Bodycote North America, based in Los Angeles, provides thermal processing, hot isostatic pressing, materials testing and metallurgical coatings. Some of the markets served by Bodycote North America include the aerospace, architectural, automotive, construction, consumer products, defense, general engineering and hydraulics, medical, mining and oil, gas and petrochemical industries. Operating a wide range of furnace sizes with full FAA CAA and manufacturers approvals, several Bodycote plants are accredited strategic supply partners to leading original equipment manufacturers such as BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce. The company provides a range of heat treatments including hardening and tempering, case hardening, nitriding, nitrocarburising and kolsterising. The company employs computerized process control systems and automated mechanical handling. Several Bodycote plants have the required expertise and quality and security accreditations to handle components for weapons systems and ammunition.