NFPA Member Company Profile: Industrial Hard Chrome, Inc.

Each week we publish a short company profile of an NFPA member as a way for us to highlight the diversity and strength of our industry. Today’s company is Industrial Hard Chrome, Inc.

Industrial Hard Chrome logoIndustrial Hard Chrome, Inc., a mill producer of chrome-plated steel bars and tubing, with induction hardening, saw cutting and machining capabilities, offers a size range to serve the fluid power industry’s piston rod needs.  Industrial Hard Chrome has integrated three companies all using the Industrial Hard Chrome Manufacturing System.  The companies, all based in Geneva, IL, include Industrial Hard Chrome, Bar Technologies, and Fluid Power Manufacturing.  Industrial Hard Chrome joined NFPA in 1979—37 years of membership!  Throughout their long-tenured membership they have supported the association by attending the NFPA Annual Conference, the NFPA Industry & Economic Outlook Conference, and NFPA Regional Meetings.  The company also participates in the Confidential Shipment Statistics Market Information Report and currently has representation on the NFPA Board of Directors through the NFPA Supplier Council.

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