KEI (Kuntz Electroplating Inc.)
Industries We Serve

Industries We Serve

We serve: Automotive exterior and interiors Motorcycle Appliance Gaming Heavy Truck/Transport Specialized Industries. The world’s largest and most recognizable brands rely on KEI for their Premium Plated and Painted Products. We supply: Stampings Extrusions Die Castings Forgings Low Pressure Castings Sand Castings Aluminum Investment Castings Steel Investment Castings We will optimize part design with process […]

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Plating Experts

Plating Experts

Since 1948, KEI has been the leader in the metal finshing industry. We were the first in North America to achieve ISO 9000/14001 certification. We were the first to plate plastic in Canada. Our high-volume computer controlled hoist lines are some of the largest and most advanced in the industry. We are plating experts and we love […]

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Premium Plated Products

Premium Plated Products

KEI provides Premium Plated Products to the most recognized automotive, motorcycle and appliance brands in the world.  Our nickel-chrome, satin-nickel, Midnight Chrome, Satin Titanium, brushed nickel and painted finishes are of the highest cosmetic quality found anywhere.

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Polishing Experts

Polishing Experts

Polishing for plating is a delicate blend of art and science. Our experienced polishers are the most experienced in the industry. We utilize the most sophisticated robotic polishing technology available to keep costs low and to provide the most consistent cosmetic finishing. KEI is the global benchmark for quality, delivery and service.

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Latest News

We’re celebrating Red Friday this Friday! Get Involved!

KEI is participating in Red Day – September 2nd Cardiac disease is a leading cause of death among Canadian women – but most are unaware....

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KEI is participating in Red Day – September 2nd Cardiac disease is a leading cause of death among Canadian women – but most are unaware. Did you know? More women than men die from...

We are Hiring!

We are currently hiring! KEI is currently accepting applications (or resumes) for the positions of Polishers and/or Labourers.  Resumes can be sent by fax to...

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We are Hiring!
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We are currently hiring! KEI is currently accepting applications (or resumes) for the positions of Polishers and/or Labourers.  Resumes can be sent by fax to (519) 893-3923, by email to donna.diebel@kuntz.com or by mail...

KEI Employee Dennis Zettel chooses to retire after 46 years of service

Congratulations to Dennis Zettel.  Dennis started his employment at KEI on January 26, 1970.  After 46 years of employ, Dennis chose to retire today.  On...

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KEI Employee Dennis Zettel chooses to retire after 46 years of service
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Congratulations to Dennis Zettel.  Dennis started his employment at KEI on January 26, 1970.  After 46 years of employ, Dennis chose to retire today.  On behalf of everyone at KEI – Enjoy your retirement...

Congratulations to KEI Employee John McKelvie

Our 2015 Passport to Wellness Winner John’s name was chosen earlier this week as our Passport to Wellness 2015 winner by Mike Kuntz. As our...

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Congratulations to KEI Employee John McKelvie
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Our 2015 Passport to Wellness Winner John’s name was chosen earlier this week as our Passport to Wellness 2015 winner by Mike Kuntz. As our winner of this wellness initiative, John will be enjoying...

KEI Employee Donates to Canadian Blood Services

Special thanks today to KEI Employee/Polisher Frank Steffan. To celebrate the Christmas Season and in remembrance of Paul Kuntz, Frank chose to give his 25th...

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KEI Employee Donates to Canadian Blood Services
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Special thanks today to KEI Employee/Polisher Frank Steffan. To celebrate the Christmas Season and in remembrance of Paul Kuntz, Frank chose to give his 25th blood donation this morning to Canadian Blood Services. Frank...

KEI to participate in Kitchener Manufacturing Job Fair

KEI is pleased to partner with the City of Kitchener, Workforce Planning Board, Employment Ontario, Northern Lights and many other groups for a job fair...

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KEI is pleased to partner with the City of Kitchener, Workforce Planning Board, Employment Ontario, Northern Lights and many other groups for a job fair this afternoon from 2 to 6 p.m. at the...

