Your membership generates a solid return on investment and supports essential programs to advance surface engineering and technology, nationally and worldwide. NASF members who want to get the most out of their membership get involved and stay involved with top leaders in business and industry. Visit our Membership Categories page to find the kind of membership that best suits your needs.

Now, more than ever before, businesses are aligning themselves with associations that connect them with knowledge and people to help leverage scarce resources and ensure their success.

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Be recognized for your industry commitment and contribution by aligning with an organization committed to advancing a sustainable future for the surface finishing industry.


Anticipate trends and mitigate risks with access to forward-looking technology initiatives that advance the science and future of surface finishing. Obtain timely and accurate regulatory, market and management ideas and strategies from leading experts in the field.


Connect with a wide network of members committed to operational excellence. Tap into NASF’s corporate and professional industry leaders, and access NASF local chapter programs.


From international trade shows to chapter get-togethers, NASF’s many local and national events bring together the industry’s top companies to network, learn, and stay up to date on forces affecting the future of surface finishing.


Invest and participate in the industry’s highly effective public policy efforts, which directly impact federal and international decisions affecting finishing, and produce direct savings to your company.


Stay ahead with critical news from NASF’s e-newsletters including monthly NASF Bulletins, the NASF Economic Update, the NASF Washington Report, and The Technology Report.


NASF education has a global reach. Join us and improve your company and professional performance with access to NASF’s best-in-class selection of affordable training courses, including classroom and web-based instruction, home study programs and customized training for all company sizes, ranging from small job shops to the largest, most advanced captive finishing operations. Our professional certification programs showcase a commitment to delivering industry best practices to our members.


Receive member-only preferred pricing on NASF’s educational courses and webinars, events, research and regulatory compliance services. Receive a complimentary profile in the NASF Directory. Keep in mind that as an NASF Member, all your employees are considered active members of the Association and entitled to all member programs and benefits.

If you are currently a member, simply send your updated company roster with contact information to NASF member relations,