Empire Hard Chrome is a precision-plater of molds, large rolls, cylinders, drums, machine parts, piston rods, dies, grinding, blasting, polishing and liquid honing. The company applies a variety of proprietary treatment options to extend the wear life and prevent corrosion attack on treated parts for many industries. It services the industrial areas of automotive, steel, aluminum, aerospace, hydraulic, canning, paper, mining, agriculture, computer and other industries. Empire also does research in nuclear-based treatment technology, plasma-source ion implantation, environmental excellence and USDA/FDA approval. In business for more than 60 years, Empire Hard Chrome maintains headquarters in Chicago.