News | April 2, 2019

DuraCoatings Earns EASA 145 Repair Station Certification


DuraCoatings Holdings, LLC (“DuraCoatings”), a leading industrial coatings company, based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is proud to announce DCI Industries, a subsidiary of DuraCoatings, received approval and designation by the European Aviation Safety Agency (“EASA”) as an EASA Part 145 Repair Station (#EASA.145.6864).

As an EASA-approved maintenance organization, DuraCoatings will be able to provide its customers a dual-release and return to service components that are for European aircraft, as well as domestic aircraft. As a FAR 145 Repair Station, DuraCoatings has a “Limited Rating with Specialized Services” to provide chrome plating, sulfamate nickel plating, zinc and manganese phosphate coatings, and thermal spray coating for landing gear, airframe, and other airplane components.

“We are excited to add dual-release capabilities to our suite of MRO aerospace services and expand our geographic reach beyond the United States and into Europe. The dual-release designation process is extremely challenging. Our employees deserve a tremendous amount of credit for receiving the designation in such a short period of time. We are excited to begin offering this capability to both existing and new customers,” said Dennis Glasco, President of DuraCoatings.

“The DuraCoatings team continues to demonstrate why they’re a leader in the industrial component repair and coatings sector. We are extremely proud of the team for achieving another strategic milestone for both the Company and its customers,” said Jeffery S. Christman, Managing Director of Rock Hill Capital.

About DuraCoatings

DuraCoatings, a portfolio company of Rock Hill Capital, was founded in 1993 and provides industrial hard chrome, nickel, and thermal spray technologies to a variety of industries. The Company’s goal is to provide superior customer service and the latest in industrial coating solutions for our customers in a way that protects the environment and establishes continuous improvement in the service, repair, and restoration of customer components. Take a closer look at what differentiates DuraCoatings in the industrial coatings industry at

About Rock Hill Capital

Rock Hill Capital, founded in 2007 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, is a private equity firm that invests in small-to-lower middle market companies located in the South and Southeast U.S. Rock Hill is currently investing out of its third committed capital fund totaling $150MM focusing on companies in the industrial products and services industries. Take a deeper look at Rock Hill Capital and what makes our investments successful by visiting

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