AllTite News

Friday, July 6th 2018
ALLITE, Inc. ( in Williston, ND, is celebrating seven years in business with new, expanded offerings, and an open house on July 17th. Committing to the needs of the local customer, Alltite Williston has enhanced inventory, added a roving technician service, and is now a certified... READ MORE
Wednesday, June 22nd 2016
Check out Tom Smith CEO of Alltite presenting at Wichita's 1 Million Cups meeting about Alltite's "pivot" as a company.
Wednesday, May 25th 2016
The contraction of the oil and gas industry has not been kind to Wichita-based Alltite Inc.

With that, Alltite has shifted from working mostly with companies involved with onshore oil and gas exploration into other markets. Alltite provides bolting services, calibration and equipment.
“We’ve... READ MORE
Wednesday, March 30th 2016
Cargill looking to move its headquarters
A major Wichita employer could be moving, possibly out of the city. Cargill says it's looking for a new site for its Wichita headquarters.

Source: KWCH Channel 12
Wednesday, March 30th 2016
Alltite Inc. has a new chief financial officer.

The company, which sells and rents industrial tooling for the energy and aircraft industries, hired Nathan Spearman for that role.

Spearman had been the CFO of Viega, a German-based piping company, since 2005.

“We feel honored that someone... READ MORE
Tuesday, October 6th 2015
Continuum Applied Technology and Alltite announce development of a new integration to provide synchronization of Alltite calibration data through CORRIDOR Aviation Service Software.

Alltite offers a unique calibration solution that answers the specialized needs of the aviation industry. With... READ MORE
Monday, December 22nd 2014
Six weeks, 24 offices, thousands of votes. The end result: Alltite is the winner of the inaugural Wichita's Coolest Offices contest.

Alltite won in a bracket-based competition, in which we asked readers to vote in head-to-head matchups. You can see the bracket below (click on the bracket image... READ MORE
Monday, November 17th 2014
Alltite Global has plans to open a satellite office in Red Deer, Alberta and 3 field offices in Grande Prairie, Edmonton and Fort St. John. Lockhart Oilfield Services has distributed tooling for a year now, but realized a more integrated partnership and free standing locations were needed to... READ MORE
Wednesday, October 22nd 2014
For years nipple up crews have worked with electric pumps that spark and create ignition sources. To prevent explosions and well fires, crews used work-arounds like fifty or one hundred foot long high-pressure hoses to keep the ignition source far enough away from the well site to reduce the... READ MORE
Monday, October 1st 2012
Terry Bradshaw featured MobileCal™ on his nationally syndicated program, Profiles. He showcased the business as a-state-of-the-art mobile calibration service offering fully-equipped service trucks that arrive on-site to support bolting solutions. MobileCal ensures accuracy and safety with... READ MORE
Monday, October 1st 2012
Alltite, Inc. was featured on Inside Business with Fred Thompson where they conducted interviews with Alltite employees in order to showcase better bolting techniques. Known in the industry for their wide selection of tool vendors in everything from pumps to hydraulic torque wrenches, Alltite... READ MORE
Wednesday, June 20th 2012
Alltite, Inc. has merged with sister company MobileCal, Inc. to consolidate vendor services and better serve our customers in heavy industries such as wind energy, petrochemicals, refining, power generation and pipelines.
“This consolidated bolting approach makes tremendous sense for our... READ MORE
Thursday, May 3rd 2012
Most people in the bolting industry have a misconception of yield as far as studs are concerned. From what we have heard in the field, one normally thinks that “100% yield” is where the stud breaks. This is false. 100% yield is a reference to when a stud passes the “plastic... READ MORE
Saturday, March 17th 2012
Misconceptions about yield are common, especially concerning studs. From our research in the field, we’ve found that 100% yield is often mistakenly used to refer stud breakage. In reality, 100% yield is a reference to the point that a stud passes from a plastic state to the elastic region of... READ MORE
Saturday, February 18th 2012
In 2003, two brothers employed as representatives for a leading manufacturer of torque and bolting tools decided that it was time to launch a business of their own.
“Andy and I had been working in this field for many years,” Alltite CEO Tom Smith said. “Like anybody, we... READ MORE
Thursday, December 22nd 2011
Wind Systems Magazine recently profiled Alltite for it’s impact on the bolting solutions industry, highlighting its innovation and many firsts.
The article begins with a history of the company, started by two brothers Tom and Andy Smith, whose years of industry experience laid the foundation... READ MORE
Thursday, July 21st 2011
A recent article on the Windpower Engineering and Development website asks to see the calibration certificate on that hydraulic torque wrench you are using. They note that many companies believe factory torque charts and a certified gauge provides enough accuracy, but go on to say, It’s a... READ MORE
Thursday, June 9th 2011
The Wichita Business Journal and the Wichita Eagle have reported on the purchase by Alltite Bolting Services of a historic 14,000 sq. ft. building in downtown Wichita. The new building is needed to accomodate Alltite’s rapidly expanding business. The historic building will undergo renovations... READ MORE
Saturday, April 23rd 2011
Compressor Tech Two (CT2) recently explored the history of bolting from the 1800′s to today. Over time, engineers have recognized the importance of standardizing bolting practices, leading to formal guidelines being published by ASME in 2000. Those guidelines, entitled PCC-1- 2000 Guidelines... READ MORE
Saturday, April 2nd 2011
Wichita Business Journal has reported that Alltite Bolting Services has opened a new office in Williston, North Dakota.
In an effort to provide ever-better and more responsive service to drilling operations in the Bakken Formation, Oil and natural gas production in the area has been rapidly... READ MORE
Tuesday, March 22nd 2011
Alternate Power Construction, publishers of Wind Builder, recently covered WindPower Conference and Exhibition, the worlds largest wind energy event, and couldn’t help but highlight the contributions Alltite is making to the industry. The conference, hosted by the American Wind Energy... READ MORE
Wednesday, May 12th 2010
The Windpower Engineering and Development website recently featured the benefits of the E-RAD 2000 electric torque gun for high-endurance bolting jobs. The E-RAD, manufactured by New World Technologies, maintains a high degree of accuracy and repeatability, but more than that, it can store precise... READ MORE