Membership Advantages and Opportunities

Your membership does more than help to sustain NASF's operations and ensure its nationwide presence. Annual membership dues fund many programs and initiatives that NASF undertakes for the betterment of the industry while its members receive discounted access to partake.  

Your membership and involvement with NASF are important to you and us. Together, we are making a difference in our industry and how our efforts impact the world.

Visit our Membership Categories page to find the membership type that best suits your needs. 

Programs, Initiatives and Partners



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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


Each year, NASF recognizes strong leaders who have selflessly dedicated their time and resources to the finishing Industry. These volunteers work to push the association forward on both the local and national levels so that the next generation of professionals have even more support and opportunities.


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, [email protected].