Four subsidiaries of the China Aviation Industry Corporation I (also known as AVIC I), a consortium of aircraft manufacturers serving the civil and military sectors, awarded Nitrex Metal orders for nitriding systems equipped with Nitreg®-S technology for the processing of stainless steel aerospace parts. Guizhou Honglin Machinery Co., Jincheng NEIAS, Shenyang Aircraft Industry and Sichuan Chengfa Aero-Science & Technology Co. received or will receive NX-609 nitriding systems sized 24 inches Ø x 36 inches high with a 1,300-pound load capacity. Nitrex Metal was selected for these projects based on its experience with other state-owned aviation companies and because of demonstrated expertise in the area of nitriding stainless steels.