The Madisonville/Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation announced today that High Tech Chrome Plating, Inc., with operations in Madisonville, has been named Industry of the Month for August in the Economic Development Corporation’s program for enhanced focus on Existing Industry. Founded in 1988 and owned by Jimmy Kubach, High Tech Chrome Plating is a nationwide leader in the industrial chrome plating industry, and provides some of the largest capabilities available. The company exclusively uses crystal hard chrome and produces anodes in house for unsurpassed quality and fast turnaround times to meet customer needs. Some industries served are mining, construction, automotive manufacturing, heavy equipment, paper mills, and steel mills. In addition to plating services, High Tech Chrome Plating also manufacturers and repairs hydraulic rods, tubes, and rollers, and offers a full service welding and machining facility. The company recently finished construction of a new 18,000 SF building at their location on 3175 North Main Street that more than doubles facility capacity and opens doors for potential future growth. High Tech Chrome Plating employs 24 citizens in Madisonville/Hopkins County.