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Pioneer Metal Finishing Acquires Indianhead Plating

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Pioneer Metal Finishing has acquired Indianhead Plating Inc., Chippewa Falls, Wis. Founded in 1978, Indianhead is a leading chrome plating provider in the Upper Midwest. It provides chrome plating, roll services, cylindrical grinding and other processes to customers in the agricultural, heavy equipment and general industrial markets.

“I feel this is the perfect fit for Indianhead Plating and the Pioneer team, who has grown as a strategic consolidator of market leaders in the plating and finishing industry. I believe our shared commitment to providing high-quality finishes and services to our customers while maintaining a great home for our employees makes this the perfect combination,” said John Altmann, owner of Indianhead.

Headquartered in Green Bay, Wis., Pioneer specializes in providing outsourced metal processing services to customers across a range of industries including industrial, medical, aerospace and defense, automotive, consumer goods and more. Its services include anodizing, plating, and adhesive and coating applications.