APT Welcomes Our Newest Staff Members

Advanced Plating Technologies is hiring energetic people that want to be part of a growing company with a focused mission and core values.  We are proud to welcome some of our newest staff members and look forward to the contributions they will make to our success…

Lindsey LoehnerLindsey

                As our Quality Manager, Lindsey Loehner is responsible for developing, implementing, communicating, and maintaining initiatives that promote quality performance improvement throughout our company including managing ISO systems 9001:2008 and 13485:2003.  She has worked in quality for the past 5 years and most recently as the Quality Assurance & Safety Manager at a food processing and manufacturing facility.

                Lindsey attended the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.  We are excited to have Lindsey as part of the Advanced Plating Technologies team and look forward to her contributions to our continuing success.


Daniel Russow

As an Estimating Engineer, Daniel Russow is involved in preparing price quotations, planning sample parts, and applying his technical background along with his critical and analytical thinking skills to help develop engineered solutions in surface finishing at APT.

Daniel attended the University of Minnesota on the Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship, a full tuition and housing scholarship awarded based on: academics, character, financial need, and caddie record. Daniel graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering. During college he worked as a Chemical Engineering Intern for Liesch Associates, Inc. (Liesch), an environmental engineering consulting company. Upon graduation, Daniel accepted a full-time offer with Liesch as a Chemical Engineer. This past spring, Daniel followed his new bride to Milwaukee and has been very eager to apply his technical background as an Estimating Engineer for APT.

Salina Winslow IMG_1035

As the Customer Service Manager, Salina Winslow provides sales-focused customer service to include logistical, clerical and communication support of the company operations as well as follow up support for sales quoting and sampling and order status.  She also assists with the company’s website maintenance as well as updating and developing our social media presence.

Salina also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota.  Upon graduation, she earned her commission in the United States Navy where she completed two Middle Eastern deployments as a Surface Warfare Officer.   We look forward to Salina contributing to the continued growth of APT through a customer-centered function within our current daily operations.

Advanced Plating Technologies to Exhibit at 2014 MD&M Minneapolis

Advanced Plating Technologies will be exhibiting in booth 1436 at the upcoming 2014 Medical Design and Manufacturing Show show in Minneapolis, MN October 28th through October 31st.

MD&M 2014


“We couldn’t be more excited to return once again to the medical hub of the Twin Cities to display first-hand what makes Advanced Plating Technologies unique in the demanding field of medical metal finishing,” says company president John Lindstedt.  “The medical industry is a growing sector in precious metals finishing, powder coating as well as our latest in micro precision passivation of stainless steel, nickel/cobalt, titanium, MP35 and Nitinol.”

 We invite you to learn more about Advanced Plating Technologies’ range of coatings used in the medical market within this site including gold plating, silver plating, electroless nickel plating services as well as passivation of stainless steel and powder coating services.

Advanced Plating Technologies has a very busy show schedule in 2015.  Stay tuned for future updates on upcoming exhibits.

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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Image of 99.9% Pure Soft Gold Plated Interconnect Sleeves

99.9% Pure Soft Gold Plated Interconnect Sleeves



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.”