Arcadia Aerospace Industries, LLC pleased to announce that it has become a part of the X-Ray Industries Inc.
group of companies collectively serving the Nadcap Special Process needs of aerospace manufacturers and suppliers around the world. For over 70 years X-Ray has led the innovation curve in advanced nondestructive testing and surface finishing technology, serving virtually all Prime and sub-tier aerospace companies.
Scott Thams, President and CEO of X-Ray noted, “The addition of Arcadia Aerospace to our family of aerospace technology companies extends our legacy of innovation into the exciting carbon composite materials arena. The widely recognized expertise held by Arcadia in the area of composite structures inspection will benefit all of the customers of our group companies. We look forward to solving known throughput and efficiency issues faced in the composites manufacturing sector with this addition to our portfolio.”
Charles Bushman, President and founder of Arcadia Aerospace, noted, “X-Ray Industries, is the growth partner we have needed to leverage our leadership position in composite inspection. This is a partnership that will allow us to fulfill our vision of building the world’s leading aerospace composites inspection technology team. Aligning ourselves with the strength of a well-known and respected company like X-Ray will give our customers added confidence in our ability to solve their toughest inspection problems now and for decades to come.”
X-Ray Industries will invest $1.5 Million in the Punta Gorda facility for new leading edge ultrasonic inspection systems for the inspection of airframe components made of carbon composite materials tripling the capacity of the Punta Gorda facility. This investment, to be made over the next 8 months will bring 10-12 additional aerospace technology jobs to the Charlotte County area.