October: Chris Dempsey takes over as CEO.
New robotic plasma spray facility commissioned.
Hugo Howse appointed as CEO.
Dylan Moore joins UST.
On 30 June, Richard Moore, co-founder and CEO of UST, passed away unexpectedly.
Hugo Howse joins UST as Technology and Business Development Manager.
New robotic HVOF facility commissioned.
Achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification.
Maurice Valimberti joins UST as Operations Manager.
Ceramcoat-Setech merges with Halky's Hardfacing to become United Surface Technologies (UST).
Construction begins on new company headquarters, including 2000m2 factory. UST moves into the new premises.
Keith Moore, Richard Moore, John Welsh Gear Cutters and Graham Campbell Ferrum, start Ceramcoat-Setech.
Ceramcoat-Setech purchases its first plasma system. It becomes the first company outside the United States to be included as a Job Shop Member company with the International Thermal Spray Association.
Halky's Hardfacing purchases its first High Velocity Oxygen Fuel system (HVOF).