Despatch Industries Sells Custom Furnace to Aernnova

July 14, 2008 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Minneapolis, Minn., - July 14, 2008 Despatch Industries announces the recent sale of a solution heat treat furnace to Aernnova Componentes Mexico. Aernnova is a new customer that has chosen a Despatch furnace for utilization in their new Queretaro, Mexico facility where they will be heat treating aluminum components for the aerospace industry.

"The aerospace industry in Mexico is really gaining momentum," says Ernesto Serrano, Aerospace Sales Manager. "Aernnova is a major supplier of components to the aerospace industry and we are pleased to be able to provide them with the heat treating equipment they need to facilitate their expansion."

Aernnova's order consists of one solution heat treat furnace with a 1250mm wide by 1800mm long by 2000mm high workspace. Also included is a mobile glycol quench tank, a separate mobile heated water quench tank and a stationery water rinse tank. The water rinse tank features an air blow-off system to accelerate draining water from the load. All tanks are constructed of stainless steel.

The equipment purchase also includes two custom aluminum aging ovens, a loading crane and a chiller for quenchant cooling. The furnace's PLC control system features an operator touch panel with screen information available in both English and Spanish. Despatch will provide Aernnova with complete installation, start-up and training.

"The quality of our equipment and our expertise in this area provide customers with a low-risk solution to their solution heat treating needs," says Gene Vetter, Senior Applications Engineer. "Both new and long-time customers in the aerospace industry rely on Despatch equipment in their existing and expansion production facilities."

Aernnova Aerospace, SA is a Spanish company that designs and produces aeronautical structures and components, operating through five business units: aerostructures, engineering, composite components, metallic components, and product support services. These activities are presently conducted in production and service centers located in Spain, Brazil, Mexico, and the United States.

Since its inception in 1902, Despatch Industries has worked at the forefront of thermal processing technology. Building on the company's foundation of expertise in engineering and manufacturing, Despatch has grown to become a global supplier of innovative equipment in some of the world's most sophisticated industries, including: photovoltaic energy, carbon fiber materials, medical devices and electronic components.

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