Independent Plating has combined the operations of Standard Plating Inc. (West Springfield, Mass.) with its Worcester, Mass., facility. Both companies provide metal finishing services, including nickel, chrome, zinc and brass plating, as well as powder coat, electropolish and black oxide finishes. Standard Plating’s president, Michael Nahorniak, will become general manager of Independent Plating.
Editor PickFinishing Lines Per Shop
The average plating shop has about eight finishing lines in use, while the average Top Shops has almost 13 lines, according to the 2017 Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey results.