Solar Atmospheres of California and Kittyhawk formed a strategic partnership for heat treating and hot isostatic pressing services.
Kittyhawk has been providing timely and economical hot isostatic pressing (HIP) services since 1981 for companies in the aerospace, commercial, military, medical, automotive, firearms, and oil and gas industries. Solar Atmospheres provides quality vacuum heat treating services with bright, clean results and minimal distortion.
The partnership comes at a time when customers have been searching for value-added propositions. As many parts require heat treating and HIP, the relationship 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 maintain source approvals for a full line of major aerospace primes.
“The partnership between Solar Atmospheres and Kittyhawk is a natural fit as both companies are market leaders in their respective industries. This partnership allows the customer to take advantage of hot isostatic pressing and heat treat without having to look further. I am very excited about the future and more importantly providing our customers with two of the best options in the service industry,” said Brandon Creason, president of Kittyhawk.
Derek Dennis, president, Solar Atmospheres of California, said, “In response to the needs and requirements of our valued customers, Solar Atmospheres is delighted to partner with a high caliber organization like Kittyhawk to provide hot isostatic pressing services. Both 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.”