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Organizers from the Mexican Association of Surface Finishing (AMAS) are looking across the globe and beyond the stars for Surface Finishing Mexico (SFM) 2020, March 25-26 at the Expo Center of Guadalajara. SFM 2020 is the only conference dedicated to the surface finishing industry of Mexico.

Mexico’s first astronaut, Dr. Rudolfo Neri Vela, will be the keynote speaker during the event’s opening ceremony. SFM 2020 will also include technical sessions focused on coatings for space, spacecraft and satellite applications.

Mexican Association of Surface Finishing hosts expo March 25-26

Mexican Association of Surface Finishing hosts expo March 25-26


The event will feature over 100 exhibitors and offer intensive training workshops, technical sessions on new technologies and several networking events. It provides attendees with the unique opportunity to interact with both suppliers and applicators of the industrial electroplating, anodizing and painting industry of Mexico.

“This event is a great opportunity for the Mexican surface finishing industry as it provides direct access to new technologies, industry trends and specialized training without having to travel outside of Mexico,” says David Omar Gonzalez, AMAS president.

SFM also provides exhibitors with a convenient venue to showcase surface finishing solutions and new technologies to attendees who are looking to grow and enhance their business. Exhibitors can take advantage of this face-to-face, buyer-to-seller interaction to build a new customer base and gain stronger market position.

The AMAS is a professional nonprofit trade association dedicated to electroplating, anodizing and all areas of surface finishing and coatings of Mexico. The mission of AMAS is to advance the science and technology of surface finishing through courses, workshops, technical programs, conferences and expos, while fostering a cooperative spirit of friendship, fellowship and mutual assistance among its members. Members of AMAS are professionals from applicator and supplier companies involved in the coatings industry both in Mexico and across the globe.

SFM 2020 Highlights:

  • Annual AMAS golf tournament
  • Opening ceremony
  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rudolfo Neri Vela, Mexico’s first astronaut
  • AMAS new member appreciation dinner
  • Comprehensive electroplating course
  • Introduction to powder coating
  • Anodizing for aerospace course
  • Technical sessions
  • Welcome party
  • AMAS industry awards luncheon

Visit to register.

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