PCC Acquires Dickson Testing, Aerocraft Heat Treating
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 CEO.