KEI will pause for 2 minutes of silence this morning

As it does yearly, KEI will pause for 2 minutes of silence this morning at 11:00 a.m. to remember and thank those who have died,...

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As it does yearly, KEI will pause for 2 minutes of silence this morning at 11:00 a.m. to remember and thank those who have died, served or serve today in our Canadian Armed Forces....

KEI offers Take Your Kid to Work Day – November 4, 2015

Once again this year, KEI is proud to offer its employees and their Grade 9 children/students the opportunity to have the kids come to work...

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KEI offers Take Your Kid to Work Day – November 4, 2015
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Once again this year, KEI is proud to offer its employees and their Grade 9 children/students the opportunity to have the kids come to work with their parents on November 4, 2015. The day...

KEI Chosen by Region of Waterloo to receive Award

The Region of Waterloo Public Health announced again today that KEI (Kuntz Electroplating Inc.) has received Waterloo Region’s Healthy Workplace Platinum Award. This award recognizes and celebrates...

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KEI Chosen by Region of Waterloo to receive Award
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The Region of Waterloo Public Health announced again today that KEI (Kuntz Electroplating Inc.) has received Waterloo Region’s Healthy Workplace Platinum Award. This award recognizes and celebrates workplaces in Waterloo Region who demonstrate a strong commitment...

KEI featured on Saturday evening on CTV newscast

CKCO TV (CTV Kitchener, ON) stopped into KEI recently to interview Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development, Mike Kuntz. The clip from this newscast – can...

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KEI featured on Saturday evening on CTV newscast
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CKCO TV (CTV Kitchener, ON) stopped into KEI recently to interview Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development, Mike Kuntz. The clip from this newscast – can be seen here! http://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=734378

KEI proud to sponsor Manufacturing Days in Ontario, Canada 2015

This Wednesday, September 30,  Thursday, October 1 and Friday, October 2, 2015,  KEI is pleased to be the “Silver Sponsor” for Manufacturing Day(s) 2015.  On Wednesday and...

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KEI proud to sponsor Manufacturing Days in Ontario, Canada 2015
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This Wednesday, September 30,  Thursday, October 1 and Friday, October 2, 2015,  KEI is pleased to be the “Silver Sponsor” for Manufacturing Day(s) 2015.  On Wednesday and Thursday this week, we will be welcoming local school tours from the...

KEI Proud to Support Dress for the Cause

KEI is proud to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month by participating in the Dress for the Cause event!              ...

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KEI is proud to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month by participating in the Dress for the Cause event!                       DRESS FOR THE CAUSE  Why...

Mike Kuntz addresses MIN this past weekend

This past weekend, our Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development Mike Kuntz spoke on behalf of KEI at a seminar sponsored by MIN...

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Mike Kuntz addresses MIN this past weekend
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This past weekend, our Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development Mike Kuntz spoke on behalf of KEI at a seminar sponsored by MIN (the Manufacturing Innovation Network), Western Union, and the Ministry...

Leadership Waterloo Region Alumni to tour KEI this afternoon

Later today, Alumni from the Leadership of Waterloo (Region) will be taking a behind the scenes tour of KEI. LWR a pleasure to host you here...

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Leadership Waterloo Region Alumni to tour KEI this afternoon
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Later today, Alumni from the Leadership of Waterloo (Region) will be taking a behind the scenes tour of KEI. LWR a pleasure to host you here at KEI! https://www.leadershipwaterlooregion.org/civicrm/event/info

Annual KEI Employee Appreciation BBQ Next Week!

Employees are reminded to leave their lunches at home next Wednesday, when Supervisors and Senior Management take to the bbq’s to provide a bbq’d lunch. ...

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Annual KEI Employee Appreciation BBQ Next Week!
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Employees are reminded to leave their lunches at home next Wednesday, when Supervisors and Senior Management take to the bbq’s to provide a bbq’d lunch.  Serving times are 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for...

Region of Waterloo announces that KEI has won the Platinum Award again this year for Wellness!

