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.

2018 Hall of Fame Inductees

Abner Brenner, Dr. George E.F. Brewer, Daniel Brockman, Richard Crain, Pieter de Lange, Ronald Duncan, Dr. Erwin Gemmer, David Marsh and Blair Vandivier were picked by an independent panel of industry executives.

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.
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2017 Finishing Industry Economic Forecast

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

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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.

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.

Nominations For The Electroplating Hall of Fame

Help us decide who should be inducted in the Electroplating Hall of Fame by sending us your nominations.