Coventya Inc.

4639 Van Epps Rd.
Brooklyn Heights, OH 44131 US


Company Profile

COVENTYA develops and supplies specialty chemicals for surface finishing in over 40 countries and 4 continents. Our customers include both captive surface treatment and job shop platers that capitalize on our innovative technology, responsive service and numerous OEM product approvals.

With a full line of products that find use in many industries from automobiles and oil fields to computers and fashion it is clear that Coventya products touch our lives each and every day.

We are a responsible supplier. As a steward of the environment our products are designed to be "green" and we support them with a full Watercare product line that ensures our customers can meet the same commitment.

We hope you'll join us "Beyond the Surface".

US Locations:


132 Clear Road, Oriskany, NY 13424

Tel: (315) 768-6635 - Fax (315) 768-3561


4639 Van Epps Road, Brooklyn Heights, OH 44131.

Tel: (216) 351-1500 - Fax (216) 351-5677



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What makes COVENTYA stand out?

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Coventya's employee appreciation day included survey results and feedback sessions.

Coventya Holds Employee Appreciation Day
Following an engagement survey for its U.S. employees, the company held an employee appreciation lunch with team-building activities and games.

Randie Cistone is Coventya's human resource manager.

Coventya Announces New Staff
Randie Cistone joins as human resources manager, while Carrie Cotter takes over as customer service manager.

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A Conversation With Brad Durkin, Coventya
Brad Durkin is director of international product management for Coventya, and the chairperson of the SUR/FIN Technical Advisory Committee that puts together the conference sessions each summer.

Polarized cross section micrograph image GSX anodized A356 alloy

Impact of Intermetallic Species on Cast Aluminum Alloys for Anodizing Applications
Alloys with higher silicon concentrations can inhibit the growth of anodic oxide films under galvanostatic and potentiostatic conditions.

Solving Problems with Electroless Nickel Solution Whiteout
Adam Colburn from Coventya says that electroless nickel chemistry requires replenishment of the nickel metal and sodium hypophosphite during its operation.

Coventya Promotes Schultz to Assistant Controller
He will focus on financial management, including cash analysis and management, and financial reporting requirements.

Coventya Adds Service Staff
Bowles, Goodall and Brady provides support for customer and technical services. 

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Coventya 3S Technology Replaces Conventional Metal Anodes
Coventya’s 3S technology is designed to replace conventional metal anodes with size-selective membrane anodes.

How to Extend Parts Cleaner Solution Life
Coventya’s Greg Terrell says there are simple techniques that can be used every day in any plating shop to better characterize not only the effectiveness of the cleaners, but help determine the cleaner life that fits the process line.

Selecting the Best Anodizing Seal Process
Sealing of anodized aluminum is considered to be the most important of all the various steps in the anodizing process, and Coventya’s Michael McGinty explains how you seal ultimately determines the performance of the anodic oxide in its end-use environment.

Products Finishing News Update Newsletter, Dec. 19
Here is the Products Finishing Latest News for the week December 19, which includes information on how coatings for additive manufacturing is showing promise and Boeing and AkzoNobel have coated their 787th plane in the 787 fleet.

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Fastener Coatings and the Coefficient of Friction
Friction is the most important mechanical property of a fastener. It’s not a single parameter, however, but a complex system that needs to be analyzed thoroughly.

Controlling Phosphorus Content in Electroless Nickel Coatings
Coventya’s Ambrose Schaffer explains how a shop can ensure that an electroless nickel coating will meet the specifications for the amount of phosphorus over the entire life of a plating bath.

Passing Customer Specs for High Phosphorus Electroless Nickel Deposits
Coventya’s Brad Durkin explains how to provide greater than 10.5 percent phosphorus in an EN deposit.

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How Dissolved Aluminum in Low Caustic Etch Baths Affects Acid-Etched Surfaces
Decreasing the concentration of aluminum in the low caustic step can also lead to problems such as preferential etching.

Coventya Products Aim to Meet Surface Finishing Challenges
Coventya will highlight a variety of its latest products at Sur/Fin 2018, including Finicoat coatings, the Alumal aluminum surface treatment line and WaterCare wastewater treatment line, and 3S anode technology.

Coventya Selective Separative System (3S) for zinc-nickel plating

More Efficient Zinc-Nickel Plating
The addition of a porous membrane in Coventya’s system results in less breakdown product and more cathode efficiency.

Choosing the Best Electrolytic Nickel Strike
Now that you have decided that an electrolytic nickel strike would benefit your process, how do you choose the best one for your application? Coventya’s Brad Durkin explains.

Joe Starc, technical service manager, Coventya

A Conversation with Joe Starc, Coventya
Joe Starc is the technical service manager for Coventya and was named one of Products Finishing’s 40-Under-40 to watch in 2017. 

Choosing the Best Strike Chemistry
Q. How do we ensure we have the best available strike chemistry for our plating application? Coventya’s Brad Durkin explains how process and the sequences are an important metric to success.

Product Categories of Coventya Inc.

Acid Salts
Aluminum Etchants and Deoxidizers
Anodizing Processes, aluminum
Bright Dips
Chromate Conversion Coatings
Cleaning & Pretreatment Chemicals
Coatings, electrocoatings
Flocculants, Polyelectrolytes
Plating Processes for Aluminum
Plating Processes for Plastics
Plating Processes, alloy: chromium substitute
Plating Processes, chromium
Plating Processes, chromium, trivalent
Plating Processes, cobalt, cobalt alloy
Plating Processes, copper
Plating Processes, copper, electroless
Plating Processes, nickel
Plating Processes, nickel sulfamate
Plating Processes, nickel, colored
Plating Processes, nickel, electroless
Plating Processes, nickel, satin finish
Plating Processes, nickel-iron
Plating Processes, silver, electroless
Plating Processes, tin
Plating Processes, tin-lead
Plating Processes, tin-nickel
Plating Processes, tin-zinc
Plating Processes, zinc
Plating Processes, zinc-cobalt
Plating Processes, zinc-iron
Plating Processes, zinc-nickel
Stripping Solutions, metal