Metal Finishing Association of California


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Metal Finishing Association of California members are leaders of the surface finishing industry and key participants in regulatory and legislative advocacy. The Metal Finishers Association of California is instrumental in developing training and standardized practices that ensure industry viability and sustainability. The Metal Finishers Association of California provides invaluable networking opportunities and insight into industry activities and developments, including important tools for contingency planning and the promotion of environmental stewardship. Membership in the Metal Finishers Association of California benefits individuals, companies, and the entire industry.

We invite you to become active in our Association and enjoy access to the resources and information you need to stay up-to-date on the latest developments and issues in our industry. As member of the Metal Finishers of California, you’ll receive a host of benefits that will make a difference in your business and in your industry.



In an ever expanding regulatory environment it is critical to interface with policy makers and regulators so that we can educate them on our processes, inform them as to the importance of our production to the end products that society uses every day from electronics to aerospace, aviation and all transportation modes, defense and a host of commercial products such as furniture, appliances, fixtures and so much more. We track legislation and regulations and comment and testify to give perspective and make sure that we do our utmost to avoid the often unintended consequences of well-meaning policy makers.


Membership programs fit your company’s goals for increased brand awareness, qualified business contacts, and expanded business development. Click here to learn more.


January 4th AQMD Rule 1469 Meeting

9th Working Group Meeting for AQMD Rule 1469 January 4, 2018 MFASC board members, members of the Association and staff attended the 9th AQMD Rule 1469 working group meeting at AQMD headquarters on January 4, 2018. Key points to note is

Bright Design Challenge

December 7th Bright Design Challenge

MFASC Awards Scholarships to Bright Design Challenge Winners December 7, 2017 The Metal Finishing Association of Southern California recently awarded $20,000 in scholarships to the winners of the Bright Design Challenge. This program is sponsored by the California Associations for Metal Finishing

November 29th AQMD Meeting Notes

November 29, 2017 8th Work Group Meeting Notes for AQMD 1469 AQMD acknowledge receiving letter for metal finishes association November 13, 2017 on par 1469 letter addressed points of concern: Chrome tank test data fugitive air emission ambient monitoring near metal finishers prohibition of air sparging freeboard height

Our Sponsors


As one of the largest NASF chapters, the Metal Finishers of Southern and Northern California are known for their innovative and thought-provoking educational programming; impactfull community outreach initiatives; high energy networking events and engaging sponsorship opportunities.

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