Hardide plc (LON:HDD) CEO Philip Kirkham joins DirectorsTalk to discuss being honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in recognition of the outstanding growth of its international sales. Phil provides more details around the award, explains why they applied for it and whats next for Hardide internationally.
Hardide develops, manufactures and applies advanced technology tungsten carbide/tungsten metal matrix coatings to a wide range of engineering components. Its patented technology is unique in combining, in one material, a mix of toughness and resistance to abrasion, erosion and corrosion; together with the ability to coat accurately interior surfaces and complex geometries. The material is proven to offer dramatic improvements in component life, particularly when applied to components that operate in very aggressive environments. This results in cost savings through reduced downtime and increased operational efficiency. Customers include leading companies operating in oil and gas exploration and production, valve and pump manufacturing, precision engineering and aerospace industries.