SUR/FIN 2022 Recap

Thank you to all of the attendees, exhibitors and sponsors that made the SUR/FIN Manufacturing & Technology Trade Show & Conference a success!

We hope SUR/FIN provided you valuable networking opportunities, conference sessions that allowed you to see advancements in the surface finishing industry, and direct access to leading suppliers.

We look forward to seeing you at SUR/FIN 2023 in Cleveland, Ohio on June 6-8, 2023.



The Exhibit Hall


Networking Numbers

1995 Attendees
175 Exhibitors
82 TAC Sessions With 315 Attendees





Economic Impact of Surface Finishing

Christian Richter, The Policy Group


Surface Finishing Boot Camp

The Electroplater’s Boot Camp was a free educational session that provided an introduction to various electroplating processes. This platform was designed to educate employees and personnel in the metal finishing industry by providing a comprehensive exposure to the general operation of metal finishing.


NASF Welcome Reception and Women’s Reception





2022 NASF Industry Awards

Awards of Merit
This award is given to individuals that demonstrate outstanding service of a local and/or national nature. The recipients are truly deserving given their tireless efforts at the affiliate and branch level and their selfless devotion to the industry.

Jon Kilbarger, Dynapower Company, LLC
Kevin Pludeman, Cornerstone Systems Inc.
Stephanie Witt, Advanced Plating Technologies
Steffen Wolkerstorfer, Wolkerstorfer Company, Inc.

Taormina Award
This award is one of NASF’s most prestigious. It is awarded to an individual who has performed outstanding service to the finishing industry.

Milton F. Stevenson IV, Anoplate Corporation

Scientific Achievement Award
This award recognizes a person who has contributed to the advancement of the theory and practice of electroplating, metal finishing, and the allied arts; raised the quality of processes and products; enhanced the dignity and status of the profession; or has been involved in a combination of these efforts.

Steve Gaydos, Boeing Research and Technology


We Can’t Wait to See You in Cleveland, Ohio
for SUR/FIN 2023