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Powder Coating versus liquid paint

Powder Coating versus Painting

Powder coating is a coating technique that uses a highly durable, dry powder to cover industrial objects such as appliances and car parts. There are a number of reasons that make powder coating a better option when it comes to deciding between traditional paints and powder coating. Durability Protection of metals and other surfaces is…

Customer benefits of Microfinish

Benefits of Microfinish’s Pilot or Low Production Runs

One of many advantages of using Microfinish is our ability to offer pilot or low production runs as a benefit to our customers. Some manufacturers will only do large minimum runs, and our pilot or low production runs are one reason we stand out from the competition as a good choice for customers.   If…

How Long COVID-19 Lasts on Surfaces

Microfinish specializes in plating and finishing services on surfaces for parts, tools, and more. During the current COVID situation, surfaces are no doubt on the mind. COVID-19 is at the forefront of almost everyone’s minds these days, since the disease is highly contagious and there still are a lot of unknowns about it. The Centers…

Microfinish Continues to Support Community During COVID-19

Microfinish continues to support the community during the current COVID-19 crises and remains committed to the safety of our customers and employees. The stay-at-home order given by Missouri Gov. Mike Parson that went into effect on Monday, March 6, allows businesses to stay open as long as they follow social distancing guidelines and meet specific…

Microfinish Named Top Shop for Plating/Anodizing for 2020

Microfinish is no stranger to being named a Top Shop by Products Finishing Magazine. The magazine has named Microfinish a Top Shop in electroplating for six years in a row, every year that the magazine has had the Top Shops competition. Products Finishing Magazine, which was founded in 1936, sends out their survey every year…

A History of Powder Coating

Powder coating has replaced liquid coating for metal parts in industrial applications more and more over the past several decades as powder coating has become more durable, more environmentally friendly and less wasteful than liquid coating. Technological advances and innovations in the process continue to expand its versatility and popularity. Like several innovations that came…

Microfinish is ISO 9001:2015 Certified

Microfinish is ISO 9001:2015 Certified

Microfinish is proud to be ISO 9001:2015 certified, a certification that means that the products, services and systems of Microfinish and other companies who are ISO certified measure up to a level of quality adhered to by companies whose products and services are sold around the world. ISO standards are set by the International Organization…

Microfinish team member powder coating bolster for St. Louis Arch Grounds

Choosing the Right Industrial Powder Coater

Powder coating gives a durable finish to products and can be applied in virtually any color you want. It provides a thick, hard finish that is tougher than paints. It is very resistant to corrosion, chipping, scratching and marring, all of which makes it the perfect choice for completing commercial and industrial products. What goes…

Microfinish Named Top Shop for Fifth Consecutive Year

Products Finishing Magazine Names Microfinish Top Shop in Electroplating in 2019! If you want to know what the best product finishing shops in North America are, you can rely on Products Finishing magazine, which performs an annual benchmarking survey of shops in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. This year, for the fifth year straight, Microfinish…

Microfinish Celebrates 60 Years of Customer Success

Microfinish is a metal finishing company in the St. Louis, Missouri area. The company was founded in 1959 by Stanley Smith, who started the business out of his basement. It has expanded multiple times and was purchased by Bill and Karen Stock in 2001, growing to its current size and service offering today. Growing Capabilities…

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