About Us
UTEC Corporation, LLC

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 its 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.

Business Units
UTEC’s Key Business Units

Early in 2007 the company announced its reorganization, and new aggressive growth plans, reorganizing into new business units. Today, UTEC offers the following key growth platforms:

Energetic Materials

The legacy Energetic Materials Business continues to focus on the traditional commercial and military explosives markets, providing testing services, product development, technology licensing, and custom manufacturing services. With over fifty years of service to our customers, UTEC has developed an impeccable reputation for reliability and quality, as well as timely and cost effective services to the domestic and international customers. The long standing relationships with customers and fundamental understanding of their needs are the keys to UTEC’s Energetic Materials unit success.

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Special Chemicals & Raw Materials

The Specialty Chemicals & Raw Materials unit leverages long term relationships with commercial and military producers of energetic materials to utilize existing paths to market for key raw materials to these customers. The overall strategy of the Specialty Chemicals Business is to take advantage of our expertise with highly reactive materials, and focus on key hazardous and energetic ingredients used by our customers. Leveraging our expertise, established customer relationships, and selectively providing difficult to handle hazardous materials gives UTEC a special position in the market, which would be difficult for competitors to duplicate.

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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