Barrios Technology Celebrates 40 Years
Houston Tx: Barrios Technology recently marked 40 years in business providing award-winning professional engineering services in the aerospace sector. Opening their doors in 1980 with a team of 15 employees, the cornerstone of their business has been providing engineering services to space programs. Today, Barrios has approximately 550 employees supporting NASA, Commercial Space projects, and Commercial projects in the oil and gas industry.
“Celebrating our 40th anniversary is a time to reflect on the many people who helped us achieve this milestone. First are all of our employees over these 40 years – I am so proud of the great work they do every day. Second are our customers – we are so honored to have contributed to our nation’s great human spaceflight programs. Third are our communities who have always embraced us. Thanks to all for your role in Barrios’ success over the past 40 years and for many years to come,” stated Sandy Johnson, Barrios CEO.
Barrios’ corporate office is located in Houston, Texas, and a satellite office is in Huntsville, Alabama. Throughout the 40 years of service Barrios has been recognized with a number of awards. Most recently Barrios received the 2019 NASA JSC Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award and was recognized with the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 2018 Region 6 Small Business Subcontractor of the Year award.
During the 40 years of operation Barrios has also made an impact in the communities where their employees live and work. Serving as an active member of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership, and the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce, Barrios regularly participates in activities that seek to improve those communities. CEO Sandy Johnson is well known in Bay Area Houston for her business leadership as well as her community endeavors having served as Chairman of multiple non-profit boards, primarily focused on education, as well as actively supporting the United Way of Greater Houston. Barrios employees can often be seen supporting Help Our Military Endure (HOME), Bay Area Turning Point, Ronald McDonald House – Galveston, and Bayou Animal Services. Barrios and its employees strongly support the area’s educational organizations such as Community In Schools, Clear Creek Educational Foundation, and Girlstart and presenting at school STEM events.
Headquartered in Houston, Barrios Technology is a woman-owned AS9100 certified engineering services company specializing in aerospace engineering & science, program planning & control, mission integration & operations, and software engineering & integration. Since 1980, Barrios has demonstrated their corporate mission to be the foremost small aerospace engineering services company providing extraordinary value to our customers, employees and communities. For more information on Barrios Technology, please call 281-280-1900 or visit www.barrios.com.