Automotive Features for August 2007

Automotive Features Archive

Platers/Painters Profile: Cadillac Plating, Where Zinc is King Platers/Painters Profile: Cadillac Plating, Where Zinc is King

Don’t let the name fool you. At Cadillac Plating, it’s all about the zinc: zinc iron hexavalent black, zinc iron trivalent black, zinc trivalent clear, zinc trivalent yellow, zinc hexavalent yellow, and zinc olive drab. It’s a specialty focus that, according to the company, provides a lucrative market niche at a time when many other finishing firms are moving toward diversification. And for Nick Salvati, Jr., plant manager of the Warren, Mich.-based company, that suits him just fine.