The Region of Waterloo Public Health is pleased to inform that KEI (Kuntz Electroplating Inc.) has received Waterloo Region’s Healthy Workplace Platinum Award. This award recognizes...

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Region of Waterloo announces that KEI has won the Platinum Award again this year for Wellness!
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The Region of Waterloo Public Health is pleased to inform that KEI (Kuntz Electroplating Inc.) has received Waterloo Region’s Healthy Workplace Platinum Award. This award recognizes and celebrates workplaces in Waterloo Region who demonstrate a...

KEI nominated for Canadian Prestigious Safety Award

KEI has been  nominated again this year for Canada’s Safest Employer Awards! We are pleased to announce this afternoon that KEI was nominated as one of Canada’s...

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KEI nominated for Canadian Prestigious Safety Award
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KEI has been  nominated again this year for Canada’s Safest Employer Awards! We are pleased to announce this afternoon that KEI was nominated as one of Canada’s Safest Workplaces for 2015; while we did not win this...

KEI Is Now Hiring!

As we ramp up for our new fiscal year, KEI is pleased to announce that we are now hiring! If you would like to join our...

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KEI Is Now Hiring!
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As we ramp up for our new fiscal year, KEI is pleased to announce that we are now hiring! If you would like to join our workforce as a General Labourer or Polisher, please forward...

KEIs 2014 Sustainability Report

KEIs 2014 Sustainability Report is now available here.

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KEIs 2014 Sustainability Report
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KEIs 2014 Sustainability Report is now available here.

KEI & Sustainability

“For KEI sustainability is about making a commitment. It’s a commitment to the environment that we will endeavour to reduce our manufacturing footprint and help...

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KEI & Sustainability
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“For KEI sustainability is about making a commitment. It’s a commitment to the environment that we will endeavour to reduce our manufacturing footprint and help conserve and preserve wherever possible. It’s a commitment to...

KEI Welcomes New Purchasing Coordinator

KEI is pleased to welcome our new Purchasing Coordinator – Pam Sovari. Pam with an extensive background in Purchasing, will be joining us at KEI...

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KEI Welcomes New Purchasing Coordinator
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KEI is pleased to welcome our new Purchasing Coordinator – Pam Sovari. Pam with an extensive background in Purchasing, will be joining us at KEI as of February 24th, 2015. On behalf of KEI...

KEI pleased to offer Grade 12 Equivalent (GED) again!

Again this spring, KEI is pleased to once again offer the GED (Grade 12 equivalent) to its employees, their families and to anyone in our community wishing...

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KEI pleased to offer Grade 12 Equivalent (GED) again!
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Again this spring, KEI is pleased to once again offer the GED (Grade 12 equivalent) to its employees, their families and to anyone in our community wishing to obtain this education. Since 1993, KEI has partnered first...

KEI to launch Passport to Wellness 2015 on Jan 5th

KEI’s new Wellness Prgoram for 2015 is called ”Passport to Wellness”  and will  run from January 5, 2015 until December 31, 2015.  Mike Kuntz, VP of Sales/Marketing...

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KEI to launch Passport to Wellness 2015 on Jan 5th
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KEI’s new Wellness Prgoram for 2015 is called ”Passport to Wellness”  and will  run from January 5, 2015 until December 31, 2015.  Mike Kuntz, VP of Sales/Marketing and Business Development  has been chosen and has agreed to be our Wellness...

KEI awarded Platinum Award for Wellness

KEI is pleased to announce that we have been awarded the Platinum award by the Region of Waterloo’s Public Health Unit.   This prestigious local, health...

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KEI awarded Platinum Award for Wellness
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KEI is pleased to announce that we have been awarded the Platinum award by the Region of Waterloo’s Public Health Unit.   This prestigious local, health award is presented yearly by our local Public Health...

KEI Employees Give Generously Once Again

At the annual, KEI Adult’s Christmas Party on November 29th, KEI employees and their guests were once again extremely generous when asked again to support our local...

