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Atlas Utility Ascenders and REBS Launchers Exhibit at Incident Prevention Conference Loveland

We’re excited to be here at the Embassy Suites in Loveland, Colorado for this spring’s Incident Prevention Utility Safety Conference and Expo! This is Atlas Devices’ first time attending iPC, and we’ve just finished setting up our exhibit in booth 165 adjacent to the main entrance. Our ropes have been rigged to the Embassy conference room ceiling, allowing for demonstrations of our Utility Powered Ascenders (APA-5-U) up to 35 feet. Other equipment includes our REBS launchers, which are both on display and shown in use by utility professionals on a 55” screen. A reminder that we will be running scheduled demos of the APA-5-U at 9:30 AM, 11:00 AM, and 1:00 PM both days of the expo, with more in between as necessary. We look forward to meeting attendees during exhibit hours in addition to attending utility seminars and panel discussions offered throughout the week. To learn more about our company’s mission, don’t forget to attend the Atlas private reception just off the main Embassy bar on Wednesday, April 25th from 5-8 PM. Our CEO, Nate Ball, will be giving an address and we will discuss how Atlas technologies can help address your individual rope access needs. Refreshments will be provided and there is going to be a raffle for a custom YETI cooler. Check out the time-lapse footage of our booth setup below, and remember that we are also here to learn from YOU, so please stop by and introduce yourself!

IP Booth Build 2018 from Atlas Devices on Vimeo.

 

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Atlas Devices to Showcase Utility Products at Incident Prevention Conference (iPC) in Loveland, Colorado

We are excited to announce that Atlas Devices has joined the lineup of exhibitors at the spring Incident Prevention Conference (iPC) in Loveland, Colorado April 24th-26th. Our recent expansion into the utility market makes iPC an obvious choice to learn, network, and of course showcase our Atlas Powered Ascenders and REBS Launching equipment. Come visit us in booth 165 during exhibit hours to meet our team and get a hands-on demonstration of the APA-5-U Powered Ascender. Scheduled interactive demos will be running at 9:30 AM, 11:00 AM, and 1:00 PM both days of the expo, with more in between as necessary. Also be sure to attend the exclusive Atlas Reception on Wednesday, April 25th from 5-8 PM in the Embassy dining room reserved off the main showroom bar to discuss your company’s access needs and hear an address by our co-founder and CEO Nate Ball, who is also the Emmy Award winning host of the PBS Kids hit engineering show Design Squad. We look forward to hearing how our state of the art technology can help you achieve your objective and go higher, faster, safer.

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Atlas Devices at 2018 HAI Heli-Expo

Atlas Devices is at the 2018 HAI Heli-Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center! You can find us with our partners from Capewell Aerial Systems at their exhibition booth number N6322. Capewell is showcasing their aerospace and life support solutions, while we are demonstrating the Atlas Powered Ascender (APA-5) as an alternate and dismountable personnel and equipment hoist. We are excited to connect with many of the 700+ exhibitors present at the world’s largest helicopter industry trade show.

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Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon Visits Atlas Devices

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Atlas Devices CEO Nate Ball hosted Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon as part of the kickoff to her #SBAIgniteTour on Wednesday, February 7th. During her visit to the Charlestown, MA facility, McMahon got a first-hand look at where Atlas Devices designs and manufactures their products, and heard the story of the company’s growth.

With the help of SBA resources including the Massachusetts Export Center, a Small Business Development Company (SBDC), and SBA backed loans such as the Export Working Capital loan and Contract CAPline loan, Atlas Devices was able to grow for over a decade with non-dilutive capital. With new investment from Pine Street Capital, a Small Business Investment Company (SBIC), Atlas continues to chart an exciting path forward with the help of the SBA.

“The SBA has been behind all of our key growth periods, so it meant a lot to us to show the Administrator the company we’ve built with SBA’s help,” said Ball. At the end of the tour, McMahon, the former President and CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE), took note of the Atlas Devices arm wrestling table and Championship Belt and was up for a friendly match.

 

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Atlas Devices at SHOT Show 2018

Atlas Devices is at SHOT Show 2018! Come see us in Booth 2311 with our friends from SinterFire. On display will be an assortment of our powerful solutions for rapid tactical access and rescue, demonstrated by our team of experts. Gear highlights include Atlas Powered Ascenders, tactical ladders like the Atlas Tactical Ladder (ATL) and the Pilot Innovations Lightweight Assault Ladder (LAL-18), and much more.

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Atlas Devices RACC Patient Packaging Kit for ATL

The Atlas Devices RACC kit, an optional accessory for the ATL, adds on to the already extensive capability of its workhorse ladder. The RACC takes the hasty stretcher configuration of the ATL to the next level. Using the systems integrated straps and ropes, the RACC kit transforms the ATL from a hasty stretcher to a hoist-able litter. For more information on Atlas Devices’ RACC system check out the feature on Soldier Systems Daily.

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Atlas Tactical Ladder (ATL)

The Atlas Tactical Ladder (ATL): Now a single operator can carry a squad level capability in one lightweight and compact piece of equipment. The ATL offers the capability of a ladder, a hasty stretcher, and a bridge. Through user driven design and advanced engineering, Atlas Devices has created a system that is efficient, quick and most importantly easy to use. For more information on the Atlas Tactical Ladder check out the feature on Soldier Systems Daily.

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LAL-18 Lightweight Assault Ladder from Pilot Innovations

Atlas Devices introduces a new capability to its suite of innovated access solutions: the LAL-18 Lightweight Assault Ladder from Pilot Innovations. The lightest and tallest telescoping ladder of its kind. Weighing in at 18 lbs and reaching a deployed height of 18 ft, this carbon fiber ladder gives the operator a significant advantage over comparable systems. When stowed, it can be easily transported by a single user, and integrated into a backpack or other gear. The rung sections are modular, and the ladder can be utilized at variable lengths to fit specific mission or task requirements. It can be fully extended or collapsed in under 20 seconds, without tools.

Check out this recent feature on the LAL-18 on Solder Systems Daily. For more information on the LAL-18 and to request a quote you can visit the LAL-18 product page on our website.

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ATLAS DEVICES EXTENDS ITS REACH INTO THE UTILITIES INDUSTRY

Atlas Devices Powered Ascenders extend their reach into the utilities industry! The APA-5 Atlas Powered Ascender, already proven as the most advanced powered ascender in use for military applications, is now transitioning into the civilian sector. Atlas Powered Ascenders are being used by utility workers to decrease the time spent at dangerous elevations. The APA-5 helps reduce fatigue, eliminate large amounts of gear, and simplify complex rigging used for high angle rescue situations on dangerous power lines. Check out our recent feature in NPR.