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 plating on magnesium and aluminum were previously approved for plating GALVANO SILVER and dusk chrome on 2020 Corvette GT2 paddle shifters, Cadillac floor matt emblems, and Cadillac sedan paddle shifters since 2013. Furthermore, APC nickel-chrome has been providing visual appeal and durability on exterior aluminum trim displayed on multiple GM car and truck models.

Exhibiting exceptional corrosion and wear resistance with ultimate aesthetics, APC nickel-chrome finishes are preferred and approved by the world’s largest automotive and motorcycle manufacturers including General Motors, Ford, FCA, Tesla, Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycle. For further information, please visit or email

About Arlington Plating Company

Arlington Plating Company provides world-class metal finishing, mechanical polishing, and anodizing services for a variety of industry applications, including automotive, motorcycle, medical, heavy truck, and consumer product components. We pride ourselves on producing flawless, high performance finishes on aluminum, magnesium, copper alloys, steel, stainless steel, and zinc die castings. Leading manufacturers trust us to increase wear and corrosion protection, improve appearance, and enable electronic performance while meeting stringent OEM, environmental and regulatory requirements.

An ISO-9001:2015 company, Arlington Plating Company is an active member of the National Association for Surface Finishing (NASF) and the Aluminum Anodizers Council. For more information, please visit or contact us.