Founded in 1978 by Ettore Gandini and his wife Laura, the ATLA story is much about the importance of family. Today the second generation has taken over giving new impetus to company values.
Expansion of the market including Gas Turbine hot path parts.
First installation of coating facility in ATLA (VPS).
ATLA receives the best world’s well known quality management standard for companies.
Sulzer and Fiat Avio join the company. Sulzer acquired 20% of ATLA’s shares, Fiat Avio 10%.
Fiat Avio acquired 20% of Sulzer’s shares. Two years later, Fiat Avio leaves the Gas Turbine market.
In the early 2000s, ATLA becomes one of the most important specialist in Special Processes for Gas Turbine hot path parts. In 2004, ATLA acquire the 40% of TAG’s shares.
With the agreement of Fiat Avio, ATLA established the company AvioFIX and returns to operate in the aeronautical market, together with TAG.
With the agreement of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Europe, ATLA established DGTSE, a company specialized in the repair of Gas Turbine hot path parts for power plant (Mitsubishi GT market in EMEA area).
After the joint-venture between MHI and Hitachi (Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems), ATLA becomes part of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Group.
ISO 14001, the certification related to the environmental management, and OHSAS 18001, for the occupational health and safety standards, has both been awarded to ATLA.
ATLA obtains also the ISO 50001, the standard created to help organizations with the management of their energy performance.
Thanks to adopting integration of common requirements of all the management system standards and specifications, ATLA is able to comply with the requirements of the highest standards for PAS 99:2012 Integrated Management Systems.
ATLA achieves ISO/IEC 27001 Certification for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS), the most widely recognized and prestigious standard for Information Security Management.
Our partners of Mitsubishi Power officially changes its corporate name from Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, becoming a major subsidiary of the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group. The rebrand marks the start of a new chapter in the company’s mission to solve the foremost energy challenges of our time, including decarbonizing energy and bringing reliable power to people all over the world.