Andy Kates: About the Author
Business Development Manager - Rope Access Division, Versa Integrity Group

Andy Kates

Andy Kates serves as Business Development Manager for the Rope Access Division of Versa Integrity Group.   Prior to joining Versa, Andy was the General Manager of Rope Access Technology USA.  He has 17 years of experience in the Rope Access industry.  Andy holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from Georgia Tech.

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Published Articles

Taking Inspection and Maintenance to New Heights with Rope Access
March/April 2015 Inspectioneering Journal
By Andy Kates at Versa Integrity Group

Rope access allows for a wide variety of work to be performed at high elevations or other hard to reach areas without the use of scaffolding or heavy equipment. It has evolved from techniques used in rock climbing and caving to become an extremely safe and cost effective industrial tool.

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