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Successful ISO9001/AS9100 Audit Validates Our Commitment to Quality

HighTech Finishing has successfully completed our annual ISO9001/AS9100 surveillance audit. We completed the audit with zero non-conformities, validating our commitment to quality control for aviation interior plating. Due to this year’s pandemic, the week-long audit was performed virtually, which incorporated video conferencing with external auditors, digital information exchanges, and conversations with our staff. Our quality… Read more »

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How to Adjust for Changes to Aircraft Interior Design

This year’s global health crisis and the introduction of social distancing represents a seminal moment for the future of aircraft interior design. Temporary adjustments will need to be built upon in future design plans. And, future design plans need to align with changes to customer orders and passenger expectations. For interior designers of business jets,… Read more »

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How Business Aviation Can Respond to This Year’s Disruption

In the middle of March, business activity came to a screeching halt. Conferences were postponed or canceled. Business trips were scrapped. Meetings were moved from in-person to online. The business aviation market certainly felt the impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic when business aviation flight activity dropped 46.8% in a single week. Additionally, for the… Read more »

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These Custom Aircraft Interiors Are Must-See for VIPs

To impress aircraft buyers, aircraft interior designers must stay up-to-date on the latest trends in aircraft interior designs. This includes understanding how to create custom aircraft interior design plans that account for the VIP experience that today’s passengers expect when they step onto the plane. Consider the latest award-winning designs that can be incorporated into… Read more »

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Why Refurbishment Centers Trust Us With Their Aircraft Interiors

A trend that has become the norm for aircraft refurbishment centers is highly-custom requests from customers for the aircraft interior. Whether it’s an additional lavatory, a custom meeting room, specific configuration of monitors, or the inclusion of the latest available on-board technology, customer requests are becoming increasingly specific. This requires high-level planning and supplier integration… Read more »

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Our Latest Initiative to Serve Aviation Interior Plating Customers

HighTech Finishing has always considered our aviation interior plating customers as a partner, and we pride ourselves in a superior level of customer support. We believe that our job is not finished when we deliver a product; we are also focused on complete satisfaction after the work is completed. To that end, we are proud… Read more »

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Recognition from Rosen Aviation: 2019 Supplier Quality Award

Meeting the expectations of our customers is the starting point for our company. Exceeding customer expectations is what separates HighTech Finishing in the aviation interior plating market. To that end, we are honored to be recognized by Rosen Aviation with the 2019 Supplier Quality Award. Rosen uses advanced technology, design, and performance to provide in-cabin… Read more »

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Statement on COVID-19

COVID -19  Weekly Brief Week of September 14-18, 2020  *  *  *  Our Facility Remains Open And Fully Operational  *  *  *   In the uncertain times we’re currently experiencing with the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to advise you that HighTech will continue supporting customers with as little disruption as possible. As of this date,… Read more »

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5 Compelling Reasons to Try Our Aircraft Interior Metal Finishing Service

Business jet owners and business aviation manufacturers recognize the importance of attaining superior aircraft interior parts. The ideal method to support this objective is utilizing an aircraft interior metal finishing process. Using this process, new aircraft interior parts can be treated to improve the aesthetic of the aircraft interior. Or, worn parts can be retreated,… Read more »

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Consider Custom Matching For Beautifully Plated Parts

If you consider your private plane, business jet, or aircraft fleet as an investment, you want to do everything in your power to maximize the return on your investment. One way to increase the value of your assets is to custom match plated interior parts to other design elements of the aircraft interior. Matching interior… Read more »

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Why Choose Decorative Electroplating For Your Aircraft?

