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.