Haviland Enterprises Inc.

421 Ann St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 US


A Message from Haviland Enterprises Inc.

Company Profile

What began as a small research and testing lab in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1934, is now a $1000 million/year corporation with two divisions, 200+ employees and 800,000 square-feet of manufacturing space.

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HP Ultima Bright Nickel systems incorporate exceptional brightness and leveling with ease of operation.

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Haviland Products Company offers the very latest in Zinc electroplating and passivate technology, including single component alkaline non-cyanide Zinc additives for unparalleled brightness and ease of passivation.

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Haviland Products Company soil removal and surface pretreatment systems, offer a wide variety of products for the effective removal of all oils and grease compounds, including water soluble/synthetic and chlorinated paraffins.

As Seen In Products Finishing

Haviland's Process Designed for Plating Complicated Parts
Enables uniform deposition across wide range of current densities.

Haviland VP of Finance Meg Post

Haviland Names VP of Finance
Meg Post is replacing Terry Schoen, and will oversee the company’s financial operations, including accounting and reporting, financial planning and business analysis, IT, and risk management.

Haviland new staff appointments

Haviland Makes New Appointments to Support Business Growth
Rob Pawson has been promoted to national sales manager of surface finishing and anodizing.He has been with Haviland for 25 years, most recently serving as regional sales manager.

Haviland Mike Karasiewicz and Bernie Haviland

Haviland Appoints New CEO to Replace Retiring Son of Founder
Mike Karasiewicz will take over for E. Bernard “Bernie” Haviland, who is retiring from the company his father founded in 1934.

Haviland Breaks Ground on New Plating/Anodizing Pilot Line
The company expects that the new Grand Rapids, Michigan, operation will increase throughput and testing by nearly 400 percent.

Haviland Products Havalloy ZN-TCP zinc-nickel alloy plating

Zinc Alloy Process Provides Ductile Deposits, Faster Plate Times
At Sur/Fin 2018, Haviland Products Co. will feature its Havalloy ZN-TCP zinc-nickel alloy plating process, designed to provide ductile deposits and faster plate times on complex-shaped parts containing 13-15 percent nickel by weight.

JR Eyerly Returns to Haviland as Technical Sales Rep
JR Eyerly has resumed his 13 years of service as technical sales representative at Haviland Products Co., after completing a short-term specialty project in the anodizing and plating industry.

Haviland’s Havalloy Z-N is an electro-deposited alloy of zinc and nickel with deposits containing 11- to 15-percent nickel by weight.

Zinc Nickel Deposit Passes the Corrosion Tests
Haviland’s Havalloy Z-N is an electro-deposited alloy of zinc and nickel with deposits containing 11- to 15-percent nickel by weight.

Haviland’s Post-Chromate Sealer Extends Corrosion Resistance
This product is designed to treat parts with an additional 150 hours against white corrosion and 500+ hours of protection against red rust.

Curparsheen tarnish preventative

Tarnish Preventative Provides Surface Coating without Current
The product is economical and safe, being chrome-, VOC-and nitrate-free.

Laura Jakel

Haviland Products Co. Appoints Inside Sales Specialists
Laura Jakel and Sean Burns will be responsible for building relationships with and assisting customers.

The Principal Accolades Haviland at 80th Anniversary Celebration
Haviland was selected for the distinction based on the company’s pledge to the financial and physical wellness of its employees through outstanding benefits.

Haviland Names Brett Calvin As Chief Operation Officer
Calvin has served as joint COO with Wayne Thornton since May of 2014.

Haviland 80th Anniversary Underscored With National Recognition As One Of Best For Employee Financial Security
Haviland also featured in the October issue of Inc. Magazine for being named one of 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security.

Trivalent Passivate Produces Deep Black Finish
Haviland Products – Sur/Fin 2014, Booth 713

Haviland Offers Training in Monterrey, Mexico
Extensive training was conducted by Haviland Technical Service Specialist Ron Kinne and Brunnen Plating Chemical Manager Gustavo Velez Quintanilla.

Diana Marker

Haviland Products Promotes Diana Marker
Diana Marker has been promoted to sales coordinator for Haviland Products Co.  Marker has been part of the Haviland team for 13 years, serving most recently as a customer service representative. She brings extensive experience in order entry, contract blending, and customer communication to her new position.

Lydia McGee

Haviland Products Promotes Lydia McGee
She will be responsible for current customers and generating new business throughout Michigan.

Susan Lockhart

Lockhart Promoted to Materials Manager at Haviland Products
She will be responsible for the entire materials procurement program.   

Haviland Announces 100% Employee Ownership
Prior to this sale, Haviland Enterprises was owned 54 percent by the Haviland family and 46 percent by Haviland employees.

Haviland Trivalent Passivate Produces Deep Black Finish
Haviland Products Co.’s Jet Black B2 is designed to be an easy-to-prepare and easy-to-maintain completely trivalent conversion process that produces a deep black, lustrous finish.

Product Categories of Haviland Enterprises Inc.

Aluminum Etchants and Deoxidizers
Anodizing Sealants
Anti-Mist Chemical Additives
Antiquing Solutions
Blackening Processes, solutions
Chromate Conversion Coatings
Cleaning Chemicals, aqueous
Descaling Chemicals
Phosphate Coating Chemicals
Plating Processes, alloy: chromium substitute
Plating Processes, chromium
Plating Processes, chromium, colored
Plating Processes, chromium, trivalent
Plating Processes, copper
Plating Processes, copper, electroless
Plating Processes, nickel
Plating Processes, nickel, electroless
Plating Processes, tin
Plating Processes, tin, electroless
Plating Processes, tin-zinc
Plating Processes, zinc
Plating Processes, zinc-nickel
Pollution Control Chemicals, chromium reduction
Pollution Control Chemicals, cyanide oxidation
Pollution Control Chemicals, heavy-metal removal