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23 Feb 2016

Bodycote breaks ground on site for new solution treatment capability at Westminster, California

MACCLESFIELD (U.K.)Bodycote, the world’s leading provider of heat treating services, held a ground breaking ceremony for a new aluminum solution treatment capability at its Westminster, California location in February 2016.

With this new capability, Bodycote will be able to process aluminum alloys up to 21 feet in length at 1100ºF, able to use multiple types of quench media. This new furnace, scheduled to be in service by the end of third quarter this year, will allow the treatment of large aerospace and commercial forgings, up to 20,000 lbs.   
Bodycote continues to invest in regional aerospace manufacturing markets across the USA in support of aerospace prime manufacturers and their supply chains.

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With more than 180 accredited facilities in 24 countries, Bodycote is the world’s largest provider of thermal processing services. Through heat treatment, metal joining, surface technology and Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP), Bodycote improves the properties of metals and alloys, extending the life of vital components for a wide range of industries, including aerospace, defense, automotive, power generation, oil & gas, construction, medical and transportation. Customers in all of these industries have entrusted their products to Bodycote’s care for more than 30 years. For more information, visit

For further information, please contact: 

Dave Ochar | Director of Sales – North America, West
Aerospace, Defense & Energy – Heat Treatment

Tel: +1 310 800 5699