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Over 60 Years Setting The Standard For Quality Aerospace Metal Finishing

What we do

Hytek Finishes is the largest independent supplier of specialized metal finishing, non-destructive testing, plating, anodizing and organic coating services in the Pacific Northwest and one of the largest in North America. For over 60 years, we have partnered with our customers who produce a wide variety of manufactured products for the Aerospace, Defense, Industrial, Recreational and Electronics markets. We were also early adopters of Lean Manufacturing. To this day, we continue learning and practicing these Continuous Improvement methods, so that we may bring better value to you, our customer. Our people and facility in Kent, Washington are ready to meet your specific finishing needs.


Our Major Process Capabilities Include:

Mechanical processesAluminum processingPaints and Coatings
Non-Destructive TestingPlating


Please use our Capabilities Specifications Listing for specific identification of specifications or call us for more information.

Hytek’s full range of processing services in one location simplifies your logistics and decreases overall lead times


Chrome, titanium cadmium, cadmium, zinc-nickel and others


Zinc spray (Airbus) and magnesium processing (DOW Coatings)


Sulfuric, Boric, Chromic and Hardcoat Anodize, chemical conversion coatings and organic

Titanium Etch

Cleaning / Etching of Titanium Structures

Surface Enhancement

Shotpeen, polish and abrasive blasting

Non-Destructive Testing

Fluorescent penetrant, magnetic particle and nital etch

Paints & Coatings

Primers, fuel tank coatings, Primers, fuel tank coatings, topcoats, dry lubricants, Aluminized/1085 and intumescent coatings, dry lubricants

Hytek’s spacious, modern 100,000 square foot facility provides a wide variety of finishes for the Aerospace, Defense, Commercial and Electronics Industries.

We serve customers from across the United States, North America and Europe.

Hytek’s certifications and accreditations include