Cen-Tex Plating

Bringing a new shine to old projects

| 509 East St. Elmo 78745 | (512)444-4721 |

About Us

Our Story

  •  Cen-Tex Plating Co. was started in 1960 by Clifford Brown to bring quality recycled bumpers to the people of Austin Texas. Over the years we have expanded our services to chrome plating, truck accessories and now classic bumper sales. We have remained a family owned, family operated business and strive to provide excellent service to each and every customer. We value and appreciate every customer and customer service and quality are our top priority. 

Our Services

  •  Chrome Plating- We have been chrome plating and metal polishing for over 45 years. We offer triple plate chrome plating, copper plating, and polished or satin nickle plating. Our metal finishing services also include metal polishing for brass, copper, stainless steel and aluminum. We strive to be the best so when you are adding that last piece of chrome to your project you'll never have a second thought on whether or not you chose the right chrome shop to handle your classic and antique parts. 


  • Truck Accessories- At Cen-Tex Plating we offer a wide variety of aftermarket truck accessories, including grill guards, bed-liners, steps, hitches, lights, bed covers and many more that are available for most makes and models of pickups. These accessories are competitively priced and will make your truck look outstanding whether you are off-roading or just want a great looking truck. Aftermarket body parts for cars as well as trucks are available simply by contacting David at our Austin location or by sending us a message through our website.


  • Metal Polishing- Our metal polishers have decades of experience when it comes to refinishing your unique or hard to find items, that are in need of a good polish to make them look like they did when they were first purchased. Items which we specialize in are often made of brass, copper, aluminum, steel, or die cast. 

How to Contact Us

  •  We are a small family owned and run plating shop in Austin Texas, we offer Chrome Plating, Bumper Repair, Aftermarket Parts ,Metal Polishing and Truck Accessories. Feel free to contact us regarding any of our services and for stock information and pricing at austinchrome@att.net. Make sure to include a picture if you are inquiring about chrome or metal polishing pricing. To contact us your can either visit our shop at 509 East Saint Elmo Road, Austin, Texas 78745, or click the contact us button at the bottom of the website to send us a direct email.

Contact Us

Cen-Tex Plating Company, Inc.

509 East Saint Elmo Road, Austin, TX, USA

(512) 444-4721