Welcome to Hill Engineering

Hill Engineering is a global leader in improving the performance of materials. We are a trusted partner to engineers seeking solutions in design, manufacturing, operations, and sustainment; delivering expertise in residual stress measurement, mechanical design, material testing, structural integrity, and service life extension.

For residual stress measurement, Hill Engineering offers a broad range of capabilities. We enable sound decisions with dependable data.

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For service-life extension of components, Hill Engineering enables rapid development of residual stress treatments using residual stress engineering.

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For OEMs seeking fatigue analysis for their products, Hill Engineering delivers reliable recommendations for maximizing component performance and longevity.

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"The knowledge transfer from Hill Engineering to Lockheed Martin is consistently well documented and delivered in a highly usable format. They don’t just tell you a number."
"Hill Engineering thinks hard about your problem and your context, and then provides viable options for your consideration."
"You get to a different level of confidence when you do it the right way."
Dale L. Ball, Ph.D.
Lockheed Martin Senior Fellow
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
Rollie Dutton, Ph.D.
Chief, Manufacturing and Industrial Technologies Division
US Air Force Research Laboratory
Michael Glavicic, PhD
Associate Fellow, Materials Modeling
Rolls-Royce Corporation

Extending Life of Fighter Airframes

Forging Residual Stress

Development of the Contour Method

Upcoming Presentations and Events

Aircraft Airworthiness & Sustainment
May 22-25, 2017
Phoenix, AZ
TMS 2017 146th Annual Meeting
Feb 26 – Mar 2, 2017
San Diego, CA
2016 Defense Manufacturing Conference
Nov 28 - Dec 1, 2016
Denver, CO
Aircraft Structural Integrity Program Conference (ASIP)
Nov 28 - Dec 1, 2016
San Antonio, TX