CONTROL ELECTROPOLISHING CORPORATION (CEC): is an Electropolishing and metal finishing company that provides finished corrosion resistant stainless steel medical components to the medical devices sector of the medical and surgical industries.

Ever since it started 64 years ago, CONTROL ELECTROPOLISHING CORPORATION ‘s main goal, has been exceptional customer satisfaction by offering unmatched quality, performance, and reliability. This orientation to meet customer’s requirements and the market needs, has allowed CEC to build a solid leadership and place itself in the most preferred position in the United States.

Control Electropolishing Corp., deliver satisfaction, quality, reliability and best results each and every time. This is why the name Control Electropolishing has become a synonym of excellence, latest technology and most sophisticated process system in the metal finishing industry in the USA, with more than 6 decades of foundation.

May 15th, 2023 was our 64th Anniversary, and the company finds itself in a very solid position, enjoying great acceptance that does not cease to grow, and an excellent diversification process that goes hand in hand with the customers’ needs.

The company that had very humble beginnings 64 years ago is today an ambitious and vigorous metal finishing complex, whose dynamism contributes to activate the regional and general economy of the United States of America.

The basis of our development and growth have been the combination of the best technology, diversity, quality, respect, selection of the best staff, safe environment for all, and the care and dedication we put on the production processes until the products get to the hands of our customers.

On our 64th anniversary we reconfirm the compromise of loyalty to the fundamentals and principles that we started with. Our current leadership in the market motivates us to continue offering the best of us as a company. Our approach is to make Control Electropolishing Corporation a model of efficiency and quality in the metal finishing industry universe.

Thanks to the common effort of executives, managers and collaborators we are celebrating the achievement of sixty-four years serving under the umbrella of our strongest brand: “CONTROL ELECTROPOLISHING CORPORATION “(CEC).


Charles Morla, Jr.

Control Electropolishing Corporation was founded in 1959, by Charles Morla, Jr. as an Electropolishing job shop in Freeport, New York. The company moved to our present location in Brooklyn, New York in 1972.

Nancy Zapata – President & CEO

In 1991 Nancy Zapata, the company”s present president and CEO, took over Control Electropolishing Corp and is now a Minority Women”s Business Enterprise. In the year 2007, the company expanded their process line by establishing a brand-new Pickling and Passivating system. This was made possible due to funding from the New York State Department of Economic Development”s Environmental Services Unit. We also replaced the use of Nitric Acid with the use of environmentally friendlier Citric Acid.


Our Team

Control Electropolishing Corp. is a conformance-to-requirements organization. We have therefore, established a climate favorable to quality so those conditions that are averse to quality are prevented or receive early detection.

We validated all our equipment and processes to comply with CFR – Code of Federal Regulations Title 21 – Part 820 – standard for medical devices subcontractor. Currently, we replaced all of our rinse tanks increasing our capacity by 20% in order to continue to satisfy our metal working customers.


ISO 9001:2015 Certified
ASTM A967-05: chemical passivation for stainless steel products.
ASTM B912-00: passivation of stainless steels using electropolishing.
ASTM A380-99: cleaning, descaling, passivation of stainless-steel parts, equipment, and systems.
QQP 35 Type II Rev C: federal standard for passivation.
ASTM B912, “Standard Specification for Passivation of Stainless Steel Using Electropolishing”
ASME BPE-2007 Stainless Steel and Higher Alloy Product Contact Surface Finishes
SAE AMS2700 Passivation of Corrosion Resistant Steels
Standard No. 1407 Electropolishing Procedure for 17-4 PH