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Argen Tech Building a Drone Business

Argen Tech building a drone businessStaying alive as a small company in an emerging industry is always a challenge – so organizations that have made it for 10 years or more, growing along the way, are always worth looking at.  Success isn’t always a straight path, and it takes flexibility and a determination to get things done to survive.  NH-based ArgenTech (AgTS) is a perfect example of building a drone business by evolving to meet customer needs.

AgTS doesn’t have the word “drone” in their name, and that’s because they didn’t begin as a drone company.  Started by a group of former military personnel in 2009, the company began with an SBIR grant for working with camouflage paint on submarines.  In 2011, however, the company landed a contract with Insitu to work with the ScanEagle: flying, maintaining, and acting as site leads wherever the ScanEagle was deployed.  The group had the military experience in manned and unmanned aviation required: but the ScanEagle contract was the start of a focus on…

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Source: dronelife.com