Classroom & Web-Based Courses
Web-Based Course – April 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17 Register
Classroom Course – June 3, 4, 5, 6 – Rosemont, IL Register
Web-Based Course – August 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 Register
Web-Based Course – September 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18 Register
Web-Based Course – October 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23 Register
Web-Based Course – November 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 Register
Classroom Course – November 8-10 – Boston, MA Register
Home Study Courses
Begin a Home Study anytime and at your own pace. Each of these 12 courses contain a wealth of valuable, practical information with the goal to offer students the resources needed to thrive in the metal finishing industry.
Airline & Aerospace Finishing
Corrosion & Salt Spray
Electroplating & Surface Finishing
Industrial & Precious Metals Plating
Environmental Stewardship: Pollution Prevention
Environmental Stewardship: Wastewater Treatment
Zinc and Zinc Alloy Plating
Frank Altmayer, MSF, AESF Fellow
For over thirty five years, Frank Altmayer has been delivering expert instruction to students through the AESF Education Foundation. Mr. Altmayer attended the Illinois Institute of Technology, attaining his Bachelor’s in Science for Chemical Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Metallurgy. He went on to offer techiccal expertise to the metal finishing industry as owner of Scientific Control Laboratories, Inc. selling the company in 2007.
Jeffrey R. Lord, MSF
Jeffrey R. Lord, MSF, is Principal for the Black Company Environmental and provides consulting services for surface finishing clients to systematically and cost-effectively transform processes and plants towards the highest technical performance, quality and efficiency while improving profitability. Mr. Lord has more than 30 years of consulting, process engineering, EH&S management, manufacturing engineering and industrial R&D experience.
Doug Deeken is an independent metallurgical and special processing consultant with expertise in failure analysis, heat treatment, electroplating and organic finishing systems. He has 18 years of experience with aerospace, food processing, pressure vessel, automotive and polymer processing products. His experience includes work for Aerospace Fortune 500 OEMs. He has a Bachelor’s in Engineering in Chemical Engineering from Youngstown State University (1997).