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STS Aviation Group Launches STS NDT Shortly After Acquiring AWI Inc.

San Antonio, TX., October 26, 2017 – STS Aviation Group is flying forward with its continued growth and expansion after purchasing the business assets of AWI Inc. and rebranding the company to create STS NDT.

“The acquisition of AWI Inc. is a great addition to the STS Aviation Group portfolio,” states Mark Smith, Group President of the newly formed STS NDT. “We are very excited to offer STS Aviation Group’s clients and business partners the industry’s best non-destructive aircraft testing and aerospace welding services.”

Tim Staples, who was the former Managing Director of AWI Inc., is now the Sr. Vice President of Operations for STS NDT. He will spearhead the company’s global, non-destructive aircraft testing and aerospace welding operations moving forward.

“This is an exciting time for all of us at AWI, Inc,” says Staples. “Joining forces with STS Aviation Group has created a unique opportunity for us to expand our non-destructive aircraft testing and aerospace welding services both nationally and internationally, and we are very excited to see what the future has in store.”

STS NDT is certified by the Federal Aviation Administration and is recognized as an authorized repair station for all aircraft and its related aviation ground equipment. A sampling of the company’s service offerings include:

  • X-ray inspection (Radiography) — 160KV, 160KV, 300KV
  • UT inspection (Ultrasonic) — Straight Beam, Shear Wave, Thickness
  • MT inspection (Magnetic Particle) — Bench, Yoke, Mobile
  • ET inspection (Eddy Current) — High Freq & Low Freq
  • PT inspection (Penetrant) — Visible, Fluorescent
  • NDT Level III Services — Training, Testing, Consulting
  • Boroscope inspection
  • Welder qualification
  • … and more

Based out of San Antonio, Texas, and located in the same facility as the former AWI Inc., STS NDT’s radiographic and aerospace welding services can now be delivered anywhere in the United Sates as well as abroad.

To learn more about STS NDT, please visit www.stsaviationgroup.com.

About STS Aviation Group:

STS Aviation Group is a diversified company that specializes in support services for the aerospace industry through its nine divisions, STS AeroStaff ServicesSTS Engineering SolutionsSTS Line MaintenanceSTS Component SolutionsSTS Air-ProSTS Repair and Modification, STS Mod Center, STS AeroMod and STS NDT. From staffing your team so it can get the project done right and at an affordable price, to providing certified aircraft and engine components so you can get off the ground and back in the sky, STS continues to be a one-stop servicing center for all of your company’s aviation staffing, aircraft engineering, line maintenance, component sale / distribution, hose manufacturing, aircraft repair and modification requirements. To learn more about what makes STS the company with “Solutions to Keep You Flying,” please visit www.stsaviationgroup.com or call at 1-800-800-2400.