Solar Atmospheres of Western PA and RTI International Metals Enter Into Long – Term Supply Agreement

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Solar Atmospheres of Western PA, located in Hermitage, PA, announced today that it has signed a long term agreement with RTI International Metals, Inc. (NYSE:RTI). Solar will provide the services of Vacuum Heat Treating, Vacuum Creep Forming, and Fluorescent Liquid Penetrant Inspection (NDT) of structural titanium components, manufactured by RTI, for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

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Once again Solar has proven itself as a leader in vacuum technology

Solar Atmospheres of Western PA, located in Hermitage, PA, announced today that it has signed a long term agreement with RTI International Metals, Inc. (NYSE:RTI). Solar will provide the services of Vacuum Heat Treating, Vacuum Creep Forming, and Fluorescent Liquid Penetrant Inspection (NDT) of structural titanium components, manufactured by RTI, for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Solar is the exclusive vacuum heat treater for the 787 PAX Floor Pi-Box Seat Track Program. RTI, as the lead integrator among the multiple supply chain partners, will extrude, machine, and assemble the finished titanium components used for the seat tracks in the floor structure of the 787. This requirements– based contract extends Solar’s role as a strategic supplier to RTI.

Solar Atmospheres of Western PA’s President, Bob Hill, states “ Solar has been under long term contracts for aerospace products that are supplied to The Boeing Company since 2000 and this contract continues to strengthen our position in the aerospace market. Once again Solar has proven itself as a leader in vacuum technology while displaying our dedication to hurdling any technical issue which is inherent within any new program involving an airplane”.

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