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.

Hall of Fame Nominations Open

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

2019 Finishing Hall of Fame Inductees

Class includes Frank Altmayer, Arthur Brace, Ken Kreeger, Marc LeBaron, Ray Lucas, Joseph Manzoli, Jerry Poll, William Safranek and Don Snyder.

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.
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2019 Finishing Hall of Fame Inductees

Class includes Frank Altmayer, Arthur Brace, Ken Kreeger, Marc LeBaron, Ray Lucas, Joseph Manzoli, Jerry Poll, William Safranek and Don Snyder.

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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.


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.