2016 Top Shops

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Posted on: 3/30/2016

The Products Finishing Top Shops for 2016 in alphabetical order.

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The Products Finishing Top Shops were selected from an online benchmarking survey conducted in December. The 40+ question survey asked questions in a number of areas related to the finishing industry.

 

Based on those answers, we calculated which finishing operations were the “Top Shops” as it pertained to finishing technology, operations, best practices and business operations.

 

 


Electroplating:

 

A.M. Metal Finishing, Orlando, FL 

Rick Hunter, President

ammetal.com

ABQC Corp., Milwaukee, WI 

Brian Stoddard, President

abqc-usa.com

Active Metal Finishing, Toronto, CAN 

Allan Phillips, President

activemetalfinishing.com

Advanced Plating Technologies, WI 

John Lindstedt, President

advancedplatingtech.com

Allegion, Carmel, IN

James Sweney, Manager

allegion.com

Anoplate, Syracuse, NY 

Milt Stevenson, Vice President

anoplate.com

Arlington Plating, Palatine, IL 

Richard Macary, President

arlingtonplating.com

AVM Inc., Chantilly, VA 

Vijay Kapur, President

avmplating.com

Barry Avenue Plating, Los Angeles, CA 

Charles Kearsley, President

barryavenueplating.com

BFG Manufacturing Service, PA 

Jeffrey Grube, President

bfgmfg.com

Cadillac Plating, Warren, MI 

Nicola Salvati, President

cadillacplating.com

ChemResearch Corp., Phoenix, AZ

James Burriss, President/CEO

chemresearchco.com

City Plating, Cleveland, OH 

Randy Solganik, President

cityplate.com

DECC, Grand Rapids, MI 

Fred Mellema, President

decc.com

Dixie Industrial Finishing, Tucker, GA 

David Henderson, President

dixie-industrial.com

East Side Plating, Portland, OR 

Gary Rehnberg, President

eastsideplating.com

Electro-Spec, Franklin, IN 

Jeffrey Smith, President

electro-spec.com

ElectroLab II, Oldsmar, FL 

Lonnie/Buddy Harder

electrolab2.com

Electroless Nickel Plating, Hammond, LA 

William McNabb, President

enla.com

Electrolizing Corp., Cleveland, OH 

Bill Loucks, General Manager

electrohio.com

Freedom Metal Finishing, Clearwater, FL

Keith Eidschun, President

 freedommetalfinishing.com

Hohman Plating, Dayton, OH 

William Miller, Owner

hohmanplating.com

J&M Plating, Rockford, IL 

Mark Morris, CEO

jmplating.com

Jamestown Electro Plating, NY 

John Churchill, President

jamestownelectroplate.com

Light Metals Coloring, Southington, CT 

Richard Fleet, President

lightmetalscoloring.com

Lincoln Industries, Lincoln, NE 

Marc LeBaron, CEO

lincolnindustries.com

The Lindgren Group, New Hope, MN 

Peter Waldo, President

thelindgrengroup.com

Luke Eng. and Mfg, Wadsworth, OH

Chris Jurey, President

lukeeng.com

Lustrous Metal Coating, Canton, OH 

Mike Paxos, President

lustrousmetal.com

Marsh Plating, Ypsilanti, MI 

Matthew Marsh, President

marshplating.com

Microfinish, St. Louis, MO 

Bill Stock, President

microfinishco.com

New Method Plating, Worcester, MA 

Ralph Capalbo, President

newmethodplating.com

Oshkosh Plating Technologies, WI 

Aaron Johnson, President

oshkoshplating.com

Palmetto Plating, Easley, SC 

John Cutchin, President

palmettoplating.com

Paulo Products, Murfreesboro, TN 

Ben Rassieur, President

paulo.com

PEP General Metal Finishing, MA 

Stephen Chatfield, President

pepgenmetal.com

Pilkington Metal Finishing, UT 

Van Pilkington, President

pilkingtonmetalfinishing.com

Professional Plating, Brillion, WI 

Larry Dietz, General Manager

proplating.com

Reinfro, Brownsville, TX 

Abelardo Gonzalez, President

reinfro.com

Reliable Plating/Elite Finishing, WI 

Jaime Maliszewski, President

rpwinc.net, elitefinishing.net

Roy Metal Finishing, Greenville, SC 

John Pazdan, President

roymetal.com

Sheffield Platers, San Diego, CA 

Dale Watkins, President

sheffieldplaters.com

Silvex, Westbrook, ME 

Phil Ridley, President

silvexinc.com

Square One Coating, Oriskany, NY 

Lloyd Ploof, President

squareonecoatingsystems.com

Surtronics, Raleigh, NC 

Angela Stanley, President

surtronics.com

SWD Inc., Addison, IL 

Matt Delawder, Vice President

swdinc.com

Tanury Industries, Lincoln, RI 

Michael Akkaoui, President

tanury.com

Techmetals, Dayton, OH 

Phillip Brockman, President

techmetals.com

Triple Cities Metal Finishing, NY 

Charles Morgan, President

tcmfcorp.com

Twin City Plating, Minneapolis, MN 

Ben Minger, President

twincityplating.com

 


