Bob Bauer joins Electroplating Company ECO Finishing as Operations Manager

ECO Finishing, a leader in the electroplating industry from Minneapolis, announces today that Bob Bauer has joined the company as the new Operations Manager. Bob has been in the metal finishing industry for over 34 years and brings with him a wealth of experience in plating and business processes. Jay Esmay, President of ECO Finishing was quoted as saying “We are delighted to have Bob join our team as Operations Manager. Bob has been in this industry for many years and will guide our alignment efforts toward continuous improvement”.

Bob is a native of the Minnesota and has a thorough understanding of finishes in both paint and plating. “I came on board at ECO Finishing to join their outstanding management team and help ECO continue its growth as a top metal finisher in the region” said Bob.



ECO Finishing specializes in Just in Time (JIT) deliveries and fast turnaround orders. The company is known for a commitment and dedication to quality. ECO has the history, experience and professionalism to ensure jobs are done correctly. Every plating job is carefully monitored from arrival through the entire plating process. Inspection of plated parts is enhanced by more than 100 foot candles of light throughout the plant. Plating thickness measurements are verified with X-ray fluorescence, and the company’s quality system conforms to military specifications as outlined in MIL-Q-45208. ECO also uses Statistical Process Control (SPC) to assure that products meets exacting standards. Bob Bauer will continue to work with the Operations Team to improve alignment efforts and continuously improve business processes throughout the company.

About ECO Finishing

ECO Finishing has been a leading provider of electroplating and other metal finishing services in the Minneapolis region since 1994. ECO provides over 20 metal finishes to the automotive, aerospace, medical device and military industries for both industrial and consumer products. ECO provides both rack and barrel plating services for parts up to 13 feet in length for low and high volume orders. For additional information, contact ECO Finishing to understand how the company can meet your metal finishing needs.