Southeast Operations

Southeast Operations

ES3’s Southeast Operations is run from our Georgia Technical Operation Center (GTOC) which has 60,000 square feet of office, lab, and shop space plus over 20,000 square feet of outside secure storage located at 98 Ignico Drive, Warner Robins, GA 31093.

The GTOC is a secure facility and requires advanced arrangements before any site visits. Contact us at 478-922-1460 to schedule an appointment.

The GTOC facility maintains an integrated Quality Management system comprising of AS9100D+ ISO9001:2015, ISO 17025, and NADCAP (Chemical Processing) Certifications. The GTOC is just minutes away from Robins AFB and has experienced staff with a variety of expertise that includes but is not limited to:

Professional Staff includes:

  • Aerospace and Mechanical Repair/Design Engineers
  • Material and Metallurgical Engineers
  • Chemist and Biologist
  • Coating and Plating Specialists
  • Surface Finish Technicians
  • Lab Technicians
  • NDI Technicians
  • A&P and IA Licensed Mechanics
  • Sheet Metal Mechanics
  • Certified Machinists and Welders
  • Certified Quality Assurance Manager and Auditors
GTOC has state of the art capabilities and services, including:

Engineering Services:

  • Engineering disciplines include: Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, Material Metallurgical, and Chemical
  • Drafting/Solid Modeling Services
  • Aircraft Avionics & Electrical Sustainment Support
  • Design, Develop & Manufacture Functional Prototypes
  • 3D Scanning
  • Tool Design
  • Field/Depot Level Test Equipment
  • System/Component Analysis
  • Proof-of-concept
  • Build-to-print
  • System/Component Studies
  • Obsolescence/Deficiency Analysis
  • Data Collection and Trend Analysis
  • Failure Mode Analysis
  • Research and Development
  • Reverse Engineering, Redesign, and Product Improvement
  • Return on Investment Analysis
  • System Integration
  • Develop Organic Repair Capability & Stand-up
  • Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) Verification & Compliance Testing
  • Technical Source Data and Publications

Laboratory Services:

  • Chemical
    • Titrations, 
    • Fluid Resistance, 
    • Waste Water Analysis (Jar Testing), 
    • Corrosive Vapor
  • Corrosion
    •  Salt Fog, 
    • Cyclic and Environmental (Beachfront)
  • Mechanical
    • Adhesion, 
    • Hydrogen embrittlement, 
    • Tensile, 
    • Fatigue, Four Point bending, 
    • Stress Rupture, 
    • Creep
  • Metallurgical
    • Image Analysis, 
    • Porosity, 
    • Hardness, 
    • Coupon Polishing, 
    • Mounting 
  • Fastener (Torque Tension, Break Away, etc.), 
  • Wear,
  • Impact and Gravelometry, 
  • XRF Metal and Fluid Analyzer

Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) Services:

  • Aircraft Sheet Metal, 
  • Composite 
  • Tool Design
  • CNC and Manual Mills & Lathes 
  • Cylindrical, Surface and Belt Grinding
  • Superfinishing (belt and stone)
  • Sheet Metal Fabrication (shears, brakes, rollers, stretchers, crimpers, etc.) 
  • Tube Bending
  • Welding
  • Material Finishing Services
    • Electroplating (LHE alkaline Zn-Ni, e-nickel, etc.)
    • Brush Plating and Brush Anodizing
    • Thermal Spray including Cold Spray, HVOF (including Novel Cooling and Temperature Monitoring, Plasma, Combustion, Arc Spray
    • Painting & Priming
    • Surface Preparation (etch and abrasive blast)
    • Parts Cleaning
    • Pulse Automated Waterstrip
  • Technical Manual Development
  • Electrical Wiring Cable/Harness Manufacture

By Air:

ES3’s Georgia office is a two-hour drive south of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

By Car:
From Interstate 75, take route 129 south to Warner Robins. Our facility is on Ignico Drive next to The Warehouse, just as you get off of route 129.


Several hotels within 5 miles driving distance include:
Comfort Suites

3101 Watson Blvd
Warner Robins, GA 31093

Marriott Courtyard

589 Carl Vinson Parkway
Warner Robins, GA 31088

Fairfield Inn & Suites

221 Margie Drive
Warner Robins, GA 31093

Hilton Garden

207 North Willie Lee Pkwy
Warner Robins, GA 31093

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