Canadian aviation services provider Cadorath Group has completed a nearly $1 million renovation to its chrome-plating facility. Among the upgrades are new plating tanks, the latest rectifiers, improved pollution control and a modern air scrubber to meet current and future environmental standards. Chrome plating is used to repair and protect areas of components that are prone to wear. “Chrome plating is what started our aerospace companies,” said CEO Gerry Cadorath. “It was very important for us to make this investment and secure our position as a leader in the component repair and overhaul business.”
Here in Anaheim, the Winnipeg-based family-owned company (Booth No. 5311) announced that its Meridian Helicopters subsidiary sold and delivered a refurbished Bell 206L-3 to S&T Services. “The Bell 206L-3 is a very reliable platform,” said Meridian managing partner Michael Bashlor. “They hold their value well, have very reasonable direct operating costs, are known for having minimal issues between 100-hour inspections and are supported by a broad operating base of pilots and maintenance providers.” The S&T helicopter refurb included an all-new interior, windows and trim in addition to extra options.