Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) agreed to acquire Dickson
Testing Company and Aerocraft Heat Treating Company. Both acquisitions enhance
PCC’s ability to ship finished forgings to its customers. South Gate,
Calif.-based Dickson offers a full range of destructive testing services,
including mechanical properties, metallurgical and chemical analyses, and
low-cycle fatigue testing. Paramount, Calif.-based Aerocraft provides precision
heat-treating services for titanium and nickel-alloy forgings and castings used
in the aerospace industry. “Acquiring these assets enables us to integrate and
expand their capabilities both within our own facilities and with their many
valued aerospace customers worldwide,” said Mark Donegan, PCC’s chairman and
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