Costa Mesa, CA – June 9, 2016 – Astro Pak Corporation is pleased to announce the acquisition of Florida based company Chemko Technical Services.
Astro Pak’s newly acquired AS9100 Certified Class 10,000 Cleanroom facility in Florida equips the company to better serve the precision cleaning, testing and passivation requirements for Southeast based aerospace customers. Both Astro Pak and Chemko have a strong history in the aerospace industry along with talented staff, collective experience, and robust customer base.
“It is exciting to have Chemko join the Astro Pak family. As Astro Pak continues to grow, this acquisition will allow us to better serve our customers, suppliers and employees of both organizations. We look forward to expanding the Astro Pak brand, while also embracing the knowledge and experience of Chemko”, says Ken Carroll, President of Astro Pak.
The company is especially pleased that all of the current employees of Chemko have stayed on board and will now work for the newly named facility: Chemko, a division of Astro Pak. The customers and suppliers will continue to receive the same outstanding service they have come to trust over the years. In the future, the Chemko division will begin moving toward full integration within Astro Pak. The top priorities during the initial phases of this acquisition are to create a seamless customer experience, to foster a welcoming environment for the staff, and strengthen the services and solutions that are offered within the region.
Astro Pak has the infrastructure and the support of twelve cleaning and passivation facilities strategically positioned throughout the U.S., Mexico and Puerto Rico. Astro Pak currently provides services to more than 11,000 customers from both the Private and Public sectors, comprised from several market segments – including Aerospace, Biotechnology, Household Personal Care, Food & Beverage, Power Generation and over 10 other sectors. This acquisition will foster expansion in both cleanroom and on-site field services in each of the sectors within the region.
About Astro Pak
Astro Pak has been the leading provider of precision cleaning and passivation services in North America since 1959. Astro Pak continues to improve its technologies and precision cleaning for the Medical Device, Semiconductor, Laser, Biopharm and a myriad of other markets, while maintaining our leader position in contract cleaning for the Aerospace and Defense industries. Astro Pak is privately held with headquarters in Costa Mesa, CA.