It is our mission to promote the common business interests of those engaged in the surface finishing industry in Michigan. The association represents the business, technical, scientific, and educational interests of the industry as well as the advocacy efforts of the surface technology community. Our goals include maintaining a strong membership with opportunities for education, advocacy, and networking.
Any company directly or indirectly related to the business of surface finishing. Our membership includes plating companies and chemical suppliers. Our wider audience would include any industry that uses a range of surface finishing technologies, such as: electronics, automotive, aerospace and defense, energy, medical, agriculture, construction, tools and dies, shipbuilding, steel, plumbing and household appliances.
Invitations to several meetings and events annually, to meet and discuss industry related topics, learn about new issues affecting our industry, and to network with peers. Membership with the Michigan Chapter includes automatic affiliation with the National Association for Surface Finishing (NASF).
MINASF provides on-going education and advocacy for our membership. Typical speakers include representatives from OSHA, EPA, DEQ, elected officials, and regular updates from our national organization, the National Association for Surface Finishing. NASF plays an important leadership role by informing decision makers, the public, the global manufacturing value chain, and the next generation of engineers about the vital role of surface finishing in society. Members receive e-newsletters with the latest news and updates in the industry, as well as the monthly ‘NASF Report’ from Products Finishing.