Finest Metal Plating, Coating, and Polishing

American Metal Finishing

NEW: Electroless Nickel Plating for Aluminum

Electroless Nickel: Endless Range of Finish Options For Aluminum

We now offer manufacturers of aluminum products a wide range of final finish options in terms of color and texture.

We are unique in providing both electrolytic and electroless plating, PVD and powder coating all under one roof for maximum production efficiency and quality control.

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Specialist in the Finest Metal Plating, Coating, and Polishing

Since 1992

American Metal Finishing has over 30 years of technical knowledge, skill, and experience in the finest metal finishing. Our skilled and experienced craftsmen utilize state-of-the art processes and today’s cutting-edge technology to produce the finest, durable, showroom-ready metal finishing and coatings to enhance the quality and value of premium metal products.

Our in-house, state-of-the-art, high-capacity PVD machine (installed in 1999)

Our knowledge, skill, experience, and technology, combined with our stringent requirements and standards for quality and consistency, make us a recognized national leader in major metal plating, metal coating, and metal polishing. We are one of the oldest and most experienced metal finishing specialists and can provide custom solutions to suit your specific needs.

Metal Finishing Services

We offer a comprehensive menu of the finest metal coating, plating, and polishing solutions to enhance medal products.

  • Lifetime PVD Coatings
  • Electroplating
  • Powder Coating
  • Patina and Lacquer Coating
  • Antimicrobial Finishes
  • Metal Polishing and Bead Blasting
  • Vapor Degreasing
  • Color Matching

Metal Finishes

We offer 105 of the finest metal finishes to enhance the quality and durability of premium metal products. We also offer custom metal finish colors for your specific application.

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Our Specialty

We specialize in lifetime decorative finishes that will not deteriorate or change color with use.

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Lifetime PVD Coatings

Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) is one of the finest methods for creating brilliant, long-lasting permanent coatings — and is an environmentally-friendly process. We own and operate one of the highest capacity PVD coating machines in the world.

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Our electroplating increases corrosion characteristics, improves appearance, and enhances wear properties of premium metal products.

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Powder Coating

We use and produce only the most durable organic powder coatings to enhance corrosion protection and abrasion resistance, as well as to cosmetically color the surface of metal.

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Patina and Lacquer Coating

Our patinas are “living” finishes that change over time as the metal surface oxidizes.

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Antimicrobial Finishes

We create the best, safest coatings and finishes available, including special coating infused with antimicrobial agents.

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Metal Polishing and Bead Blasting

Our skilled craftsmen are trained and focused on the tiniest details not only when polishing, but also working with satin, matte, and bead-blasted surfaces.

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Vapor Degreasing

Our vapor degreasing thoroughly cleans metal parts and dissolves any contaminants, so we can coat materials in a pristine state.

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Industry Standard Color Matching

Our industry-standard color matching process enables us to consistently achieve stable colors across different alloys.

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Metal Finishing Applications

Our top-notch metal plating, coating, and polishing add beauty, durability, quality, and value to a wide range of premium metal products.

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About Us

At our Our 60,000 square feet factory in California, our skilled and experienced personnel utilize state-of-the-art equipment and processes for the finest metal finishing to meet rigorous standards of quality.

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Contact Us

Since 1992, we have been delivering metal finishing solutions to our clients. Contact us so we can deliver metal finishing solutions tailored to your needs.

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Don Arnold

East Coast Regional
Factory Representative



Belinda Wise

West Coast Regional
Factory Representative



Charles C. Butler

Founder 1992


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