Torch Technologies, Inc. (Torch) (DUNS 122515708, CAGE Code 3CBV3) is a 100 percent employee owned business with more than 900 employees dedicated to quality technical services, competitive costs, and ethical business practices. Headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, Torch has employee owners located in Fort Rucker, Alabama; Los Angeles, California; Colorado Springs, Colorado; Shalimar, Florida; Pacific Missile Range Facility, Hawaii; Honolulu, Hawaii; Aberdeen, Maryland; Patuxent River, Maryland; Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts; Detroit, Michigan; Dayton, Ohio; Ft. Sill, OK; Corpus Christi, Texas; Washington, DC; Langley AFB, VA; Reagan Test Site, Kwajalein; and Cairo, Egypt. In 2019, Torch annual revenues were approximately $513 million.
We Are Torch Technologies
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.”
Our 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.
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.
To our Customers and Partners
We Strive To
Ensure Complete Customer Satisfaction
Exceed Customer Requirements and Expectations
Provide Superior Services on a Consistent Basis
Follow Honest and Ethical Practices
Be Completely Accountable for our Actions
Perform Within Reasonable Cost
To our Employee Owners
We Strive To
Provide Quality Management and Leadership
Provide Rewarding Opportunities for Growth
Provide a Challenging and Stable Environment
Reward Exceptional Service
Encourage Professional Development
Provide Outstanding Overall Compensation
Encourage and Enable Employee Ownership
Torch Technologies (Torch) is ISO 9001:2015 certified, ISO 14001:2015 certified, AS9100D certified, and our Aviation Division has achieved a CMMI Level 3 rating.
Torch has received both national and local recognition for its business performance, workplace environment, and ethical business practices. Most recently, in 2021, Torch was recognized as the ESOP Company of the Year by the New South Chapter of The ESOP Association for a second time, with previous recognition in 2018. In 2020, Torch became the only four-time recipient of the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Business Ethics in the North Alabama region, also winning in 2015, 2009, and 2005. Great Place to Work named Torch one of the country’s Best Workplaces for Parents in 2020, and Torch was also named one of the Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services for the fifth consecutive year by Great Place to Work. Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine named Torch one of the country’s 2020 Best Workplaces for Millennials, with previous recognition in 2018. Torch was also ranked on the Inc. 5000 list for the fourteenth consecutive year in 2020. Washington Technology listed Torch in its annual “Top 100” Government Contractors ranking for the sixth consecutive year, and Bloomberg Government listed Torch in its annual “Top 200” ranking for the fourth consecutive year in 2020. Further, Torch was selected for a 2020 Colorado Springs Business Journal “Best in Business” award and was also named one of the “Best Workplaces in Colorado Springs” by The Colorado Springs Gazette in 2020. In 2019, Torch was ranked on the Entrepreneur 360 list for the third consecutive year. In 2018, Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine named Torch a Best Medium Workplace for the third consecutive year. Additionally, Torch was also named a winner of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Huntsville award, marking Torch’s fifth time to receive this honor, with previous wins in 2017, 2016, 2012, and 2008. In 2016, Torch was named one of America’s Best Small Companies by Forbes. 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.