Rotating Machinery Services acquires Axis Technical Services

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ATS offers technical field advisors, rotating equipment planners & schedulers for turbine, compressor and generator repair, overhaul, inspection, and installation.

Rotating Machinery Services, Inc. (RMS) announced the acquisition of Axis Technical Services (ATS). ATS offers technical field advisors, rotating equipment planners & schedulers for turbine, compressor and generator repair, overhaul, inspection, and installation.

This acquisition brings the skills, expert personnel and longstanding customer relationships of ATS into the RMS portfolio of aftermarket upgrades, repair, maintenance and rebuilding / overhaul services for large, highly engineered rotating machinery. ATS and RMS have worked alongside each other for years.

“ATS has earned a reputation for providing outstanding customer service in the marketplace. We look forward to welcoming their dedicated and motivated employees into the RMS family. The opportunity to provide a full range of services to our combined customer base as the OEM for AC Compressor products as well as other manufacturers’ rotating equipment, enables us to satisfy all of their requirements when it comes to turbomachinery” said John Bartos, CEO at RMS.


Garrett Lee, president of ATS will serve as the Vice President of Field Services in the combined RMS/ATS organization. According to Garrett Lee, “This combination expands RMS’ field service capabilities, while offering ATS’ customers immediate access to RMS’ world-class engineering and mechanical service capabilities. I am excited to be joining a well-respected organization like RMS”.