ATP's Marion Composites Awarded $2.5 Million Contract By Raytheon

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from Advanced Technical Products, Inc.

    ROSWELL, Ga., April 17 /PRNewswire/ --
 Advanced Technical Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:   ATPX), announced today that its
 Marion Composites division has been awarded a $2.5 million follow-on contract
 by Raytheon Company of El Segundo, California.  According to program manager,
 Roger Bowman, Marion Composites will supply the Enclosures and the Array
 Panels for the Sentinel Program.  The systems are to be delivered over the
 next eighteen months.  The award represents a continuing relationship between
 Raytheon and Marion Composites, which began in 1978 with the Firefinder
 Program.
     ATP also announced today that its Marion Composites division recently
 received its third multi-year certification to ISO 9001.  Marion Composites
 was initially certified to ISO 9001 by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) on
 February 23, 1995 and received its second certification on January 28, 1998.
     ISO 9001 is an internationally accepted quality assurance model made up of
 20 sets of quality system requirements.  Marion Composites' certificate is
 valid for the design, manufacture, repair and servicing of radomes and
 composite structures, shelters and relocatable hospitals for the aerospace,
 military/defense and commercial markets.
     Marion Composites produces a wide variety of aerospace composite
 structures, shelters, and relocatable hospitals, and is the world's leading
 manufacturer and designer of radomes for high-performance jet aircraft.
     Advanced Technical Products, Inc.'s operating divisions include
 Intellitec, Lincoln Composites, Lunn Industries and Marion Composites.  The
 Company's products are used in a variety of applications in the aerospace and
 defense industries, as well as commercial markets.  ATP designs, develops, and
 manufactures high-performance radomes, aircraft components, rocket motor
 cases, pressure vessels, fuel tanks, shelter systems and other advanced
 composite products utilizing various production capabilities.  The Company is
 also a leader in the design, development and manufacture of biological and
 chemical detection and protection systems.  ATP also designs and manufactures
 electronic products for the specialty vehicle market.  Further information on
 Advanced Technical Products, Inc. is available at www.atpx.com .
 
     "Safe Harbor" Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
 of 1995: This press release includes forward-looking statements regarding the
 present intentions and expectations of management of ATP such as "The systems
 are to be delivered over the next eighteen months."  Certain factors beyond
 ATP's control could cause results to differ materially from those in these
 forward-looking statements.  Risk factors include the level of military
 expenditures and are more fully described in filings with the Securities and
 Exchange Commission.
 
 

SOURCE Advanced Technical Products, Inc.
    ROSWELL, Ga., April 17 /PRNewswire/ --
 Advanced Technical Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:   ATPX), announced today that its
 Marion Composites division has been awarded a $2.5 million follow-on contract
 by Raytheon Company of El Segundo, California.  According to program manager,
 Roger Bowman, Marion Composites will supply the Enclosures and the Array
 Panels for the Sentinel Program.  The systems are to be delivered over the
 next eighteen months.  The award represents a continuing relationship between
 Raytheon and Marion Composites, which began in 1978 with the Firefinder
 Program.
     ATP also announced today that its Marion Composites division recently
 received its third multi-year certification to ISO 9001.  Marion Composites
 was initially certified to ISO 9001 by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) on
 February 23, 1995 and received its second certification on January 28, 1998.
     ISO 9001 is an internationally accepted quality assurance model made up of
 20 sets of quality system requirements.  Marion Composites' certificate is
 valid for the design, manufacture, repair and servicing of radomes and
 composite structures, shelters and relocatable hospitals for the aerospace,
 military/defense and commercial markets.
     Marion Composites produces a wide variety of aerospace composite
 structures, shelters, and relocatable hospitals, and is the world's leading
 manufacturer and designer of radomes for high-performance jet aircraft.
     Advanced Technical Products, Inc.'s operating divisions include
 Intellitec, Lincoln Composites, Lunn Industries and Marion Composites.  The
 Company's products are used in a variety of applications in the aerospace and
 defense industries, as well as commercial markets.  ATP designs, develops, and
 manufactures high-performance radomes, aircraft components, rocket motor
 cases, pressure vessels, fuel tanks, shelter systems and other advanced
 composite products utilizing various production capabilities.  The Company is
 also a leader in the design, development and manufacture of biological and
 chemical detection and protection systems.  ATP also designs and manufactures
 electronic products for the specialty vehicle market.  Further information on
 Advanced Technical Products, Inc. is available at www.atpx.com .
 
     "Safe Harbor" Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
 of 1995: This press release includes forward-looking statements regarding the
 present intentions and expectations of management of ATP such as "The systems
 are to be delivered over the next eighteen months."  Certain factors beyond
 ATP's control could cause results to differ materially from those in these
 forward-looking statements.  Risk factors include the level of military
 expenditures and are more fully described in filings with the Securities and
 Exchange Commission.
 
 SOURCE  Advanced Technical Products, Inc.