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ABTech has observed some interesting applications of our air-bearings over the years, one of the coolest being record players. More specifically, as rotary air-bearings used as turntables in high-end record players For the Record I should probably offer an explanation as a little background perspective for our younger readers; there once was a time when music [Read More]

Implementing an MRP (Material Requirements Planning) system is a lot like picking up your house and pouring a new foundation under it while you continue to live in it. The foundation of your house supports all other functions of the structure much like an MRP system supports all aspects of your business. Replacing both requires [Read More]

Self-Aware Leadership and its Impact on Business By Jeff Saari; Reprinted with permission by The Business Journal of Greater Keene, Brattleboro & Peterborough. “…Ken Abbott, President of ABTech Inc. says, ‘You can run your business with compassion, empathy, and spirituality and still run a tight ship, be more successful and profitable, less stressed and create [Read More]

GE Aviation’s latest engine development; the new GE9X engine, is so large that bigger Engine Assembly Systems (EAS) were required for individual part measurement and engine buildup. ABTech worked with GE and its manufacturing partners to understand what was required of them and made modifications to the standard EAS3000 model. The two new platforms shown [Read More]

Inspiration and Motivation through Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA Program) Going into business for yourself is both scary and exciting. It is a learning process that doesn’t have a manual for all the questions or obstacles you may encounter. But the Young Entrepreneurs Academy at Keene State College (YEA) and co-sponsor The Greater Keene Chamber of [Read More]

Do you care where Ted Cruz was born? Ever wonder where the car or truck you drive was made? Does it matter where your food comes from? These questions about origin make me think about the phrase “Made in the USA” and what it really means. Where something is made often plays into my purchasing [Read More]

  Wrapping Up the Year This year started out with a pretty rough for us at ABTech. The winter weather was doing a number on us, and things didn’t seem to be lining up on the business side either. In Q2, with the first signs of spring in the air bringing a reprieve from the [Read More]

GE Aviation – A Leap Forward for ABTech The ABTech Difference Back in 2010, GE Aviation engineers approached us to develop equipment, using our rotary air-bearings. that they could use to build their jet engines. This concept was not new, but these engineers were frustrated with their previous vendor and were on a mission to [Read More]

Each month ABTech has a potluck luncheon where employees make a special dish or bring in side dishes for all to share. Usually, there is a theme assigned to these luncheons, Irish dishes around St. Patrick’s Day, or soups (chowdahs to the locals!) during the harsh winter months. Barbecue’s during the summer are always popular [Read More]

 What does it all mean? “Pride in Precision” and “Pride in People.” What does it all mean? These are not just mottos for nice plaques in an office but the driving forces throughout ABTech. They were created collectively by everyone in the company and resonate with how we do business, internally and externally. First, “Pride [Read More]

Thanks a lot for your help. Your rapid, informative correspondence was invaluable. Hopefully I won't be bothering you with any further questions, but it's good to know you're willing. (following remote technical support provided for system installed at the South Pole) Morgan HedgesPost-doctoral Research Associate
Princeton University
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Every product we sell exemplifies our company-wide commitment to "Pride in Precision" craftsmanship. To that end, all of our products are designed, manufactured, and tested exclusively by ABTech at our New Hampshire facility.

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