Associated Theatrical Contractors opened its doors in Springfield, Missouri in 1959 – and has grown into the region’s foremost source for supplies and services for the entertainment industry.

Our Mission

Associated Theatrical Contractors is a regional leader in services and supplies for the entertainment industry. Our mission is to improve continually our quality of these services and products to meet our customers' needs, allowing us to prosper as a business and to provide a reasonable return for our efforts.

How we accomplish our mission is as important as the mission itself. Fundamental to our success are these basic values: People and Products. Our people are the source of our strength. They provide our corporate intelligence and determine our reputation and vitality. Involvement and teamwork are our core human values. Our products are the end result of our efforts and they should be the best in serving our customers. As our products are viewed, so are we viewed.

Guiding Principles

Quality comes first. To achieve customer satisfaction, the quality of our services and products must be our number one priority. Customers are the focus of everything we do. Our work must be done with our customers in mind, providing better services and products than our competition. Integrity can never be compromised. Our company must always be operated in a manner which is socially responsible and which commands respect for our integrity and positive contributions. Our doors are always open to men and women alike without discrimination and without regard to ethnic origin or personal belief. Continuous improvement is essential for success. We must strive for excellence in everything we do; in our services, our human relations, our competitiveness and in our products.