About Us

Prodigy Surface Tech specializes in critical plating applications for components used in the medical, military, aerospace and semi-conductor equipment industries.  Companies ranging from start-ups to mature industries have used Prodigy Surface Tech’s specialty services for limited to full-scale production or to aid in the research and development of new products.  Reliability is our strongest attribute.  We have a stable, dedicated workforce with decades of experience working together.  Some of our customers have been with our management team for more than thirty years.


John Shaw – President / CEO / Founder
John has a Bachelor’s degree in Physics and 30 years of plating experience. He is an expert designer and engineer working with many industries to develop a wide variety of processes and production lines. John has 22 years of experience in quality assurance and documentation including AS9100:2009, ISO 9001:2008.

Simranbir (Simi) Hundal – Quality Manager
Simi has a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and has over 15 years of experience in the plating industry. Simi has extensive experience in Quality control with a focus on process analysis and control and documentation especially for ISO 9001, AS9100 and NADCAP. She also manages the company’s Environmental Health and Safety program.

Socorro Velasco – General Manager
Socorro has over 30 years of knowledge and experience in the plating industry. Socorro’s extensive background as a general manager helps her focus on maintaining customer relations, production planning and overall company success.

Aubrey Lopez – Customer Account Manager
Aubrey has over 20 years of experience In Customer service, Account management, and production planning. Aubrey has worked directly in the chemical processing industry specifically in chemical etching and plating for over 15 years maintaining customer relations.