ATAS’s Dedication to their Female Workforce

Founded in 1963, ATAS International, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of metal roofingwall claddingceilingsperimeter edge metal, and accessories. The ATAS portfolio features an expansive selection of products available in aluminum, steel, zinc, stainless steel, and copper. Standard profiles include narrow and wide ribbed wall panels, corrugated styles, standing seam and batten seam roof systems, metal shingles, shakes, tiles, and more. Additional options include curved, tapered, and perforated panelsconcealed or exposed fasteners; smooth or embossed textures; horizontal and vertical applications; and a choice of over 35 stock colors with 70% PVDF finish.

With sustainability at the forefront of modern building design, ATAS proudly supports green building objectives with high performance solutions, such as solar-ready standing seam metal roofing, insulated metal roof and wall panels, cool roofing products, and solar air heating wall panels. The ATAS team consists of product and market specialists that provide a high level of support for your project, from initial discovery and design to installation.  ATAS has three ISO 9001:2015 certified manufacturing locations in the United States: two in Allentown, PA, including the headquarters, and one in Mesa, AZ.

ATAS is a Platinum Sponsor of the NWiR and is a proud supporter of the ATAS employees who are women.  Several are members of the NWiR, and some also serve on various councils and committees across the country.  ATAS is also a strong advocate of educating students about potential careers in the construction and manufacturing industries, including young women.  They have been involved as volunteer instructors, and as a sponsor, in the annual Let’s Build Construction Camp for Girls, since its inception in 2017.  This program is designed for high school age girls to attend a free week-long camp to explore the construction trades, architecture, engineering, and construction manufacturing through hands-on experiences and field trips.  It was developed four years ago as partnership between the Greater Lehigh Valley CSI chapter (Construction Specifications Institute) and the Eastern PA ABC chapter (Associated Builders & Contractors).  Campers develop greater self-esteem, by learning skills to solve challenging projects and successfully complete them.  The camp also provides inspiration and mentoring for girls to understand they have a place in the construction industry, and they can become successful leaders.  This results in developing a stronger workforce for the future of the construction industry.

In 2015, the Da Vinci Science Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania, established the Women in Science & Engineering (WISE) Initiative as part of its broader commitment to support aspiring young girls and female practicing STEM professionals.  ATAS is a sponsor of this initiative and has some women employees involved in that program.

An American, family-owned company with global reach, ATAS has a reputation built on 57 years of quality craftsmanship and knowledgeable staff.  They have been honored with a Top Workplaces award for the past five years and will continue in their efforts toward diversity and inclusion of their team members, including women.  For more information about ATAS International, please visit www.atas.com or call 610.395.8445.

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