Company Profile

Lighting the Pathway of Freedom

Our Corporate Mission

Torch Technologies, Inc. (DUNS 122515708, CAGE Code 3CBV3) is a 100 percent employee owned small business with more than 750 employees dedicated to quality technical services, competitive costs, and ethical business practices. Headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, Torch has employee owners located in Colorado Springs, Colorado; Corpus Christi, Texas; Shalimar, Florida; Pacific Missile Range Facility, Hawaii; Fort Rucker, Alabama; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Letterkenny Army Depot, Pennsylvania; Aberdeen, Maryland; Patuxent River, Maryland; Dayton, Ohio; Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts; Reagan Test Site, Kwajalein; and Cairo, Egypt. In 2016, our annual revenues were approximately $293 million, and we currently hold relevant research and development prime contracts worth over $1.5 billion.

Areas of Expertise

We are dedicated to providing superior research, development, and engineering services to the Department of Defense in the following primary areas: Weapon System Performance Analysis to include sensors/seekers, aerodynamics, guidance and control, target discrimination, endgame performance, and command and control; Modeling and Simulation with emphasis primarily on high-fidelity level simulations including all digital simulations, Software-in-the-Loop (SWIL) and Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) simulations; Information Technology such as distributed simulations/data management, visualization techniques, high performance computers, and network integration; Manned and Unmanned Aviation; Test & Evaluation (T&E); and Advanced Technology Research and Development including development, testing, and implementation of innovative algorithms and software. As defense contractors, the services we provide directly support the men and women who serve our country. Our Corporate Mission Statement sums up the pride our employees take in the work we do: “Lighting the Pathway of Freedom.”

Core Attributes

Torch Technologies finds that certain core attributes are routinely used to describe the company and our employees. We reinforce our desire to maintain this reputation with every individual we hire, every business relationship we begin and with every client we serve.

Innovation

Torch maintains a “cutting-edge” atmosphere that encourages employee creativity and thinking outside the box and allows them the freedom to take the necessary risks to implement these ideas.

Cooperation

Torch employees exhibit an unselfish will to achieve common corporate and customer goals as well as to help others succeed.

Experts

Torch employees strive to be world-renowned leaders in their fields of expertise, continuously upgrade their knowledge base and staying abreast of technological advancements and innovations.

Customer Focus

Torch employees recognize that we exist to support our customers and act accordingly by knowing who our customers are and understanding their requirements and needs.

Excellence

Torch employees achieve the highest levels of performance, always striving to exceed company and customer expectations.

Integrity

Torch employees are honest, trustworthy, and dependable and always strive to “do the right thing”. They lead by example and always act in a way to uphold Torch corporate ethics and our reputation.

Reliability

Torch employees are dependable and consistently lend their efforts to solve the problems at hand and to support the goals of the organization and our customers.

Our Mission

Torch Technologies will help our clients exceed their goals in the most cost-effective and time-efficient manner given their own technology, schedule, and financial constraints. Through our determined effort, our Torch employees are Lighting the Pathway of Freedom.

We will develop and maintain long-standing customer and subcontractor relationships by:

  • Ensuring Complete Customer Satisfaction
  • Exceeding Customer Requirements and Expectations
  • Providing Superior Services on a Consistent Basis
  • Being Proactive
  • Following Honest and Ethical Practices
  • Being Completely Accountable for our Actions
  • Performing Within Reasonable Cost

We will develop and maintain long-term employee relationships by:

  • Attracting and Retaining High-Quality Personnel
  • Providing Quality Management and Leadership
  • Providing Rewarding Opportunities for Career Growth
  • Providing a Challenging, Rewarding and Stable Environment
  • Rewarding Exceptional Service
  • Encouraging Professional Development
  • Maintaining an Outstanding Overall Compensation Package
  • Encouraging and Enabling Employee Ownership

Recognized Results

Torch Technologies is ISO 9001:2015 certified, and our Aviation Division has achieved a CMMI Level 3 rating. Torch has been recognized over the past decade for our business performance, workplace environment, and ethical business practices. Most recently, in 2017, Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine named Torch a Best Medium Workplace for the second consecutive year. Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine also named Torch one of the country’s Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services for the second consecutive year in 2017. Torch was also named a winner of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Huntsville award, marking Torch’s fourth time to receive this honor, with previous wins in 2016, 2012, and 2008. Washington Technology listed Torch in its annual “Top 100” Government Contractors ranking for the third consecutive year in 2017, and Bloomberg Government listed Torch in its annual “Top 200” ranking in 2017. Torch was also ranked in the Inc. 5000 list for the eleventh consecutive year in 2017. In 2016, Torch was named one of America’s Best Small Companies by Forbes. In 2015, Torch won the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Business Ethics in the North Alabama Region for the 3rd time, also winning in 2009 and 2005. In 2013, Torch was recognized by the Small Business Administration as Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year representing the eight southeastern states in SBA Region IV. Torch was selected by Inc. Magazine and Winning Workplaces as a winner in the 2011 Top Small Company Workplaces national competition. In 2008, the Alabama Information Technology Association selected Torch as Large Business of the Year Leadership in Technology award, and the Principal Group named Torch one of the Principal 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security nationwide. Torch won the 2007 Huntsville Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year award in the Technology Category. Also in 2007, Inc. 5000 ranked Torch as the No. 1 Fastest Growing Privately-Held Defense Contractor in the Southeast Region. Torch was nationally recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine in July 2006 as one of the 100 fastest growing companies in America.