Strong growth in demand from oil and gas customers in North America and recent entry into the aerospace market is underpinning significant investment in coating technology and quality accreditation at the company’s U.S. coating facility in Martinsville, VA.
A third coating reactor will be installed by fall 2018 to accommodate increased demand from major oil and gas operating and service companies. The Martinsville facility is on-track to receive accreditation to aerospace quality management standard AS9100 during summer 2018.
Hanania joins Hardide Coatings, Inc. as Business Development Engineer from 3M Canada,
“We are seeing a strong rise in demand from oil and gas customers in North America and Mark’s appointment will enable existing North America VP Business Development, Dan Wilson, to concentrate on other high-tech markets including aerospace, where we believe there are significant opportunities throughout the region,” Hardide CEO Philip Kirkham said.