March 31, 2017

Altair Technologies Announces Change in Executive Leadership

Chris Wallace & Chris Ferrari appointed Co-CEO’s & Co-President’s, Effective Immediately

FREMONT, Calif. — Altair Technologies, Inc. today announced that Curtis Allen has resigned as Chief Executive Officer and President to pursue other opportunities. Effective immediately, the Board has appointed CFO and former Vice President of Operations, Chris Wallace and former Vice President of Engineering, Chris Ferrari as Co-Chief Executive Officers & Co-Presidents to ensure a smooth transition and to lead Altair’s executive team. Mr. Wallace will remain as the Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. Allen has played a leadership role at Altair since 2000. As Chief Executive Officer & President, Mr. Allen was successful in developing a LINAC product line for Altair as well as sustaining its core business. Mr. Allen will remain as a special advisor through this transition.

Prior to serving as Co-CEO & Co-President of the Company, Mr. Wallace served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations from February 2001. Mr. Wallace will continue to focus on managing Altair’s finances as well as playing a pivotal role in supporting manufacturing processes through procurement management, quality assurance and vendor relations.

Prior to serving as Co-CEO & Co-President of the Company, Mr. Ferrari most recently served as Vice President of Engineering. Mr. Ferrari will focus on managing Altair’s manufacturing and engineering teams. He will also manage the sales group and assist with customer relations.

Both Mr. Wallace and Mr. Ferrari bring vast knowledge and understanding to their respective roles and will continue to help Altair grow as a company.

About Altair Technologies

Altair Technologies is a global leader in furnace brazing, contract manufacturing and also a world renowned LINAC manufacturer & LINAC re-furbisher. Altair is dedicated to support continued growth and development in its core-competencies. Headquartered in Fremont, California, Altair is recognized for its engineering expertise related to brazing, applied to process and “turn-key” assemblies. More information is available at


July 10th, 2015
Digital Imaging XVIII Conference 2015


Altair Technologies will participate in the ASNT exhibition from July 27th to July 29th, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, Rhode Island.
The Digital Imaging Conference is ASNT’s most highly rated conference for suppliers and users of digital and radiographic imaging. This event emphasizes the important role of, and challenges to, non-destructive testing (NDT) for new construction and in in-service inspection.

The show is focused on NDT and often linear accelerators are used to make extremely high energy x-rays that are used to image products for inspection purposes. This is a new market segment for Altair Technologies.

Altair News:

avsAltair Technologies will participate in NCCAVS Equipment Exhibit form Thursday February 19, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM PST

The NCCAVS sponsors an Annual Equipment Exhibition to showcase products and services of companies supporting vacuum-related industries. Attracting approximately 100+ exhibitors and ~700 attendees, the NCCAVS Annual Equipment Exhibition is the largest sponsored by any AVS Chapter.