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Quick Links to Industry and Government Websites

National Association for Metal Finishers (NASF). The National Association for Surface Finishing (NASF) is a 501 (c)(6) trade association whose mission is to promote the advancement of the North American surface finishing industry globally. NASF was created as a means to better serve the needs of the surface finishing industry by “reorganizing” and bringing together the members of the American Electroplaters and Surface Finishers Society (AESF), the Metal Finishing Suppliers Association (MFSA) and the National Association of Metal Finishers (NAMF).

U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

U. S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

Printed Wiring Board Resource Center (PWBRC). The PWBRC provides easy-to-use, in-depth technical information on pollution prevention and regulatory compliance relevant to the printed wiring board manufacturing industry.

Paint and Coatings Resource Center (PCRC). The Paint and Coatings Resource Center provides regulatory compliance and pollution prevention information to individual organic coating facilities, industry vendors and suppliers, federal, state and local agencies, academia, and other interested parties.

Metal Finishing Strategic Goals Program (SGP). The National SGP is a voluntary program that encourages companies to go beyond environmental compliance. SGP member companies are offered incentives, resources and a means for removing regulatory and policy barriers as they work to achieve specific environmental goals.



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