Sustainability is an increasingly important topic in the aerospace industry as OEM manufacturers continue to incorporate lighter metals, and use safer products in their facilities. Additionally, with the increase in air travel more planes and quicker repairs are needed. 

This webinar will discuss metal pretreatment processes and corrosion protection solutions for aerospace OEM and MRO applications. The surface treatment process will be reviewed to cover the following topics:

  • Surface treatment process solutions for light metal alloys including aluminum
  • Examining REACH and sustainability compliance
  • Corrosion protection solutions 
  • Meeting OEM and Mil-Spec compliance 
  • "Ready-to-Use" MRO solutions

This webinar is also available in Spanish. Click here to access that version.

Kristina Tkacz

Technical Surface Manager, Henkel


Kristina Tkacz has been with Henkel since 1999 and is the Surface Treatment Technical Service Manager at the Henkel facility in Madison Heights, MI. She has serviced the Aerospace Industry for 8 years... and has 11 years of experience with analytical laboratory testing, including full product analysis and manufacturing support for all Henkel products. In her role as one of Henkel's authorized certified instructors, Kristina conducts the trainings for the Aerospace Surface Treatment product line to our Authorized Distributors and Customers. Read More

Mike Sisson

Surface Treatment Business Development Manager, NA


Mike Sisson is the Surface Treatment Business Development Manager for the Aerospace group of Henkel. Prior to this position, Mike managed the southern region distributor network. Mike has 33 years o...f experience in the aerospace industry. His experience includes airframe and power plant applications within the OEM / MRO processes in the Military, Commercial and General Aviation segments. Read More