The National Association for Surface Finishing

NASF represents the interests of businesses and professionals throughout the surface coatings industry.

Washington Forum

Join us at our 2023 Washington Forum featuring presentations and briefings from national and global experts on pertinent policy, technical, regulatory, and management issues impacting the surface finishing industry. This year, Washington Forum will take place at The Ritz Carlton, Pentagon City so make your hotel arrangements & register today!

Join NASF Today!

Your membership and involvement with NASF is important to us and is deeply appreciated as membership dues are the lifeblood of this organization. Discover the many advantages of becoming a member of NASF today by completing an online membership application and someone from the membership team will be in touch shortly.

Upcoming Web-Based Course

Only one more web-based course is being offered this year! Sign up now for Electroplating & Surface Finishing Parts 1 & 2! Whether you’re new to the finishing field, or consider yourself a veteran, these learning opportunities will increase and deepen your knowledge of this complex and evolving industry. 


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Learn about NASF's exciting upcoming events

Upcoming Conference

Register today for the Aluminum Anodizers Council 32nd Annual Conference & Exposition! 

October 10-12 | Hyatt Regency Bellevue, WA

Chapter Events

NASF chapters across the United States hold special events every month! Take a look at what’s coming up.


NASF is proud of its industry partners. View the full list here.


NASF, and its education arm, The AESF Foundation, offer thoughtfully developed, technical courses that explore and explain the important “basics” of metal finishing as well as the latest and most impactful developments in every specialty within the field.