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KEI Employees Give Generously Once Again
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At the annual, KEI Adult’s Christmas Party on November 29th, KEI employees and their guests were once again extremely generous when asked again to support our local Salvation Army/570 AM News Secret Santa Drive for 2014....

Homewood Health – Holiday Season Wellness Kit

“Enjoying Yourself and Staying Well During the Holidays The holiday season is a wonderful time of year, though it sometimes leaves us feeling overwhelmed. If...

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Homewood Health – Holiday Season Wellness Kit
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“Enjoying Yourself and Staying Well During the Holidays The holiday season is a wonderful time of year, though it sometimes leaves us feeling overwhelmed. If things get too busy, we sometimes lose track of...

Safety Comes First at KEI!

With our Christmas Party this weekend, KEI employees and retirees are reminded once again not to Drink and Drive. Please take a cab on KEI. Your safety is important...

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Safety Comes First at KEI!
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With our Christmas Party this weekend, KEI employees and retirees are reminded once again not to Drink and Drive. Please take a cab on KEI. Your safety is important to everyone! Cab #’s - City Cab – 519...

KEI lights up Wilson Avenue in Kitchener

On Monday, November 24th, the Christmas lights in front of KEI were turned on for the 2014 Christmas season.  Yearly, KEI employees and passerbys alike, comment how beautiful the Christmas lights, nativity...

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KEI lights up Wilson Avenue in Kitchener
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On Monday, November 24th, the Christmas lights in front of KEI were turned on for the 2014 Christmas season.  Yearly, KEI employees and passerbys alike, comment how beautiful the Christmas lights, nativity scene, displays and other decorations  look outside the plant; and...

KEI Employees Encouraged Not to Drink and Drive This Holiday Season

With our Annual Employee Adult Christmas Party fast approaching next weekend, KEI employees have been encouraged again this year to take a taxi to and from this event and...

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KEI Employees Encouraged Not to Drink and Drive This Holiday Season
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With our Annual Employee Adult Christmas Party fast approaching next weekend, KEI employees have been encouraged again this year to take a taxi to and from this event and not to drink and drive this Holiday Season. KEI employees can call...

KEI’s Annual Children’s Christmas Party another huge success again this year!

Over 225 KEI children under the age of 12, attended this year’s Chrismas Party.  The party was held at THEMUSEUM in downtown Kitchener and once again held...

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KEI’s Annual Children’s Christmas Party another huge success again this year!
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Over 225 KEI children under the age of 12, attended this year’s Chrismas Party.  The party was held at THEMUSEUM in downtown Kitchener and once again held the same day as Kitchener-Waterloo’s Santa Claus Parade.  Before...

KEI has immediate openings for POLISHERS

Kuntz Electroplating Inc. (KEI), located in Kitchener, Ontario is a leading OEM supplier of quality metal finishing to the automotive/motorcycle industries worldwide. KEI has immediate...

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KEI has immediate openings for POLISHERS
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Kuntz Electroplating Inc. (KEI), located in Kitchener, Ontario is a leading OEM supplier of quality metal finishing to the automotive/motorcycle industries worldwide. KEI has immediate openings for POLISHERS. Responsibilities and Work Performed: Follows all...

KEI to Observe Remembrance Day

KEI will be stopping all production in its facilities to observe 2 minutes of silence for Remembrance Day, Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m....

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KEI to Observe Remembrance Day
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KEI will be stopping all production in its facilities to observe 2 minutes of silence for Remembrance Day, Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.  

Random Act of Kindness Day this Friday at KEI

Since 2008, Random Act of Kindness Day® has brought Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge and area together by engaging its citizens in small acts of kindness and generosity. The message...

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Since 2008, Random Act of Kindness Day® has brought Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge and area together by engaging its citizens in small acts of kindness and generosity. The message is simple; do something nice for someone and ask...

One Warm Coat Drive at KEI

Warm Winter Coats Needed In Our Community This Winter Once again this year, KEI has been asked to participate in our local Salvation’s Army “One...

