What is the Difference Between Galvanization and Zinc Plating?

Both galvanization and zinc plating are popular in the metal finishing industry. Although galvanization is an application of zinc plating, it has a much more different finishing process with different thicknesses compared to zinc plating. Knowing which type of plating to choose can significantly benefit your business and make your parts last longer. This will […]

April Customer Newsletter

The Professional Plating quarterly newsletter was sent to our customers last week.  A copy of the newsletter is attached here for your reading enjoyment. Electronic Newsletter April 2020

Continuing to support our local restaurants

As we continue to work within the confines of the Wisconsin Stay at Home orders, we are not only doing our best to keep our Team healthy and safe, but work to show our appreciation for their ongoing support to meet the needs of our essential customers with weekly food offerings. Several weeks ago the […]

Supporting our local businesses

The TEAM at Professional Plating enjoyed a Gourmet Box Lunch on Thursday, April 2nd, catered by the awesome crew at Cobblestone Creek. Fresh handmade box lunches included a sandwich featuring either Brown Sugar Cured Ham and Cheddar, Oven Roasted Turkey and Swiss or Roast Beef and Cheddar.  The sandwiches were combined with cold potato salad, […]

Decorating for Easter

Adorning the wall outside of the Team Center are colorful Easter pictures that were submitted by young family members of some of our Team. In what has become an annual tradition, blank Easter-themed coloring pages are offered to our Team to take home and have youngsters in their lives brighten up with color and return […]

Why Do Zinc Plating?

Zinc plating is the process of coating a substrate metal with a zinc coating to protect it from corroding.  This process is most commonly used in the auto industry to protect the critical components of a vehicle.  Zinc plating is done to important automotive parts such as brake calipers, brake pipes, and power steering to […]

Why Is Electroplating Important?

Electroplating is the process of coating surfaces with a metal coating using electricity. There are many reasons electroplating is important – Electroplating creates a protective barrier to reduce friction and prevent tarnishing of a surface as well as protecting surfaces from wear and tear by applying a thin, durable metal coating. Coating a non-metallic surface […]

Help for the Homeless Hygiene Drive

The Team at Professional Plating is currently engaged in collecting personal hygiene and cleaning supplies in support of the Salvation Army‘s Help for the Homeless Hygiene Drive.  We know that some of you may want to support this collection as well but do not have an outlet to take supplies to.  Professional Plating would love […]