Astro Pak Moves Northwest Division – Fairfield

July 17, 2018

Astro Pak, the industry leader in stainless steel cleaning and passivation, is moving its northwestern base of operations from Benicia, California to nearby Fairfield. This move is being made to accommodate increased business. While a large percentage of Astro Pak’s business is performed by its highly skilled and trained technicians at clients’ locations, the greater…

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Astro Pak Supports the Search for Dark Matter – The LZ Dark Matter Experiment

March 8, 2018

Astro Pak is applying its internationally-renowned precision cleaning and surface treatment skills to the search for the mysterious dark matter. Although it has not been directly seen, dark matter is thought to account for up to 85% of the mass in the observable universe. Astrophysicists theorize its existence due to its gravitational effects – effects which can…

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Astro Pak’s Patrick Banes Appointed New Chairman of the ASME BPE Surface Finish Subcommittee

July 18, 2017

Patrick Banes, Northeast Technical Sales Manager for Astro Pak, has  been named chairman of the ASME BPE Surface Finish Subcommittee. The ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) is a global multidisciplinary professional organization that creates standards and conducts research and development as well as provide training and education. Its BPE (Bioprocessing Equipment) committee aids in…

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Astro Pak Presents at the SAE G3 Conference

April 26, 2017

SAE International, a leading engineering society that writes and controls many specifications used in aerospace and other automotive applications, recently held a meeting of their G3 committee in Munich, Germany. This committee is responsible for Aerospace Couplings, Fittings, Hose, and Tubing Assemblies. Astro Pak was represented at this meeting by Dr. Brent Ekstrand, VP of…

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Carlos Huizar Joins the Astro Pak Estimating Team

December 12, 2016

Astro Pak is pleased to announce the appointment of Carlos Huizar as our new Technical Estimator for the Southern California region. Carlos brings 4 years of field experience, 2 of which he served as a Project Leader in Astro Pak’s Mechanical Polishing and Electropolishing team. Please join us in welcoming Carlos Huizar to the Estimating…

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Astro Pak Corporation Plays Critical Role In Supporting LIGO

July 8, 2016

Astro Pak plays critical role in supporting LIGO, confirming Einstein’s Theory of Relativity and detecting evidence of Gravitational Waves. In February 2016, LIGO (twin Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatories) announced that a gravitational wave had been detected, confirming Einstein’s hypothesis that gravitational waves would result from the merging of 2 black holes. Astro Pak provided cleaning…

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Astro Pak Corporation Acquires Chemko Technical Services

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…

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Astro Pak Names Ken Carroll as President

February 16, 2016

Astro Pak Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Carroll as President. Mr. Carroll is responsible for overseeing the growth of the corporation and day to day operations at Astro Pak Corporation. Before becoming President, Mr. Carroll held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Astro Pak. During that time Astro Pak realized…

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Astro Pak Launches New Website

November 18, 2015

Astro Pak Corporation is pleased to announce the re-launch of Astropak.com, with an updated look and user interface. This site is dedicated to providing service information, technical resources and videos for our customer base. This new website was designed with the customer in mind, and provides a user-friendly experience with improved navigation, functionality and dropdown…

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