Tops Shops Profile: Tanury Industries
About: Tanury Industries offers plating and PVD finishes for the jewelry, aerospace and architectural industries. The company says it is the largest jewelry plater in the U.S.
Location: Lincoln, Rhode Island.
Top Officials: Thomas Tanury, Chairman; Michael Akkaoui, President and CEO.
History: Founded in 1946 by the Tanury family, the firm grew quickly from a 7,200 square-foot facility into an operational footprint of over 70,000 square feet and has become the leading finisher for the jewelry industry.
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