenges.  Carl Willcock (Production Engineer) and Josh Walters (Mechanical Apprentice) attended the technology tournament in… Read more »

Ongoing investment extends ATEC service levels

ATEC has over 50 years experience in the design, manufacture and support of complex electronic and electro-mechanical based control and monitoring equipment which are used in the Aerospace, Defence and Oil & Gas sectors. The high level of expertise from our internal teams has assisted us in maintaining many successful partnerships over the years. Service and… Read more »

Strong start to 2017 reinforces ATEC roots

Over the past couple of years, we have been working hard to spread the word about ATEC and the high quality, bespoke engineering services we deliver. We recognise that although the business grew up from the demanding world of aircraft systems support, the skills and expertise we have built up are relevant to a much wider… Read more »

Significant Developments on Standards and Procedures

In a business where obsolescence management and critical systems support are core, it goes without saying that AT Engine Controls needs to continually work to achieve the highest possible standards and best-practice engineering. We also recognise that it is always possible to raise standards even higher which means that no matter how satisfied our clients,… Read more »

ATEC Joins The Forever Manchester Birthday Party

Forever Manchester Birthday Party Welcomes ATEC for the first time. “Oh what a night” !! A group of ATEC employees led by Andrea Hough OBE, joined nearly 400 Greater Mancunians to celebrate Forever Manchester in supporting local people doing extraordinary things together in neighbourhoods across our regions. The event took place at the Principal hotel in… Read more »

The Apprentice (s) Update

November saw our very own Apprentices Ryan Leach and Josh Walters complete the first part of their apprenticeship which they embarked upon 3 years ago. Both were awarded their certificates by Gerry Lawrenson, Learning Development Officer with Alliance Learning. Well done! A shout out to the team here at ATEC who have helped both Apprentices… Read more »

Caketober 2016

Once again ATEC employees went above and beyond all in the name of charity. Thursday 20th October saw us join Forever Manchester’s month of October Halloween themed charity cake event. The brief was bake a cake the theme is a hint of Halloween! As you can see it was well embraced by all with some… Read more »

Obsolescence Management for process-critical systems

For users of engineered systems, it is important to get the best return on any investment and often keeping existing systems running efficiently beyond the OEM’s declared end-of-life can give significant cost savings and other efficiency benefits. Ultimately, any system will become too inefficient or too expensive to maintain. Obsolescence Management enables systems to keep… Read more »

Why legacy is about the future, not just the past

The lifespan of an engineering system can be seen very differently from alternative standpoints. For the OEM, the focus is on continuing product development and new innovation. As older products are put to end-of-life, new upgrades and developments are launched. For the end-user on the other hand, investment needs to deliver the best return and… Read more »

Work Experience 2016 – Abraham Moss

ATEC once again welcomed work experience students from one of the local schools, this year it was Abraham Moss Community School. Abdiqani chose to work in Engineering as he has an interest in  Engineering whilst Joseanth worked across a couple of different departments as his interests lie with international business and business more generally. Certificate of Participation Work experience… Read more »