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Mahesh Naik
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CSL Awarded NADCAP Certification for Aerospace and Defense Related Processes
Company Becomes Northern California's First NADCAP Certified Plating Company

SANTA CLARA, CA. (February 9, 2010) – CSL, a leading developer of custom plating and coating solutions, announces that it has received accreditation by NADCAP in accordance with SAE Aerospace Standard AS7003 for its plating and coating services. The prestigious NADCAP accreditation is considered the ultimate approval of a quality supplier to the aerospace and defense industries.

NADCAP is the global quality assurance program for special processes and products in the aerospace industry. The standard was introduced by prime aerospace manufacturers including Boeing, Rolls Royce, Airbus, and United Technologies.

CSL is the only NADCAP-certified plating company in Northern California. Under this accreditation, they are in conformance with Aerospace Quality System (AC7004) and Special Processes (AC7108). The company is also AS9100 compliant.

“We are thrilled to be able to provide this level of quality and compliance to our aerospace customers,” says Naishadh Saraiya, President of CSL. “We have a commitment to innovating new processes, and implementing the NADCAP processes were a natural next step in our quality plan.”

CSL pioneered creating “recipe” and custom solutions to meet their customers’ ever-changing plating and coating requirements. In addition to providing more than 40 different electrochemical and surface enhancement processes, the company utilizes its advanced R&D capabilities and proprietary systems to engineer new solutions to meet their customers’ unique coating requirements.

About CSL
CSL has been providing innovative electrochemical and surface modification solutions to aerospace, electronics, medical, semiconductor, and energy companies since 1986. The company pioneered creating “recipe” and custom solutions to meet highly specialized customer requirements. As the only NADCAP certified plating company in Northern California, CSL provides industry-compliant solutions to aircraft and defense manufacturers. For more information, please visit

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