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ATAS Aquires New Machinery, Purchases holdings of Clad-Tex

6/23/2006

ALLENTOWN, PA (June 23, 2006) – ATAS International, Inc. has purchased the holdings of Clad-Tex, a metal service center located in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.
ATAS purchased machines, warehouse equipment and office equipment at auction. The acquisition includes a MEMCO embossing machine that will provide ATAS with wider embossing capabilities – up to 72 inches. This embosser also accommodates additional embossing patterns, such as the diamond and rough sawn cedar patterns.

A Trunf machine was also included in the purchase, adding the capabilities for punching and folding. A great many of coil and sheet racks were also included in the sale, enabling ATAS to add even more inventory to the current millions of pounds of coil stock.
Some duplicate machinery was also included such as; brake presses, cut to length lines and slitters.
The new equipment will be housed in the 134,000 square foot ATAS headquarters in Allentown, PA and in another 60,000 square foot Allentown building currently under construction.

For more information, contact ATAS at 800.468.1441 or visit online at www.atas.com.


About ATAS International, Inc.

Founded in 1963, ATAS International, Inc., a leading manufacturer of metal roofing, wall and ceiling panels, produces systems for commercial and residential buildings. The ATAS product line offers more than 20 profiles available in aluminum, steel, zinc and copper. These profiles include: standing and batten seams; corrugated; curved; tapered; shingles; tiles; shakes; and narrow or wide ribbed panels with hidden or exposed fasteners. Rainware, crown moulding and perimeter edge trim are also available with the same finish to match or accent a roofing or wall system. ATAS offers energy efficient building envelope technology, such as cool roofing products that are ENERGY STAR qualified and InSpire, the transpired solar collector, which utilizes precision perforated metal panels to preheat ventilation air via solar energy. ATA-Solar, a building integrated photovoltaic product complements ATAS’ sustainable product offerings. Profiles are coated with a Kynar 500 PVDF or Hylar 5000 PVDF finish in 30 standard colors. ATAS has four manufacturing facilities in the United States: two facilities, including the headquarters, in Allentown, Pa.; one in Maryville, Tenn.; and one in Mesa, Ariz. All ATAS locations are certified to ISO 9001:2008 with design.

Contacts:

Stevi Jerrold
ATAS International, Inc.
Marketing Coordinator
Phone: 610.395.8445
Fax: 610.395.9342
Email: sjerrold@atas.com
Website: www.atas.com