Supply Chain Logistics & Special Processes

Horst Engineering has a very diverse and dedicated supply chain. Our supply chain partners help us deliver complete products to satisfied customers. Engineering products that require special processing and supply chain logistics are core strengths and we have access to a wide range of specialty subcontract processes.

Our major outsourced processes fall in four major categories. We manage the end to end supply chain for customer products that require special processes:

Heat Treatment

Aging
Austenizing
Austempering
Brazing
Carburizing
Carbonitriding
Core Hardening
Freezing
Induction Hardening
Nitriding
Normalizing
Oil Quenching
Precipitation Hardening
Solution Heat Treating
Stabilizing
Stress Relieving
Tempering
Vacuum Annealing
Vacuum Hardening

Coatings & Surface Finishes

Anodizing (Clear, Black Colored, Hardcoat)
Black Oxide
Cadmium Plating
Conversion Coating (Alodine, Chemfilm, Iridite)
Chrome Plating
Copper Plating
Dry Film Lubrication
Electro-Polishing
Gold Plating
Nickel Cadmium Plating
IVD Coating
Magnesium Coating
Painting & Priming
Passivation
Phosphate Coating
Silver Plating
Tin Plating
Titanium Nitriding
Triboloy ®
Zinc Plating

Non-Destructive Testing & Metallurgical Testing

Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection (FPI)
Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI)
Mechanical Testing (Tensile, Stress Rupture, etc.)
Metallography
Pressure Testing (Air & Fluid)
Salt Spray Testing
Temper Etch Testing/Grind Burn Inspection
Ultrasonic Testing
X-Ray

Specialty Grinding & Forming/Secondary Processes

Creep Feed Grinding
Double Disc Grinding
Gear Grinding
EDM
Heading (Hot & Cold)
ID/OD Grinding
Lapping
Laser Cutting
Soldering
Shot Peening
Splinging
Stamping
Thread Grinding
Waterjet Cutting
Welding

Our East Hartford, Connecticut, USA operations are in the heart of the Connecticut River Valley, which has one of the largest concentrations of precision manufacturing and special process companies in the world. Equally, our Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico operations are on a precision manufacturing corridor that extends from Phoenix, Arizona, USA to Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico.

In addition to managing a supply chain to service the products that we produce, we handle purchased components and engineered items for a variety of customers in several industry sectors.