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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Chamber of Commerce Event Donation

The Brillion Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding their 10th annual Wine, Beer, Chocolate & Cheese event on February 15th.  Hundreds of attendees are able to sample local beers, wines, cheeses, chocolates, coffees and other sweets.  Proceeds from the event are used to purchase items for the Brillion community to truly make Brillion a […]