On Time, Quality Service

MIP, Inc. is a metal finishing company in Youngtown, Ohio specializing in tin and silver plating on copper, steel and aluminum. We also provide electroless nickel, zinc, copper, and both matte and bright tin plating services. Secondary services include passivation, phosphating, chromating and parkerizing.

A Third Generation, Family Owned Business

MIP, Inc. was founded in 1974 and is the third metal finishing company owned and operated by the Weaver family. The original company, Advanced Plating, was established in 1929.  We put decades of experience in each job, no matter how large or small, because every order is important to us.

Our Metal Finishing Services

Our in-house laboratory provides for continuous analysis of our plating baths. Our quality assurance program utilizes XRF-2000 Series plating thickness measurement devices. We offer certification of our metal finishing processes, and we boast a less than 1% customer rejection rate.

Selective Plating

  • Partial Part Plating
  • Depositing Precise Application
  • On-Site Application

Silver Plating

  • Matte to Semi-Bright
  • Superior Conductivity
  • High-Grade Electrical Applications

Tin Plating

  • Matte to Bright Tin
  • Highly Solderable
  • Non-Toxic

Electroless Nickel Plating

  • Nickel-Alloy Depositing
  • Auto Catalytic Immersion
  • Metallic Substrate Applications

Zinc Plating

  • Atmospheric Corrosion Resistance
  • Oxidation Barrier
  • Surface Breakdown Prevention

Copper Plating

  • Excellent Leveling
  • Undercoatings
  • Highly Ductile

Zinc Phosphating Coating

  • Adherent Crystalline
  • Phosphate Coating
  • Adherent Non-Reflective Coating

Passivation & Chromating

  • Iron Compound
  • Contaminant Removal
  • Nitric Chemical Dissolution

Metal Pickling & Oiling

  • Mild, Moderate & Aggressive Etching
  • Oxide Removal
  • Sulphuric Acid