Kuntz Electroplating kicks off $10.8M expansion Ontario is partnering with Kuntz Electroplating Inc. (KEI) to help the company innovate and expand its business, creating 25 new jobs and retaining 408 positions in Kitchener.
KITCHENER, Ont.—An Ontario manufacturer that supplies Ford, General Motors, Harley-Davidson and a number of other major automakers with polished and plated parts is scaling up its operations in Kitchener, Ont.
Kuntz Electroplating Inc. plans to spend approximately $10.8 million to modernize its equipment, expand one of its four automated electroplating lines and install an automated material handling system.
The company employs more than 400 workers at its approximately 400,000 sq. ft. facility in Kitchener. The new project is expected to create an additional 25 jobs at the site.
The Ontario government has agreed to commit just over $1 million to the expansion, while the company will contribute nearly $9.8 million. The new equipment is expected to increase the site’s productivity and help Kuntz grow its business.
A family owned and operated business since 1948, Kuntz Electroplating Inc. (KEI) boasts North America's largest and most advanced metal finishing operation for original equipment manufacturers of steel and aluminum components. As the first metal finisher to simultaneously achieve ISO 9002 and ISO 14001 certification, Kuntz has become the benchmark for quality and service. We are the leader in our industry.