Heat treatment specialist Solar Atmospheres of California, Fontana, California, USA, and Kittyhawk, a Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) company headquartered in Garden Grove, California, USA, have announced a strategic partnership for heat treating and HIP services.
Founded in 1981, Kittyhawk provides HIP services to companies in the aerospace, commercial, military, medical, automotive, firearms and oil & gas industries. Solar Atmospheres provides vacuum heat treating services to a range of industries including aerospace, automotive, defence, medical, and power generation.
According to the companies, the partnership comes in response to customersâ€™ increasing search for value-added propositions. As many parts require heat treating and HIP, the new partnership allows the customer to work with two companies that have extensive experience and a strong reputation within the industry.
Solar Atmospheres and Kittyhawk are both Nadcap, ISO9001, and AS9100 certified, and reportedly maintain source approvals for a full line of major aerospace primes.Â
â€śThe partnership between Solar Atmospheres and Kittyhawk is a natural fit, as both companies are market leaders in their respective industries,â€ť stated Brandon Creason, president of Kittyhawk. â€śThis partnership allows the customer to take advantage of Hot Isostatic Pressing and heat treat without having to look further.â€ť
â€śI am very excited about the future and more importantly providing our customers with two of the best options in the service industry,â€ť he added.
Derek Dennis, president, Solar Atmospheres of California, commented, â€śIn response to the needs and requirements of our valued customers, Solar Atmospheres is delighted to partner with a high-calibre organisation like Kittyhawk to provide Hot Isostatic Pressing services.â€ť
He continued, â€śBoth companies share a strong focus on quality and bringing a valued service to our customers, coupled with a best in the industry level of customer service and responsiveness, and you have a winning partnership for success.â€ť