Our Staff


Our Staff

Our team is highly skilled and have years of experience in the industry. When you come to Custom Plating Specialist rest assured you will have the best of the best working on your vehicles and parts.

Terry Meetz

Terry is the owner and president of CPS.  He has been in the chrome restoration field for about 33 years.  His favorite thing to work on is fancy hood ornaments with a lot of detail.  Terry spends his “down” time taking their 1969 mustang mach 1 to car shows, of which he has won nearly 60 trophies in the last 5 years. Terry also has 5 children and one of which has worked in the business with Terry since he was just in high school.  "All of my children have worked for the business at some point in their lives. I have always tried teaching the kids to work hard and do your best."

Cody Meetz
Shop Manager

Cody, Terry's oldest son ,a.k.a. "Grinder", has been with the business since he was in high school and is the main buffer and is also a sander of the more difficult parts such as pot metal horn rings. He has recently taken on the role of shop manager. Some of his new duties include managing the 6 other employees, so things run as efficiently as possible and jobs get done on time and on budget. He is also training and helping the other employees learn how to do certain parts the right way. Cody has one “child” Mya, a pet dog. Cody enjoys working on his 1950 Ford with Terry after work.

Joe Linzmeier
Sand Blasting and Sanding

Joe Linzmeier, Terry's brother-in-law, has been with the company for 8 years and his duties are sand blasting and sanding any steel parts.  Joe loves to help out with odd jobs around the shop. After hours Joe likes working on his classic car, a 1973 Plymouth Satellite, which he takes to car shows as well.

Nathan R
Sanding and Polishing

Nathan has been with us for 6 years. He is responsible for sanding and polishing pitted pot metal parts. He loves restoring classic Pontiacs in his spare time. Nathan also helps us with customer service when we are "on the road" at shows. His attention to detail is second to none.

Office Manager

Alicia is our full time office manager. She has been with the company for 6 years. She is full of life and always happy. she has one daughter that she enjoys traveling with. She is a great addition to our team.