BETHLEHEM, PA — October 18, 2021 — Rotating Machinery Services, Inc. (RMS) today announced the acquisition of Axis Technical Services (ATS).

This acquisition brings the skills, expert personnel and longstanding customer relationships of ATS into the RMS portfolio of aftermarket upgrades, repair, maintenance and rebuilding / overhaul services for large, highly engineered rotating machinery.  ATS and RMS have worked alongside each other for years.  The combination of the two businesses should be seamless and deliver the excellent customer service and innovative equipment solutions that customers have grown to expect from both ATS and RMS.

“ATS has earned a reputation for providing outstanding customer service in the marketplace.  We look forward to welcoming their dedicated and motivated employees into the RMS family.  The opportunity to provide a full range of services to our combined customer base as the OEM for AC Compressor products as well as other-manufacturers’ rotating equipment, enables us to satisfy all of their requirements when it comes to turbomachinery” said John Bartos, CEO at RMS.

Garrett Lee, president of ATS will serve as the Vice President of Field Services in the combined RMS/ATS organization.  According to Garrett Lee, “This combination expands RMS’ field service capabilities, while offering ATS’ customers immediate access to RMS’ world-class engineering and mechanical service capabilities.  I am excited to be joining a well-respected organization like RMS”.

About ATS

ATS offers experienced technical field advisors, rotating equipment planners & schedulers for turbine, compressor and generator repair, overhaul, inspection, and installation.  Additional services include consulting for start-up and commissioning through experts in project management, QA/QC, and technical direction. ATS offers turnaround planning and execution, operator and maintenance training.

About RMS

RMS, established in 1998 with the vision to reinvent the concept of an aftermarket turbomachinery business, provides global engineering, repair, and maintenance services to the rotating equipment supporting critical infrastructure. Specifically, RMS ensures the continuous reliable & safe operation of large industrial rotating equipment essential to energy, petrochemical, food & beverage, mining and steel industries.  RMS is the OEM for AC Compressor and CONMEC turbomachinery, and serves as an alternative source for aftermarket engineered solutions & service to all other nameplates of rotating equipment.