The Palmetto Plating Co. of Easley, South Carolina, celebrated its 50th anniversary on March 31.
Started and still owned by John Cutchin, the company has grown out of its plating “baby shoes” to become a multifaceted job shop and major player in the Southeastern portion of the United States. It is a major finisher of stainless steel, anodizing, electroless nickel and many other processes, and its customer base includes the nuclear, automotive, aerospace, and energy industries.
To read a 2013 Products Finishing story that featured the company, visit short.pfonline.com/Palmetto.
In addition, Palmetto Plating has added Paul Frank to its management team as executive vice president and general manager. Frank brings more than 45 years of electroplating and metal finishing experience to the company, along with strong managerial skills and customer understandings.
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