Advanced Plating Technologies is an industry leading, plating and powder coating company that provides engineered solutions in surface finishing across a range of demanding industries including the medical, defense, power transmission/distribution, telecommunication and the oil & gas markets. Founded in 1948 as Artistic Plating Company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the current name reflects an engineering focus and commitment to technological growth to provide exacting plating, passivation and powder coating services for major OEMs and quality-focused suppliers.
We welcome you to explore this site to learn what makes our company distinctive among job shops today. A wealth of technical information is available including:
- A Searchable Database of Plating Specifications
- Common Surface Engineering FAQs within the Plating Topics
- Whitepapers on Key Topics Including Adhesion, Wirebonding and Solderability
- APT Solutions including Selective Plating, Plate-to-Gauge and Medical Coatings
Advanced Plating Technologies combines nearly 70-years of metal finishing experience with an engineering focus to provide surface finishing solutions. We welcome the opportunity to partner with our customers to make our finishing capabilities an extension of their manufacturing services. We value the opportunity to listen to your specific design concerns to offer a metal finishing solution that will be delivered reliably and at a fair price.
Advanced Plating Technologies is deeply involved within the surface finishing industry helping to set industry direction in education, process development and environmental stewardship. A fourth-generation family owned and operated company, Advanced Plating Technologies exemplifies the best in Wisconsin’s businesses and entrepreneurship servicing both local and nationwide job shops and OEMs.