Independent Plating was named a TURA 25th Anniversary Leader.
- Reduced the use of toxic chemicals by more than 500,000 pounds, including:
- Cyanide compounds by 95 percent
- Hexavalent chromium compounds by 88 percent
- Hydrofluoric acid by 100 percent
- Reduced the use of acids, bases and other reportable metal compounds.
- Made the switch from hexavalent chromium to trivalent chromium on several production lines, with assistance from a TURI incentive grant.