West Springfield, MA 01089
The Springfield location was founded in 1944 as the Fountain Plating Company and specializes in critical engine and air frame components. We are certified by Nadcap for chemical processing, NDT and composites and we have an AS9100 quality management system. The original test audit for Nadcap was performed at Fountain.
For more than 75 years, Valence Springfield has realized continual progress through advancement of knowledge and processing technology. Today, the site maintains a vision focused on providing the most effective plating and finishing solutions possible for customers around the world.
The West Springfield facility enables us to proudly boast of one of the largest custom and production plating sources in the Northeast, ideal for rendering an even greater range of service to our many customers in the electronics, aircraft and aerospace industries.
Years Of Experience
Parts Shipped Per Year
Plating & Finishes
Chromic Acid Anodize
Electroless Nickel Low-Phos. (1%-3%)
Electroless Nickel Mid-Phos. (5%-7%)
Electroless Nickel High-Phos. (10%-12%)
Phosphoric Acid Anodize
Sulfuric Acid Anodize
Titanium (Caustic) Anodize
Electroless Nickel Teflon®
Dry Film Lubricants
for Adhesive Bond
Solid Film Lubricants
EIM – Etch Inspection Method
FPI – Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection
LPI – Liquid Penetrant Inspection
Burnishing (Dry Film Lube)
Scope of Services
Chemical & Metallurgical Laboratories
Atomic Absorption Unit
Hydrogen Embrittlement Rupture Bar Test
Truck Fleet for Pick Up & Deliveries
Baking in Vacuum & Inert Atmosphere
R&D Services Available Upon Request
Salt Spray & Humidity Chambers
Dimensional Restoration of Base Materials
Valence Springfield News
EL SEGUNDO, CA, October 25th, 2021─ Valence Surface Technologies LLC (“Valence”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of H&W Global Industries, Inc. (“H&W” or the “Company”), a leading provider of surface treatment for highly engineered products in the...
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, February 14, 2020─ Valence Surface Technologies LLC (“Valence”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Fountain Plating Co., Inc. (“Fountain” or the “Company”), the leader in product finishing services for aircraft engine and critical...