An idea on a napkin

In 1985, thirty-two entrepreneurs formed a company that would fill a gap in the industrial maintenance services industry. With world-class operational excellence, technology-driven services and a skilled workforce like no other, Advanced Technology Services has grown to be a multi-million dollar, global company.

Today, we work with many of the leading process and discrete manufacturers to make their factories run better and smarter.

  • 32 entrepreneurs from Caterpillar formed ATS
  • 1985 ATS was founded
  • 4 corporate locations across 3 countries
  • 2,900+ global employees

Delivering measurable results

CEO Jeff Owens shares how our people, processes and technologies help our customers’ factories run better.

“Our innovative spirit and strong work ethic exemplifies the ATS mission of continuous improvement by delivering excellence to our customers each and every day.” – Jeff Owens, CEO

Forbes ranks ATS #8 best midsize employer

In 2022, ATS was recognized by Forbes for a third year as one of ‘America’s Top 500 Best Midsize Employers’.

Our awards

America’s Best Midsize Employers, Forbes, 2019, 2021, 2022

Recognized by Forbes as a highly recommended employer from employees working for businesses with at least 1,000 employees. Most recently, ATS was ranked #8 out of 500 Midsize Employers.

US Best Managed Company, Deloitte 2021, 2022

Recognized consecutive years by Deloitte for excellence as a privately owned business in strategy, execution, culture and financials.

CEOs Who ‘Get It’, Jeff Owens, National Safety Council, 2021

Recognized our CEO as an executive leader who goes above and beyond to protect employees both on and off the job through four key components: risk reduction, performance measurement, safety management solutions, leadership and employee engagement.

Program of the Year, Forrester, 2021

Recognized for outstanding achievements in the successful implementation of Forrester’s research, frameworks and best practices to improve performance.

Product of the Year Finalist, Plant Engineering, 2021

Recognized as a finalist for our robust sensor and analytics offering through our machine health monitoring system and Reliability 360® Technology Center.

Top 10 Military Friendly Employer, GI Jobs, 2013-2022

Recognized for our commitment to the recruiting, hiring, training and support of veterans and military-related personnel within the organization.

Best Employer for New Graduates, Forbes, 2018, 2020, 2022

Recognized by Forbes as a company most liked by new workforce entrants and other working professionals with less than 10 years of professional experience.

Corporate offices

As a global company, we provide the industrial services and technology manufacturers need – when and where they need it.

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