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Expert Coating Co., Inc

For all your plating rack needs in Western Michigan

Need a rack manufacturer for plating, painting or powder coating? Welding services? Metal PVC coating?

Expert Coating Co., Inc is here for you!

Expert Coating has been providing Grand Rapids and West Michigan with custom plating racks for the plating industry and is the second and third tier supplier for Ford, GM & Chrysler.

Expert Coating Co., Inc manufactures copper and steel frameworks and offers metal sand blasting and polyvinyl coating for steel and aluminum fixtures such as tool handles, grates, grips, lawn furniture and plating racks.

Local & Home Grown

Family owned and operated for 44 years.

Expert Coating Co., Inc is your neighborhood family owned Grand Rapids plating company. Henry Klimek purchased the company in 1971 and passed it down to his three sons Erik, Walter and Menno and his daughter Patty in 1992 – and they've been running this plating rack and coating business ever since.

Expert Coating treats you like a part of the family. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding personalized customer service and quality products.

Expert Coating's Products & Services Include:


  • Racks and contacts for chrome and/or gold plating on plastic, steel, die cast or aluminum
  • PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition)
  • Lacquer Coating
  • Powder Coating
  • E-coating
  • Painting
  • Electroless Nickel Plating
  • Electro Polishing
  • Anodizing
  • Etching
  • Expanded Metal Baskets and Dummies

Additional parts and services include:


  • Auxiliary Anodes
  • Shielding
  • Insulators
  • Bumpers
  • We also repair, re-work and re-coat racks of all types.

Our Mission:

To achieve outstanding customer satisfaction by providing rack design, fabrication and repair services to platers, painters and powder coaters for a variety of end-use markets.