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ATK Commerce operations is part of Alliant Techsystems - a $4.8 billion advanced weapon and space systems company with approximately 18,000 employees and operations with more than 50 facilities in 23 states.  ATK is the world's leading supplier of solid propulsion systems and the nation's largest manufacturer of ammunition. ATK is based in a 104,000 square feet, vertically integrated, comprehensive tank manufacturing facility in the City of Commerce, CA, about 7 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles.

YEAR

SIGNIFICANT MILESTONE

1963

Founded as a test laboratory

1967

Introduced diaphragm tanks

1973

Introduced simple PMD tanks

1981

Introduced complex PMD tanks

1988

Moved into expanded, consolidated facility

1994

Introduced filament wrapped pressurant tank

1995

Introduced filament wrapped xenon tank

Awarded SBA Subcontractor of the Year

1996

Introduced filament wrapped propellant tank

1998

Earned ISO 9001 Registration

2000

Introduced low fill fraction, horizontal handling PMD tanks

2001

Introduced spun head propellant tanks

2003

Developed stiff diaphragm tanks 
Earned AS 9100 and ISO 9001 duel registration

2004

Acquired by ATK

2015

ATK merged with Orbital Sciences Corporation to become Orbital ATK

 

ATK’s Quality System is dual registered for both ISO 9001 and AS 9100.  We are certified by National Quality Assurance (NQA), a third party ISO registrar.