Addy Award

Congratulations to Heather Daniels for winning a Bronze Addy in the Tennessee Valley Advertising Federation Addy Awards. The award was for an APT advertisement design that was published in a publication of USASMDC. The award was presented at the Addy Awards on February 23rd, 2008.

MiDAESS Proposal

A-P-T Research, Inc. is pleased to announce its intent to submit a proposal as the Prime for the Quality, Safety & Mission Assurance function of the MiDAESS contract in support of MDA. APT is an employee-owned small business based in Huntsville, Alabama. APT welcomes the addition of teammates and personnel.

During the last three years, APT has provided MDA support averaging over 22 MYE per year, with support from 59 APT employees. This footprint is larger than any other small business with specialty in QS&MA. This has led to our decision to offer our services as the Prime Contractor on the MiDAESS QS&MA contract.

APT provides a full spectrum of QS&MA services with specific expertise in independent analyses and recommendations in systems engineering, quantitative risk assessment, test planning, range safety, system safety, software system safety, explosives safety, industrial and quality engineering, reliability, software development and modeling, and training.

International System Safety Society Awards 2007

Manager of the Year

Congratulations to Bob Baker, who has been selected as the recipient of the System Safety Society’s Manager of the Year Award for the Year 2007. This award is presented annually to an individual member of the Society who has made significant contributions through the implementation of an effective system safety management program for a major system effort.

Tennessee Valley Chapter Awards

Congratulations to Susan Cantrell who has been named “2007 Engineer of the Year” and Bob Baker who has been named “2007 Educator of the Year” by the Tennessee Valley Chapter of the International System Safety Society. The awards were presented in June 2007.

IMESAFR Available Now

Institute of Makers of Explosives Safety Analysis for Risk (IMESAFR), a probabilistic risk assessment tool used to calculate risk to personnel from explosives facilities, is available now. Click here for more information about IMESAFR.

APT Acquires RTI International’s CAST Operations in Cocoa Beach

A-P-T Research, Inc. has acquired RTI International’s Center for Aerospace Technology (CAST) operations in Cocoa Beach, Florida. This change was effective 21 December 2006. The office will remain in the Cocoa Beach area.

Established by RTI International in 1985, the CAST Cocoa Beach office has made significant contributions to the U.S. space program, particularly its ability to protect the general public from space launch accidents and to achieve mission success. These engineers have been recognized for their unparalleled understanding of aerospace science, and the innovative methods they have developed for performing safety-critical analyses that are considered industry standards and best practice.