Custom Metal Plating

For over 60 years we have been providing the highest quality chrome and metal plating and polishing in Western Massachusetts. We do Trivalent Chrome, Polished Chrome, Satin Chrome, Polished Nickel, Satin Nickel, Oil Rubbed Bronze, Polished Copper, Satin Copper, Antique Copper finishes on all the following materials: Steel, Brass, Copper, Aluminum and Stainless Steel.

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Custom Metal Finishing

We are able to custom tailor complete metal finishing solutions to meet our customers's needs. Berkshire Plating is equipped to handle mass and high volume metal finishing jobs as well as low volume, short run and quick turn around orders. We are experienced in handling intricate and high precision jobs. JWe are fast and reliable and can put the finishing touches on any metal product in any quantity.

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Custom Metal Polishing

We polish all types of metals including nickel, copper, stainless steel and aluminum, as well as chrome polishing and plating and work on various projects, including marine, auto and motorcycle - and do custom triple plating as well as custom and industrial production, and billet aluminum. To attain the highest quality plating, the product must be properly polished. The end result of the polishing will determine the final quality of the chrome.

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THE BUSINESS OF THE BERKSHIRE PLATING IS ... To protect and enhance all types of metal components. Our state-of-the-art techniques protect the environment and your bottom line as well, because when treated, metal parts simply last longer. Postponing unnecessary replacements saves the earth's resources...and your company's money.

Decorative Chrome

We offer various processes depending upon your needs. Decorative chrome is the first choice for many consumer goods. ....more

Hard Chrome

Hard chrome is a thicker deposit of chrome on heavy wear parts, usually for industrial applications. ....more

Black Chrome

Can be used in decorative applications, but also used for it's absorption properties on solar collectors ....more

Tin Plating

Tin plating is known for it's anti-tarnish deposit and is used on electrical equipment because of it's conduction qualities. ....more

Silver Plating

Silver has the highest conductivity of all metals and is used for more than decorative plating. A good choice for electrical contacts. ....more

Gold Plating

Gold is great choice for electronic or decorative applications. We have processes that dial-in the amount of gold used to minimize cost. ....more

Electroless Nickel

Unlike electroplating, electroless nickel provides a uniform deposition over the entire part including the insides of tubes. ....more

Cyanide Copper

Cyanide copper is used for selective hardening of portions of parts or as a base coat for zinc die castings. ....more

Acid Copper

Acid copper leaves a soft deposit which is good for polishing after plating to remove surface defects. ....more

Satin Nickel

Satin nickel shows a grain like finish and is used as a decorative finish on many consumer and automotive parts. ....more

Matte Nickel

Matte nickel is similar to satin nickel but is used when a nonreflective finish on parts is desired and does not have a grain like finish. ....more

Black Nickel

Black nickel is similar to black chrome, but covers deep recesses better and is more reflective than black chrome. ....more


Berkshire Plating has built a reputation of providing the highest quality service to all of its customers large and small. A locally owned and operated business in Springfield Mass we believe that no customer is too small or too large and every single customer deserves the same attention to detail that has given us our outstanding reputation.


Our commitment to quality is second to none, only the highest quality work is acceptable and our staff treats every single job with the highest level of care.


Berkshire Plating is one of the most respected metal finishers in the Northeast. Our services include state-of-the art Gold plating, Silver plating, Electrolytic Nickel plating, Electropolishing, Anodizing, Electroless Nickel plating, Passivation, Tin plating, Immersion Tin plating, Chromate Conversion coatings, Chrome Replacement coatings and other metal finishing needs.


Please spend some time looking around on our website. You will get a real good idea of what we do and what are capacities are. You can get in touch with us by using our contact form and simply give us a call.