The AESF is an
international, individual-membership, non-profit professional society.
It's mission is to advance the science of surface finishing, to
benefit industry and society through education, information and
Founded in 1898,
ASTM International is a not-for-profit organization that provides
a global forum for the development and publication of voluntary
consensus standards for materials, products, systems, and services.
ASTM standards serve as the basis for manufacturing, procurement,
and regulatory activities.
Finishing Suppliers' Association
The MFSA represents
the interests of suppliers to the surface finishing industry. MFSA
works to promote and grow this industry and support its members
through a variety of benefits.
Association of Metal Finishers
The NAMF is an
association of owners and managers of metal finishing companies
and their suppliers.
Its purpose is to advance, protect and perpetuate the surface finishing
industry, and to develop the highest standards of service, quality
Metal Finishing Resource Center
The NMFRC is
an internet-based organization which was established in 1995 under
a program jointly funded by the Commerce Department's National
Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the EPA. The NMFRC
is the most comprehensive environmental, technical, and pollution
prevention metal finishing resource available worldwide.
Organization for Standardization
ISO is a network of the national standards institutes of 148 countries,
on the basis of one member per country, with a Central Secretariat
in Geneva, Switzerland, that coordinates the system.