Aviation Technical Services Honored for Exemplary HazMat Program in Northwest Region of U.S.

October 25, 2013

Aviation Technical Services (ATS) was recently recognized by the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association (NAHMMA) as the Northwest Regional winner of its Exemplary Program/Project Innovation Award. ATS was the only winner in this category among corporations and government entities throughout Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington for its HazMat management program. The nomination was a result of the Washington State Department of Ecology’s inspection program.

ATS President and CEO Matt Yerbic shared, “We want to do everything in our power to protect the beauty of the Northwest. I am proud of our employees and their partnership with customers, vendors and local agencies on green initiatives to reduce our impact on the environment. This award is a result of their commitment to the processes we have designed to ensure we are setting the standard in our business.”

About Aviation Technical Services

Since opening in 1970, ATS has been providing maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for commercial and military transport jet aircraft. The largest and most tenured provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services on the U.S. West Coast, ATS is owned and operated in the state of Washington. From a base of operations in Everett and Moses Lake, FAA Class IV Airframe and Class 1, 2 and 3 accessory ratings enable ATS to perform MRO services for virtually any transport aircraft in the world. Today, ATS is home to more than 1,000 employees who work together to support a global customer base across five major business platforms: Airframe Services; Components Services; Engineering/ Manufacturing Support; Aircraft on Ground (AOG) Services; Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) Completions/ Maintenance Support. For more information, visit atsmro.com.

About North American Hazardous Materials Management Association    

The North America Hazardous Materials Management Association (NAHMMA) is a professional organization established in November of 1993 dedicated to pollution prevention and reducing the hazardous constituents from entering waste streams. For more information, visit nahmma.org.

Sherry Cole Bergstrom
Director of Marketing, PR and Communications
Phone: +1 425 423 3037