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Automation

Automation

 

Automation vs. Manual Processing for data and traceability. Machine data available from automated plating lines helps the team at Master Finish diagnose and correct plating issues on the fly to reduce scrap. The data on each motion in the plating line is recorded and stored on our server network. The same is true of the power outputs from our rectifier units. Our team serializes the loads we process on our plating lines and provides a specific serial number called a load ID on the tags we place on the return packaging. If you are pulling parts out of a box that came from Master Finish we can use that ID number to provide you with all the processing details, and how they compare to the process standard for that product. For more information on our automating process, contact our team of experts at (616) 245-1228.

Cyclemaster Remastered

Cyclemaster Remastered   Master Finish’s new plating line is now ready for business. Back before the pandemic swept the country and production plating demands were at an all time high Master Finish invested into a new state of the art automated rack plating line...

Hungry for More Innovation

Industry 4.0 makes manufacturers nimble during pandemic, hungry for more innovation BY JAYSON BUSSASunday, January 16, 2022 06:30pm John Mulder recently noticed that an inordinate amount of his staff’s time was being used to field calls from clients inquiring about...

Master Finish Receives MacDermid Enthone DecoKlad License

This license makes the Michigan shop the first DecoKlad applicator in the Americas and the fourth to be certified globally in the program. Master Finish Co. has been awarded a license from MacDermid Enthone that makes it the first DecoKlad applicator in the Americas...

Welcome to the Team!

Please join us in welcoming Galvano to the Master Finish team. He plays an important role at Master Finish. He is our newest addition that demonstrates the quality of the plant wastewater Master Finish sends back to the city of Grand Rapids POTW. Galvano is named...

Eclipse Black Chrome

The Eclipse Black Chrome is truly one of its kind. This type of chrome plating is the darkest black chrome on the market and Master Finish is one of the first companies in North America to put it into production. This specialized plating system offers a variety of...

Environmental Commitment

Environmental Commitment At Master Finish, we are committed to being good stewards of the environment. We don’t only want to comply with legal requirements, but go above and beyond in making sure we minimize our operation’s...

Celebrating 60 Years

Following WWII, John Mulder and his high school friend, Wally Reed, started a metal finishing business in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Wally was the salesman, selling metal finishing equipment and supplies to metal manufacturing firms. John led the metal finishing job shop...

SHOP PROFILE: Master Finish’s 3rd Gen Adds 3rd Line to Increase Capacity

SHOP PROFILE: Master Finish’s 3rd Gen Adds 3rd Line to Increase Capacity This post originally appeared on www.finishingandcoating.com/  How apropos that a third-generation finishing operation in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is celebrating the installation of its...