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Microfinish Honored Again with Top Shop Award

We’ve done it again. For the eighth consecutive year, Microfinish has been awarded Top Shop status in electroplating and anodizing by Products Finishing magazine. Results of the annual its annual Top Shops Benchmarking Survey were announced on June 8, 2022 at the National Association for Surface Finishing 2022 tradeshow in Rosemont, Illinois. The Top Shops…

REACH Regulation for Finishers

In December 2006, the European Union passed a regulation governing chemical substances and their effects on the environment and human health. This regulation is known as REACH, or the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals. It requires companies manufacturing or importing chemicals or chemical substances into EU member nations to register the chemical substances…

Microfinish Honored with 2021 Gold Award

Metal finishing can be a dirty business. That’s why the dedicated professionals here at Microfinish not only comply with all federal, state and local environmental rules & regulations, but we take steps beyond these guidelines to demonstrate our commitment to the environment. In March 2022, we were honored to be recognized for these efforts. The…

Centrifugal Barrel Finishing

An important part of finishing your parts can take place in the process of centrifugal barrel finishing (CBF). These centrifugal barrel machines are typically made up of two or four individual barrels (sometimes called drums) mounted on the outer edge of a turret. CBF machines operate much like a Ferris wheel with one-to-one ratio of…

Powder Coated versus Stainless Steel - Know the Difference

Powder Coated versus Stainless Steel? Know the Difference

Stainless steel is used in thousands of applications. From canopy frames to bathroom wall partitions, stainless steel products have a natural luster and resistance to corrosion. Steel is strong and durable, and there are occasions that a powder coat adds the protection and finish to make your product perfect. The main difference between stainless steel…

The Switch to Trivalent Chrome

Microfinish has been featured in many industry articles for our award-winning service and performance. Our established powder coating and metal finishing company was recently recognized for our ecofriendly and responsible choice to switch to all trivalent chrome. While this change took time and a real commitment, the result was a safer work environment for our…

Microfinish Recognized for a Seventh Consecutive Year

Products Finishing Magazine, founded in 1936, is the industry’s voice about the latest trends and news. Their annual survey of shops in North America highlights only the best in product finishing. Microfinish is honored to be recognized as a Top Shop for a seventh consecutive year. We are only one of seven companies reach this…

Eco-Friendly Powder Coating

Eco-Friendly Powder Coating

There are many reasons for you to choose powder coating to finish your products. It is very cost effective. It produces a durable and attractive finish. Powder coating is available in a variety of colors and textures. It requires almost no maintenance. Did you also know that powder coating is environmentally friendly? Powder coating is…

Inhibispheres® and Additives in Powder Coating

Powder coating is superior to traditional painting methods and is the best finishing choice for both price and quality. Additives to powder coating can enhance qualities such as corrosion resistance, appearance, texture, durability and more. Here is a brief look how these characteristics can be achieved with additives and their role in making your finished…

Almco Finishing Systems

Microfinish is your one-stop shop for quality finishing and plating services but did you know we also sell finishing systems? We have been for over 30 years! We are proud to be an authorized distributor of ALMCO industrial finishing equipment. For seven decades, ALMCO has manufactured state-of-the-art vibratory deburring, cleaning and finishing systems. Choosing the…

Authorized Almco Distributor

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