2023/02/03 News

New ArcX center North America to be inaugurated in March

Höganäs’ new ArcX facility, located in Houston Texas, is set to further strengthen the company’s position in the surface coating market and will provide state-of-the-art technical support to its surface coating customers.

Höganäs new surface coating service centre, ArcX, in North America

The 12,000 square foot facility will be located close to many big OEMs in various industries and will set global coating technology trends for the future. It will offer customer support, application development, technical solutions, as well as training, complimenting and building upon the other global ArcX centers within the Höganäs organisation.

“Our new ArcX facility in the US is an important strategic move for Höganäs. Particularly in North America with many OEMs as driving forces to develop technological breakthroughs. This expansion is part of our company’s continued commitment to serving our customers in the Americas, helping us become a trusted technical partner for our customers and work together to create future opportunities,” says Hans Keller, President Surface & Joining Technologies.

Coating development in ArcX North America

Höganäs’ experts, who specialise in materials, processes, and customer applications, will make ArcX North America a unique development partner with full end-to-end knowledge; from concept development, prototyping, and process optimisation to taking the products to the market. It will provide customers with the right material, for the right application and the right process.



Selected capabilities

  • Application development in laser, PTA and thermal spray
    • Pre-analysis on service condition and coating requirement
    • Concept creation, including material and process characterisation
    • Prototyping
    • Coating test lab capabilities and full metallographic support
  • Process optimisation for laser, PTA and thermal spray applications
    • Process/operational customer support
    • On-site troubleshooting and failure analysis
    • Provide in house or onsite training to help support customer’s growth needs

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Emma Lefdal
VP Corporate Communications