Tex ATC

Air Traffic Control Room Design, Manufacture and Installation

Established in 1996, Tex ATC – a subsidiary of Tex Holdings plc – specialize in air traffic control room design, manufacture and installation. Projects include more than 20 air traffic control rooms for major international airports, regional airports and military air bases. Sole distributors of the popular MV8 Series modular (prefabricated) air traffic control rooms, Tex ATC also supply replacement air traffic control room glazing, solar blinds and air traffic control room refurbishment and upgrade.

Tex ATC comprises a highly specialized and dedicated team of technical consultants, designers, and engineers; their wealth of expertise is second to none. Delivering elegant, precision-engineered solutions, Tex ATC have built strong partnerships with clients, architects and suppliers, ensuring a fully integrated turnkey service, from concept visualization to CAD drawings, and from manufacture to installation. Tex ATC overseas representatives provide local knowledge and resources, and our clients can be assured of a personal service and continued support. Available for consultation, research and development, and large-scale tender proposals, Tex ATC delivers logistically challenging projects, on time and within budget.

Tex ATC have completed the following air traffic control room projects:

Tex Special Projects division – also a subsidiary of Tex Holdings – undertake research and development for leading edge engineering consultancies. Projects include radio frequency-blocking glazing for both civilian and military applications and the flying control rooms (FLYCO) for the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers. In recognition for their contribution to technological advances in glazing for the maritime environment, Tex Special Projects were awarded the BAE Systems Bronze Design Award.

Company Profile

  • Air Traffic Control Rooms

    Tex ATC are world-renowned air traffic control room designers, specialising in manufacturing and project managing the installation of bespoke steel structures and glazing. In addition, Tex ATC supply standard models including the MV8 Series CAA/FAA-compliant prefabricated air traffic control room range, undertake air traffic control room (ATCR), visual control room (VCR) and flying control room refurbishment and glass replacement.

    The majority of VCRs are specialised and bespoke, and the Tex ATC team of highly experienced technical consultants, designers and engineers develop all our projects in-house using advanced CAD software and produce stunning photo-realistic presentations and detailed drawings. Through vast experience, knowledge of material applications and continual research and development, Tex ATC provide value engineered VCRs and optimised operational environments.

    Air traffic control room structural steel and cladding systems are test-assembled, quality controlled and certified, and the glazing technology is tailored to varying environmental challenges and client requirements. All components are manufactured and finished to the highest standards for maximum strength, longevity and aesthetics, and the complete air traffic control room is expertly installed by Tex ATC project managers.

  • Modular (Prefabricated) Air Traffic Control Rooms

    Designed by Tex ATC Division, a supplier of air traffic visual control rooms (VCRs) and bespoke structural, engineering and glazing solutions for military and civilian applications, the MV8 series air traffic control room benefits from more than 20 years’ design and manufacturing expertise. Download MV8 Series brochure.

    The MV8 series are modular air traffic control rooms, designed by Tex ATC and manufactured and supplied worldwide for rapid installation. Tex ATC Project Managers may be employed to manage the installation or a kit-only option is available. MV8s are supplied with detailed installation instructions and bolted construction is used throughout with no site welding required.

    Combining the latest architectural concepts and standards, the MV8 series specification meets or exceeds all relevant British Standards, outperforms many bespoke designs and offers a comfortable, functional, safe and stylish working environment.

    All components have been specified to withstand extreme environmental conditions and therefore the MV8 series is not only universal for many locations but also extremely durable.

  • Tex Special Projects

    Tex Special Projects, a subsidiary of Tex Holdings, undertake research and development for leading edge engineering consultancies. Projects include radio frequency-blocking glazing for both civilian and military applications and the flying control rooms (FLYCO) for the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers and windows and ancillaries for India’s first home-built carrier, INS Vikrant (“courageous”), also known as Indigenous Aircraft Carrier 1 (IAC-1). In recognition for their contribution to technological advances in glazing for the maritime environment, Tex Special Projects were awarded the BAE Systems Bronze Design Award.

    Our Maxi-View Tempest glazing and wiper technology defy the most extreme conditions and offer unparalleled visibility for confident, split-second decision making. Environments can be optimised through our heated Maxi-View glass that can adopt attributes such as Electromagnetic Shielding, NBC compliance, Impact resistance and up to BR7 capabilities with optical clarity.

    • Maxi-View ‘Tempest’ EMC/EMI/RFI shielding
    • IR screening
    • Acoustic attenuation
    • Optically transparent conductive glass
    • Maxi-View heated anti-condensation glass
    • UV reduction and controlled solar transmission
    • Ballistic and impact resistant
    • Large/over-sized window specialist
    • Window wiper and washing systems
    • MOD approved suppliers
    • Turnkey and bespoke solutions
    • ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Assurance

    Available for consultation, research and development, and large-scale tender proposals, Tex Special Projects have a proven track record of delivering logistically and technically challenging projects, on time and within budget. Design services are conducted in-house at the UK office, and clients are welcome to visit and discuss their requirements.

  • Air Traffic Control Room Glass Replacement

    Tex ATC Services are the leading supplier of replacement glass for existing aircraft control tower rooms that require repair or upgrading to advanced glazing systems with minimal scaffolding and minimal disruption.

    Recent projects include consultation for Stansted Arirport (UK). Other recent Tex VCR glass installations include Manchester Airport (UK), RAFO Thumrait (Oman) and RAF Topcliffe (UK).

Products

Datastop™ Glass for Electromagnetic Shielding

Tex Special Projects are the sole distributor of Pilkington Datastop™ glass outside of the US. Datastop™ glass has an “invisible” electrically conductive surface, specifically designed to give maximum electromagnetic shielding (electronic noise shielding/EMI/RF) for the …

Maxiview Tempest Glazing

Maxiview Tempest from Tex Special Projects is ultra-high specification glazing with the added benefits of blast/impact resistance and electromagnetic shielding (EMI/RF) for the purpose of preventing data theft/hacking. Maxiview Tempest Glazing - Winner of the …

MV8 Series Modular Air Traffic Control Room

The MV8 series are modular air traffic control rooms, designed by Tex ATC and manufactured and supplied worldwide for rapid installation. Tex ATC Project Managers may be employed to manage the installation or a kit-only …

Tex Maxiview Glazing

Tex Maxiview is the high performance glazing system used for air traffic control rooms. The design inputs and specialist configurations guarantee the maximum field of view and a high-performance glazing solution. Maximum optical clarity is achieved …

Contact

Tex A.T.C. Services Ltd
Unit 25
Claydon Business Park
Gipping Road
Great Blakenham
Ipswich
Suffolk
United Kingdom
IP6 0NL
  • +44 (0)1473 830144