Har-Conn Chrome Company Appoints Frank Brindisi, Jr., As Director of Technology and Process Development


West Hartford, CT –  Har-Conn Chrome Company (Privately Held) is pleased to announce the appointment of Frank Brindisi, Jr., as Director of Technology and Process Development.

In this newly created position, Frank will be providing the organizational leadership of technologies specific to current processes as well as designing, developing, and implementing new processes and tooling for chemical cleaning, chemical stripping, and plating. He will also provide process-related support to production, sales, and marketing, assist in fulfilling customer–specific requirements, expand Har-Conn’s customer base, create a new in-house technical training program for employees, and redesign the FAA Repair Station Manual and Training Manual.

His 35 years of experience in the metal finishing industry encompasses project management and product formulations, technical sales, and marketing in the manufacture and refurbishment of aircraft and aircraft gas turbine engine components. For the past 14 years he has designed, constructed, and managed FAA Part 145 Repair Stations for chemical cleaning, coating removal, and plating of airframe, power plant, and accessory components.

Frank has a BS in Chemistry, with graduate studies in Metallurgy and Environmental Sciences, and is a member of ASM International/ASM Thermal Spray Society and National Association of Metal Finishers (NASF). He has been granted five U.S. and foreign patents specific to chemical cleaning, metal coating and braze removal, and plating technologies, has published five technical papers, and holds Certificate Privileges from the US Department of Transportation as an FAA Repairman.

Frank recently celebrated his 45th wedding anniversary, has two grown children, and lives with his wife in Madison CT. For recreation he surf fishes, skeet shoots, and goes antiquing with his wife.

About Har-Conn Chrome Company

Since its founding in 1948, Har-Conn has become one of the largest independently owned aerospace processing firms in the world. Har-Conn specializes in aerospace and high technology applications of electroplated and related coatings. Har-Conn currently operates two facilities; West Hartford, Connecticut, and Fort Worth, Texas. Their reputation for quality and service is outstanding, serving more than 2,000 customers worldwide.

Har-Conn’s work is found in such diverse areas as the space shuttle, the missile program, military and commercial aircraft engine, airframe, and landing gear, surgical instruments, computer components, avionics, and laser, automotive, and electronic equipment.

Har- Conn applies engineering-type electroplated and electroless coatings and also applies dry film lubricants, sprayed high temperature coatings used for corrosion resistance, and chemical conversion coatings. It repairs worn or “mis-machined” parts to restore dimensional tolerances, and processes very large parts (e.g., jet engine turbine cases and landing gear cylinders), and very small parts (e.g., cobalt X-Ray elements, 1.6 million pieces to the kilogram).


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