CINCINNATI, Sept. 16, 2015 /CNW/ -- Ellison Surface Technologies, Inc. (EST) is pleased to announce it has achieved Nadcap certification for Coatings in its Guaymas, Mexico facility.
Located in one of Mexico's fastest growing clusters for aerospace and industrial gas turbine manufacturing, EST Mexico is the first Nadcap-certified coatings facility in the region. Nadcap, short for National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program, is the governing program for certification of special processes serving the aerospace, defense and related industries. The scope of accreditation for EST Mexico includes the quality systems, HVOF and plasma thermal spray processes, dry-film lubricants and metallurgical laboratory evaluation.
The Guaymas facility is Ellison's sixth operation and second outside of the US. Other locations include Kentucky, Tennessee, Vermont and Quebec, Canada. The Guaymas operation spans 35,000 square feet and houses multiple high-tech processes.
"The Nadcap certification is a key milestone for our newest facility in Mexico," said C. Michael Ellison, President and CEO of Ellison Surface Technologies. "I am proud of our team in Guaymas and excited for the growth of this operation as we become an integral part of the aerospace and industrial gas turbine manufacturing hub in Sonora."
About Ellison Surface Technologies
Founded in 1986 in Hebron, Kentucky, Ellison Surface Technologies is an expert provider of thermal spray coating and special processes to many of the world's largest manufacturers of aircraft engine and industrial gas turbine components. Headquartered in the northern suburbs of Cincinnati, EST operates coating facilities across the United States, Canada and Mexico.
To learn more, visit the company website at www.ellisonsurfacetech.com
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