Air Techniques International Acquires DOP Solutions and the Academy for Cleanroom Testing

LETCHWORTH GARDEN CITY, UK — 09 March 2016 — Air Techniques International (ATI) announces that it has acquired DOP Solutions, a United Kingdom based manufacturer of aerosol photometers and generators, and the Academy for Cleanroom Testing (ACT), a UK based provider of training and education services. With these acquisitions, ATI expands the breadth of its cleanroom-testing products and services and strengthens its position in Europe to support customers and partners in the region.

Since 1988, DOP Solutions has been a leader in clean air testing with a range of aerosol detection and generation instruments and accessories including positive injection pumping systems, aerosol injection ports, sparge pipes, and smoke generators. The Academy for Cleanroom Testing grew from a heritage of providing theory and practical training for cleanroom testing, based on proven techniques and industry standards such as ISO 14644 and EN12469/NSF49.

Tim Triggs, co-owner and director of DOP Solutions and ACT, will lead ATI’s business operations in the geographic region from Europe to India. “By combining with ATI we gain the support and experience of a highly-respected global company, reinforcing our growth initiatives in our core business. We also look forward to helping our customers benefit from ATI’s product range in new applications including filter testing and ChemBio defense,” said Triggs.

“ATI has begun an exciting period of new growth and expansion,” said Ron Adkins, President of ATI. “We will bring innovative new products and services to our global customers and expand our application expertise to better serve their needs. The acquisition of DOP Solutions and ACT supports this strategic direction. We believe there is a strong cultural fit, and our combined capabilities will create significant value for our customers.”

To learn more about the new ATI, please visit our website at or meet with us in person at one of the many industry events we will be exhibiting at this year:

• CETA (Las Vegas, NV, USA April 15-19 2016)
• NCT USA (Pentagon City, VA, USA May 3-5 2016
• CBRNe Convergence Asia (Tokyo, Japan June 1-3 2016)
• ABSA (Grapevine, TX Oct 1-3 2016)
• CBRNe Convergence (San Diego, CA October 31 – November 2 2016)
• Filtration 2016 (Philadelphia, PA November 6-10 2016)

ATI is a division of Hamilton Associates, Inc., a privately owned Baltimore manufacturing firm comprised of several specialty businesses. Hamilton Associates, Inc. was established in 1951 by two brothers and continues to be family owned and operated; exhibiting the same professional and time-honored principles of its founders.