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GOOD EATS IN DAYTON – Blue Note Bistro & Lounge

If you know Chris Small, you know he is a big guy with a big appetite!  Chris loves eating out at the many great locally owned restaurants and pubs in the Miami Valley.  Each month he’ll share one of his favorites with you. Blue Note Bistro & Lounge – 23 E. Central Avenue, Miamisburg, OH […]

NADCAP CERTIFICATION RENEWED

For those who may not be familiar, Nadcap (National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program) is a cooperative effort to improve quality assurance throughout the aerospace and defense industries while reducing costs.  Membership consists of “Prime Contractors” who coordinate with aerospace accredited suppliers to develop industry-wide audit criteria for special processes and products. Through PRI, […]

OHIO’S OFFICIAL SPRING START

How do you know spring has officially arrived? If you live in Ohio, it’s not spring until our favorite amusement parks – Kings Island and Cedar Point – have opened their gates.  The wait (and winter) is finally over, thrill-seekers! Ohioans are lucky to have two of the best amusement parks around in our state.  […]

Montgomery County Science Day

I had the privilege of participating as a judge in this year’s Montgomery County Science Day (MCSD) – an annual science fair hosted by the University of Dayton Research Institute.  Held on March 4th at the Dayton Convention Center, students from area junior and senior high schools were able to enter one of thirteen judging […]

PROJECT TRADE

The terms “workforce development” and “workforce pipeline” are used a lot in discussions surrounding the manufacturing industry.  Mostly in a negative or worrisome context – as in, automation means fewer jobs and as the labor force ages, there is going to be a shortage of workers entering the manufacturing industry. A lot of research has been […]

GOOD EATS IN DAYTON – Crafted & Cured

If you know Chris Small, you know he is a big guy with a big appetite!  Chris loves eating out at the many great locally owned restaurants and pubs in the Miami Valley.  Each month he’ll share one of his favorites with you. Crafted & Cured – 531 Wayne Avenue, Dayton, OH 45410 – http://craftedncured.com/ […]

NEW REQUIREMENT FOR GE SUPPLIERS

The latest GE S-1000 standard revision calls out some new responsibilities for prime suppliers.  Among them, suppliers must have a process in place to verify correct raw materials prior to the first operational step by April 1, 2017.  Raw material is defined as metallic sheet, plate, bar, and other similar forms.  This includes pre-blanks, pucks, […]

GET TO KNOW THE ATS STAFF – Eric Meadows

Eric Meadows came to ATS in August 2016 with an established career as a NDT technician.  He completed training at Spartan School of Aeronautics in Oklahoma in September of 2001 and has since held level II certifications in MT, PT, UT, and VT at various times. Eric is currently certified in magnetic particle and liquid […]

Understanding Your Inspection – Wire Rope Testing

You know that your parts require some kind of non-destructive testing inspection, but do you know what is happening to your parts when that test method is applied?  Over the next few weeks, our level III technicians will provide an explanation of each NDT method we employ along with some advantages and limitations of each. […]

Understanding Your Inspection – Liquid Penetrant

You know that your parts require some kind of non-destructive testing inspection, but do you know what is happening to your parts when that test method is applied?  Over the next few weeks, our level III technicians will provide an explanation of each NDT method we employ along with some advantages and limitations of each. […]

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