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One Warm Coat Drive at KEI
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Warm Winter Coats Needed In Our Community This Winter Once again this year, KEI has been asked to participate in our local Salvation’s Army “One Warm Coat Drive” for this coming winter. No doubt...

KEI Proudly Supports Our Troops

At KEI, we as both employees and Canadians are very proud to show our support of our Canadian Armed Forces by wearing red on Fridays. ...

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At KEI, we as both employees and Canadians are very proud to show our support of our Canadian Armed Forces by wearing red on Fridays.  By wearing red, Canadians show our Armed Forces past...

Movember returns to KEI November 1st

KEI is pleased to announce that Movember is returning to KEI starting Saturday, November 1st 2014.   This is the third year in a row that KEI has...

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KEI is pleased to announce that Movember is returning to KEI starting Saturday, November 1st 2014.   This is the third year in a row that KEI has encouraged its employees to get involved with this great...

Annual KEI Christmas Parties Sign Up Now On!

KEI and its Recreation Association are very proud to announce that the sign up for our Annual Christmas Parties has begun. Our Annual KEI Adult’s Christmas Party...

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Annual KEI Christmas Parties Sign Up Now On!
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KEI and its Recreation Association are very proud to announce that the sign up for our Annual Christmas Parties has begun. Our Annual KEI Adult’s Christmas Party has been planned for Saturday, November 29th, 2014 from...

KEI celebrates 66th Anniversary – October 16, 2014!

KEI is very proud to announce the celebration of its 66th year in business.  KEI started production on October 16, 1948 at 9 Princess Street...

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KEI celebrates 66th Anniversary – October 16, 2014!
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KEI is very proud to announce the celebration of its 66th year in business.  KEI started production on October 16, 1948 at 9 Princess Street East in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.  Since 1965, KEI has...

KEI Celebrates 65 Years!

On October 16, 2013, KEI will be celebrating 65 years in business!  Congratulations to the Kuntz Family, all Employees past and present, our Suppliers and...

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KEI Celebrates 65 Years!
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On October 16, 2013, KEI will be celebrating 65 years in business!  Congratulations to the Kuntz Family, all Employees past and present, our Suppliers and most of all, our loyal Customers, without whom we...

2012 Supplier of the Year

KEI was recently awarded 2012 Supplier of the Year recognition at the 2013 Harley-Davidson Dealer Convention in Denver, Colorado.

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2012 Supplier of the Year
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KEI was recently awarded 2012 Supplier of the Year recognition at the 2013 Harley-Davidson Dealer Convention in Denver, Colorado.

Polishing/Buffing

All of our polishing and buffing is done in-house to ensure maximum quality, reduced handling, and improved communications between the pre plate and finishing operations....

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Polishing/Buffing
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All of our polishing and buffing is done in-house to ensure maximum quality, reduced handling, and improved communications between the pre plate and finishing operations. We utilize the most advanced robotic polishing technology available...

Plating

Our 500,000 sqaure foot facility houses four of the industries largest and most advanced plating lines for decorative copper-nickel-chrome finishes for steel and aluminum substrates....

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Plating
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Our 500,000 sqaure foot facility houses four of the industries largest and most advanced plating lines for decorative copper-nickel-chrome finishes for steel and aluminum substrates. The combination of the computer automated, high-volume hoist plating...

Secondary Services

Our experience is often needed and solicited to assist in the design phase to optimize part performance and to ensure that all finishing criteria can...

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Secondary Services
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Our experience is often needed and solicited to assist in the design phase to optimize part performance and to ensure that all finishing criteria can be met to specification. Our dedicated Product Managers and...

TRANSFORMING THE ORDINARY INTO THE EXTRAORDINARY

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Premium Plated Products

A family owned and operated business since 1948, Kuntz Electroplating Inc. (KEI) boasts North America's largest and most advanced metal finishing operation for original equipment manufacturers of steel and aluminum components. As the first metal finisher to simultaneously achieve ISO 9002 and ISO 14001 certification, Kuntz has become the benchmark for quality and service. We are the leader in our industry.