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Arlington Plating Company Opens Anodizing Operation

PALATINE, Illinois, USA, Monday, January 23, 2017 – Arlington Plating Company is proud to announce the installation of an anodizing line at its Palatine, Illinois headquarters. The new service represents over a $2 million investment and reflects the increased demand by the surface finishing industry for aluminum anodizing that reliably meets stringent OEM performance and design […]

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Arlington Plating Appoints Brian Isola Vice President of Sales

PALATINE, Illinois, USA, January 5, 2017 – Brian Isola has been appointed Vice President of Sales by Arlington Plating Company. A surface finishing industry veteran, Mr. Isola possesses over thirty years of manufacturing experience in decorative and functional plating, anodizing and metal stamping operations.

Prior to joining Arlington Plating, Mr. Isola was the director of […]

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Commercial Anodizing Coming Soon to Arlington Plating!

Anodizing Service Added to Metal Finishing Offerings
Revered as an industry leader among metal plating companies, Arlington Plating Company is excited to announce that we will be offering commercial anodizing very shortly. This anodizing service enables us to expand our product offering into a whole new area!

Anodizing is an electromechanical process that forms a protective […]

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Zinc Die Cast Plating Benefits

Commercial Plating Company Advises on Considerations to Take when Deciding if the Benefits of Zinc Die Cast Plating is Truly Right for Your Application
Our commercial plating company frequently performs plating on zinc die cast. The alloy’s corrosion resistant and inexpensive properties make it a preferred alloy for many industries.

Zinc die cast plating is commonly […]

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Arlington Plating Goes Above-and-Beyond Environmental Compliance

Metal Plating Company Breaks Down Process Behind Recycling 99% of Waste
At Arlington Plating Company, we recycle more than 99% of the waste generated during the metal plating process. Whether we’re plating on aluminum, zinc die cast, magnesium or other alloys, there are a wide range of chemicals that are required during the process. When […]

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Black Chrome Plating – Suited up for Style

Decorative Chrome – The Bold Beauty of Black Chrome Plating
At Arlington Plating we offer many shades of chrome, including tonal variations of Onyx, Starlite, Twilite, and more. We have the perfect shade of decorative chrome to meet any customer’s specific plating requirements, including the ultra-stylish black chrome plating!

Honing our process over the past 70 […]

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Exterior Automotive Chrome Plating Process

Commercial Plating Services Utilizing Nickel Quad Plating System
When it comes to the exterior automotive chrome plating  process make sure the company you choose for your commercial plating services employs a Quad Plating System.

Exterior automotive chrome plating has 2 main requirements: It has to look good and it has to last a long time.

In the exterior […]

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5 Electroplating Questions that are Key in Determining the Right Finish

Your Electroplating Guide to Proper Material Selection
When it comes to determining the right finish for your product/application, there are 5 electroplating questions that are key to consider when selecting a metal plating material.

Our electroplating guide below highlights the most important questions to consider when selecting the right electroplating finish for your product/application, specifications, environmental […]

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Electroless Nickel Plating Benefits

There are a number of electroless nickel plating benefits that many companies are not aware of when choosing a metal plating method.

Below are just a few major advantages to electroless nickel plating:
Electroless Nickel Plating Thickness
The unique substance composition enables complete uniformity in electroless nickel plating thickness. Achieving this level of specificity in metal finishing is imperative […]

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ESOP

Arlington Plating Company became an ESOP company in January 2016! Congratulations to all the employees of Arlington Plating Company on this new opportunity! ESOP is an Employee Stock Option Plan which employees have the opportunity to grow ownership in the company over time! Best of Luck to APC!

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