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UniWest announces new location and new hires

KENNEWICK, WASHINGTON - January 25, 2022 – United Western Technologies Corp, (DBA UniWest) announces the completion of our move from Pasco, WA to Kennewick, WA, as well as recent hiring of Brian Parks (Mechanical Engineer) and Jerry Sooter (Marketing/Communications Manager).

UniWest headquarters building, Kenneiwck, WA

After 20 plus years in Pasco, UniWest has moved into a renovated facility near Kennewick’s Vista Field. Purchase of the building took place in November 2020. After months of remodeling & enhancements, the move was completed in June 2021. Prior to the move, UniWest operated from two different buildings in downtown Pasco. This move puts all operations under one roof, plus allows for future growth. We look forward to hosting our customers soon!

Brian Parks, UniWest Mechanical Engineer

Parks has over 7 years’ experience at Bruker as Lead Mechanical Engineer where he was involved with mechanical design of the firm’s handheld XRF analyzers. In addition, Parks has a combined 14 years of engineering/product design experience from the automotive and consumer electronics industries. In his new UniWest role as Mechanical Engineer, Brian will be involved in new product design and continuous engineering of current products.

Jerry Sooter, UniWest Marketing Manager

Sooter brings with him 13 years of Marketing experience at Bruker as well as a combined 18 years of NDT manufacturing experience at Staveley NDT and Olympus NDT. In his new UniWest role as Marketing/Communications Manager, Jerry will be involved in many aspects of daily business management, as well as all aspects of marketing.

About UniWest

United Western Technologies Corp, (DBA UniWest) is a worldwide leader in the Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) industry. We design, manufacture and service NDT instrumentation and sensors with pride in quality workmanship. Our products can be found in the field, testing jet engine components; in the laboratory, analyzing new & unusual materials; and on the production line, using multi-coil arrays. UniWest will tailor a complete turnkey sensor & NDT system for your inspection needs. Our Goal is to provide a practical and robust solution to your application.

In 1985, UniWest was founded with four employees and one contract. Among our core beliefs is that all clients are treated fairly, with a relationship akin to a doctor and their patient. We want them to know that we believe in confidentiality and in our ability to understand their problems and to solve them. This philosophy of trust and honesty, combined with engineering competence, ensures loyal customers. At UniWest every employee is dedicated to providing customer satisfaction; a goal that our customers expect and deserve. UniWest is proud to be 100% employee owned, and as a result, our employees are committed to teamwork.

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