servicesOur capabilities include

  • Burnoff Oven
  • Iron Phosphating
  • Conveyorized Powder Line
  • Stripping and sandblasting
  • 4 Liquid Coating Booths
  • 3 Powder Coating Booths
  • Multiple (5) Walk In Ovens (including one with 16 foot capability)
  • Controlled Environment Coating area for medical and scientific parts.
  • Custom Racking
  • Custom Masking
  • ISO Certification
  • Physical Coating Tests
    • Thickness Tests
    • Adhesion Tests
    • Electrical and Spark Tests
    • Autoclave Tests
    • Hypot® Testing
  • Two trucks available for local and bay area pickups or deliveries
  • Fed Ex / UPS
  • Employee Training Program
  • Specific Customer Training
  • Customized Job Travelers upon request

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Top 10 Reasons Customers Choose AIC

10.  Significant documentation and/or reporting requirements
The AIC documentation system is unique in the industry, and we’re recognized not only by our customers but also by other coaters for it.  The basis of the process includes custom set-up sheets, travelers and quality reporting, but we’re able to handle additional documentation and reporting as required by some of the world’s biggest manufacturers.

9.  Lean or just-in-time inventory needs
Although we appreciate advance scheduling, we are able to handle real-time fluctuations in inventory requirements.  We provide expidited processing and can discuss inventory warehousing as part of the solution to your supply chain complexities.

8.  Ongoing audit requirements
As one of our customers has commented, we are able to pass initial audits with relative ease thanks to our stringent quality systems.  But ongoing quality measurement does’t end there: our quality team is happy to work with your auditors on annual and punctual audits as required.

7.  We have an automated line
AIC offers complete sandblasting and coating application services for prototypes, batches and long runs. This includes a conveyorized powder coating system with 4-stage iron phosphate washer, designed for production volumes from a few hundred parts up to a million or more.

6.  We have a control room for medical and scientific parts
AIC offers an environmentally climate controlled area for scientific applications and medical device coating services. Companies like GE Healthcare and Phillips Medical have all relied on the exceptional quality provided by Advanced Industrial Coatings.

5.  A better cost structure is needed
Sometimes it’s the pricing, and sometimes it’s the process.  We may be able to suggest a better coating or design a more efficient application process to reduce your costs.

4.  AIC brings engineering expertise to the table
Our operations and engineering departments are led by Dave Arney, founder and COO, a recognized industry leader in applications innovation, process development and quality improvement.  Many major manufacturers continue to to bring new projects to AIC because they rely on the engineering expertise Mr. Arney and our team can provide.

3.  We’re ISO Certified
The certifications we have obtained and renew regularly include: ISO 9001:2008, RoHS Certification, Copy Exact, Whitford Approved Quality Coater and DuPont Certified StarCoater℠.  Audits are conducted annually by internal management and by certified third party agencies to ensure ongoing compliance.

2.  Tried another coater, it isn’t working out
Many manufacturers turn to AIC after a part hasn’t been successful with a number of other coaters.  Our attention to detail and our innovation in quality improvement sets us apart from most other major industrial coaters in the US.

1.  Quality requirements that have to be met, month after month, period.
Because AIC provides clients with innovative solutions to complex coating challenges, having a detailed, start-to-finish understanding of our clients’ requirements​ is an essential policy. We develop specific coating strategies through the use of set-up sheets, flow charts, custom travelers, and FMEAs. Our workers are well-trained for every part, and receive detailed instructions for each coating project.AIC is a quality-approved approved vendor for world-class manufacturers (see a partial client list).