The Monty’s 50 Largest North American Commercial Heat Treats 2021 – #1 Bodycote

Since 1999 “The Monty Heat Treat News” has been publishing annually a list of the largest commercial heat treaters in North America based upon annual sales, our 2021 list can be found at This year readers will see we became much more ambitious and expanded the list to the 50 largest. In our 1st spot we have Bodycote.

Without a shadow of a doubt UK based Bodycote is the largest North American commercial heat treater and indeed the largest globally. Want to know exactly what the company’s sales are? As a publicly traded company their financial results are easily found at

“Bodycote is the world’s leading provider of thermal processing services offering heat treatment, hot isostatic pressing, surface technologies, brazing, and specialist processes with unmatched capacity. Operating an international network of facilities and serving a wide range of industries including aerospace, defense, automotive, power generation, oil and gas, construction, machine building, medical, and transportation. Bodycote’s thermal processing services improve material properties such as strength, durability, and corrosion resistance, enabling manufacturers’ components to work more efficiently with significantly extended operational lifetimes. 

Bodycote is a vital link in the manufacturing supply chain, its facilities can process a wide range of component sizes to exacting standards with reliable and repeatable results. With over 185 facilities globally, Bodycote’s extensive list of accreditations across the network demonstrates the consistent high-quality services provided to its clients.”

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