Commitment to quality.

Our Mission

Newco is a leader in the non-destructive testing (NDT) industry providing value-added products and services to our customers by creating a successful partnership with them. Our pledge is to establish lasting relationships with our customers by exceeding their expectations and gaining their trust through exceptional performance by every member of the Newco team. In doing this, we will deliver operational excellence in every corner of the company and meet or exceed our commitments to the many constituencies we serve — including ourselves.

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About Us

Newco NDT is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business specialized in providing clients with nondestructive testing (NDT) products and services including consulting, design, assembly, and installation services in all NDT disciplines. We have developed and installed systems for clients across the most demanding industries ranging from aerospace to national defense, and every industry in between where quality assurance of products and equipment components is critical for safety and success.

Our knowledgeable staff and “customer first” attitude have made Newco a respected leader in the NDT industry. Our long-term commitment to NDT service excellence is evident in our client experience.

What our clients are saying

  • Mary Turner

    Program Manager at InspecTesting

    I have been coming to Newco, Inc. for approximately 9 years or so. They have helped me find things that I figured I would never find. On orders they are aware of others and who has what and ensures that I get the best price. If I need it fast I know that I can depend on them to get it to me as requested. I will continue to use Newco as long as I am in the NDT Field.

  • C. David Powell

    President of Eagle Testing Company

    Eagle Testing Company was opened in September 2004. Newco Inc. was instrumental then and now. It continues to be a pleasure to conduct business with them. Their customer service personnel has always been very friendly and knowledgeable. Their technical support has been excellent in helping us keep certain equipment operating. I have found that any need I have in their expertise they are just not willing to help but seem excited too. We have been very pleased with Newco’s service, support and pricing.

  • Dave C. Wiggins

    Vice President, Challenge Engineering & Testing

    Challenge Engineering and Testing, Inc has utilized Newco Inc to provide assistance in research of products and to provide our required NDT supplies for many years. Newco has worked with Challenge to provide the most competitive pricing on the many NDT products we required. Best of all is the excellent service, quick response time and “going the extra mile” if we are in need of specialty products or emergency response time. Newco sales personnel we contact are like family and are definitely part of the Challenge Engineering & Testing team providing NDT services worldwide

Service Area

Centrally located in the heart of the Pee Dee, Newco Inc.’s corporate headquarters is in Florence, South Carolina, and serves clients in the U.S., South America, and various countries worldwide.

Newco’s sales team is happy to assist you with any questions pertaining to NDT, our products, and services. Our team provides prompt responses to all submitted quotes.

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Featured Team Members

Mike Alton


Mike Alton, the President of Newco and a US Air Force veteran, has over 31 years of experience in the NDT industry. He developed his expertise in NDT while employed in the Paper Mill Industry, Fossil Fuel Plants, Commercial and Military Aviation Repair Stations, and Aircraft Manufacturing Facilities. Mike’s proficiency in multiple NDT modalities coupled with his extensive network of associates in the industry produced a natural transition into sales of NDT equipment. He enjoyed 9 years as an accomplished sales management professional for GE Inspection Technologies, a world leader in advanced non-destructive imaging. His accomplishments include Level III Certifications in RT, UT, MT, PT, and ET. In addition, he also holds an Airframe and Powerplant license.

Troy Molnar

Corporate Sales Manager

Troy Molnar is 31-year veteran of the United States Air Force. While in the Air Force he completed advanced degrees in Strategic Studies, Hospital Administration and Airpower Studies. He started his career as a Non-Destructive Inspection Technician where he first met Mike Alton. Over the years he held numerous leadership positions to include directing a $5B supply chain, a world-wide IT system, and squadron and group command. He has a record of excellence in decision-making, policy direction, strategic business planning, financial and human resource management, manpower, administrative procedures, supply chain operation, contract management, federal acquisition, program management, and information management. Troy joined Newco at the request of its owner and president, Mike Alton, to help expand and optimize our partners and business operations.

Hank Rowe

Technical Sales Manager Northeast

Hank Rowe spent 17 years in the US Navy and retired being lead instructor at the Navy’s NDT school in Great Lakes IL. After this went to work for XRI Testing as a shift lead and responsible inspector in all methods. Then promoted to operation manager and built and opened brand new lab with 5 x-Ray rooms quickly expanding to 11 operational x-Ray rooms some automated some still manual also the first commercial lab to qualify CR for structural inspection of F22 components.

Liz Sohl

Technical Sales Manager Tire Industry (Nationwide)

Worked in the tire industry since 1988, mostly in the final finish area of a tire plant. She has a bachelor’s degree from University of Akron in Electrical Engineering and a MBA from Malone College. She started her career as an engineer working for Akron Standard which manufactures Tire Uniformity and Balancer equipment. She then worked at Allen Bradley programming PLC’s for various AB customers. After leaving AB, she worked as a Project Manager for LumenX, now known as Yxlon. She left Yxlon to join Newco as an Account Manager. Liz specializes in upgrading all Tire X-Ray Inspection Systems to the latest technology as well as helping these customers with any other NDT needs that they may have. Liz also represents Yxlon for new Tire Inspection Systems in North America.

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