Yearly Archives: 2019

Arlington Plating Company Awarded DecoKlad MT Specification

PALATINE, Illinois, USA, November 7, 2019 – Arlington Plating Company (APC) has been awarded a DecoKlad MT specification. Chrissy Pullara Americas Decorative Business Development and Product Manager for MacDermid Enthone presented the specification to Rich Macary, President of APC on October 29th.

DecoKlad MT is a quality supplier partnership program for decorative coatings. It offers consistency in finishing […]

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Arlington Plating Company Receives Fiat Chrysler Nickel-Chrome Plating on Steel Substrates Approval

PALATINE, Illinois, USA, September 4, 2019 – Arlington Plating Company has received Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) approval to nickel-chrome plate steel substrate parts. Meeting FCA specification PS-50019 for “Nickel-Chrome Electroplating of Steel Substrates,” parts to be plated include bumpers, tow hooks, running boards, and exhaust tips.

In addition to this most recent steel substrate […]

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Black Chromium Finishing: Beauty and the Beast

PALATINE, Illinois, USA, July 23, 2019 – APC’s President, Richard Macary, and Director of Quality and Operations Manager, Dishant Tailor, kicked off the SUR/FIN 2019 technical conference with their paper, “Black Chrome Finishing – Beauty and the Beast,” held on June 3. 2019 at the Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, Illinois. This very first paper […]

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Arlington Plating Company Earns GM Galvano Silver on Zinc Die Cast Approval

PALATINE, Illinois, USA, June 10, 2019 – Arlington Plating Company has received General Motors approval to nickel-chrome plate the automotive leader’s distinctive GALVANO SILVER finish on zinc die cast. Meeting GMW14672 Class C specification, APC’s decorative nickel-chrome will be featured on 2020 Corvette GT2 seat belt components to debut later this year.

APC’s high-performance nickel-chrome […]

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Arlington Plating Company Receives DecoKlad Applicator License

Richard Macary, President of Arlington Plating Company (right), receives the DecoKlad license from Elliott Linton of MacDermid Enthone.

PALATINE, Illinois, USA, February 26, 2019 – Arlington Plating Company was recently honored with a DecoKlad nickel chrome license from MacDermid Enthone. Currently, APC is just the second DecoKlad applicator in the United States and one of […]

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