Our Team

Vacuum Platers owners, who are also former Vacuum Platers managers, have been involved in all phases of the company, from receiving, to shipping and all processes in-between.

With their combined 90+ years of experience, you can be confident that orders will be processed by a team of highly knowledgeable professionals.

Al ButtnerAl Buttner - Owner

Sales & New Product Development


Bonnie PharoBonnie Pharo - Owner

Business Administration


Todd KolkTodd Kolk - Owner

Production Manager


Shannon SchultzShannon Schultz

Customer Service

Shannon started with Vacuum Platers in 2007. She has a proven record of success interacting with our clients and providing excellent customer care. Her friendly, positive, "can do" attitude makes dealing with Vacuum Platers a pleasure from start to finish.


Plastic Metallization Examples

Chrome Plating Plastic Plating Plastic Chrome Plating Plastic Metallization EMI/RFI Shielding

These samples show the results of our unique Plastic Metallizing (chrome plating plastic), EMI/RFI Shielding and Physical Vapor Deposition processes.

Contact Us

We are conveniently located between Chicago, IL and Minneapolis, MN on Interstates I-90/94.

400 LaCrosse Street Mauston, WI 53948

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