US government contracts big and small are a specialty of Akima Management Services (AMS). Through a handful of operating subsidiaries, the company provides construction management, environmental services, facility and base operations, data and records management, aircraft maintenance, logistics management, and business services to the aerospace/defense, energy, health care, and telecommunications sectors. Customers have included NASA, US Army Corps of Engineers, USDA, and US Patent and Trademark Office. The company also works for corporations around the world. Akima was formed in 1995 and is an Native Alaskan corporation owned by NANA Development Corporation.
The NANA Region encompasses 38,000 square miles in Northwest Alaska. Most of the residents of that region are indigenous people of Iñapiat decent. The Shareholders of NANA include some 12,500 of those indigenous people. Profits of the company are spread among shareholders. Akima Management Services has more than 40 offices, mostly in the lower 48 states.
Main subsidiary Akima Construction Services offers design/build, demolition, construction management, specialty construction, and infrastructure services for a variety of projects. It specializes in building modular facilities for Army bases or disaster relief efforts. Akima Construction Services also provides capital improvements and other services for highly secure or historic government buildings in Washington, DC.
Akima Facilities Management operates and manages government facilities such as military bases. The subsidiary offers logistics support, housing and equipment maintenance, telecommunications services, and administrative support. Akima Facilities Management services bases including Fort Gordon in Georgia, Fort Eustis in Virginia, and Cannon Air Force Base in Arizona.
The company's Technical Solutions arm handles aircraft maintenance, airfield support, fuels management, and other aviation services for government, military, and commercial enterprises. Akima expanded its aviation services business in 2009 with the acquisition of Alaska-based Pegasus Aircraft Maintenance, which provides aircraft ground handling, maintenance, deicing, cargo handling, and other services.
Another subsidiary, Akima Global Services, offers data processing, web hosting, streaming, and application hosting, for government and commercial clients. The company's Intra-Data arm specializes in training and information management.
Akima has been growing by wining new projects. In 2010 the company grew by more than 30% when it received contract wins worth around $500 million.