RTAT Precision Machining was founded in 2008 by Steve Burt and Jason Thibault. RTAT stands for rapid-turn-around-time and the company manufactures small-to medium-sized, complex components for the aerospace,bio-medical and automotive industries. RTAT is a high precision, close-tolerance machine shop offering precision CNC machining services, screw machine services and traditional machining including CNC milling, drilling and CNC turning.

VEDA provided partial financing to help RTAT expand into a new 4,800 square-foot facility in Georgia. The company plans to add three new full-time positions over the next three years.