Finishing Hall of Fame Nomination Form

Products Finishing is committed to recognizing historically significant individuals who were instrumental in the development and growth of the surface finishing industry. Our panel of industry experts will annually select a class for induction into the Finishing Hall of Fame.

Nominees are sought from the following surface finishing industries:

  • Electroplating
  • Anodizing
  • Powder Coating
  • Liquid Coating
  • Electrocoating
  • Mechanical Finishing
  • Vacuum Coating

Products Finishing welcomes nominations using the following criteria:

  • The nominee significantly improved surface finishing efficiency and productivity through their process or technology innovations.
  • The nominee established widely-accepted best practices in surface finishing areas such as applications, product development, quality, safety or supply chain and logistics.
  • The nominee set new standards for surface finishing in areas such as innovation, technology and industry education.
  • The nominee influenced, supported and advocating for the surface finishing industry through their research, writing, activism, policies or thought leadership.
  • The nominee promoted and advanced the surface finishing industry through volunteer efforts in local chapters and national committees.

Nominations will be accepted until Dec. 1. Those selected to be enshrined will be announced in an upcoming issue of Products Finishing.

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Please complete the form below and click Submit. Fields marked in red with an * are required. Please provide as much information as possible on your nomination so that the selection committee has a full understanding of the nominee''s contribution to the surface finishing industry.

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