UTEC Corporation Propellants and Testing

UTEC’s innovative energetic materials testing facility is the only one of it’s kind, and has provided us with accurate and timely results that we could not have obtained affordably elsewhere. UTEC’s expertise and professionalism made the overall experience an amazing one.

– Marvin Banks
New Mexico Tech

Revolutionary technology through research & testing

UTEC Corporation is an independent explosives laboratory, offering state of the art testing and analysis to clients worldwide. The company is a leader in commercial explosives technology including development, analysis, testing and manufacturing. UTEC operates a chemical research and development laboratory near Riverton, Kansas, which specializes in commercial explosives development and analysis. The Company also operates a destructive test facility near Hallowell, Kansas, which specializes in determining the detonating characteristics of commercial explosives.

UTEC is unique, as one of the few remaining independent commercial energetic material testing, development and manufacturing companies in the world. The company has the only remaining actively used underwater energy testing facility in North America. The current test facility has been in operation for over 40 years, with continual upgrades to meet today's marketplace demands. UTEC's staff consists of a team of highly trained scientists and technicians, who represent over 100 years of combined experience in the handling and testing of explosives and energetic materials

The company was founded over fifty years ago to serve the needs of commercial explosives producers in the coal and metals industries, and has grown to serve the top domestic and international commercial explosives producers, key Department of Defense contractors, and numerous regulatory agencies including the ATF, DOT, and security services.

UTEC and predecessors have licensed and sold explosives and energetic materials technology in the following countries:

  • USA
  • Canada
  • Colombia
  • Suriname
  • Peru
  • Argentina
  • South Korea
  • Mexico
  • Costa Rica
  • Spain
  • Portugal
  • France
  • Nigeria
  • South Africa
  • Thailand
  • India
  • New Guinea
  • Australia
  • New Zealand

From blasting applications to new product formulations, UTEC continually strives to exceed individual customer requirements. To learn more about us, download our corporate brochure.

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Technology & Manufacturing

Tel: (+1) 620.783.1361
8500 SE Jayhawk Drive
Galena, Kansas 66739


Tel: (+1) 405.928.7061
222 E Eufaula Street, Suite 120
Norman, OK 73069

International Subsidiary

Tel: (+91) 9840032924
Old No: 4 / New No: 9 Anandan Street
T. Nagar, Chennai 600 017