Advanced Plating Technologies Names Matthew Lindstedt as President

The family-owned Milwaukee, Wisconsin, finishing company’s former president, John Lindstedt, has been named CEO.


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Advanced Plating Technologies has named Matthew Lindstedt president, replacing his father, John Lindstedt, who has been named CEO.

Matthew has been with the Milwaukee, Wisconsin, company since 1990. He started in polishing and plating before moving to the maintenance department in 1992. He continued to work at APT during summers and other breaks from Arizona State University. After graduating college and a tour of service in the U.S. Air Force, Lindstedt returned to APT full time in 2003 as the engineering manager. He transitioned into the role of technical sales manager role in 2005, and remained in it until this recent promotion. During his tenure, he is credited with penetrating new markets such as ammunition, firearms and oil/gas, and leading the company to more technically oriented industries.

"Matthew has helped transform APT into what it is today”, John Lindstedt says. “His vision, leadership skills and work ethic are a few of the attributes that he will bring as president. Our goal is to be the most proficient metal finishing shop in the United States, and I feel Matthew is the best choice to lead that continued effort.

Advanced Plating Technologies is a fourth-generation family-owned company and currently has more than 70 employees. The plating and powder coating company provides engineered solutions in surface finishing across a range of demanding industries, including the medical, defense, power transmission/distribution, telecommunication and the oil/gas markets. Founded in 1948 as Artistic Plating Company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the company says its current name reflects an engineering focus and commitment to technological growth to provide exacting plating, passivation and powder coating services for major OEMs and quality-focused suppliers.

For information, visit advancedplatingtech.com.