Vital Link, Inc. was founded in Sealy, TX in 1990, as a successor to J4 Construction. Other well-known companies contribute to VLI’s pedigree in hush houses, noise suppressors and jet engine test equipment. VLI can support legacy equipment from Williams Steel, Exceletech, IAC, Environmental Elements, ASE, Cullum Detuners, Page Avjet, Space Corp, Techspace Aero, Cenco, MDS, Celtech, Astronics and Atec and others. Our sustainment work on USAF test enclosures worldwide is highly respected.

Vital Link’s 125,000 square foot manufacturing plant is located in Sealy, TX. This 30-acre campus accommodates fabrication of hush houses and noise suppressors, as well as manufacturing and refurbishing of steel structures & industrial equipment. Our three-bay manufacturing facility offers 38 foot ceilings and large overhead cranes.  The campus also includes covered blast and paint areas. Vital Link is currently in a significant modernization of our campus and it’s QMS is certified to ISO 9001:2015. We have added new Engineering, Production Control and Material/Logistics buildings, and significantly upgraded our Main Fab shop. Come see us!

On January 10, 2017, Atec, Inc., the nation’s oldest aeroengine test cell and support firm, purchased Vital Link, Inc. as a wholly-owned subsidiary. As part of Atec, we offer a combined 200 years of corporate history and are growing and gaining recognition. Atec was designated 2016 NASA National Subcontractor of the Year, SBA Region VI Subcontractor for 2017 and a DCMA Top Supplier in 2018. Vital Link’s Hush House and Noise Suppressor experience is the world’s best, and our total offerings are unmatched.

Now involving over 125 engineers and comprehensive production assets, Vital Link, Atec, Celtech and Hager Machine & Tool are upgrading products and pursuing larger aerospace and energy challenges. Project Management for worldwide construction erection, installation, and sustainment tasks is our strength. No support project is too large for our combined resources. We invite you to also visit and for more information.

  • Founded 1990; Acquired January 2017
  • Cage Code – 0ZV99
  • SAMS/ DUNS #789317120
  • DoDAAC – EZ5901
  • 130 employees – Sealy, TX USA 77474
  • Campus: 30 acres, 8 buildings; 125,000 sq. ft.
  • Vital Link Europe, Ltd – London, Dubai & Istanbul