Growing in popularity in many industries, electroless nickel is great for any part.


If you are looking to protect your steel parts from corrosion, look no further than zinc plating.


Learn why tin plating is perfect for the food processing industry.


To be ISO certified, you need to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products & services that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, as well as enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system.  This includes processes for improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.

This certificate is applicable to plating & finishing of metals and formed products as assessed by National Quality Assurance, U.S.A.

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Cerakote on AluminumCERAKOTE FINISHING

Looking for that coating to help protect against scratches & gouges?

With world class performance, Cerakote is compatible with more substrates than any other competitive finishes.

It is corrosion resistant for more than 3,000 hours and direct and indirect impact resistant up to 160 in-lbs.  It also has a coefficient of friction equaling Teflon.

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The Journal Gazette

“Franke Plating Works is investing more than $1.1 million to double its production capacity and create up to 17 jobs, officials announced Tuesday.”


“One of the most longstanding companies of its kind is expanding.  Franke Plating Works, which bills itself as America’s oldest family-owned plating company…”

Inside Indiana Business

“Fort Wayne-based Franke Plating Works has announced plans to invest over $1 million to upgrade and expand its production facility east of downtown Fort Wayne”


Competitive pricing, quick turnaround times, and constant client communication are the foundation of Franke Plating Works commitment to your metal plating and metal finishing jobs.  We are capable of creating prototypes and filling small, medium, or large production orders.

First, we bring over 89 years of experience to your job. Not only are we Fort Wayne’s oldest family-owned plating company, we’re the oldest in the United States, and we have the knowledge it takes to get every job done efficiently. We have the knowledge and the metal engineering expertise to determine the metal and electroplating that will give you the best product.

Our knowledge and experience guarantees you the best product and the best PRICE as well. Shop around and you’ll see just how competitive the pricing is at Franke Plating Works. Our customers come back because they know they can depend on us to keep costs firmly in line.  Read More…

Restoration & Antique Services

If you have antiques or other items that need restored, plated, or customized