Finishing Hall of Fame

Finishing Hall of Fame Accepting Nominations

The 2019 Products Finishing Hall of Fame class is open to anyone in the surface finishing industry, including liquid and powder coaters, as well as professionals in other finishing applications.

Finishing Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame Nominations Open

Nominations for the Finishing Hall of Fame are being accepted through December 31 to honor industries founders and leaders.

Finishing Hall of Fame

Fame for Those in Liquid and Powder

Since 2014, Products Finishing has honored those in the electroplating field by inducting them into its Hall of Fame. For 2018, we want to open it up to all types of finishing sectors.


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.

Vacuum/Vapor Coating

2017 Finishing Industry Economic Forecast

What the team at Gardner Business Intelligence sees ahead for the industrial finishing industry in 2017.


2015 Hall of Fame Inductees

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

Finishing Hall of Fame

Honoring Our Past, Hoping to Repeat It

Electroplating Hall of Fame nominations are open through January 1


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.