Silvex Surface Technology provides electroplating and surface finishing services. The company has more than 35 years of experience with silver and platinum plating as well as copper, tin, nickel, gold and aluminum anodizing. Its engineering staff has 100 years of combined silver and platinum plating experience in industries such as aircraft, automotive, communication, defense, electrical and dinnerware. Silver electroplate can be applied utilizing either rack-fixture or barrel-plating technologies. Typically a silver-plating specification will specify a matte, semi-bright, or bright finish with or without a chromate post treatment to improve tarnish resistance. The company s clients include Digital Equipment Corporation, Brookhaven National Laboratory and Pratt & Whitney. Silvex is ISO 9001:2000 certified. The company is headquartered in Westbrook, Maine.