NN, Inc. Precision Engineered Products Group Announces General Metal Finishing Business Unit Named One of The Top Finishing Shops in the U.S.

Products Finishing Magazine names General Metal Finishing a Products Finishing Top Shops: The Best of The Best for 2016

Attleboro, MA — May 18, 2016— NN, Inc. Precision Engineered Products Group (PEP), a global manufacturer of highly engineered precision customized solutions, today announced its business unit PEP General Metal Finishing, an industry-leading specification plating company, has been selected by Products Finishing magazine as one of Products Finishing Top Shops for 2016. The honor was made as part of the Products Finishing Top Shop Benchmarking Survey which determined The Best of The Best for 2016.

PEP General Metal Finishing is widely known within the industry for precious and non-precious metal specification rack, barrel, and vibratory electroplating and electropolishing services. The company meets most ASTM and MIL standards and specializes in high-reliability applications for the medical, military/defense, electronics, aerospace, automotive, telecommunication and commercial electronics industries.

“We’re honored to be named one of The Best of The Best for 2016 by Products Finishing Top Shops for our world-class specification plating services,” said Stephen Chatfield, division general manager of PEP General Metal Finishing. “New and returning customers work with us for our exceptional finishing services supplied by our highly-trained surface finishing and plating professionals that provide quality and expertise to every project, every time.”

For the accolade, Products Finishing magazine conducted an extensive benchmarking survey that analyzed NN PEP’s General Metal Finishing in several different areas including current finishing technology, finishing practices and performances, business strategies and performances, and training and human resources. Only the top 50 shops were given the honor of being a Products Finishing magazine ‘Top Shop’ based on a scoring matrix of those four criteria.

“PEP General Metal Finishing has established itself as one of the best finishing operations in the industry,” said Tim Pennington, editor of Products Finishing magazine. “The criteria we used was very stringent, and only the finishing shops that excelled in all four areas made the list. PEP General Metal Finishing is in rare air when it comes to finishing operations.”

For the entire list of Products Finishing Top Shops winners please visit http://www.pfonline.com/articles/2016-top-shops.

About NN, Inc. Precision Engineered Products Group

NN, Inc., a diversified industrial company, combines advanced engineering and production capabilities with in-depth materials science expertise to design and manufacture high-precision components and assemblies for a variety of markets on a global basis. Headquartered in Johnson City, Tennessee, NN has 42 manufacturing plants in North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, South America and China.