StockMarketWire.com - Specialist thermal processing services company Bodycote said Tuesday it would open a new heat treatment facility in the UK to support the aerospace and power generation markets in the UK and Europe.

The new facility - in Rotherham, Yorkshire, - was expected to be fully operational in 2018, offering a number of heat treatment processes, with major OEM approvals expected to be secured along with Nadcap accreditation, the company said.

'This investment demonstrates Bodycote's continuing commitment to align resources to serve both the aerospace and power generation markets,' said Simon Blantern, Vice President of Sales Europe for Bodycote's Aerospace, Defence & Energy heat treatment division.

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