Expert solutions to counter corrosion, adhesion and wear


KC Jones Plating Company has provided high-performance plating services across a broad application range for companies in the Michigan area and beyond for decades. We utilize some of the industry’s most innovative plating methods to enhance the appearance and performance of your components, all backed by world-class customer service and technical support. Whether your application requires zinc, electroless nickel or bronze plating solutions, KC Jones will exceed your expectations.


While various types of metal finishing solutions are prevalent in the plating world, each process carries unique advantages. The professionals at KC Jones can help you select the optimal plating method for your specific products.

Some of the general benefits of our services include the following:

  • Enhanced appearance: Metal plating processes offer brilliant, bright colors and smooth finishes to boost a component’s appearance.
  • Increased wear resistance: KC Jones plating solutions provide excellent durability and resistance against abrasion, resulting in superior protection against chemical damage, wear and corrosion.
  • Improved corrosion resistance: Smooth finishes reduce adhesion and contamination on a part to offer increased resistance against corrosion. 

Types of Industrial Metal Finishing and Plating Services We Offer

KC Jones provides plating services for various industries, including automotive, electronics, aerospace and defense. Our plating processes significantly increase the value of your parts by protecting and strengthening the surface while meeting your long-term performance and durability needs.

Plating Solutions for Corrosion Resistance & Protection

Plating processes we offer for maximum corrosion resistance include:

  • Zinc plating: Zinc plating prevents damage caused by moisture, rust and corrosion with an attractive and durable coating trusted by top manufacturers for decades.
  • Zinc-nickel plating: Besides replacing cadmium as the standard plating solution in the automotive industry, zinc-nickel plating meets corrosion-resistance specifications in many electronic, aerospace and defense applications.
  • Zinc-iron plating: Zinc-iron plating is an environmentally conscious, cost-effective method that delivers an attractive finish while protecting and preventing corrosion on many types of parts.

Plating Solutions for Wear Resistance

KC Jones offers several plating processes specifically geared toward wear resistance, including:

  • Electroless nickel-phosphorus: Electroless nickel-phosphorus plating provides exceptional hardness, uniform thicknesses and natural lubricity, making it a superior option for wear and corrosion resistance.
  • Electroless nickel-boron: Electroless nickel-boron plating is a KC Jones proprietary solution that’s a high-performance alternative to hard chrome plating, offering excellent wear resistance and the ability to withstand extreme temperatures.
  • Miccrolloy® bronze plating: Our trademark Miccrolloy® bronze plating process delivers superior machinability, exceptional surface-bearing properties and outstanding resistance against severe grinding and shear adhesion.

CORROSION Resistance

Stay safer with parts that last longer.

Wear Resistance

Defend against the most demanding conditions.

Why Trust KC Jones for Your Plating and Surface Treatment Needs

The professionals at KC Jones go above and beyond to exceed customer expectations, from creativity and innovation in engineering to using the most advanced surface finishing equipment. We believe in honest, transparent feedback and streamlined communication in everything we do while standing behind all the promises we make. 

In addition to our internal standards for quality and consistency, KC Jones boasts multiple industry certifications, including membership in the National Association for Surface Finishing (NASF) while carrying ISO 9001:2015 certification and accreditation through the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (Nadcap).

Connect With the Professionals at KC Jones Today

If you’re looking for a reliable and proven finishing and plating company in Michigan or beyond, KC Jones is a perfect choice. Learn why many manufacturers choose us for their industrial metal finishing needs. Connect with us online today to learn more about our services and how they can benefit your operation.