Nickel plating line at Tata Steel manufacturing site
Copper plating line at Tata Steel manufacturing site

Manufacturing Sites

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Apollo Metals
Apollo Metals

Apollo Metals, Ltd., Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

Apollo Metals has been electroplating continuous coil at its Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, facility for more than 80 years.

We produce copper and brass-plated cold rolled steel products in a diverse range of dimensions and surface finishes. Our products are used for:

  • critical automotive and ammunition applications
  • a range of functional applications
  • decorative product applications

Our electroplating process enables us to meet all customer expectations for product characteristics including:

  • chemical properties
  • corrosion resistance
  • electrical conductivity

Apollo's state-of-the-art plating delivers optimised quality and overall product consistency. Our plating line configurations ensure extremely tight plating control.

We specialise in plating to exacting tolerances - allowing our customers to produce at optimum efficiencies.

 

Apollo Metals site
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Hille & Müller
Hille & Müller

Hille & Müller GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany

Hille & Müller, Düsseldorf was founded in 1905 and is now the headquarters of Tata Steel Plating. It was the first company in the world to produce electroplated steel strip.

Over 100 years’ experience and a longstanding commitment to innovation have made Hille & Müller the world's leading expert in nickel-plated cold rolled strip. Excellent surface finish is a hallmark of our products. A wide choice of mirror finish and smooth, matte surfaces is available.

Our electroplating process enables us to meet all customer expectations for product characteristics including:

  • chemical properties
  • corrosion resistance
  • electrical conductivity

Hille & Müller is renowned for consistently reliable manufacturing processes. These deliver customised products with exacting dimensional tolerances for diverse applications and requirements.

 

Aerial view of Hille & Mueller
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Thomas Steel Strip
Thomas Steel Strip

Thomas Steel Strip Corp., Warren, Ohio, USA

With a history dating back to the early 1920s, Thomas Steel Strip is today recognised as a world-class industry leader in plating.

Whether your applications require cold-rolled or plated steel, you can be confident that Thomas Steel will provide products that meet the highest levels of dimensional and plating layer precision.

Our combination of equipment and capabilities ensures we can offer a flexible customer service. We can:

  • meet customer needs for smaller volumes (much like a service centre)
  • respond to customer production requirements for larger volumes 

Our electroplating process enables us to meet all customer expectations for product characteristics including:

  • chemical properties
  • corrosion resistance
  • electrical conductivity

As a pioneer of many new technologies, Thomas Steel Strip supplies a wide range of steel products. These are:

  • cold rolled
  • nickel-plated
  • cobalt-plated
  • nickel-zinc (NiZn)

 

Aerial photo of Thomas Steel Strip
Cold roll plating steel in manufacturing site