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.

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“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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