// About Us

Nadcap Surface CoatingsRSC are a NADCAP & AS9100 accredited surface coatings specialist, who have been leading the way in the aerospace and defence sectors since 1999. We have a well established track record of creating the most precise and durable finishes, working for some of the biggest aerospace and defense companies.

RSC are a surface coatings specialist based in Yeovil, Somerset.

As part of the FGP Group of companies we can offer a complete service, from engineering and precision manufacture of parts to the final surface coatings. Find out more about FGP >

RSC are extremely pro-active with REACH and material obsolescence, working very closely with UK Primes to advise and Trial new Processes, to ensure they meet performance requirements in today’s challenging Environment.

Think Quality, think RSC.

Ramp Surface Coatings (RSC) has Quality at the forefront of everything it does. From achieving and maintaining the most stringent Industry and customer approvals to ensuring we get the product right first time, on-time and on-budget.

AS9100 and NADCAP accreditation is testament to RSC’s commitment to delivering a quality product time after time. Multiple customer approvals across the Aerospace and Defence sectors also demonstrate that in these competitive times RSC is the first choice for all your chemical processing and specialist painting requirements. Ensuring on-going compliance and conformity is ingrained into all of the team at RSC. A comprehensive set of KPI’s are monitored regularly to ensure that the business is in control and operating in compliance, effectively and efficiently. Zero defect and 100% OTD are what RSC strive to achieve.

Continual improvement and moving forward as a business is at the heart of RSC, from a newly appointed dedicated NPI engineer, gaining merit status on our NADCAP approval to utilising Kaizen methodology to capture new initiatives. A key area where RSC demonstrate its excellence is the in-house Laboratory facilities it commands. Thorough monitoring of solution chemistry, periodic testing along with detailed trend analysis ensure that we react to changes in a timely manner so ensuring on-going product conformance.

If the above is not enough, RSC part of the FGP group can also offer complete manufacturing turnkey solutions. Complex machining, assembly, NADCAP heat treatment and NADCAP NDT are some of the services that can be offered via the group.

Think RSC, think quality.

// The RSC Team

Our success at RSC is down to our people. The RSC team is experienced, knowledgeable, passionate and have an unwavering commitment to quality.

The RSC team is highly experienced, with a long history of work in the aerospace and defence industries. We have the expertise, and the accreditations and facilities, to carry out a vast range of coatings, all of which will not only meet the required standards but go well beyond in terms of performance and durability.

Find out more about what we do:

  • Derek Smith

    Operations Director

    • Founder of Ramp Surface Coatings Limited.
    • 36 years Experience in Aerospace and Defence Surface Coatings.
  • Mark Teversham-Hann

    RSC Paint Production Manager

    • Babcock Ltd (Sultanate Of Oman) Paint Facility Manager 8 Year.
    • Pacific Crown helicopters QLD Australia Lead Paint Tech 2 Year.
    • Augusta Westland Aerospace Transmissions UK Paint Tech 9 Years.
  • Lee Holt

    RSC Senior Estimator & Process Engineer

    • Honeywell Aerospace Yeovil Cell Work Flow Coordinator – 1 year.
    • Honeywell Aerospace Yeovil Indentured Skilled – 2 years.
    • Honeywell Aerospace Yeovil Production Technician – 3 years.
    • 9 years’ experience within Engineering and Aerospace.
  • David Brigg

    RSC Quality Manager

    • Experienced Quality professional with extensive experience in both the Aerospace and Automotive sectors.
  • Joshua Brown

    Laboratory Technician & Quality Engineer

    • RSC: Cell Lead – 2 Years.
    • RSC: Production Technician – 1 Year.
    • Southwest Metal Finishing: Production Technician – 6 Years.
    • Member of the Institute of Materials Finishing.
  • Alex Evans

    RSC Head of Metal Finishing & Chemical Processing SCA

    • Honeywell Aerospace Production Team Lead 3 Years.
    • Honeywell Aerospace Value stream lead 1 Year.
    • Honeywell Aerospace Treatments Team Lead 6 years.

// The RSC Team

Our success at RSC is down to our people. The RSC team is experienced, knowledgeable, passionate and have an unwavering commitment to quality.

The RSC team is highly experienced, with a long history of work in the aerospace and defence industries. We have the expertise, and the accreditations and facilities, to carry out a vast range of coatings, all of which will not only meet the required standards but go well beyond in terms of performance and durability.

Find out more about what we do:

// Downloads

  • AS9100 Certificate

  • NADCAP certificate

  • NADCAP Scope

  • RSC Supplier Requirements

// Our Customers

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