Pros & Cons of Powder Coating

Before determining the pros and cons of powder coating, we have to define what powder coating is.  Powder coating is a dry powder application applied electrostatically and cured under uv light or heat.  It creates a more durable coating than regular paint and can be used to coat metals, appliances, bicycles, motorcycles, vehicles, etc that […]

When to use e-coating & the benefits of it

Consumers today expect high quality and durability when they invest their money, so manufacturers have to deliver a visually appealing product that will last and perform. The team at Professional Plating uses the latest technology in electrodeposition (e-coating) that consumers expect to invest in because we take pride in the work we do. If you’ve […]

Taking a New Ride in the Park!

The headline is referring to legendary road racing speed park,  Road America in Elkhart Lake, WI. Professional Plating is proud to announce associate sponsorship for this weekends NASCAR Xfinity Series “Henry 180” weekend. Race fans will have the opportunity to watch some of NASCAR’s future stars as they test their skills on the storied 4-mile, […]

July Customer Newsletter

The latest edition of the Professional Plating quarterly newsletter is available for your reading pleasure! Electronic Newsletter July 2020

What Are The Benefits of Zinc Plating?

Zinc plating has been around for decades and is the first line of defense to fight against rust and corrosion. For those who often work with steels and metals in general, they will know the benefits of zinc plating and how important it is to keep up standard maintenance to prevent aging. Its low-cost plating […]

What is E-Coating?

E-coating, mostly known as Electrocoating, is a type of wet paint finishing process meant to protect metals and steels from corroding. The types of metals can range from car parts, hardware, and even jewelry. The reason for this is because e-coating is recognized for its ability to paint in high production volumes for a lower […]

ISO Quality Recertification

Professional Plating Inc recently underwent an intensive five-day recertification audit to ISO 9001:2015.  The audit was conducted by DQS Inc..  ISO 9001:2015 is an international quality standard that is designed to make sure companies are following good quality practices. Companies that wish to comply to ISO standards set procedures in place that show commitment to […]

Win-Win Continuous Improvement

Professional Plating Inc. is proud to announce the completion of a major cost improvement program. Working in conjunction with Focus on Energy and Brantmeier Electric of Chilton, Professional Plating embarked on a total and complete changeover to LED lighting in our production facility. This investment amounted to approximately $315,000.00.   Focus on Energy provided input […]

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 […]