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MSI Inagurates New Efficient Silver Line

MSI just opened a new highly efficient high bake silver line. This greatly increases the capabilities of our Precious Metals Department. Our capacity for plating to AMS 2411 "H" is quadrupled and dwell time halved.

MSI Black Zinc Nickel Plating Process "Z" Appproved for MIL-DTL-38999L

TE has approved MSI's new Black Zinc Nickel "Z" plating as defined by MIL-DTL-38999L. It offers the same level of electrical performance, harsh environment protection and temperature ranges as cadmium fininshes. Thank you MSI's engineering staff for all the creative hard work.

Black Electroless Nickel Process

MSI has approved a new black electroless nickel process, and we are looking for work.


Metal Surfaces, Inc. (MSI) was established in 1954 to provide precision plating to the Aviation, Aerospace, Electronic, Interconnect, Military, Automotive and Medical industries. Its commitment to quality is confirmed by certification to ISO 9001-2008, AS9100 REV DNadcap-CPFAA Repair Station, and IATF 16949. MSI is ITAR certified and able to comply with RoHS, WEE standards when specified. As one of the largest precision plating firms in North America, MSI is approved to provide precision plating by most of the primes in the Aviation, Aerospace, Electronic, Interconnect and Automotive fields. Located in Bell Gardens, California with a facility over 70,000 square feet, MSI provides 12, 110 foot reel-to-reel plating lines and a wide range of rack, barrel and individual plating resources. There is also a growing composite plating department for precision plating on plastics and other non-conductive materials.