Frontier Group Launches New Chemical Processing Line

Arizona-based provider of aerospace metal finishing services reopened its Phoenix chemical processing facilities after $1.5 million complete transformation.


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Frontier Group, an Arizona-based provider of aerospace metal finishing services,  reopened its Phoenix chemical processing facilities. The company began a complete transformation of its chemical processing area in 2018, spending over $1.5 million with the objective of upgrading its facilities with equipment and increasing capacity.


The shop’s services include Nadcap-accredited chemical processing, nondestructive testing and welding.

“It was critical for us to invest significant capital in the highest quality equipment and newest technology available,” says Andrew Furrer, president of Frontier Group. “We look forward to showcasing our enhanced chemical processing capabilities and supporting the aerospace industry.”

Founded in 1979, Frontier Group was formed with the 2018 merger of two established aerospace metal finishing companies in Phoenix and Chino Valley. Today, Frontier Group employs 70 people and operates from both locations with facilities that total more than 40,000 square feet of capacity. The company offers anodize, chem film, paint, passivation, phosphate, nondestructive testing and welding, across Arizona, southern California and other states in the southwestern U.S.

“We expect to expand our employee base by more than 20% over the next 12 months,” Furrer says. The company used ScrubAir Systems, Americhem Engineering, Process Technology and Parker Boiler for their equipment.

Frontier Group is owned in partnership by management and Montage Partners, a people-first private equity firm. Visit frontiergroupco.com.