Metal parts that are highly visible on commercial products need to look nice and shiny—that’s where Reliable Plating Works in Milwaukee comes in.
The company uses electroplating, a multi-step chemical process, to coat steel and stainless steel parts with decorative nickel and chrome.
Reliable’s work covers a wide range of products, from a brushed satin finish on a Harley-Davidson Night Rod exhaust pipe to highly polished chrome finish on a music stand, said Jaime Maliszweski, president and chief executive officer.
The company serves the motorcycle, furniture, display, bicycle, barbecue, lawn and garden, appliance, hardware, hand tool and medical equipment markets, among others. Major local customers include Master Lock in Oak Creek, InSinkErator in Racine and Kohler Co. in Kohler.
Reliable was founded in 1929 by Julian Maliszewski, Jaime Maliszewski’s grandfather. Jaime’s father, John, took over in 1977 and then Jaime and his brothers, Jack and Jeff, bought their father out in 1998… Read more in the article here.