Hardide plc, through its subsidiary, is a provider of advanced tungsten carbide-based metal coatings for internal and external surfaces. Hardide is a family of low temperature chemical vapor deposition (CVD) coatings. The Company is engaged in the provision of high-performance surface coatings to industry. Hardide coatings are used in various industries, such as oil and gas, aerospace, valves, pumps, pharmaceutical, pulp and paper, food processing and industrial gas turbines. As of September 30, 2011, Hardide had coated various categories of stainless steel, including austenitic, ferritic, martensitic, precipitation-hardening, duplex and super duplex. The Company�s wholly owned subsidiaries include Hardide Coatings Limited and Hardide Coatings Incorporated.