 

Liquid and Powder Coatings

A.M. Metal Finishing, Orlando, FL

Sloane Hunter, Vice President

ammetal.com

A&A Global Industries, Hunt Valley, MD

Lawrence Saad, Div. Mgr

aapowdercoat.com

Advanced Industrial Coatings, Stockton, CA

Dave Arney, Vice President

aic-coatings.com

AIS Inc., Hudson, MA

David Gagne, PC Tech

ais-inc.com

Albers Finishing & Solutions, Cheney, KS

Brett Albers, President

albersfinishing.com

All-Color Powder Coating, Oregon, WI

Mark Mortensen, President

allcolorpowdercoating.com

Alumi-Guard, Brooksville, FL

Charles Howison, VP

alumi-guard.com

Anodizing Paint TNM, Pointe Claire, Can.

Michel Martel, GM

tnminc.ca

Augusta Coating & Mfg., Thomson, GA

Wayne Wallace, President

augustacoating.com

Bristol Powdercoating, Toronto, Canada

Allan Phillips, Bus. Mgr

metalfinishingcenter.com

Burkard Industries, Clinton Twp., MI

Jay Burkard, President

burkardind.com

Co-Line Welding, Lynnville, IA

Dale Brand, President

colinemfg.com

Coating Systems Gr., Middleburg Hts, OH

Frank Popiel, President

csginconline.com

Cybex International, Medway, MA

Bernie Murphy, Sr Mfg Eng.

cybexintl.com

Fisher Hydraulics, Laurens, IA

Gregg Eiles, Asst GM

fisherhydraulics.com

Freedom Finishing Inc., Benton Harbor, MI

Gloria Ender, President

freedomfinishing.com

Gap Partners, Rabun Gap, GA

Taylor Cook, Op. Mgr

gappartnersinc.com

General Metal Finishing, Attleboro, MA

Stephen Chatfield, GM

pepgenmetal.com

Georgia Powder Coating, Gainesville, GA

Counte Cooley, President

georgiapowdercoating.com

Hytrol Conveyor, Jonesboro, AR

David Peacock, President

hytrol.com

Intn'l Powder Coating, San Diego, CA

Natah Leisorek, President

ipowdercoatings.com

J&M Plating, Rockford, IL

Mark Morris, President

jmplating.com

JEL Finishing, Chelmsford, MA

Bryan Heil, GM

jelfinishing.com

JIT Powder Coating, Farmington, MN

Tim Milner, President

jitpowdercoating.com

Kasa Fab, Salina, KS

Mark Slubowski, VP

kasafab.com

Keystone Koating, Lititz , PA

Richard Gehman, President

keystonekoating.com

LoneStar Corrosion Services, Houston, TX

Glen Cronin, President

lonestarcorrosion.com

MetoKote, Lima, OH

Jeff Oravitz, President

metokote.com

Microfinish, St. Louis, MO

Bill Stock, President

nicrofinishco.com

Micron Metal Finishing, Bridgeview, IL

Brad Watt/Scott Rauter

micronmetalfinishing.com

Olympic Powder Coating, Santa Ana, CA

Mark Cherry, President

olympicpowdercoating.com

Orion Industries, Chicago, IL

George Osterhout, President

orioncoat.com

Pioneer Metal Finishing, Green Bay, WI

Bob Pyle, CEO

pioneermetal.com

Plastonics, Hartford, CT

Bob Zimmerli Jr., President

plastonics.com

Prime Restoration, Memphis, TN

Cory McCabe, Vice President

primerestore.com

Professional Plating, Brillion, WI

Larry Dietz, General Manager

proplating.com

Progressive Coating, Chicago, IL

Stephen Walters, President

progressive-coating.com

Reliable Powder Coating, San Leandro, CA

Shawn Taylor, President

reliablepowdercoatings.com

Reliance Finishing, Grand Rapids, MI

Patrick Cell, Owner

reliancefinishing.com

S&B Finishing, Chicago, IL

Kenny Spielman, President

powdercoatchicago.com

Select Powder Coating, Owensville, MO

John Scego, Owner

selectpowdercoating.com

Specialty Group, Detroit, MI

Fred Brant, Manager

sespowdercoating.com

Sundial Powder Coating, Sun Valley, CA

Shivie Dhillon, President

sundialpowdercoating.com

Tri-State Fabricators, Cincinnati, OH

Rick Vogt, President

tristatefabricators.com

Trojan Powder Coating, Sarasota, FL

Carl Troiano, President

trojanpowder.com

TWF Industries, Alexandria, MN

Tom Furrer, President

twf-industries.com

United Alloy, Janesville, WI

Stephen Achs, President

unitedalloy.com

Vanwin Coatings, Chesapeake, VA

James A. Whitham, President

vanwincoatings.com

Vermeer, Pella, IA

Jason Andringa, President 

vermeer.com

Westside Finishing, Holyoke, MA

Brian Bell, President

wsfinish.com

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