The media brand about surface finishing and technology

Products Finishing is the media brand devoted to all things finishing. Electroplaters, anodizers, liquid and powder coaters have all come to rely on Products Finishing magazine as their No. 1 source for surface finishing news and technology for more than 80 years. That’s because our feature stories and how-to case studies resonate with our readers—the job shop owners and OEMs who specialize in coatings.

Our coverage is aimed at manufacturing leaders. Products Finishing provides our readers with information and research on the latest equipment, technology, processes and best practices to help them stay profitable and efficient. Whether it is about equipment and supplies for plating, liquid and powder coating, anodizing, electrocoating, parts cleaning, pretreatment or mechanical finishing, we’ve got it covered and we deliver that information to the industry’s leading decision-makers. We cover everything from finishing and coating news and product releases to expert interviews, and our website and social media channels are updated daily with new content.

Industry Programs

Top Shops: Each year, this benchmarking survey is used to determine which shops will be considered the industry’s “Top Shops.” That survey data provides all participants with insights into the best practices of shops throughout North America, including data and statistics that can help shops formulate plans for improvements in finishing technology, performance and practices, business strategy and human resources.

40 Under 40: Young professionals are a vital asset to the finishing industry. Products Finishing recognizes the industry’s top young talent through our annual 40 Under 40 program. Honorees are chosen based on the quality of the nomination submitted, not the quantity of nominations.

Finishing Hall of Fame: Products Finishing recognizes 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. Winners are chosen based on voting by a panel of industry veterans.

Gardner Business Index: Gardner Intelligence offers a variety of tools for forecasting and trend analysis, precisely focused for the people who sell and consume capital equipment. Gardner Business Index: Finishing reports are published monthly in print and online.

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Products Finishing is published by Gardner Business Media Inc., located at:
6915 Valley Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45244