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Dedicated to Education for the Future of Finishing

The Florida Finishers Corp, Inc. is non-profit organization bringing together the combined metal finishing associates of the Mid-West Florida, Orlando, and South Florida Branches of the AESF.

We are dedicated to education for the future of finishing, and extend an invitation to join our efforts in providing informative and educational information for the finishing industries.

Our primary educational function is the annual Mid-Winter Conference and Exposition. This conference highlights several technical sessions and exhibits from metal finishing industry suppliers. This year it is being held in Clearwater, FL on January 24th and 25th, 2019.  Planning for the 2019 Conference has already begun.  All finishers from around the country are invited to attend.  It provides an outstanding opportunity for networking and keeping up on the latest technologies.

Keep checking back for information regarding our upcoming event.

Industry News

PCI scholarships now open

The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) says that it is now accepting applications for its 2019 PCI Scholarship Program. The program includes the PCI General Scholarship, and three corporate member-sponsored scholarships and is designed to award students studying in areas that advance powder coating technologies. To qualify, a candidate must be enrolled in chemistry, polymer science, …

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Weiler Abrasives Expands Small-Diameter Cutting Wheel Offering

Weiler Abrasives has expanded its offering of small-diameter cutting and snagging wheels for high-speed die grinders to include Tiger AO, Tiger Zirc and Tiger Ceramic. These 2” to 4”diameter wheels are designed for long life and fast cutting. This product expansion provides end-users in the metal fabrication and ship building industry with increasing levels of cutting …

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360-Degree Static Eliminator is CE, UL and RoHS Certified

Exair’s Gen4 Super Ion Air Wipe provides a uniform, 360-degree ionized airstream that clamps around a continuously moving part to eliminate static electricity and contaminants. It is designedtoremove dust, particulates and personnel shocks on pipe, cable, extruded shapes, hose, wire and more. According to the company, this engineered product has undergone independent laboratory tests to certify …

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Two-Component Primer Protects Steel in Corrosive Conditions

PPG’s two-component, PPG SPECTRACRON® 385 POLY-IOTHANE™ high solids primer is formulated to provide durability in severe and corrosive environments. With an unlimited recoat window, the polyurethane primer is designed for operations that require fast topcoat times, according to the company. Its wet-on-wet capabilities increase shop throughput when paired with PPG’s two-component polyurethane enamel, with which …

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PCI scholarships new open

The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) says that it is now accepting applications for its 2019 PCI Scholarship Program. The program includes the PCI General Scholarship, and three corporate member-sponsored scholarships and is designed to award students studying in areas that advance powder coating technologies. To qualify, a candidate must be enrolled in chemistry, polymer science, …

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Deadline looms for Euro PM2019

The EPMA, organizers of Euro PM2019, says that the deadline to submit abstracts for the show is 23 January 2019. The show, which is in its 30th year, will take place in Maastricht, the Netherlands, 13–16 October 2019. Last year the EPMA increased the number of technical sessions to ensure all strands had the maximum …

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ZA4 Alternative Blasting Media Solves Problems, Improves User ROI

Transmet Corporation says its ZA4 Cast Zinc Shot provides a bright finish without causing delamination or ferrous contamination. The product cleans metal parts without damaging the details or raised identification numbers. Transmet says that, when compared to steel media, the considerable difference in zinc’s durability and similar bulk density without damaging the equipment or substrate …

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Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors!​

Florida Finishers Corp, Inc.
13300 – 56 S.Cleveland Avenue, Suite 215
Fort Myers, FL 33908

Formerly the American Electroplaters and Surface Finishers, Inc.
Mid-West Florida – Orlando – South Florida Branches