The following finishes are offered:

Plated Finishes

  • Triplex Copper-Nickel-Bright Chrome (Hexavalent)
  • Triplex Copper-Nickel-Bright Chrome (Trivalent)
  • Triplex Copper-Nickel-Satin Chrome (Hexavalent)
  • Midnight Chrome™ (Bright Nickel with Black Tri-Chrome top coat)
  • Satin Titanium™ (Satin Nickel with Black Tri-Chrome top coat)
  • Brushed Nickel
Polished Finishes

  • Bright Buff Polish
  • Brushed Polish
Powder Coated Finishes
For both cosmetic and dielectric applications.

  • Polymer (Any colour is available)
  • Epoxy (Any colour is available)
Anodized Finishes

Coming in early 2024!

Industry Leaders

We are a Tier 1 and Tier 2 supplier of plated and powder coated components to the automotive, motorcycle, recreational vehicle, heavy truck and many other specialized industries.  We are a full-service supplier:  Design, manufacturing, assembly and logistics.

We supply finished aluminum extrusions, die castings, forgings, stampings, and steel stampings/castings.

Our production and quality systems are the most advanced in the industry.  For 75 years.

Quality Assurance & Process Control Labs

Our Mission is simple:  To Be the Best at What We Do.  KEI has the most sophisticated QC and process control laboratories in the industry utilizing the latest and most advanced state-of the art testing equipment and technologies.


We are a “quality-obsessed corporation.”

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Our Commitment

We are responsible corporate neighbours and community leaders.  Environmental stewardship and sustainable business practices are Core Values of our business.

KEI is an IATF 16949, ISO 9001:2015 and ISO-14001 registered company.

We are a proud member and supporter of the Canadian Association for Surface Finishing (CASF)

Why Join Kuntz Electroplating Inc.

A family owned and operated company located in Kitchener, Ontario since 1948, Kuntz Electroplating Inc. (KEI) has become the benchmark for quality and service in premium plated and painted products to the automotive, motorcycle, heavy truck, appliance, consumer products and other specialized industries.

At KEI you will find a safe, positive and dynamic work environment, where people treat each other with mutual respect and fairness, where there is opportunity for personal growth and fulfillment; with a real team spirit!

Safety, Sustainability, Operational Excellence, Integrity, Team Work and Success are our Core Values.

Career Opportunities

Automotive, Motorcycle, Recreational Vehicle, Heavy Truck, Appliance, Consumer Products…

KEI has set the industry standard for quality, delivery and service. Let us show you why we've been the industry leader for 75 years.

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High-pressure die castings

High pressure die castings are robotically polished, painted or plated at KEI

Automotive Aluminum Extrusions

KEI powder coated roof rails for SUV’s and pick-up trucks

Complex Steel Stampings for Motorcycle Applications

Steel stampings are sourced by KEI, polished, plated and subassembled at KEI

Uncompromised Quality and Performance: Automotive Step Boards

Style and Function: Step boards for SUV’s and Pick-up trucks are built to last and undergo vigorous durability testing

Aluminum Forging

Mirror-chrome, gloss black or anything in between we’ve got you covered

KEI’s high quality Premium Plated and Painted Products can be found on the most successful transportation companies in the world.

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A Corporate History of Kuntz Electroplating Inc.

Nearly 75 years ago, on October 16, 1948, our grandfather, Oscar Kuntz, turned his entrepreneurial dream into reality. His far-reaching decision to found his own company – Kuntz Electroplating Inc. – marked the beginning of over 6 decades of continuous successful family entrepreneurship, high quality manufacturing and community involvement.

As the business has passed from the first to the second and now the third generation, the personal and entrepreneurial legacy of Oscar and his sons David, Bob, and Paul and now Robert, Dave and Michael continues to define our mandate for the future…

A Story of Innovation, Perseverance & Community
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