Hofmann Industries Invests in Zinc Plating Facility

11 April 2017

Hofmann Industries Inc announced Monday that it has completed a major investment in its Sinking Spring, PA based Zinc Plating Facility. This investment includes new control & conveyor systems, new surface preparation tanks, and improved chemical monitoring and feed systems to support the RoHS and CONEG compliant plating line.

Originally conceived and installed to provide a protective and decorative brite zinc plated finish for Hofmann’s mechanical welded steel tube products, the company now provides zinc plating services to customers throughout the United States in product categories ranging from storage & shelving to pipeline accessories, housewares and agricultural equipment. Hofmann’s zinc plating finish is used by some customers as a ‘chrome alternative’ – based on its exceptional salt spray test performance that exceeds industry standards for interior and exterior use.

Hofmann’s rack plating line is capable of plating long items (up to 130” in length).

In addition to zinc plating, Hofmann also manufactures and fabricates welded steel tubing and powder coats at both locations. Combining the Zinc Plating and Powder Coating technologies, Hofmann offers customers zinc plated product with tinted powder top coats that simulate brass, copper, and stainless steel finishes.

Hofmann, with manufacturing capabilities based in both Eau Claire, MI and Sinking Spring, PA is a leader in the manufacture of light-wall steel tubing and tubular steel products. The company promotes its “One-Stop-Shop” approach to manufacturing – by integrating manufacturing under one roof. From steel slitting to tube manufacture to fabrication, powder coating and even zinc plating, Hofmann delights its customers with speed, service, and quality. Hofmann’s steel tubing product is used in the following industries: office furniture; healthcare; hardware; after-market automotive; consumer products, kitchen & bath, housewares; and lawn & garden.