Applied Test Systems (ATS) is pleased to announce that on June 20th, 2017 we finalized our purchase of the Virtech, Inc. (Virtech) creep/stress rupture product line. This acquisition ushers in a new era of progress and growth, allowing us to continue our legacy of industry leading innovation.
For nearly three decades, ATS and Virtech have worked together on the development and application of the exclusive WinCCS system. The result of this partnership has been a globally unmatched line of creep and stress rupture testing equipment, superior in both testing capabilities and technology. Post-acquisition, ATS now has complete control over the WinCCS system supply chain from product inception to product delivery.
ATS remains committed to providing our customers and current Virtech customers with outstanding service, innovative testing solutions, and world-class equipment. With respect to daily interactions and company relationships, very little will change. All Virtech employees have been retained, and will maintain an active role in assuring the continued advancement of the creep/stress rupture product line. Our current pricing structure will remain the same, and our collective product specifications previously provided by Virtech will continue to be offered.
Through rigorous testing, extensive software development, and strong partnerships ATS has remained a global market leader in creep/stress rupture testing for more than fifty years. We are confident that this acquisition will further enhance our ability to provide you, our valued customers, with the unparalleled level of reliability that is synonymous with Applied Test Systems.
If you have any additional questions or concerns, your local ATS sales representative will be happy to assist you. We look forward to partnering with you for years to come, and thank you for continuing to place your trust in ATS.