Angela Pierce
Glenn Research Center, Cleveland

David E. Steitz
Headquarters, Washington
August 26, 2009
RELEASE : 09-040
NASA Awards Contract for Pressure Systems Certification
CLEVELAND -- NASA's Glenn Research Center has awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract valued at $30 million to Mainthia Technologies, Inc. (MTI) of Cleveland.

MTI will provide on-site services for the certification of pressure vessels and systems, and the operation, maintenance and engineering of cryogenic systems. MTI also will provide recertification, repairs and periodic in-service inspections and maintain the accuracy of the certification activities database.

The systems and equipment to be certified and maintained under this contract are housed in various buildings and locations throughout Glenn and the Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio.

The contract begins on Oct. 1, 2009, with a two-year base period followed by three one-year options.

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