Welcome To Gardena Specialized Processing

Gardena Specialized Processing was a Nadcap merit-accredited electro-chemical metal finisher serving the aerospace, defense, medical device, industrial and architectural communities.  WE ARE NOT CURRENTLY PROCESSING WORK UNTIL OUR FACILITY IS REBUILT - PLANNED IN EARLY 2019.  

Located just 12 miles south of downtown Los Angeles, we offer easy accessibility via the 110, 91 and 405 freeways.

We take pride in our rapid turnaround and high quality/service level - even for jobs requiring multi-processes and complex masking.  Check out a short presentation of our work capabilities.  Download our LINE CARD, submit an RFQ, or just give us a call. We look forward to helping you with your requirements!

Recent Company News

 

FIRE!

August 2017 - GSP's processing facility was destroyed by a fire.  Building repairs are scheduled to start in July 2018, with anticipated startup in 1Q19. 

 

Honeywell NDT Approval

2017 - GSP passed a Honeywell NDT audit and received approvals in January 2017.  GSP is pursuing CP approval in the 4Q17 timeframe.     

 

Silkscreen Marking

2016 - GSP completed its first successful silkscreen markings on Raytheon parts.   

 

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Approval   

October 2016 - GSP was approved to start processing for Lockheed Martin's Space Systems division.  GSP now has Missiles and Fire Control and Space Systems approvals. 

 

Longer Cleaning Tanks

September 2016 - GSP installed 24 foot long aluminum clean, etch, deoxidize and associated rinse tanks, increasing both size and throughput capability in the cleaning process.   

 

Boric-Sulfuric Anodize Capability

March 2016 - GSP added the Type IC (boric-sulfuric) anodize to its processing capability.  This anodize is particularly useful as a base for primers, bond primers, and paints.   

 

Bridge Crane Installation

January 2016 - GSP installed a 1 ton bridgecrane that covers the entire aluminum processing facility.  The crane enables improved speed and part number throughput, both of which contribute to lowered pricing per piece.  This enables GSP to process parts weighing up to 2000 lbs.  

 

Nadcap Accreditation

In late 2015, GSP completed its 4th Nadcap audit and was awarded merit-accreditation for Chemical Processing, NDT (Liquid Penetrant), and the AC7004 Quality System.  Certificates can be accessed by clicking on the links.  Scopes are on the PRI website.  

 

Sikorsky Global Helicopter Approvals - Sikorsky Helicopter granted GSP approvals for anodize, prime/paint/bond prime, passivate, electropolish, fluorocarbon impregnation and Solid Film Lube in June 2014. 

 

Additional MD Helicopter Approvals - MD Helicopters granted GSP approvals for titanium anodize, fluorocarbon impregnation and Solid Film Lube in March of 2014. 

 

ISO 9001/2008 Compliance - In view of its Nadcap accreditation for the AC7004 Quality System with PRI, GSP let its ISO 9001/2008 accreditation lapse.  GSP will, however, remain compliant with the ISO 9001/2008 requirements.  

 

MOOG  Process Acceptance

In May 2011 GSP successfully completed a "no deficiencies" annual audit for all processes.  In June 2014, GSP's added prime/bond prime/paint to the approved processes.  MOOG supplier certification list can be accessed here.

 

2219 / 2011 Alloy Type III Anodize Capability

In October 2010, using Anodic Tech Services Type III processes and additives, GSP successfully completed its first anodizing of aluminum alloys 2219 and 2011, alloys commonly used in high-temperature / high-strength jet engine applications.     

 

 

 

 

 

 

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