McHale Performance Expands Offerings and Capability through Acquisition of Air-Tech Environmental and Strategic Hire of a Director of Business Development
September 7, 2017

  • Uniquely Enhances Problem Solving Capacity in Conjunction with Performance Services
  • Significantly Increases Environmental Testing and Consulting Capability
  • Further Strengthens Environmental Offering Depth of Experience and Expertise
  • Full Turnkey Consulting, Testing, and Measurement Capability to Reduce Project Risks and Costs
  • Increases Focus and Services to Additional Industries and Markets

Acquisition of Air-Tech Environmental

AirTech EnvironmentalREDMOND, WA USA - McHale Performance is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Air-Tech Environmental (  Air-Tech Environmental was founded in 1996 and is a full service air emissions and consulting firm.  Joining Air-Tech Environmental with McHale enhances the depth and breadth of services that we are able to offer our clients through unique expertise in both performance and emissions.    Air-Tech Environmental is known for advising clients as a trusted partner on the best approach to solving emissions problems and meeting permit limits.  Air-Tech Environmental has developed air emissions methods and modified methods with EPA approval and has members on numerous boards and committees that develop the methods.  Mr. Mike Hartman, Managing Director of Air-Tech Environmental, has worked in the environmental field since 1969, developing methods and standards, conducting emissions testing, reviewing data, and preparing technical reports. Mr. Hartman’s background in engineering and firsthand knowledge in the operation of incinerators, power-generating turbines, and various chemical processes provides a level of expertise that is valued by clients in resolving emission problems.  Mr. Hartman was inducted to the Stack Sampling Hall of Fame in 2003 and was awarded the Matt Devito Award (Stack Samplings highest award) in 2009.

About Air-Tech Environmental

Air-Tech Environmental is a full-service air emissions testing and consulting firm located in Durham, North Carolina USA. We are focused on assisting our clients in all aspects of environmental services consulting.

Air-Tech Environmental has participated in more than 500 source tests, including the development and validation of numerous promulgated EPA Reference Methods. This vast experience with sampling and analysis methods at numerous source category allows us to provide our clients with expertise that is unique to Air-Tech Environmental. In addition to the United States, Air-Tech Environmental has worked with several clients’ facilities or interests abroad in countries such as Russia, UK, Brazil, Ghana, Italy, Saudi Arabia, Spain, South American, and Korea.

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Hire of a Director of Business Development

REDMOND, WA USA - McHale Performance, is pleased to announce that Mr. Joe D. Smith has joined our company as Director of Business Development effective August 14, 2017.  Mr. Smith has 26 years of experience in the Power, Oil and Gas industries.  Through his career with prior companies, Mr. Smith has served with as an Environmental Technician, Application Engineer, Project Manager, Performance Test Engineer, Performance Engineering Manager, Manager & Director of Business Development, Director of Regional Sales, and Vice President of Business Development.  Mr. Smith’s responsibilities for McHale will be to enhance and develop successful South American business initiatives with our McHale team.  Additionally, Mr. Smith will also be responsible for the integration of thermal and environmental services with complete performance solutions to existing and new clients to enhance McHale’s services.

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