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The North America electroplating and anodizing industry showed many key operational metrics in 2019 — including finishing equipment usage, a measurement of productivity — generally unchanged relative to 2018, in this year’s Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey, which was conducted in December 2019 and was the sixth in a series of annual industry surveys. More than 50 metrics were measured in the survey, which included shops from the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Complete survey results.

Listed below are 50 Top Shops for 2020 along with their top official:

 Company Name Top Official   Location
 A.M. Metal Finishing  Rick Hunter, President Orlando, FL 
 Ace Anodizing and Impregnating  David Vaughn, President  Hillside, IL
 Acme Galvanizing Edward Weiss, President  Milwaukee, WI
 Active Metal Finishing  Allan Phillips, President  Toronto, Canada
Advanced Metal Finishing of Virginia Dwayne Robinson, President  Roanoke, VA
AeroDynamics Cara Burzynski, President Seabrook, NH
Aircraft X-Ray Labs Gary Newton, CEO Huntington Park, CA
All Metals Processing of Orange County Michael Coburn, CEO Stanton , CA
American Metal Coatings Konstantine Dotsikasm, President Mentor, OH
Armoloy of Illinois Nolan Hannan, COO Dekalb, IL
Cadillac Plating Nick Salvati, President Warren, MI
Censa Francisco Hornelas, General Manager Tlalnepantla, Mexico
ChromeTech of Wisconsin Alan Henry, President Franklin, WI
Electrolizing Corporation of Ohio Chris Noble, COO Cleveland, OH
Electro-Spec Jeffrey Smith, President Franklin, IN
Elite Metal Finishing Dan Rose, President Oceanside, CA
Embee Processing Michael Coburn, CEO Santa Ana, CA
Freedom Metal Finishing Keith Eidschun, President Clearwater, FL
Great Lakes Metal Finishing David Wachter, General Manager Erie, PA
Green Bay Anodizing Charles Dunham, President Green Bay, WI
Hohman Plating Brad Kremer, President Dayton, OH
Houston Plating & Coatings William Howard Jr., CEO South Houston, TX
Industrial Polishing Services Enrique Mereles, Sales/Marketing Director San Diego, CA
Jagemann Plating Scott Jagemann, President Manitowoc, WI
KC Jones Plating Robert Burger, President Warren, MI
Luke Engineering Chris Jurey, President Wadsworth, OH
Lustrous Metal Coatings Mike Paxos, President Canton, OH
Marsh Plating Corporation Matthew Marsh, President Ypsilanti, MI
Master Finish Aaron Mulder, CEO Grand Rapids, MI
Microfinish William Stock, President Saint Louis, MO
Miramar Metal Processing Marcos Cielak, President San Diego, CA
Nico Products Peter Waldo, CEO Minneapolis, MN
Paulo Ben Rassieur, President Murfreesboro, TN
Perfection Industrial Finishing Charles Zinke, President Tucson, AZ
Pilkington Metal Finishing Van Pilkington, President Salt Lake City, UT
Pioneer Metal Finishing Kevin Stevick, CEO Green Bay, WI
Plateco Inc. Jim Schweich, CEO Reedsburg, WI
Plating Technology Kirk Urmey, CEO Dayton, OH
Professional Plating Larry Dietz, General Manager Brillion, WI
Protech Metal Finishing Mike Huddleston, CEO Vonore, TN
Recubrimientos Metalicos de Mexico Carlos Cielak, CEO Mexico City, Mexico
Roy Metal Finishing John Pazdan, Managing Director Conestee, SC
Surface Technology Michael Feldstein, President Princeton, NJ
Surtronics Angela Stanley, CEO Raleigh, NC
Techmetals Phillip Brockman, President Dayton, OH
Temecula Quality Plating Duc Vo, President Temecula, CA
U.S. Chrome Corp. of New York John Carpenter, CEO Batavia, NY
Valence Surface Technologies - Garden Grove Juan Cadenas, General Manager Garden Grove, CA
Valence Surface Technologies - Lynwood Tracy Glende, CEO Lynwood, CA
Wolkerstorfer Company Steffen Wolkerstorfer, President New Brighton, MN