Types of anodizing:  Type I Anodizing - Chromic Acid also known as CAA or Chromic Acid Anodize.  Type II Anodizing - Sulfuric Acid or Sulfuric Acid Anodize SAA.  Type III Anodizing - Hard coat or  Hardcoat Anodizing HCA.


Walgren through George Koch Sons de Mexico

Walgren, a world leader in turnkey anodizing and plating systems, has its Mexico headquarters in Queretaro. The facility supports sales, service, manufacturing and process development for the company's substantial customer base in Mexico and Central America.

Walgren Mexico has a bilingual staff of metal finishing professionals with decades of experience in large scale anodizing and plating systems.

Mexico's fast-growing aerospace and automotive sectors are well served by Walgren's ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously, a capability that was substantially enhanced with its 2015 acquisition by George Koch Sons LLC.

Walgren is best-known for its aerospace plating and anodizing technologies, and for the development of highly efficient material handling systems for complex metal plating operations.

Among its valued customers are:

  • Acuna
  • Mexicali
    Goodrich (multiple lines)
    HiTech Products
  • Juarez
  • Tijuana
    Ingersoll Rand (Schlage)
    Pratt & Whitney
  • Monterrey
    Kemet Electronics
  • Nogales
    Weiser Lock
  • Silao

A comprehensive list of Walgren customers in the aerospace industry, and in the industrial sector, is found here.

Walgren specializes in the design, manufacture and installation of turnkey finishing systems that deliver high levels of process repeatability. We can also help you achieve higher productivity, more throughput, or more flexibility with an engineered system upgrade. Whatever you require, Walgren has the resources to meet your objectives – in Mexico, throughout North America, and worldwide.

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