Welcome to Birmingham Plating Ltd.

Founded in 1982 the BPC provides comprehensive range of plating processes and services to major global brands such as JCB, Jaguar LandRover, GKN and Aga RangeMaster.

Our mission is to combine cost effective, large-scale, high quality plating services and a fast, national, pick-up and despatch resource to deliver a seamless and highly cost effective extension to your production efficiency and distribution capability.

Easily Accessible from Major Industrial Centres

Our purpose built processing facility is one of the largest and conveniently located factories in the U.K., situated just off the M5 in the heart of the West Midlands, and easily accessible from the M6, M42, and M1.

This enables our customers to send and retrieve components quickly, to and from factories located in other UK industrial centres based in the South, South West, Midlands and the North of the UK.

Our Transport Services

We help minimise your stock holdings by providing a UK fast-turnaround, pick-up and delivery of packed, quality checked, plated components, helping you to meet just in time manufacturing deadlines and fulfil delivery commitments.

High Grade Quality Finishing

BPC is committed to supporting your business by providing a hi-grade and consistent finish that reflects your high brand values.

Cost Effective

We run our large highly automated chrome plating plant 24/7, therefore services are highly cost effective made possible by
the economies of scale generated by the production process, and supported by streamlined end to end pick-up, warehousing, and transport and delivery services.

Operating to Regulatory and Ethical Standards

Our on-site laboratory houses X-Ray and corrosion test and verification facilities that ensure that processes completely satisfy the high standards required by our customers and their end-users.

BPC operates to exacting and ethical standards, complying with BS EN ISO 9001:2008 Quality Standard, and BS EN ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Standard to assure high quality.

Our low environmental footprint policy is supported by our regulatory compliance with REACH, and legislations adopted by the European Union to improve the protection of human health and the environment from the risks that can be posed by chemicals used in processing.

Corrosion Protection

Zinc Plating with Additional Protective Coatings, Sealants and Lacquers Birmingham Plating Co Ltd provide Zinc plating process with subsequent additional protective chromate conversion coatings, top coat sealants and lacquers to give additional protection particularly under humidity and moisture conditions.

The following table shows a possible range of corrosion protection tested in 5% neutral salt spray in accordance with ASTM B117.

Corrosion Protection

White-h Red-h
Clear Passivate 20-24 96 20-24 96
Yellow Passivate 72-96 150-200
Hexavalent Chrome Free Thick Film 120 360

The Birmingham Plating Co Ltd

142 Lewisham Road
West Midlands
B66 2ER

Avtar Singh Gakhal

T: 0121 558 2341