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07 Feb 2017

Bodycote earns highest aerospace accreditation

MACCLESFIELD (U.K.) — Bodycote, the world’s largest heat treating services provider, is pleased to announce that its Chesterfield, UK Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) location earned, for the second time, the highest level of Nadcap accreditation following the most recent Nadcap audit. The official approval was awarded on 2 February 2017.

As one of the original HIP facilities to achieve this standard, the site is now targeting to further extend its Merit status. This is building on a long history of supplying Hot Isostatic Pressing to the world’s aerospace prime manufacturers and their first tier suppliers.

Moving forward, the Chesterfield site continues to play a strategic, long term role for new aerospace high technology programmes, and Bodycote continues to invest in resources and capital for development and operations to meet the demands required for this future growth.

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About Bodycote

With more than 180 accredited facilities in 24 countries, Bodycote is the world’s largest provider of thermal processing services. Through classical heat treatment, metal joining, and specialist technologies including Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) among others, 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.

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Jim Sheard, Senior Vice President, Sales, Hot Isostatic Pressing