Advanced Plating Technologies Featured in Products Finishing Trade Publication

Advanced Plating Technologies is featured in an article produced by industry source Products Finishing.  Making the Medical Grade for Gold Plating details the challenges and impacts of meeting the demanding finishing requirements of gold plating sub-miniature and micro parts used in medical applications. Article highlights include Advanced Plating Technologies‘ stringent process, tooling, and inspection requirements that enable consistent production of parts meeting the finish specifications of the medical, electronic and telecommunications industries.

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Advanced Plating Technologies to Exhibit at 2014 IEEE PES Power Transmission & Distribution Show

Advanced Plating Technologies will be exhibiting in booth 3731 at the upcoming 2014 IEEE PES Power Transmission and Distribution show in Chicago, IL April 15th to the 17th….

IEEE Power Transmission Show

“I am extremely excited to be in the heart of the power market in Chicago for the upcoming IEEE show,” says Sales Manager, Matt Lindstedt.  “We have been servicing the power transmission and distribution  market  since the 1940s and many of our existing customers are located within the upper Midwest.  The power market is a core sector that we service and we are thrilled to exhibit some of our principle capabilities in plating, passivation and powder coating.”

 We invite you to learn more about Advanced Plating Technologies’ range of coatings used within the power market within this site including plating of aluminum, high purity 99.9% pure matte silver plating, semi-bright silver plating, hard and soft gold plating, matte and bright tin platingelectroless nickel plating, electrolytic nickel plating, lead and tin/lead plating as well as commercial passivation of stainless steel and powder coating services.

Advanced Plating Technologies has a very busy show schedule in 2014.  Stay tuned for future updates on upcoming exhibits.

Advanced Plating Technologies Achieves ISO 13485 Certification

Reg-ISO-13485Advanced Plating Technologies was recently certified to the stringent requirements of ISO 13485 for the manufacture of medical devices….  ISO 13485 specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organization needs to demonstrate its ability to provide medical devices and related services.  Advanced Plating Technologies has serviced OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers within the medical device market since the 1950s.  This recent certification demonstrates the commitment of APT to this industry providing medical coatings as well as passivation of titanium & medical alloys. Continue reading

Advanced Plating Technologies Welcomes Erik Probasco to the role of Plant Manager

Erik comes to Advanced Plating Technologies with over 15 years of metal finishing and senior management experience.  Erik is a chemical engineer with an extensive background in precious metals plating across a breadth of industries including the medical, electronics and telecommunication markets.  “Erik comes to Advanced Plating Technologies with the same passion for metal finishing and desire to push the industry further that our leadership team shares,” says company President John Lindstedt.  “We are thrilled to welcome him to Advanced Plating Technologies and look forward to his contributions to our company moving forward.”