30 March 2012
ATS Open House30 March 2012:
"It is possible to have green technology that is NOT government subsidized and IS profitable for us and our customers" Bonne Posma, owner and CEO of American Traction Systems
American Traction Systems was formed in 2008 as an affiliate of Saminco, Inc., operating in Lee County since 1992. ATS designs and manufactures high power AC and DC motor controls and traction drives used mainly in the Rail and Transportation industries.
Facility Open House
March 30, 2012
1 to 4 p.m. Open House
(Media Interviews/Ribbon Cutting at 1:30, Followed by Tours)
10076 Bavaria Road
Fort Myers, FL 33913
ATS is a privately owned green technology corporation manufacturing energy efficient products for hybrid, battery and fuel cell powered cars, trucks, locomotives and marine vessels. The ATS propulsion systems improve performance and reliability, reduce fuel consumption and slashes harmful emissions.
Standard product manufacturing and custom designed solutions for propulsion requirements are conducted in the new 10,000 square foot manufacturing, testing, research and development and warehouse location in Fort Myers.
“We applaud ATS in their growth and active participation in our local business community to contribute to the economic health and business diversification of Lee County.” stated Jim Moore, executive director of the Fort Myers Regional Partnership, Lee County’s Economic Development Office. “ATS and Saminco are an integral part of our business community and we support their commitment and expertise in engineering and manufacturing.”
“We are proud to have Lee County as our strategic partner to share our vision for economic growth and expansion. We look forward to adding new talent to our existing workforce for ATS in the local area,” said CEO Bonne W. Posma, who has more than 40 years of experience with the solid state control of AC and DC motors.
Our track record of successful projects arises from our policy of understanding our customers' requirements and then exceeding their expectations,” continued Posma.
ATS opens new facility - News-Press March 30th 2012