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

Driving excellence in reliability

With a history rooted in continuous improvement, our commitment to using industry 4.0 technologies, proven standardized processes and a technically skilled workforce sets us apart as a trusted partner in maintenance and reliability.

  • Nearly 40 years of experience
  • Focused, yet flexible across multiple industries
  • World-class safety and operating system

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

Our awards

US Best Managed Company, Deloitte 2021-2024

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

America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity, Newsweek, 2024

Recognized for genuinely respecting and valuing individuals from different walks of life.

Top 10 Military Friendly Employer, GI Jobs, 2013-2024

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

Robert W. Campbell Safety Award, National Safety Council, 2023

The Campbell Award, named for the safety pioneer and first president of the National Safety Council (NSC), recognizes companies that have attained business excellence through the integration of environment, health, and safety management as a key business function.

Power Partner Award, Inc., 2023

Recognizing the best B2B providers of professional products and services around the world and identifying leading organizations helping businesses exceed their operational goals.

America’s Most Innovative Company, Fortune, 2023

Ranked by Fortune in the top 100 of America’s Most Innovative Companies for our ongoing commitment to innovation across our culture, processes and products.

Top Industrial Training Company, Manufacturing Outlook, 2022

Recognized by Manufacturing Outlook for our customized technical training program and commitment to closing the skills gap within the manufacturing sector.

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.

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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