Finishing Hall of Fame

Products Finishing is proud to continue recognizing our industry’s brightest, to bring prestige on those who staked their claim pushing forward the innovation and technology that has made the surface finishing industry what it is today.

2017 Hall of Fame Inductees

Frederick Gumm, John Horner, Dr. Leslie Lancy, John Lindstedt and Milt Stevenson Sr. were elected by a panel for their contributions to the surface finishing industry.

2016 Hall of Fame Inductees

Jack Berg, Nathan Feldstein, George Hogaboom, Joseph Kushner, Harold Read and Charles Walker are honored.

2015 Hall of Fame Inductees

William Blum, Henry Brown, Michael Faraday, Richard Hull and Oliver Watts have been selected.

2014 Hall of Fame Inductees

Brugnatelli, Wright, Ramankiw, Fink and Schwartz would be our picks to go in first if there was a Plating Hall of Fame.

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Guys Like Milt Sr. and John

The first time John Lindstedt met Milt Stevenson Sr. was in the 1970s when Lindstedt considered installing an electroless nickel line in his plating operation in Milwaukee.

2015 Hall of Fame Inductees

William Blum, Henry Brown, Michael Faraday, Richard Hull and Oliver Watts have been selected.

2014 Hall of Fame Inductees

Brugnatelli, Wright, Ramankiw, Fink and Schwartz would be our picks to go in first if there was a Plating Hall of Fame.