PALATINE, Illinois, USA, August 1, 2017 –Arlington Plating has received 2017 TOP SHOP HONORS for Training/HR. To quote the Products Finishing magazine benchmarking survey, “Great finishing shops stand out in terms of how they treat their employees, as well as the formal training each full-time employee receives annually.”

Arlington Plating Company was recognized for its work in transforming its relationship with employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP) initiated in 2016. Human resources practices and programs were also audited in making the selection.

Ted Dobbels, Arlington Plating Company’s Chief Financial Officer said, “Working together as a team to provide customers with the highest level of satisfaction has always been part of the company culture. Now employees can see directly the results of all of their hard work.”