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ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Management System (QMS) Standard Certification

September 27, 2018

ATEK Metal Technologies has successfully transitioned to the ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Management System (QMS) standard. The ISO 9001: 2015 standard is internationally recognized and utilizes a process approach when developing, implementing and...

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ATEK Metal Technologies Selects Cheol Ro as VP of Operations

June 27, 2018

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa (June 5, 2018)– ATEK Metal Technologies, a leading permanent mold foundry, has appointed Cheol Ro as vice president of operations. In this position, Ro will be responsible for all manufacturing operations, purchasing,...

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ATEK Metal Technologies Expands Northeastern Iowa Plant

June 05, 2018

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa (June 19, 2018)– ATEK Metal Technologies, a leading permanent mold foundry, is expanding its plant and technical capabilities to keep up with growing demand. ATEK ships thousands of aluminum castings each day and has...

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ISO 14001:2015 Certification

April 30, 2018

ATEK Metal Technologies is pleased to report its recent award of the ISO 14001:2015 environmental certificate. ISO 14001 sets out the criteria for an environmental management system. It maps out a framework that a company or organization...

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Tom Christie, ATEK Metal Technologies Pres. appointed to American Foundry Society Board of Directors

May 11, 2017

The American Foundry Society (AFS) is a non-profit association serving members of the metalcasting supply chain both in the United States and abroad. AFS provides members with advocacy efforts in Washington, D.C., technical education through its...

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ATEK Reduces Equipment Downtime With Safety Mat - Modern Casting Publication

July 26, 2016

To protect employees operating its molding machine, ATEK Metal Technologies used a steel plate that sat on 4-in. springs .......however over time the springs became warped, the springs would stick, forcing employees to adjust limit switches in...

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ATEK Metal Technologies Announces Technical Alliance Partnership with Material Insights

March 29, 2016

March 23, 2016ATEK Metal Technologies is proud to announce its technical alliance in partnering with Material Insights, LLC. The purpose of the alliance is to further expand ATEK’s offering of high integrity aluminum castings in...

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ATEK Metal Technologies congratulates Worcester Polytechnic Institute on prestigious prize

January 13, 2016

ATEK Metal Technologies would like to congratulate our academic partner Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) on receiving the Prestigious 2016 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education.view article...

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Ray H. Witt Metallurgy Award received by former ATEK Metal Technologies President, Jerry Kucharczyk

August 31, 2015

The Bi-Annual Award, Given by the Advanced Casting Research Center of WPI, Recognizes Members Who Have Made Outstanding Contributions to the Metal Casting Industry.Jerry Kucharczyk, PhD, past president of ATEK Metal Technologies, has been...

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ATEK Companies sponsors Black-n-Blue Ball in Milwaukee

July 29, 2015

Having a Ball: An evening of fun and fundraising at MDA’s Milwaukee Black-N-Blue BallOn May 8, MDA, together with Harley-Davidson and other sponsors, held the 22nd annual Milwaukee Black-N-Blue Ball at the Wisconsin Center in...

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Metal Processing Institute (MPI) Advanced Casting Research Center (ACRC) Celebrates 30 Years of Industry Collaboration

June 09, 2015

ATEK Metal Technologies joined fellow ACRC members at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) to celebrate 30 years of Industry – University collaboration.  “This is an outstanding example where industry and academia join hands to...

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Understanding the implications of gravity pour and low-pressure counter gravity filling of permanent molds

October 15, 2014

The question casting designers and procurement specialitists ask us most often is, “Which process, gravity or low pressure, is better suited for my permanent mold aluminum casting needs? The short answer is, “It depends.”At...

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ATEK Metal Technologies Invests in Employees through NICC Training Programs

June 17, 2014

Since 2006, NICC has coordinated training programs with ATEK that focused on a range of specific skill sets, including project management, production processes and leadership development.To stay current in today’s manufacturing environment,...

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The White House Announced that MPI at WPI

January 29, 2014

The White House Announced that MPI at WPI is one of four core academic facilities for the American Lightweight and Modern Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute (LM3I)!The new $148 million initiative is aimed at helping to revitalize the...

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