Tech ord

Tech Ord

A Division of AMTEC Corporation

Tech Ord, a division of AMTEC Corporation, produces various detonating and explosive components and materials, primarily for US Department of Defense products.

Primary products include:

  • Actuators

  • Fuze Components

  • Gas Generators

  • Impulse Cartridge And Pressure Cartridges

  • Lead Azide

  • Medium Caliber Ammunition Pellets
  • Primary and Secondary Energetic Materials
  • Pyrotechnic Cutters
  • Squibs and Electric Igniters
  • Time Delay Devices

Located on 640 acres in Clear Lake, South Dakota, Tech Ord houses all manufacturing, engineering and support operations within 88,000 square feet of manufacturing space across 22 buildings designed specifically for high-rate manufacture of various energetic devices and materials. The high-rate production lines are designed for efficient and cost-effective change over to produce hundreds of different products. The facility also has 25 storage bunkers for storage of raw material and finished goods explosives, as well as a state-of-the-art hazardous waste treatment facility to allow on-site disposal of energetic and hazardous waste. Tech Ord is a certified small business under NAICS 332993 (Ammunition Manufacturing, except small arms), and our quality system is ISO 9001:2008 registered. Tech Ord is currently the only US Army qualified producer of Lead Azide.

Our customers include the US Department of Defense, Defense Prime Contractors, and International Allies. Please do not hesitate to contact us and find out how we can meet your needs.


Tech Ord, a division of AMTEC

47600 180th St.
Clear Lake, South Dakota 57226