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PARDON OUR DUST

Working at American Testing is a messy job these days. But all for good reason!  Our facility feels like one big construction site, as we have multiple projects underway that will expand our capabilities for serving our customers. Coming down the road, you can’t help but see Project #1 – parking lot repairs and expansion. […]

MFG DAY FOLLOW UP

October 7th was an exciting day at American Testing Services.  Nearly 150 students and teachers visited us for MFG Day – a national celebration and showcase of the manufacturing industry.  Held annually on the first Friday in October, MFG Day is an opportunity to show our community what manufacturing is, as well as what it […]

The Problem with Manufacturing

It’s true. Manufacturing has a problem.  As an industry, manufacturing is facing a possible skills gap.  As current workers retire, fewer young people are entering the manufacturing workforce.  Within the next decade it is predicted that 2 million jobs could go unfilled. What’s at the root of this problem? It’s not that jobs aren’t available.  […]

What Does It Take to Get a Good Manufacturing Job?

Manufacturing jobs are available – good ones, in fact. But what does it take to land one?  Do you need to have a degree or specialized training before you can get hired?  Maybe, but not necessarily. Manufacturing has changed and continues to change. It’s much more high tech than it was in decades past. Meaning, […]

GOOD EATS IN DAYTON – Basil’s on Market

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. Basil’s on Market – 213 N. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, OH  45402 – […]

How Manufacturing is Changing in America

When you think of the American manufacturing industry, what immediately comes to mind? Do you immediately think of an industry in decline?  Of disappearing factories and jobs?  Do you consider manufacturing to be an industry of low wages for unskilled workers?  Do your thoughts go to trade deficits with other countries, mainly China? It’s true […]

GET TO KNOW THE ATS STAFF – Kyle Moore

Kyle Moore joined the ATS family at the end of June and is currently working second shift in our Ultrasonic department. Prior to coming on board, Kyle travelled to nuclear power plants performing ultrasonic inspections.  He has been enjoying the more steady and stable hours of working in one place and is looking forward to training in […]

GOOD EATS IN DAYTON – Bennett’s Publical Family Sports Grill

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. Bennett’s Publical Family Sports Grill – 67 S. Main Street, Miamisburg, OH  […]

Celebrating America’s Laborers

Kids are returning to school this week, so it feels as if summer is coming to an end.  Technically, the first day of autumn isn’t until September 22nd, so let’s not sell summer short.  And we have one more long, holiday weekend of the season – Labor Day.  How will you spend it this year?  […]

Back-to-School

While the heat of summer is still beating down on us, parents and kids of all ages are in the midst of Back-to-School season. Stores are full of pencils, notebooks, backpacks, and every other school supply a student could possibly need.  College students are preparing to move into dorm rooms and will soon realize they […]