Plating for Aerospace and Defense:
A Family Business

At SPI, we believe in delivering reliability, quality, and compliance in every project we undertake. With decades of experience in the defense and aerospace industries, our team is dedicated to providing top-notch plating services to our customers.

But it’s not just our expertise that sets us apart. We’re more than just a company – we’re a family. We work together to ensure that each project is completed with the highest level of care and precision, and we take pride in the strong relationships we’ve built with our customers over the years.

Celebrating 50 Years of Service.

About Us

Specialty Plating, Inc. is a family-owned company that has been providing top-quality plating services for 50 years. Celebrating its golden anniversary in 2023, the company operates a state-of-the-art facility in Denver, Colorado, serving the Denver metropolitan area and its nearby regions, such as Boulder, Aurora, Longmont, Centennial, Golden, and Westminster.

“SPI has become an extension to our business and I know that I can depend on the service provided for quality and turn around service.”


We offer a wide range of high-quality plating services, including:

  • Aluminum Anodizing
  • Chromate
  • Chromate Chrome-Free
  • Passivation
  • Black Oxide Plating
  • Zinc Plating

Our team of experts has the skills and experience to provide you with the best possible results for all your metal finishing needs.

Please note: SPI does NOT offer chrome plating

Turn Around Times

Specialty Plating, Inc. is known for some of the fastest turn-around times in the Denver area. The average on time delivery for the last Fiscal Year (2021-2022) was 89%.

Current Turn Around Times*

Regular Anodize

Current Turn Around Time:

2-4 days

Hard Anodize and Black Oxide

Current Turn Around Time:

3-5 days

Chromate, Chromate Chrome Free, and Passivation

Current Turn Around Time:

2-3 days

Zinc Plating

Current Turn Around Time:

2-5 days

*Please Note: Turn times are dependent upon lot and part sizes, as well as alloy type in the case of 7075 hard. If you are experiencing delays with your current plater please contact us.

Proud to Serve those who Serve.

Join the Family

We’re always looking for talented individuals to join our team at Specialty Plating, Inc. As a family-owned business with 50 years of experience in the industry, we offer a supportive and dynamic work environment with opportunities for growth and development.

If you’re passionate about plating and committed to delivering exceptional services, we want to hear from you. Whether you’re just starting your career or looking for a change, we invite you to explore the opportunities available at Specialty Plating, Inc.

To apply, simply complete the contact form and a member of staff will contact you.


      (Please note: SPI does not offer chrome plating services).

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