atc Leadership ...
Randy Taylor is second from the left.

Randy Taylor - President

Mr. Taylor has over 30 years experience in hard chrome, sulfamate nickel and cadmium electroplating, and other metal finishing processes with respect to tooling and anode design/fabrication, process set up and plating.  Prior to his roll as president of ATC in June of 2004, Mr. Taylor was Process Engineering Manager for Plating at Southwest United Industries, Tulsa, OK. 2002 through 2004. Founder and President of KaRan Tooling, Medina Ohio, 1996 to 2002, Founder and President of Plating Perceptions, Inc., in Twinsburg, Ohio, 1988 to 1996, Production Manager for Nuclear Plating Service, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio 1979 to 1988. Mr. Taylor has designed and built both conforming and no-mask conforming anodes, fixtures and plating support equipment for Landing gear and hydraulics systems components for the following military and commercial aircraft: YF-22, B-2, B-1, C-17, F4, F14, F15, F16, F18, F111, F104, S2A, A6, EA6B, C-1, C-2, C-5A, C130, CH47, CH53, B52, B-1, B-2, KC135, A10, 727, 737, 747, 757, 767, 777, 777LR, L1011, DC8, DC9, DC10, MD11, MD80, A300, A320, A330, A340, A380, Lear Jet, Hawker, Canadair. Mr. Taylor has additional career experience in metal finishing for automotive, mining and oil drilling industries and is certified operator for Brush (Stylus) plating, HDI testing, Electroless Nickel plating. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1971 through 1979 and is a combat veteran. Member SAE, NMFRC, AESF.

George Cushnie - Vice President

Mr. Cushnie has over 25 years of experience in metal finishing. He has owned and operated a hard chrome plating company and has consulted extensively for the Department of Defense (DoD), other government agencies and private industry. He managed projects at multiple Navy plating facilities (NADEPs and Shipyards) involving the installation of conforming anode hard chrome plating systems. Mr. Cushnie managed a project for developing short term repairs and long term modernization plans for the plating shop at Corpus Christi Army Depot. He has managed numerous projects involving technology demonstration and validation at DoD and commercial plating facilities. He has served as the technical manager of the National Metal Finishing Resource Center since 1995. He has authored three books on electroplating topics and more than 50 published articles and papers. He is an active member of the American Electroplaters and Surface Finishers Society, where he serves as the Chairman of the Pollution Prevention and Control and Internet Committees. Mr. Cushnie holds a bachelors degree in oceanographic technology and two masters degrees in engineering.

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