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Posted on: March 14, 2012

Mobile Application Development Company Selects Overland Park for its Headquarters

Automotive Technology Services Inc., an automotive mobile application development company, announced today that it has selected Overland Park for its headquarters, creating 26 high-paying executive jobs.

“The Kansas City area offered Automotive Technology Services access to an innovative workforce and a strong technology community,” said Robert Shively, president and CEO of Automotive Technology Services. “We are committed to providing a product that is revolutionizing how the future of used cars will be appraised, bought and sold, and ATS is enthusiastic to grow and find success in Kansas City.”

ATS selected Overland Park after evaluating markets across the Midwest including Chicago and Minneapolis. The company has signed a lease for office space in Corporate Woods.

“I want to welcome Automotive Technology Services to Overland Park,” said Pat George, Kansas Commerce Secretary. “As someone with experience in the automotive industry, I’m pleased that Kansas could help recruit a company that provides important data processing and related services to dealers nationwide. I look forward to the continued success of ATS.”

“Overland Park is becoming known as a center for businesses that excel in information technology innovation and entrepreneurship,” said Overland Park Mayor Carl Gerlach. “On behalf of the city of Overland Park, I would like to welcome Automotive Technology Services as it prepares to move into our nationally ranked community. ATS’ proven leadership will help to ensure its success and growth. Thanks to the Kansas City Area Development Council, the Overland Park Economic Development Council and the state of Kansas for partnering on this project.”

Bob Marcusse, president and CEO of the Kansas City Area Development Council, said, “Today’s announcement is further proof that the Kansas City region is an ideal location for technology companies looking to grow – from Google to ATS – KC offers the ecosystem technology companies need to succeed.”

Special thanks to the following organizations in bringing Automotive Technology Services to Kansas City: Overland Park Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Council, City of Overland Park, Kansas Department of Commerce, Zimmer Real Estate Services, Stoltz Management Company, KCP&L and Kansas Gas Services.

About Automotive Technology Services Inc.
Automotive Technology Services was founded to make the process of buying and selling cars easier. Through its mobile application AutoFlipr, ATS provides auto dealers new technology allowing for increased control, visibility and efficiency evaluation with all auto transactions. For more information please visit

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