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GOOD EATS IN DAYTON – Rue Dumaine

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. Rue Dumaine – 1061 Miamisburg-Centerville Road, Dayton, OH  45459 – www.ruedumainerestaurant.com Rue […]

GET TO KNOW THE ATS STAFF – John Reamy

In past newsletters we’ve introduced you to Nathaniel Reveal and Brian Bulgrin – both members of our Ultrasonic inspection staff.  Rounding out that team is John Reamy, who joined ATS in January 2012.  Since then, John has become certified as a Level II Ultrasonic technician and works with our immersion system as well as contact […]

CONTINUAL IMPROVEMENT

As an AS9100 and ISO 9001:2008 accredited company, we are required to monitor, measure, and implement continual improvement.  In fact, our company mission statement reads: “American Testing Services, Ltd. was founded on the belief that quality as a first priority, customer service as a second priority, and delivery as a third priority are the foundation […]

GOOD EATS IN DAYTON – Hickory Bar-B-Q

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. Hickory Bar-B-Q – 1082 Brown Street, Dayton, OH  45409 – www.hickorybarbq.com I have […]

Get to Know the ATS Staff – Doug Evenden

Doug Evenden is an important member of our Metallurgical Lab staff, and this summer will mark his 5 year anniversary with ATS.  Before coming to ATS, Doug was a metallurgist at Cooper Tools for 27 years.  He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Purdue University and a Master’s degree in Materials Engineering from […]

Dayton’s Outlook…Just From Our Perspective

Given what we do at American Testing Services and the broadness of our customer base, we have the good fortune of talking with a lot of different people from a lot of different industry sectors.  This month, I thought I’d give you my opinion of how things are looking in the manufacturing world in Dayton…just […]

GOOD EATS IN DAYTON – Dewey’s Pizza

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. Dewey’s Pizza – 131 Jasper Street, Dayton, OH  45409 – www.deweyspizza.com Who […]

GET TO KNOW THE ATS STAFF – Greg Hinds

Although very few of our customers ever meet him, Greg Hinds plays an important role on our staff.  Greg has been our on-site technician at Cedar Point in Sandusky, OH since May 2010.  Greg works in the amusement park year-round performing inspections on steel roller coaster track, critical roller coaster train parts, and other ride […]

TIPS FOR CALIBRATING PRESSURE GAUGES

When sending pressure gauges in for calibration, be sure to list range of use on your purchase order.  Range of use is defined by the pressure at which your gauge is operated.  For example, ASTM E 1417-05 states that water pressure to remove penetrant shall not exceed 40 psi.  If you set the pressure regulator […]

GIVE ‘EM A CALL!

Twenty years ago, who would have guessed that there would one day be a law against texting while driving?  Was there even such a thing as “texting” twenty years ago?  Emailing was in its early stages and only a few companies were using it.  Now businesses can’t live without it!  This is today’s main form […]