Since many decades chromium(VI) containing electrolytes which state of the art for the deposition of chromium layers on plastic materials. But chromium(VI) will not be tolerated in the future and there is an urgent need for a safe and environmentally friendly production process combined with a continuos demand for beautiful chrome colours. Cromatipic® from IHI Hauzer is an alternative production process to electroplating. By this technology chromium layers can be deposited on plastic materials.
On friday the 30th of June was the Grand Opening of the Cromatipic® factory in Gavà Barcelona. The opening of the advanced manufacturing line was accompanied by local authorities, IHI Board members and about 100 guests and customers from, for instance, the automotive industry and institutes.
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