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GATR has won several awards over the years. We are proud of our products and our team of engineers, manufacturing teams, as well as a great staff that promote and support the products, and our administrative and executive teams. Below are some of the accolades GATR has achieved over the years.

2006 – Tibbetts Award: This recognition is for significant achievements involving technological innovation related to the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. Individuals and companies selected for these national awards are recognized as having provided outstanding SBIR leadership in the state, region or the nation.

2007 – Popular Science - Invention of the Year Award:

Inc. Magazine’s – 500/5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in the telecommunications industry Category:
2009 - #259
2010 - #524
2011 - #1093
2012 - #1285

Inc. 500: The Hottest Products: 2009

2010 - R&D Magazine - R&D 100 Award (in communications): Based on the 100 most technologically significant products introduced into the marketplace.

2011 – Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce, Technology Company of the Year:

2011 – Russell Brown Executive Leadership Award (Huntsville/Madison County Chamber): Paul Gierow – GATR’s President

2012 - Alabama Manufacturer of the Year: Small Business

2012 - Induction into the NASA Technology Hall of Fame: GATR Antenna - Paul Gierow, Bill Clayton