2021

Empire Tool Rental purchases A2Z Equipment Rental and expands their regional footprint to include the greater Pompano Beach, Florida area.

2019

Terrance Fuhrman of Empire Tool Rental purchases Air Too Sales expanding the firm’s tool rental and repair capabilities while looking to continue its legacy of innovation and excellence in the industry.

1989

Businessmen Roger H. Lourie and Lloyd W. Milne purchase ATS and continue focusing on servicing the construction, utilities, and marine trades.

1980s

ATS contribution was the introduction of the “Air Pen”. This tool was the first air operated etching tool in the industry and is a patented device. Along with the needle scaler, it is one of the two most significant new products in the modern air tool industry. The...

1970s

ATS develops prototype for housing magnets used in electronic microscopes, made a prototype for the ‘Perspectograph’ allowing for automatic perspective drawings rather than manual, made the prototype for a device sealing plastic pipe at the job site, and also patented...