History of DCHN, Inc.

logoFor over 40 years DCHN has been one of the premiere metal finishing and anodizing companies in the United States. With our dedication to quality and decades of experience. DCHN has earned a national reputation for outstanding aluminum anodizing and metal finishing services.

About DCHN

DCHN came about from the merger of Duralectra Inc. and CHN Metal Finishing Group in 2008. With this combination of technology and expertise, DCHN differentiates itself based on:

  • Less than 24 hour quoting
  • Our highly rated customer service team
  • Our team of experienced engineers
  • Our new Woonsocket facility constructed in 2006
  • Our commitment to fast turnaround times
  • Excellent quality and repeatability based on ISO:9001-2008 Certified Quality System and ISO-13485.
  • Full deployment of SANFORD Process technologies, including PLUS, QUANTUM, Salvage, Classic, and MICRALOX.

As a premiere supplier in our industry,  DCHN provides a wide array of proprietary and conventional metal finishing services to anodize and hard coat aluminum and passivate and electropolish stainless steel.

As a metal finishing and anodizing company we are able to handle a wide variety of applications from consumer products to sophisticated surgical instruments, from cosmetics and cookware to decorative, high-end writing instruments, from industrial parts and automotive accessories to scientific test equipment going to sea or outer space, DCHN has been the anodizing company of choice for manufacturers and government agencies across the United States and beyond. We have the technical answers to your questions, a rainbow of solutions, and a path to an ideal finish. But that’s just the beginning.

About CHN Metal Finishing

CHN Anodizing was formed in 1965. During its first 20 years of existence the company performed almost exclusively the anodizing of aluminum. A CHN niche was producing brightly colored coatings on large volumes of small parts.  Facilities were located in Attleboro and Pawtucket.

About Duralectra, Inc.

Founded in 1975, Duralectra provided hard coating and anodizing services in two facilities located in Natick, MA.