6060 Shull Street, Bell Gardens, CA USA 90201 |

Precision Engineered Plating

Metal Surfaces, Inc. (MSI) is one of the largest engineering and industrial plating shops in the country. It is a leading provider of precision plated parts and services to the Aviation, Aerospace, Electronic, Military, Automotive, and Medical industries. MSI offers plating services including Zinc-Nickel (various finishes), Gold, Silver, Copper, Electroless Nickel, EN-PTFE, matte and bright Tin, and plating on composite.

MSI houses twelve, 110-foot continuous reel-to-reel plating lines, a wide range of rack, barrel, and individual plating resources, and a composite plating department - for precision plating on plastics and other non-conductive materials. They have a dedicated inspection department and a chemical laboratory for bath analysis utilizing ICP, AA, and all standard protocols.

MSI has world-class customer service, highest in quality capabilities, and is dedicated to on-time delivery. Their commitment to quality is reinforced by their ability to maintain certification to ISO 9001-2015, AS9100 REV D, Nadcap-CP, FAA Repair Station, IATF 16949, and ITAR. They are also able to comply with RoHS standards when specified.

Metal Surfaces Inc. Company Highlights

Products - Engineered Plating

Precious Metal Plated Parts: Connectors, Springs, Seals, Parts for Space Flight and Satellite Applications

Standard Metal Plated Parts: Multi-Layer Connectors for Commercial, Military, and Medical Applications 

Plated Composite Parts: EMI Shielding and Grounding, Connector Shells and Fittings, Spring Rings, Washers

Electroless Plated Parts: Shells, Pins, Receptacle Shells, Back Shells, Connectors


Continuous Reel-to-Reel Plating

  • 12 Continuous Lines & 24x5 Process Facility
  • Palladium-Nickel, Gold, Silver, Nickel, and Copper
  • Plate and Hold Service

Rack Plating

  • Controlled Orientation
  • Customized Component Mounting
  • Ideal for Delicate Parts

Barrel / Bulk Plating

  • Silver, Cadmium, and Various Precious Metals
  • Small and Medium Batch Sizes


  • With or Without Plating Service
  • Tapes, Mastics, Elastomers
  • Accurate and Precise Finishing

Industries Served

Aerospace & Aviation







FAA Repair Station

IATF 16949

ISO 9001:2015 Certified

ITAR Registered


NASA Artemis-1 Partner