Electroplating Capabilities & Services

Industrial Electroplating Capabilities

Why Choose Gatto?

We're Big...

High Volume Capacity

Our high volume rack and barrel plating lines process 300 tons of material each day. We regularly handle projects of all sizes, but we are skilled at turning around large volume orders quickly.

Large Tanks

Our extra-large tanks can accommodate parts up to 27 feet long and up 8,000 pounds.

210,000 Square Foot Facility

Our large modern facility sits on a 9.5 acre site on Chicago’s southwest side. Large staging and processing areas keep parts organized, safe and secure. Our 10 truck docks and full team of material handlers move you in and out quickly when picking-up/delivering orders. Our capacity allows us to turn around semi-trailer sized orders in a short amount of time.

We're Good...

Quality Control

We are an ISO 9001/ANSI-ASQ Q9001:2015 certified company. Our quality team includes a full-time chemical engineer and lab staff. Plating baths are tested daily to monitor performance, quality and prevent defects. Production samples are regularly salt spray tested to monitor corrosion resistance.

We are equipped with a wide range of testing equipment:

  • Eddy Current type Thickness Testers
  • X-Ray Flourescence Thickness Tester
  • Atomic Absorption Spectrometer
  • Fully equipped wet-lab
  • Video-Microscope
  • Salt-spray cabinet
Research & Development

Our in-house lab not only monitors quality, but also conducts research on new products and process improvements. The latest finishes are constantly tested to ensure we are providing the best coatings available.

38 Years of Experience

Our vast experience spans across 3 generations of the Gatto family. We have knowledge that most other companies cannot match and we know what it takes to get the job done right.

We're Easy to Work With!

Local Pick-Up & Delivery

Our fleet of trucks can provide you with pick-up and delivery services around the Chicago area. Our trained drivers pre-inspect all orders at pickup to ensure damage-free transit.

Nation Wide Delivery

If you are not in the Chicago area, don't worry. We work with companies throughout the United States. Contact us today to discuss shipping for your parts and products.

No Set-Up Fees

We are committed to maximizing the value of our service which is why we never charge you a set-up or rack fee.

Additional Electroplating Services

To accommodate your needs beyond plating we offer other services:

  • Baking to reduce the risk of Hydrogen Embrittlement during the plating process
  • Cleaning & Degreasing
  • Acid Pickling
  • Bright Dipping of Brass & Copper
  • Custom packaging and wrapping