About Us

You Can Rest Easy.

With a full range of metallurgy and non-destructive testing solutions, we can work with your team quickly to discover and prevent vulnerabilities, giving you the peace of mind you need to keep going.

Our capabilities and technologies cover the spectrum of conventional to advanced, allowing us to quickly and efficiently identify flaws or indications that could lead to a failure.

Across Industries

American Testing Services is working to give you peace of mind and dependable results when it matters the most. Our work is tested and trusted across industries.

Aerospace

Amusements

Commercial manufacturing

Construction/facility maintenance

Fabricating

Welding

Foundry

Military

Our Core Values

American Testing Services is at the forefront of the Non-Destructive Testing and Metallurgical industries with a state-of-the-art testing facility in Dayton, Ohio. We are proud to be a 100% employee owned. Our core values guide us in all aspects of our business and delivering personal attention, dependable results, and immediate response to you.

Personal Attention

We put our customers first. With the hard work and integrity of our qualified staff, we execute the job correctly the first time.

Dependable Results

Our facility, techniques, training, and policies reflect our strict adherence to the highest quality standards. We hold multiple certifications, accreditations, and supplier approvals, along with having strict audit and calibration processes to fully meet our customer requirements.

Immediate Response

We know time is of the essence in the industries we serve, and our speed is executed with precision and accuracy. We pride ourselves on our quick turnaround times of 24-48 hours on services involving under 100 pieces (excluding large projects and research).

Our Team

President & CEO

Paul Drerup

Vice President

Nathaniel Reveal

Quality Manager

Diedra Howell

Office Manager

Amanda Dancy

Calibration Manager

Tim Davis

Technical Director / Metallurgical Lab Mgr

Walt Custer

Sales Manager

Dan Reynolds

NDT Services Manager

Julie Battelline

President & CEO

Paul Drerup

Paul joined the American Testing team in 2012 after a nearly three-decade career in the construction industry.  Paul served as Operations Manager until appointment as President in December of 2019 when the company transitioned to an employee-ownership structure.  Paul holds a B.S. in Architectural Engineering.

Vice President

Nathaniel Reveal

Nathaniel joined ATS in 2009 and has held several positions during his tenure at the company. Nathaniel is responsible for all financial functions while providing support to customer relations and technical operations. Previously, he served in the United States Marines Corp. Nathaniel holds a B.S. in Liberal Arts and a A.A.S. in Non-Destructive Testing Technologies.

Quality Manager

Diedra Howell

Diedra joined the ATS team in 2012 after working for over a decade in the manufacturing industry. Diedra leads all internal quality, supplier and compliance audits. Diedra has been instrumental in acquiring and maintaining our industry standards in which she and the company take great pride.  Diedra holds a A.A.B. in Accounting as well as Lead Auditor and Internal Auditor certifications. 

Office Manager

Amanda Dancy

Amanda joined ATS in 2002 as a part-time employee and moved to full-time in 2005. Amanda is responsible for all accounting and IT functions while providing support to customers. Amanda holds an A.A.S in User Support.

Calibration Manager

Tim Davis

Tim joined ATS in 2009 to start the Calibration Laboratory.  He has 30 years experience as a journeyman electrician and brings extensive skills in industrial machine repair, maintenance, and calibration.

Technical Director / Metallurgical Lab Mgr

Walt Custer

Walt has been with ATS since its inception in 2002 and was the company’s first full time lab technician. In addition to managing the metallurgical division Walt serves as the companies Technical Director. Walt formerly held Level III certifications in Radiography, Magnetic Particle and Penetrant Inspection as well as an AWS certified weld inspector (CWI). Walt holds a B.S. in Metallurgical Technology.

Sales Manager

Dan Reynolds

Dan has been in the manufacturing industry here in the Dayton area for over 45 years and handles the majority of the day to day sales activities and customer relations. Dan joined ATS in 2007 with more than 25 years experience as a welder/fabricator, including 3 years as an adult education welding instructor.

NDT Services Manager

Julie Battelline

Julie joined ATS in 2019 after working as an Account Manager in the Environmental Services industry for over 15 years. She is responsible for managing daily operations as well as providing customer support. Julie holds a B.S. in Human Services. 

In Our Business, Reputation Matters

American Testing Services has earned numerous certifications, accreditations and supplier approvals. This makes us a trusted and respected leader in NDT inspections, metallurgical services, equipment calibrations and comprehensive NDT training programs.


Certifications:

Approved Supplier

Aerojet Rocketdyne

Boeing

Cessna Aircraft Company

Collins Aerospace

Defense Contract Management Agency

GE Aviation (NDT & S400, Code 63311)

General Electric Power

Hamilton Sundstrand / UTC Aerospace Systems

Hartzell Engine

Hartzell Propeller

Honeywell

ITT

Kelly Aerospace

Lockheed Martin

Parker Aerospace

Pratt & Whitney

Radius Aerospace

Rolls Royce

Triumph Group

Woodward, Inc.

American Testing Services is 100% Employee-Owned.

Our team of employee-owners are proud and dedicated to ensuring quality and efficiency for our customers. Interested in joining our team of employee-owners?

We don’t sell inspections. We sell peace of mind.
Let us help you claim yours.