Strata-G Solutions, Inc. acquires Westwind Technologies, Inc. and Westwind Aerospace, Inc. to expand its federal and DOD manufacturing capacity in Huntsville, Alabama
8th January, 2018
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - January 06, 2018 - STRATA-G SOLUTIONS, INC. is proud to announce the acquisition of Huntsville, Alabama based WestWind Technologies, Inc. (WTI) and WestWind Aerospace, Inc. (WAI) - collectively, WestWind. Strata-G will continue to seamlessly integrate WestWind s robust capabilities supporting aviation hangar and flight operations, aviation rotary and fixed wing rapid response system integration, Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), testing, training and most notably the expansive “back-shop” mechanical and electrical manufacturing, painting, clean-room, welding and integration facilities consistently producing the highest quality products.
Strata-G has retained the acquired WestWind equipment, manufacturing personnel, operations and facilities as Strata-G West Manufacturing Operations. Strata-G West is strategically located in Huntsville, Alabama on Wall Triana Boulevard adjacent to Huntsville International Airport and only minutes from Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.
“We have had a smooth transition and integration of WestWind operations over the past few months and we are proud to finalize this acquisition to enhance Strata-G s turn-key capabilities.” - Strata-G President / CEO and Owner Beth Whitaker. “This acquisition allows Strata-G to offer our customers a broader portfolio of capabilities while concurrently seeking larger, more complex projects and federal contracts that require established ISO 9001, AS9100 & AS9110 certified prototyping, design, manufacturing, logistics, manufacturing and integration expertise.”
With headquarters and operations in Huntsville, Alabama, Strata-G is a Woman Owned, Native American Owned and Minority Owned Small Business delivering highly complex engineering, design and integrated hardware solutions for rotary wing, fixed wing, unmanned, missile and ground systems to various Department of Defense (DoD), federal and commercial customers. This acquisition will expand Strata-G s capabilities and products, providing customers with a comprehensive “turn-key tool kit” of capabilities that will now include over 400,000 square feet of state of the art engineering, additive manufacturing, prototyping, manufacturing, kitting, integration and warehousing facilities and established operations.
“We are very excited to become part of the Strata-G Family,” - Jerry George, former WestWind executive leader and Strata-G s newly appointed Director of Manufacturing and Site Lead for the Strata-G West Manufacturing Operations Facility. “The entire transition and acquisition process has gone extremely well and the Strata-G owners have made a strong commitment to invest in the future, market the newly acquired patented Black Hawk UH-60 / S-70 Quick Connect ESSS Hoist Army System (HAS) products, and invest in pursuing more complex manufacturing and integration projects. We are all very excited about the future and the new opportunities that being part of the Strata-G Team can offer.”
“We are super excited and very happy to finalize this acquisition that expands our Huntsville, Alabama manufacturing and integration operations.” - Devin Whitaker, Strata-G COO and Owner. “Strata-G s current as well future potential customers have already responded extremely favorably to our new expanded capabilities. Being an engineering and hardware solutions provider for almost 14 years in the federal and aerospace domain, acquiring an established aerospace manufacturing, integration and logistics company was the next step to Strata-G s growth and expansion plans for the next decade.”
Aerospace - Electrical Manufacturing