ATA Engineering Named as One of San Diego’s 100 Fastest Growing Companies

ATA Ranked in the 2008 San Diego Business Journal’s List of Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 2, 2008 — ATA Engineering, Inc., (ATA), a nationwide provider of innovative, high-value test- and analysis-driven mechanical engineering design solutions, was recently recognized as one of San Diego’s 100 Fastest-Growing Privately Held Companies at a private reception hosted by the San Diego Business Journal and Robert Half International.

ATA was ranked 48th based on percentage revenue growth between 2005 and 2007. In addition, ATA was ranked 40th on the list of San Diego’s Highest Privately-Held Revenue Generators, based on 2007 revenues, and 37th on the list of Largest Privately-Held Employers, which is ranked by the number of full-time employees based in San Diego in May 2008. A complete list of rankings can be found in a special supplement in the September 22 issue of the San Diego Business Journal or at www.sdbj.com.

“Everyone at ATA is very proud to have been included in this prestigious list of companies this year. It is especially gratifying to have been able to achieve this while staying true to ATA’s core mission of continuous focus on excellence in the quality of the products and services that we deliver to our customers while providing challenging and exciting career opportunities for our employee-owners who provide those services,” says Dr. Jeff Young, Chairman and General Manager of ATA.

To address continuing growth, ATA has also recently opened new offices in Denver, Colorado, and Los Angeles, California, to meet the needs of local customers while expanding upon its high-value services to the aerospace, defense, industrial, entertainment, and electronics markets. In addition to its geographical expansion to locate offices closer to its clients, ATA continues to make significant investments in the augmentation of the breadth and depth of the technical services it provides. This has included adding experts to its staff in the fields of acoustics, computational fluid dynamics, and design and analysis of advanced composite material structures.