ATAS ImPAct Awards Finalist


Allentown, Pa.: June 9th, 2014 – ATAS International, Inc. is named a finalist in the Community Impact Category for the 2014 Governor’s ImPAct Awards.
The Governor’s ImPAct Awards Program recognizes Pennsylvania companies and/or individuals who are generating more jobs and investing into the state to ensure a prosperous future. The Governor’s ImPAct Awards were given by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, The Team Pennsylvania Foundation (Team PA), and the Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) on May 30th, 2014.
ATAS International was chosen as a Lehigh Valley finalist in the Community Impact Category, which recognizes companies that adhere to the philosophy of “doing well by doing good.” Companies who receive this acknowledgement have proven their dedication in fostering employees and pursuing progress.
Community involvement has always been an integral part of the business with both Dick Bus, President of ATAS, and Jim Bus, VP, continually searching for ways to help the Lehigh Valley thrive. Dick, his wife Peg, and Jim have continued to keep the community a priority with heavy involvement in local Boy Scouts Troops and the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, providing scholarship support to local inner-city elementary schools, and being an active supporter of Learning for Life Explorers. Dick is also heavily involved with the Da Vinci Science Center, helping to spread the word about the innovation and opportunities in technology. Working with the Lehigh Career and Technical Institute, ATAS also provides internship opportunities to those with an interest in manufacturing careers.
Peg Bus, head of Human Resources at ATAS, is passionate about getting the company involved in local events. Whether it’s participating in local marathons, being a drop off station for the Project Keep Warm Coat Drive, or sponsoring Breast Cancer walks, Peg ensures that ATAS offers assistance in any way possible.
The company strives to raise awareness on the importance of giving back, inspiring employees and enhancing their community to go the extra mile to make Pennsylvania a better place to be.
To learn more about ATAS’s expanding product offerings, industry news, photo galleries, and technical information, visit atas.com or download the ATAS Complete Product Line App.


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 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 31 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.
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