Founded in 1895, Poeton are the UK’s leading surface engineering specialists, providing a wide choice of surface coatings, serving customers worldwide. Under our ‘Apticote’ trademark, we offer hard chrome, cadmium, electroless nickel, thermal spraying, anodising, plasma electrolytic oxidation (PEO), polymer coatings and a range of specialist hybrid treatments that provide unique performance advantages.
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Poeton Industries continued commitment to providing its valued employees
Poeton Gloucester is pleased to announce that Ben Bateson, Assistant Quality Manager, was awarded
The recent TSSEA (Thermal Spraying and Surface Engineering Association) Conference
Anthony Poeton, Chairman of the Poeton group of companies, received a Life-Time Achievement award for his work on behalf of the surface coating industry, both in the UK and abroad.
Founded in 1898, Poeton are the UK’s leading surface engineering specialists, providing a wide choice of surface coatings, serving customers worldwide.
Under our ‘Apticote’ trademark, we offer hard chrome, cadmium, electroless nickel, thermal spraying, anodising, plasma electrolytic oxidation (PEO), polymer coatings and a range of specialist hybrid treatments that provide unique performance advantages. ‘Apticote’ is now specified by name on many customers’ engineering drawings.
For aerospace and defence, we hold OEM Approvals, ISO 9001-2008, ISO 14001 and NADCAP certification, underpinned by NDT and QA techniques. Our Cardiff site also offers copper, Tin/Nickel, Alocrom and engineering painting, whilst the Gloucester site operates advanced robotic systems for thermal spraying. All our processes are computer controlled, ensuring consistent quality and repeatability.
For the food, pharmaceutical and packaging industries, our polymer composite coatings offer unrivalled low friction, non-stick and corrosion protection, many with FDA compliance. For automotive, our nickel-composite cylinder coating gives the ultimate engine performance. For light-weight materials, including Mg and Ti, our PEO and composite anodising provide unsurpassed corrosion and wear protection.
Whatever the problem, high, medium or low volume, Poeton has the solution. We support our products with top class laboratory services, including wear and corrosion test facilities, and an ongoing programme of R&D, underpinning our claims for the best coating performance.
We are committed to solving our customers’ problems, through consultation and project management, including a help-line, developing new coatings, advising on materials and design, and ensuring the optimum and most cost-effective surface engineering solution.
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