The National Association for Surface Finishing

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

In-Person Courses

Two of The AESF Foundation’s most anticipated courses will take place in person in Cleveland during our annual SUR/FIN trade show from June 5 through June 8, with an optional exam on June 9! You won’t want to miss our only in-person courses of the year. Choose between Electroplating & Surface Finishing (CAF) or Aluminum Finishing.

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.

SUR/FIN Registration Now Live!

Join business leaders, visionary thinkers, and the who’s who of the industry as we delve into pressing issues and explore the latest cutting-edge technologies.  Take advantage of our advanced registration pricing ending May 23 and be sure to register through Thursday to experience our Awards Ceremony, Keynote, Reception, Boot Camp, and more!


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Chapter Events

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


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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.