Diamond Chrome Plating, Inc. performs Industrial Hard Chrome Plating (dull finish) and does not perform Custom/Decorative Plating (shiny finish) that is typically used for Classic Car, Automotive, Wheels, Bumpers, Motorcycle Parts, etc.


Diamond Chrome Plating, Inc. is a recognized leader for Chemical Processing (Plating, Coating) providing a broad range of Metal Finishing services to the Aerospace & Aircraft markets, Government & Defense markets, and select Commercial industries. We have process approvals from most of the major Aerospace manufacturers and their top-tier suppliers.

Diamond Chrome Plating, Inc. is a privately owned corporation (established 11/23/1953) located in Howell, Michigan, USA. Our operations started out in a small 7,500 sq. ft. building. Five expansions over the years have brought us to the present 35,000 sq. ft. building filling a city block. Our facility includes Administrative Offices, Quality Assurance and Process Engineering, Chemical Wet & Dry Laboratory (controlling the management of chemistries), Chemical Processing Production, Tool Room, Maintenance, Quality Control Inspection, Shipping & Receiving, along with EHS (Environmental, Health, & Safety), Waste Treatment and Storage areas. Our facility employees a highly trained workforce of 35-45 team members spread over two shifts.

Diamond Chrome Plating, Inc. has maintained Nadcap (National Aerospace & Defense Contractors Accreditation Program) certification since 2003 for both AC7108 (CP - Chemical Processing) and AC7004 (AQS - Aerospace Quality System). Each designated process is internally audited at least once a year on a published schedule managed by the Quality Assurance Manager and Internal Audit Team. The Quality Management System (QMS) system is certified to Nadcap AC7004 which is also compliant to the requirements of AS9100 and ISO 9001:2015.  The QMS is maintained by the Quality Assurance Manager and is continually improved using the established quality policy, quality objectives, audit results, analysis of data, corrective and preventive action, management review, and customer feedback.

Diamond Chrome Plating, Inc. is an ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) registered company participating in Import/Export activities of defense-related articles. Our ITAR Registrant Code is M35272 and our current exporter registration expires 04/30/2025. Currently, DCPI is importing and exporting to Canada, Poland, & UAE (Dubai), and has experience with various license filings, including DSP-61 (Temporary Import & Subsequent Export) for USML Category VIII (h)(1) Parts, DSP-62 (Application for Amendment), & DSP-5 (Permanent Export License) along with border control regulations through our appointed customs broker. We only employ U.S. citizens or legal green card holders authorized to work in the U.S. 

Diamond Chrome Plating, Inc. maintains an FAA Drug & Alcohol Testing Program Registration.  Our Registration Number (CONN182B) for this program expires 06/07/2025.  Our Certificate of Participation for this program is granted on an annual basis and currently expires 12/31/2024.  All employees are subject to a new hire pre-employment physical and drug screening. Drug screen testing is also performed randomly throughout each year and annual physicals, including blood work and vision acuity testing are also performed.  These are all conducted by an outside licensed medical facility.  The vision acuity testing is performed in accordance with the requirements of NAS 410.