There are many types of electroplating processes, including commercial grade, high volume, industrial, and medical. However, only HighTech Finishing specializes in the unique field of decorative electroplating for aircraft interiors. When selecting an interior design for your private aircraft or business jet, even the smallest detail is important. Upholstery, color scheme, even carpeting requires careful… Read more »

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NBAA-BACE 2019 Recap: Terry Bradshaw, NASCAR, Students & more

Earlier this year, the HighTech Finishing team attended the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), held October 22-24 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. This year’s conference was exciting for many reasons, including visits to our booth from NFL Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw, NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski, students from aviation… Read more »

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Introducing Our Faucet Leak Test to Ensure the Highest Quality Plating

During our 35+ years of existence, High Tech Finishing has been committed to the highest quality and on-time delivery of our aircraft interior plating service. We developed a 50-step quality control process and have continually refined or added to the process with the emergence of new technologies. Now, we are proud to introduce a newly… Read more »

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3 Experimental Aircraft Interiors Worth Considering

As a business jet or luxury aircraft owner, you may have an idea in your head of how you would like to change the look and feel of the aircraft interior. But, you don’t want to waste time or money experimenting with aircraft interior ideas that don’t pan out. We’re here to help you think… Read more »

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Introducing Our New Aircraft Interior Colors

Styles change. Tastes expand. New preferences are introduced. The color selection for aircraft interior parts is not a static portrait. Rather, colors constantly need to be reviewed and updated to continue delivering a luxurious experience for passengers. Muted grays and tans have been the safe, convenient, and expected solution for aircraft interior finishes for decades.… Read more »

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EBACE 2019: A Valuable Time of Connection and Innovation

For the 13th year in a row, HighTech Finishing attended the EBACE (European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition) conference. This year’s conference was held May 21-23, 2019, in Geneva, Switzerland. The EBACE conference represents a valuable opportunity for our company to connect with our European-based customers. The show also draws many of our valued U.S.-based… Read more »

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3 Types of Plating Options You May Not Know About

One of the benefits of owning a luxury aircraft is the ability to command the best in luxury interior part design. Because luxury is uncompromising and unique, the path to maintain a luxurious experience for passengers is having multiple options to enhance the interior look. Options Are the Lifeblood of Interior Plating Options allow customers… Read more »

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Aircraft Interior Design is All About the Finishing Touches

When it comes to aircraft interior design, the final product is all that matters. The process of arriving at the highest quality final product requires a finishing touch. Does the part meet the customer specifications? Is the part verified for quality before shipment? Will the interior part be handled with care to ensure intact arrival?… Read more »

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How to Select the Best Metal Finishing Options

One of the most important choices for creating a luxurious environment for passengers on your aircraft is the metal finish of parts. The color, texture, and finish sends a message to your guests about the experience you are creating for them. HighTech Finishing boasts more than 130 decorative metal finishes to select from. Each option… Read more »

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HighTech Finishing Announces Green Initiative

HighTech Finishing is proud to announce a new green initiative at our production center in Houston, Texas. Our company has received a permit from the City of Houston that specifically allows our facility to discharge treated water directly into the city’s waste treatment system. The “Source Reduction / Waste Minimization Plan” is the result of… Read more »

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The Metal Plating Process: 50 Steps to Success

Sharp curves. Glistening metal. Vibrant colors. Sleek finishes. Each guest who steps onto your luxury jet should be overwhelmed by the pristine composition of the interior elements. To arrive at the ideal condition, your parts need to be supported by capable hands, industry-leading machinery, and a proven metal plating process that produces the highest quality… Read more »

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Advanced Disassembly / Reassembly Services

HighTech expands its Disassembly / Reassembly (D/A) services  to expedite customer deliveries. Many of the parts HighTech Finishing receives from customers require disassembly prior to processing.  Once processed, reassembly is required before being returned to the customer. HighTech has been performing the D/A service on parts for many years on items such as latches, hinges, gaspers and other assemblies… Read more »

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European Presence at EBACE

HighTech Finishing recently attended and displayed at the 2018 EBACE European Business Aviation Convention in Geneva, Switzerland. HTF showed its current product offerings as well as introduced new decorative finishes aimed exclusively for the aviation market. EBACE is the premier trade show focusing on the European and Middle Eastern aircraft operations. The show brings  together thousands of key personnel from a wide spectrum of aviation… Read more »

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HighTech Finishing Announces New Brand Initiative

You may have noticed a change to the look of HighTech Finishing. As an industry leader in aviation plating design, we decided to apply our noticeable design work to visually refresh our company’s look. Our company’s commitment to delivering the highest-quality products using our 50-point quality check has not changed. However, our new brand reflects… Read more »

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