The home page of the finishing
ABOUT THIS SITE
- Finishing.com is the home page
of the finishing industry ® -- a place for people with an
interest in metal finishing & the allied surface finishing arts
to get information, secure business, enjoy the
camaraderie of their peers from around the world, and have some fun!
We do everything in our power to make finishing.com not just the most helpful site for people with finishing needs -- but light and pleasant as well! You'll see no profanity, no ad-hominems, and no spam. Advertising is relevant and non-obtrusive, with never, ever, ever a pop-up or pop-under.
- Finishing.com is ONLY A WEBSITE! While the advertisers listed in our on-line directories offer metal finishing services, supplies, and consulting, we ourselves provide no services at all except this informational website.
Contents of the site
- Our home page is a site map / table of contents of the site. Our most
popular area is a very active 'Public Q&A Forum' page where your peers from around the world meet
to discuss technical issues, and have a little fun. We also have
library, FAQs about metal finishing, news &
editorials, contact info for
finishing societies, and helpful
links to kindred websites.
- On the commercial side, our 'I Need a Finishing Service' and 'I Need Something for a Finishing Shop' RFQ pages
present business opportunities. Our Worldlink Directories locate
training services & software;
services & supplies;
& test equipment; and other
chemicals & equipment for finishing shops, as well as jobshops who can perform every type of finishing service
for you. Our help wanted
page is solely for positions in
the metal finishing industry, and is award winning.
- Like the media of the old days,
Finishing.com, Inc. is an independently owned & operated small
business. We do not seek and will not accept government grants nor association
stipends. Our supporting advertisers who order a Worldlink
listing, plus commissions we earn from Amazon & other on-line vendors, make the site possible.
- Finishing.com has been continuously on
line since February 1989, starting as a dial-up BBS. Extracts from
our Hotline-Letters page were printed monthly in Metal Finishing
magazine (an Elsevier Science publication) as the "Heard On the
Hotline" column for over 10 years. In April of 1995, finishing.com
became the first WWW service for the finishing industry. In 2003,
the American Electroplaters & Surface Finishers Society
honored Ted Mooney with its prestigious Frank E. Lane Industrial
Achievement award for the establishment of
- Ted Mooney, P.E. <email@example.com> is president of finishing.com
Tom Pullizzi, co-founder of finishing.com, has moved on to become a high school biology teacher, out of sight but never out of mind. Without Tom, finishing.com would not be here: "If not for you, my sky would fall, rain would gather too ... I'd be lost if not for you".
- Our address is:
- Finishing.com, Inc.
- 523 Springfield Ave.,
- Pine Beach, NJ 08741
Sorry, sorry, sorry! Apologies, but please understand that we cannot offer ANY private help whatsoever on finishing questions!
This site is possible only because of our advertisers, including consultants who earn their living offering metal finishing expertise; in return for the support of our advertisers we have agreed that we will not respond to any finishing questions in private. If you want free guidance, it must be in PUBLIC via posting a question in the forum.
If you need private, confidential help, please see our Consultants listings. Sorry!
- If you are interested in web presence here (directory listing, banner ads, home pages)
our fax number is 732/281-8359. Our phone number is 732/279-3264. We are located in the Eastern time zone of the U.S.A. with office hours of 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
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